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Preparation Is Key for A Great Road Trip

If you are getting ready to head out on a road trip, you probably already have a checklist going with "to-do" items. You will be packing your luggage, maybe some snacks or picnic gear. But before you head out on the open road, consider doing just a few more things in preparation.

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Tips for Planning a Successful Holiday Road Trip

The time to be planning for safety on the roads during your long holiday trip is today, and it can save you a ton of time and trouble if you prepare the right way.

Consider setting aside just a little time to pack the following items this holiday trip.
1. Bring an empty gas can so if you do run out, you get fuel fast without having to search for a can too.
2. Pack duct tape in the trunk, it can be used for a variety of small repairs, including fixing radiator hoses.
3. Be sure you have a…
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Toyota is at the Forefront of Developing Zero Emission Trucking

Last week, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (TMNA) reported that "Project Portal" has been launched on the roads around the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. This zero-emission class 8 truck, which boasts a hydrogen fuel cell system that has been designed specifically for heavy truck use and emits nothing but water vapor, has completed over 4,000 miles of developmental driving.

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2017 Toyota Highlander Struts its Stuff for MotorWeek Staffers

We here at Capitol Toyota are altogether head-over-heels for the recently refreshed 2017 Highlander, our esteemed Japanese automaker's full-size SUV. We truly believe it's one of the best in the biz.

Yet, what makes it so?

Hear all about it from the vehicular gurus over at MotorWeek; their review of the Highlander is as follows:

A 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine is standard on the base LE trim. Good for a healthy 185 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque, the engine couples with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive.

Optional on the LE and standard on all other…

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Autotrader Serves Up '5 Reasons to Buy' 2017 Toyota Camry

Are you on the hunt for a midsize sedan for you and yours? Well, if so, you'll be happy to know that we here at Capitol Toyota feel we've a great one in the 2017 Camry!

Want a closer look?

We thought you might. Join Autotrader critic Amanda Salas in the clip below to get just that:

On most models, the Camry receives a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine as standard. Teaming with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, the base four-banger produces a healthy 178 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque.

Those seeking something a bit spunkier…

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2017 Toyota 86 is Getting a Direct Injection of Performance Features in an 860 Special Edition Iteration

Sports car enthusiasts will remember March 13, 2017. Toyota sped out the gate in Torrance, CA with a fresh press release bespeaking 2017 Toyota 86 getting some serious new perks.

The 2017 Toyota 86 base, we all know and love. Its 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder DOHC engine shells out a zippy 205 horsepower at up to 7,000 rpm with propulsive torque at…

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