The Toyota Camry with Backup Cam is Always on the Lookout

As parents, we will do most anything it takes to keep our little ones safe--even when they're really not so little at all anymore. And if we have to embarrass our kids in the process, well, so be it!

Check out the comical new television spot from Toyota and see the lengths one overprotective dad is willing to go to keep his daughter safe and sound.

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Thompson Toyota Welcomes Scion Models

In 2003, Toyota was struggling with image issues. Toyota's vehicles had a great reputation for reliability, efficiency, and holding resale value... but that did not thrill younger, and first-time buyers.

Toyota could have created sportier models, and displayed them in showrooms side-by-side with like likes of the Corolla, but drivers would still be swayed by the "boring old Toyota" stigma.

Thus, Scion was

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Toyota Batteries Make All the Difference

Keeping your battery working is vital to a good driving experience; if your battery quits on you, well, you won't be doing much driving at all! There are a number of factors that can lead to your battery's life decreasing - from temperature, to age, to corrosion and damage - but you can always turn to the skilled technicians at a Toyota service center to assist you with any problems you may have. Take a look below to learn more about battery health and how we can assist you:

 

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Toyota Teams With Kymeta for Satellite-Ready Vehicles

Satellites are great.

Satellite communication allows you to distribute large amounts of data quickly, it is accessible almost everywhere (unlike cell phone signals which require a tower), and is more stable in natural disasters which can wipe out other land-based communications.

It seems like a great solution for companies that want to create more connected vehicles.

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Toyota Hits Midsize SUV Sweet Spot with Striking 2016 4Runner

Unlike many of its contemporaries in the ever-expanding crossover class, the Toyota 4Runner has managed to always stay true to its old-school SUV roots. Bold, boxy and brawny, the 4Runner is, in many ways, the last bastion of a dying breed.

That said, we at Thompson Toyota are thrilled that it plays for our team. And, after learning a bit more about it, we think you'll understand our position perfectly. Take a moment to do just that right now:

Climb to the top of the 4Runner range and there you'll find the cushy, creature-comfort-laden Limited model.

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Is a Noise-Making Device in Toyota’s Future?

Picture this: you’re biking along in your lane when the light turns yellow. You slow to a stop before it changes to red and wait, impatiently, for it to go to green. There! It changes and you’re off like a shot, ready to make a left-hand turn.

That’s when you see it: a car right in the place you were about to turn. Luckily, you’re able to apply the brakes and avoid a collision.

 

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Toyota Announces its Newest Green Initiative

How many miles would you guess a typical big rig travels in an average year? If you guessed somewhere in the ballpark of 140 billion miles, you’d be right.

That’s a lot of miles and a lot of fuel being used. Toyota recently announced its decision to make their vehicle transport trucks more earth friendly.

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Toyota Tacoma is Fun in a Mid-Size Truck

We've been giving the Toyota Tundra plenty of attention lately, but how about its smaller cousin, the Toyota Tacoma?

While the Tacoma is capable for tough jobs like hauling cords of wood, for drivers who don't require the muscle (and subsequent drop in fuel economy) of a full-size, the Tacoma makes its name as a weekend getaway vehicle.

Would you live outdoors if you could? The Tacoma is perfect for towing your boat out to the lake, bringing along dirt bikes, or hauling your hunting and fishing gear. Most importantly for some, it's a genius at off-roading…

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The Tundrasine concept debuted at 2015 SEMA show

The annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show kicked off in Vegas yesterday, and with it some pretty special concepts debuted from our preferred Toyota brand and other automakers.

 

 

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Take a Look at this Top-Shelf Truck: 2015 Toyota Tundra

Got a big-bodied pickup truck on the brain? Thompson Toyota can help!

Our suggestion? That you take our feisty full-sizer, the Toyota Tundra, for a spin. Just don't be surprised when you fall head-over-heels for it:

High atop the Tundra's trim ladder is the tough-as-nails TRD Pro model. Oriented for off-road use, this trim is terrific. Standard equipment includes 18-inch alloy wheels, a TRD dual exhaust, Bilstein shocks, distinctive exterior styling cues, a front skid plate, bucket seats with red stitching and so very much more. It's a beautiful beast, indeed.

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