Posts by this Author: Eugene Kim

The 2018 RAV4 Adventure Wants to Take You Places

 

In 2017, we endured a tempestuous winter that gave us a bad case of cabin fever. To say the least, we wanted to exchange our seven layers of fuzzy socks and hand-knit sweaters for something new—something exciting.


It was in the moment that we were peeling layers of wool off our feet that we met eyes with the 2018 RAV4 Adventure.


Our fever was immediately reduced and we knew we had been bit by…
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Adventure in Salem

 

We feel the sun peering through the trees telling us spring is near and you know what that means—it’s adventure time!


Whether you’re a hiker, biker, 4-wheeler, birder or the off-roading type, Salem has a landscape that lends itself well to adventure, both in the city and out.


So, grab your notebook and camera, this weekend won’t be boring.

Take your dog to Minto-Brown Island Park!

 

Forget the frills of the…
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Gardening in Early Spring

Some say the holiday season is the happiest time of year, but we disagree. There is something so special about early spring—the crisp air and the sweet promise of a sunnier tomorrow.


The smell of the new life in the air is enough to make butterflies dance in our bellies with excitement.


If you are wondering what we’re so excited for, we’re going to ask you to strap on your crocs and…

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TRD Pro Series

 

There’s a warmth in the air reminding us that spring is near. We couldn’t be more excited for gardening, adventures and the rain that comes with the season.

 For Toyota TRD Pro owners, it’s time to get muddy.


But if you’re not a TRD Pro owner, you may be wondering what the TRD Pro Series even is.Let us assure you it encompasses everything an off-roading vehicle should be.


The TRD…
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How to Prolong Your Car's Life

 

Toyota vehicles are known for their ability to live long and prosper. We’ve seen some on the road with more than 300,000 miles! You may be wondering how, and we’ve got answers. It really starts with the quality of the vehicle. Some of the most innovative minds are behind the Toyotas we drive. Modern innovation and a long history of reliability gives Toyota the great genetics that have allowed them to outlive…
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6 Tips for Hand Washing Your Car

 

There is some ambiguity whether washing your car by hand or machine is better for your car. We are pros at hand-washing here at Capitol Toyota! It allows you to get to know your car better; Its curves, edges, and maybe even its dents that truly make it unique. But, you can do more harm than good to your ride if you wash it incorrectly. Allow us to share some helpful tips for hand washing…

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How to Change a Tire

 


Whether it happens down the street from your house or in a different state, it’s important to know how to switch your tire from a flat to a spare. Although it may seem easier to call a tow truck to haul your car and its flat away, it’s not always practical and never cost efficient, so roll up your sleeves and embrace the do-it-yourself moment  by following these 10 steps to change a…

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10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Salem

 

There’s no place quite like home, or Salem, Oregon for that matter. Home to great food, artistic types and the rainy day, the city has a soul that is completely unique to Salem.


We truly feel lucky to be in a city surrounded by so much beauty and we hope you do too! After all, a city as distinct as Salem has its quirks, many of which you may not even know of.


Allow…

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