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Toyota Tacoma earns top honors in Texas

Here at Johnston’s Toyota we are proud to say that our favorite mid-size truck, the Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, is also the favorite mid-size truck of Texas.

We know the challenges that driving a truck in New York can bring. You need a truck that can handle any terrain and any weather and has the power and performance to handle the toughest job in comfort. So we take notice when the Toyota Tacoma gets recognized as a top choice in trucks. We were happy to learn that, for the second year in a row, the Toyota Tacoma was awarded…

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Toyota Takes The Wheel!

Driverless technology is becoming less and less impossible with every passing day. The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) released a video demonstrating how its Autonomous Vehicle Platform 2.1 works. It demonstrates a fully automated Chauffeur mode; where the vehicle is in complete control of driving itself, and Guardian mode; where the driver operates the vehicle themselves and the platform aids and assists to protect the driver and their passengers. Check out the video below to learn about the self-driving car technology starting to be incorporated into new Toyota vehicles.

 

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When is the New 2018 Toyota Tacoma Coming Out? Telling Speculations Abound

If you're on the hunt for a new Toyota Tacoma in New Hampton, NY, you may soon be able to set your sights on our dealer showroom here at Johnstons Toyota. The new 2018 Toyota Tacoma may be arriving late this year or early next year for we off-road aficionados, and if swirling rumors turn out to be on point, there ought to be plenty to which to look forward.

But the juicy details begin with a Sept. 14, 2016 story, then fresh off the Toyota presses out of Plano, TX. As our automaker watched the timely demand for…

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Conquer the Outdoors with a Lifted Truck

Johnstons Toyota knows that you want a truck that doesn’t just go off-road, but you want to conquer the great outdoors too. No matter what comes up in front of you on the trail, you want to know that you can unquestionably make it to the other side. To make this a reality, we offer custom truck packages for the Toyota Tacoma, Tundra, and 4Runner vehicles, but you are also welcome to customize your truck based on our available options. When adding this equipment to a vehicle you are purchasing, we have the ability to roll the pricing into…

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Highlander Hybrid Receives an Award from U.S. News & World Report

Earlier this year, U.S. News & World Report announced that the 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid was their choice for "Best Hybrid SUV" in their "2017 Best Cars for Families" awards. The awards recognize vehicles that offer the features demanded by modern families, and the editors particularly commended the Highlander Hybrid for that way that the advanced rearview camera and parking systems assist in making parking a less challenging task.

 

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Winter Maintenance Tips for Your Toyota

The New Hampton winter is here, and no matter how new or high quality your vehicle is, the cold and snow can wreak havoc if you're not prepared. We here at Johnstons Toyota would like to offer some maintenance tips to make sure your Toyota will excel through to spring!

Engine: The cold can make engine problems worse. Keep your engine healthy year round by keeping up with your routine oil and filter changes. Bring your vehicle into Toyota Express Maintenance for a quick oil change.

Battery: A weak battery will be done in by extreme temperatures.

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The IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Designation Comes Standard on the 2017 Toyota Highlander

When safety is your top priority on the New Hampton roads, you need a vehicle that'll care as much as you do. Enter, the 2017 Toyota Highlander. The Highlander has recently been named a Top Safety Pick Plus, the highest safety rating given to vehicles by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

But what really sets the Highlander apart is that it passed the IIHS' highest criteria using only standard equipment. Most other vehicles who receive the top designation require optional equipment to do so.

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