Prince George Toyota’s Blog

We’re proud to be one of the top automotive dealerships in Northern BC, and it’s something we take seriously. On our blog we’ll post information and news that is important to the people of Prince George and all of Northern BC. Here you’ll find tips on keeping your vehicle running its best, Toyota product news, contest announcements, important information about events in the community and much more. Check back often, our blog is dedicated to you, our loyal customers.

May
27
May
27
Are you considering visiting a Toyota car dealership in Prince George soon? Whether you're in the market for a new vehicle or need expert service for your current car, making the most of your visit can significantly enhance your experience. At Prince George Toyota, we are committed to serving th...
May
19
May
19
If you're in the market for a reliable, high-quality used vehicle, look no further than Prince George Toyota. Nestled in the heart of the Fraser-Fort George Region, our dealership prides itself on offering an extensive range of used Toyota cars, trucks, and SUVs that combine performance, durabil...
April
15
April
15
The Toyota Tundra has made a name for itself as a formidable and reliable truck equipped to handle a wide range of tasks and adventures, from towing and off-roading to daily commutes and family road trips. Steeped in the Toyota reputation for quality, the Tundra offers a host of impressive features ...
April
08
April
08
A reliable, powerful, and rugged truck is essential for tackling both work and recreational pursuits. The 2024 Toyota Tacoma checks all these boxes and more, offering drivers a midsize pickup that excels in performance, durability, and off-road capabilities. With its impressive towing capacity, adva...
April
02
April
02
In search of the perfect family vehicle that provides exceptional comfort, convenience, and safety? Look no further than the 2024 Toyota Sienna. As a modern and versatile minivan, the Sienna combines style, performance, and a wide range of features designed to cater to the needs of families everywhe...
April
02
April
02
Fuel efficiency and environmentally-conscious design take centre stage with the 2024 Toyota Prius Prime, a plug-in hybrid that masterfully combines performance and eco-friendly technology for a driving experience unlike any other. With its exceptional fuel efficiency, innovative features, and sleek ...
April
02
April
02
Are you looking for a pick-up truck that can handle tough tasks and rugged off-road adventures with ease? Look no further than the 2024 Toyota Tacoma. Known for its exceptional reliability, the Tacoma has been a popular choice among truck enthusiasts for years. In this article, we will delve into th...
April
02
April
02
Are you searching for a vehicle that expertly combines style, performance, and safety? Look no further than the 2024 Toyota RAV4. As a top choice among SUV enthusiasts, the RAV4 has always been an incredible vehicle, and this year's model is no exception. In this blog, we will dive into the feat...
March
31
March
31
For decades, the Toyota Corolla has been synonymous with reliability, value, and exceptional performance for drivers around the world. In 2024, the Toyota Corolla continues to deliver on its legacy as a leading compact sedan with a bold and modern design, cutting-edge technology, and an efficient en...
February
29
February
29
For many drivers in Prince George, BC, securing an auto loan is a pivotal step in the journey to owning a vehicle. And one crucial factor that significantly influences the overall cost of your car is the interest rate on your financing terms. In this blog post, the team at Prince George Toyota will ...
January
31
January
31
Whether you find yourself rushing to a meeting or have carefully planned a fun weekend road trip, few things can disrupt your day as unexpectedly as a car breakdown on the roads of Prince George. Luckily, if you own a Toyota vehicle, assistance is just a call or push of a button away. In the event o...
December
31
December
31
Buying a used car can be an excellent way to save money while getting the necessary vehicle. However, it's important to be aware of the common mistakes people make when purchasing a used car. Here are ten common mistakes to avoid when buying a used car. Mistake #1: Not Doing Enough Researc...
November
30
November
30
When purchasing a new vehicle, having dependable safety features that extend beyond airbags should not be considered a luxury exclusive to certain buyers. Even experienced drivers require their vehicles to be attuned to potential road hazards during their travels. While many car manufacturers tend t...
October
31
October
31
Toyota is a brand recognized for its reliability and longevity. However, like any other car, they need regular maintenance and care to ensure they last for as long as possible. That said, proper maintenance and care can help you avoid costly repairs and keep your Toyota running smoothly. Below are s...
September
30
September
30
The automotive industry has been undergoing a massive shift towards environmentally friendly solutions fueled by climate concerns and the desire for sustainable innovation. At the forefront of this push for greener alternatives lies Toyota and its comprehensive lineup of groundbreaking hybrid vehicl...
August
31
August
31
Whether you’re a family of 6, have considerable cargo space needs, or frequently pack up your friends for weekend road trips, having a vehicle with only two rows likely won’t always cut it.  So, it's no surprise that SUVs with third-row seating are becoming more and more popular...
July
30
July
30
As our world moves towards a more eco-conscious future, the automotive industry continually adapts to meet the increasing demand for sustainable vehicles. Toyota, a pioneer in hybrid technology, offers a range of highly efficient and environmentally-friendly hybrid vehicles, perfect for the diverse ...
June
30
June
30
For most people, buying a car is a significant investment, both financially and in terms of time and effort. When purchasing a used car, it is even more critical to do your research and ensure that you are getting a good deal.  Toyota is a well-known brand for its reliability and longevity, ma...
May
31
May
31
Whether you’re planning upcoming weekend road trips throughout Northern BC this summer or need more cargo room for everything from strollers to groceries to camping gear, Toyota SUVs are the perfect family vehicle for both adventure and comfort. From 7 and 8-passenger-seating and stowable back...
April
30
April
30
When buying a pre-owned Toyota, there are several factors to consider. Two of the essential elements are mileage and age. But which one of these factors matters more? This blog post will explore the pros and cons of both mileage and age that you can consider when buying a pre-owned Toyota.  M...
March
26
March
26
Since its inception back in 1937, the Toyota brand has been and continues to be a prominent innovator in automotive mechanics. And in such an ever-changing industry, it’s not always easy for automakers to keep up. Through the years, Toytota has pushed boundaries with innovative technologi...
February
28
February
28
Here in Prince George, BC, drivers know the importance of having a good, sturdy, reliable vehicle. You want something that comes with not only a bunch of useful bells and whistles but also something that gets you from point A to point B and stands the test of time while doing. For decades, the Toyot...
January
24
January
24
Driving around BC alone may be freeing, but every now and then, we might find ourselves caught in some less-than-ideal situations in which we wish we had a car emergency kit handy. While it might sound dramatic, if you’ve been there, you know that having a car survival kit could mean the diffe...
December
31
December
31
Many Canadians find cars highly valuable and consider them a necessity. But if you’re unable to pay the full cost of one upfront, you’ll have to consider financing one. While the world of auto financing can get a little tricky, the experts here at Prince George Toyota are here to help! H...
November
30
November
30
When it comes to finding a used car that will hold its value, Toyota is always a safe bet. The Japanese automaker consistently ranks at the top of surveys measuring which brands have the best resale value. Why? Well, there are a number of reasons why Toyota vehicles tend to retain their value better...
October
31
October
31
Toyota vehicles are some of the most popular on the road today. They are known for their reliability, but even the most reliable vehicles need repair and maintenance from time to time. Here are some of the most common repair needs for Toyota vehicles and how to fix them. 1. Starter Problems If yo...
September
30
September
30
What do you expect of the car you drive as you pull out of your driveway to go to work? Do you want a smooth, uncomplicated commute to work? Are you looking for a car that will safely transport you to your destination? Would you like some features that will safeguard and entertain you as you travel?...
August
31
August
31
So, you're thinking about trading in your car. Maybe you're upgrading to a new model or need some extra cash. Whatever the reason, it's important to know how to get the most out of trading in your used vehicle. By doing so, you will avoid losing the money you can use for a new vehicle or...
July
24
July
24
The 2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone is the luxury pickup truck from the Toyota Tundra lineup. This hybrid truck comes with a luxurious interior and an exterior design that rivals other luxury pickup trucks. If the Capstone is a model that’s caught your eye recently, here are a few things you need ...
June
30
June
30
The first time you drive a new car can be a memorable experience. In the beginning, the vehicle is like a newborn baby. The engine parts have not been worn down by use, and they need to gain a mechanical familiarity with one another. The manual that comes with your Toyota recommends that you take i...
May
30
May
30
While there are as many haters as there are lovers of the Toyota Prius, it is safe to say that the car isn't going anywhere anytime soon. Why? This car offers a ton of benefits that so many people love. It’s no wonder that the Prius alone has been sold over 6 million times. From its impres...
May
02
May
02
When shopping for a reliable SUV that doesn’t compromise on performance or connective technology, you may find yourself torn between the 2022 Toyota RAV4 and the 2022 Nissan Rogue. Whether you’re commuting to work or escaping across town with friends and family, you’ll need a vehi...
March
02
March
02
When searching for a new vehicle, it’s a common assumption that you’ll find a better selection of inventory at big city dealerships. The truth is this isn’t always the case. In fact, there are many benefits to working with a small-town dealership like your friends at Prince George ...
February
28
February
28
The RAV4 is becoming what can only be described as a timeless vehicle among Toyota's ever-growing inventory. And with a diverse lineup of hybrid and gas models, not to mention the highly anticipated Plug-in Prime, we'd certainly say they've been giving us something to talk about. Le...
January
31
January
31
As we find ourselves deep into the worst part of winter, you might have already caught yourself in some less-than-ideal situations in which you wished you had a winter emergency kit handy. While it might sound dramatic, if you've been here, you know that having a winter truck survival kit could ...
December
28
December
28
If you're in need of extra cargo or seating space, you're likely looking for an SUV that offers third-row seating. Perhaps you've got a family of 6 or more, or regularly need extra room for backpacks, hockey equipment, and camping gear, among other things. Fortunately, Toyota's got y...
November
28
November
28
There are plenty of reasons why people choose to buy used vehicles over brand-new ones. What works for some might not work for others, and at Prince George Toyota we’re here to support the needs of every customer who walks through our door. That’s why we’ve created a number of prog...
October
28
October
28
Inspired by Toyota Racing Development's 35-year run in successful extreme off-road racing, the Tacoma TRD Pro has been engineered, tried, and tested to handle even the most challenging terrain Canada has to offer. Since 1979, the TRD has been responsible for improving street cars for bette...
June
21
June
21
As hybrid vehicles become increasingly popular on Canada’s roads and highways, folks here in Prince George have a lot of questions about whether hybrids can handle life in the BC North. As your top source for automotive news and information, today on the blog we’re answering your most pr...
May
26
May
26
Feature image: The BCT by TruckHouse™ “Nevada-based startup TruckHouse turns the Toyota Tacoma into a compact beast of an all-terrain expedition vehicle, finding a middle ground between huge expedition trucks and 4x4 camper vans.” New Atlas - Automotive We know that Prince Georg...
May
26
May
26
“It has been over a year since we caught the next-gen Toyota Tundra pickup out testing, but that changes today. New spy shots show the full-size truck running around in a thick layer of camouflage and coverings. Just like the first time we spotted a next-gen Tundra, this one is sporting skirts...
April
22
April
22
Make an informed decision when it’s time to purchase your next car! The Corolla and Camry are both fantastic cars, but their top features are geared towards different types of drivers. Learn more about what each sedan has to offer, and decide which Toyota is right for you! DOWNLOAD THE CORO...
March
05
March
05
As a group of Toyota-driving superfans ourselves, the team here at Prince George Toyota might be a little biased about which cars we think are the best on the road. Dependability, innovation, safety and value? We’ll take the Toyota, thank you! But we know that BC drivers have a wide variety of...
February
08
February
08
Whether you’re in the market for a quality pre-owned truck or something brand new, Prince George Toyota has always got you covered! Here in Northern British Columbia, we own our trucks with pride. That’s why it’s important to us that our customers find the most suitable truck for t...
July
16
July
16
Many things have changed during 2020, and one of them has been unexpected issues with inventory for many industries and products. Major auto dealerships across the country are suffering from limited stock, with no real answers about when they can expect supplies to be replenished. One of Toyota&rsqu...
September
12
September
12
Welcome to Prince George, where bustling urban life and rugged nature go hand-in-hand. With endless options to leave the city and head out into the wild, Prince George Toyota is here to make sure that your vehicle can handle whatever adventures come your way - and the Toyota Tundra is one of the bes...
August
14
August
14
The Sportiest Corolla You’ve Ever Seen Toyota Corolla’s have earned their fame for being both reliable and affordable -- but not necessarily fun. All that has changed with the arrival of the 2019 Corolla Hatchback: a dynamic, sporty ride that blends efficiency with surprising power and ...
August
12
August
12
Completely Redesigned and Better Than Ever It’s been a big year for Toyota! Along with several other Canada favourites, RAV4 received a completely new design including three new model lines and more features than you can even imagine. This tried-and-true mid-size SUV has been winning the hear...
June
30
June
30
Great Deals on Pickups in Prince George Save money on top-quality trucks in the Fraser-Fort George Region at Prince George Toyota. We let only the best gently-used pickups of all makes and models make it onto our lot -- and only after they’ve been fully serviced by our Toyota-trained technici...
June
03
June
03
The Best Models for Life in Prince George Life in Prince George really has it all -- we’re just moments from some of the most beautiful and untamed terrain in the country, but we have every luxury of urban life at our fingertips. Jobs are flourishing, the cost of living is reasonable and the ...
October
22
October
22
When it comes to choosing the sedan that’s right for your family, it can be a little bit overwhelming. There are so many competing models out there that checking out all the nooks and crannies, features and technology, there’s a lot of comparing to do. One of the most common competing te...
October
19
October
19
When it comes to trucks, we have everyone covered. The Tundra and the Tacoma are two of the most popular and best-selling trucks out there. Why? Because they’re tough, capable, and reliable. On top of that, they’re also packed with all of the right features to make your adventures that m...
October
09
October
09
One of the most-commonly compared vehicles to our beloved Corolla is the Honda Civic. It’s been popular amongst youth and older demographics alike, but at a cost of performance and reliability when compared to the Corolla. Today, we put the 2019 Toyota Corolla (which is now available as a hatc...
October
05
October
05
We’re not kidding when we say that we love tires. Why? Because they keep us safe and get us where we need to go! Some people might think that it’s hard to get excited about, but it really isn’t. Finding and installing the right tires for customers in Prince George and beyond gives ...
September
11
September
11
The Toyota Rav4 is one of our most popular SUVs and best-selling vehicles of all time. Why? Because it’s loaded with features, incredibly reliable, safe, and attractive. It’s no surprise to us that the SUV market is becoming more competitive, and we’re pitted against other manufact...
August
30
August
30
Here in Prince George, we experience some pretty rough winters. There’s no shortage of snow, sleet, and black ice. The salt and sand can help, but nothing can beat a good set of winter tires that keep you on the road, and exactly where you expect to be. Don’t wait until it’s alread...
August
16
August
16
Has the time come for a new vehicle at the same time as the back to school wave hits? If it has, don’t fret! There are many Toyota options to suit differing family needs, and the Toyota Sienna is the focus of today’s feature. See why we love this award-winning van and how it can help you...
July
26
July
26
When it comes to the car market, our cars have stood the test of time. The Camry and Corolla are some of the best-selling and most-awarded cats in history. Why do people keep coming back for more? Because they have more to offer, and in longer-lasting, quality vehicles, than the competition. See how...
July
18
July
18
With a fully-redesigned new vehicle, the 2018 Toyota Camry is one of the hottest sedans on the market today. During the first two months of the year, Torque News reports that the Camry outsold the Accord by more than a 40% margin, almost 7,000 units. It’s clear that people are putting their mo...
May
22
May
22
That’s right, Prince George, we buy used vehicles! We’re often asked about our processes regarding trades, so we’re answering the most common questions right here on the blog. Find out what you need to know to get the best bang for your trade-in dollars. Do You Buy Cars That Aren&...
May
05
May
05
As the warm weather is rolling in, it’s time to start preparing yourself for a summer filled with road trips, late nights, and family vacations in Prince George or anywhere in BC's interior. If your car is still feeling the effects of the long winter months, a good spring cleaning can help...
April
28
April
28
Toyota takes its commitment to off-roading very seriously. With three capable off-road vehicles in their lineup including the Tacoma, Tundra and the ever impressive 4Runner. When not one but three vehicles in a single brand are able to jump off the pavement and move along the less beaten path, you c...
January
23
January
23
There are plenty of crossover utility vehicles available, but most don’t live up to their hype. Two of the most capable CUVs out there are the 2018 Toyota Rav4 and the 2018 Subaru Forester; both have their upsides, but when you take a close look it’s easy to see why the Rav4 is a better ...
December
20
December
20
It’s official, 2017 has come to an end. It was an awesome year for Prince George Toyota, and before we drive into 2018 we’re going to glance in the rearview mirror and look back at one heck of a year. Awards We hate to brag but it’s kind of hard not to when Toyota’s 2017 l...
November
09
November
09
Winter can be a challenge for drivers in Northern BC. Snow, ice, high winds, and sub-zero temperatures can make driving a bit of a pain. Accidents are more frequent in the winter, starting a cold car is the worst, and all that ice and snow you bring into your vehicle turns into the dirty water you f...
September
14
September
14
With any luck, you’ll never need to have your vehicle’s windshield repaired. If you’re one of the lucky ones you’ll drive through life with nice, shiny, non-cracked windows. The odds are, however, that you’re going to need to have your windshield, back window, or side w...
August
22
August
22
Well, folks, Labour Day weekend is coming up (Sept. 2nd, 3rd, and 4th), which makes it the last long weekend before the cold, wet, and unpleasant weather starts to hit. To make the most of the long weekend, why not jump in your Toyota and head out of town for a few days of fun, adventure, or just a ...
July
14
July
14
This summer, Canada turns 150!   To mark the country’s biggest birthday, Prince George Toyota is celebrating in style. A fantastic selection of new 2017 Toyota Corolla and 2017 Toyota Tundra vehicles are now on sale. You can take one home with savings of up to $2,000! Our Toyota promot...
July
11
July
11
Trucks, trucks, everywhere there’s trucks. For anyone shopping for a new pickup truck, it must be a daunting experience; there are a lot of pickup options available, and it’s not easy to cut through the hype and find out what truck will truly meet your needs and budget.   While F...

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