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Getting More than You Expect With a Corolla

Finding an affordable vehicle that will keep you satisfied is a legitimate fear for someone choosing a new vehicle. I am here to tell you that there is good news for those of you who are having this fear: the Toyota Corolla XLE is affordable and reliable. It comes standard with many features that other vehicles in its class make you pay for.

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High Resale Value Makes Buying the Toyota Tundra Like Spending Less

How high does resale value rank on your list of priorities when shopping for a truck? If you are comparing values and features by price point, then you'll want to consider how much it will be worth when it comes time to trade in, too.

A recent AutoGuide.com video explains using an example of four trucks, each optioned out such that they cost exactly $42,000.

According to ALG, the 2017 Toyota Tundra will retain 61 percent of its value after three years. The Ford F-150 will retain 55 percent, Chevy Silverado 1500 will retain 53 percent, and…

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Why are Genuine Toyota Parts Important?

Have you ever gotten stuck in the process of searching for parts to get your beloved Toyota back to fighting shape? There are tons of options out there when it comes to parts, but one meets Toyota's standards of quality: original equipment manufacturer parts.

What are OEM parts? Put simply, they're genuine Toyota parts that were manufactured specifically for your type of vehicle. Not all parts are created equal, which is why we offer OEM Toyota parts to take the stress out of searching and keep your vehicle in top shape whether you drive a Camry, Highlander, Sienna…

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Toyota RAV4 Shines in the Olympus Rally

Toyota came in strong as the winner of the Olympus Rally for the second year in a row. The Toyota RAV4 endured a relentless course plagued with natural difficulty and weather complications. Other teams were punished by the course, but the proven durability of the Toyota RAV4 brought it to the finish line over seven minutes faster than the rest.

 

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Wash Your Car to Help Protect It from Rust

Buying a vehicle is an investment that all of us may make at some point in our lives. The amount of money that you spend buying a car or truck is not small, and you must do all you can to protect your investment. You can do this through maintenance with us at John Harvey Toyota in Bossier City, LA, and also by small things like washing your car...

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How to Get Consistent Fuel Economy from Your Vehicle

When talking about fuel economy in a vehicle, usually the size of the vehicle is an aspect to consider. A small car with little weight will usually be able to get better economy than a big pickup truck because of the size and weight that the vehicle has to carry. However, no matter the type of vehicle you drive you can use various driving practices to get better mileage.

1. Try to Use as Little Ethanol as Possible

Many gas stations use ethanol in their gasoline because they want to sell clean fuel to drivers. But ethanol can affect gasoline…

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The Importance of Regular Tire Maintenance

Have you even given a second thought recently about the tires on your car? Chances are, you haven’t, and you may have not for six months or even a year. Just because your car passed a safety inspection recently, or you’ve never blown a tire doesn’t mean that your tires are at optimum performance levels or even safe.

Tire pressure and tread are two of the most important factors affecting your vehicle’s safety and efficiency that we service. You may not think about it, but something as simple as a change in the weather can either…

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Don't Drive with a Cracked Windshield

If you have come into contact with the unfortunate situation of having had a rock or other piece of debris hit your windshield, there is a good chance that it left a chip or a crack. If the crack impairs your vision, driving your car could be dangerous. With further vibrations and pressure, the windshield could shatter completely. Even a small chip will weaken the windshield...

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If My Check Engine Light Comes On, What Do I do?

When the check engine light in your car comes on it can be a frightening thing. It's time to look into a few common causes for the check engine light to turn on.

First, the check engine light is part of the engine's diagnostic system. So while it might be unnerving, it's letting you know that something's wrong. Some of the most common causes are:

Ignition related – spark plugs, plug wires, or the distributor cap or ignition coil depending on the age of the vehicle

Emissions related – Loose gas cap, EVAP system, or catalytic converter

Performance…

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Is Leasing a New Toyota a Better Option Than Buying?

Lease agreements and auto loans provide customers with the same access to the vehicles of their choice. However, they have very different purposes.

An auto loan is an option to help a consumer build equity in a particular vehicle that they're interested in owning. There is interest oftentimes attached to the amount that is financed. Upon completion of the payment plan, the driver retains ownership of the vehicle and can use it towards a trade in or sale...

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