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Why Tires With Bad Tread are Dangerous

Have you ever been driving when you suddenly have to come to a complete stop? It doesn't matter if the car in front of you came to a sudden stop or if something or someone runs into the road, good tire tread will keep yourself and others safer.

 

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Stop Quickly with Good Tire Tread


When you are driving along the road, and suddenly there is something in your path, you have to be able to bring your vehicle to a stop quickly. It is important for your tires to be in good shape so that your brakes work as they should.

If you notice that your tires are balding, you should get them looked at to see if they might be in need of replacing. If you find that your vehicle is not stopping as quickly as you would like for it to, or that the wheels are slipping, you should have the tires…
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What is horsepower?

Ever wondered what horsepower actually is? The power in a horse! Aha! Horsepower. More than often this term is used to describe the power of a vehicle. It’s a commonly used term but only a few can tell what exactly horsepower is. We here at Toyota of Sunnyvale are at your service to ensure you understand every bit and the benefits accrued with high horsepower.

Horsepower is a unit measurement of power watts. It was coined by engineer James Watts and it alludes to the power of a horse. The more h

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Do You Need a 4-Wheel Drive Or All-Wheel Drive Vehicle?


It is common practice for buyers to select a vehicle according to their own personal preferences. The reasons often include the number of passengers it will carry and its ability to navigate various terrains. This is why SUVs, crossovers and pickup trucks are so popular. Toyota Sunnyvale can guide you in determining which type vehicle is best for your needs.

In Sunnyvale, potential buyers typically hear questions about the kind of driving for which the vehicle will be used. This helps narrow down whether the driver would be better off with an all-wheel-drive vehicle or one with...
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Drive safely this winter season with the proper wiper blades

Have you been noticing that your car's windshield wiper blades are starting to have problems that they did not have in warmer weather? If they have been leaving behind streaks on the glass, then this is cause for concern because these streaks will impair your visibility and increase the risk of an accident.

If you are looking for a way to fix this problem and stay safe, then you'll be glad to know that there is an inexpensive and quick solution. Replacing your old wiper blades with winter wiper blades that are designed to maximize cold weather perform…

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Moving on From the End of a Vehicle Lease

You have loved the experience of leasing a Toyota car, and you have enjoyed driving the car that you leased. Now your lease is finishing, and you have to figure out how you are going to move on from it. That’s where the Toyota Sunnyvale finance team comes in to help you weigh your decision.

As your lease ends, one of the options that you have is to purchase the vehicle that you have been leasing. Another option is to choose another vehicle to lease.

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2017 Toyota Avalon Gets Great Marks from Edmunds Team

If you're on the hunt for a full-size sedan for your next daily driver, we here at Toyota Sunnyvale feel you may well fall head-over-heels for ours, the 2017 Avalon.

And what makes us say that?

The auto experts at Edmunds are here with an explanation; tag along with them in the clip below:

The Avalon's mid-level model, the XLE Premium, is arguably one of its more attractive offerings.

Standard equipment on this trim includes driver-seat memory settings, Qi wireless smartphone charging, a sunroof, a navigation platform, smartphone-app integration, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross- ...

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Tire Rotations Mean a Longer Vehicle Life

Your tires are a key factor in the life and longevity of your vehicle. The easiest way to remember when to get your tires rotated is when you get your oil changed. That would approximately be every 6,000 miles but Toyota Sunnyvale can give you a more accurate schedule.

After a tire rotation, you will feel your vehicle drive smoother and overall operations become more efficient. Tire rotations also create a longer life in your tires and that keeps you from having to purchase new tires more frequently. Tires do not wear evenly, so make sure to check your…

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