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Toyota 86 Offers Impressive Race Car Performance Features

You don't need to purchase a luxury vehicle to drive in style. The Toyota 86 offers many sporty design and performance features that make it feel and look like a luxury vehicle for an affordable price.

The Toyota 86's boxer-four engine offers optimal performance and balance, and its six-speed transmission allows the car to accelerate with ease. It even offers a conservative fuel economy. The car also includes rear differential, allowing for improved low-end acceleration and the ability to maneuver around sharp turns with ease.

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Top Reasons Why Your Vehicle's Engine is Overheating

Keep a close eye for when the car engine overheats because if it is not addressed quickly, it could lead to an engine failure. Here are the top reasons the engine in your vehicle might overheat.

  • The radiator hoses connect in four places, twice to the engine and twice to the radiator. 
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The Toyota Highlander Performs as You Want It To

When it comes to the SUVs that are for sale today, the Toyota Highlander is one of the more popular options. This vehicle is popular because it offers much to the driver, and you will appreciate the performance features that are found in this vehicle.

The Toyota Highlander gives you the option to use a 3.5-liter V6 direct-injection engine, something that will provide you with the driving power that you are seeking but also the efficiency that you want. 

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Impressive Safety Features in the Toyota Tundra

The Toyota Tundra has always been known for its impressive suite of driver and passenger safety features. Since the first generation’s original run in 1999, the two generations of this full-size pickup truck from Toyota have quickly become some of the most reliable pickups on the road today. At our dealership, we know that one of the most important aspects of driving is safety - that’s why we’re going to put the spotlight on some of the newest features in the Tundra.

The latest Tundra comes standard with a six-part safety system, known as the Star Safety System…

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Pamper Yourself Inside the Toyota Camry

As a popular midsize sedan, the Toyota Camry exceeds expectations for style, safety, and reliability. It pampers drivers on every drive with high tech features.

Look into the future with the available 10-inch color Head-Up Display that displays info such as speed, shift position, temperature and turn-by-turn directions on the windshield in front of you. You can check your car’s vitals while keeping your focus on the road. Take charge of your information and entertainment options by tapping and swiping on the available 9-inch multimedia touchscreen with a customizable home screen.

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Find the Right Drivetrain in the Chico, CA Area

Our team at Chuck Patterson Toyota is happy to announce that we have a great selection of new all-wheel and four-wheel drive vehicles. Many of you may be wondering why this is important. These features add safety even in the most difficult driving situations. The added security of knowing you have control over your vehicle at all times is comforting.

These features work by providing similar results, with a slight variation. The AWD models send power to each wheel as needed. The FWD models give all four wheels power at all times when the featured is in use.

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Understanding the History of Horsepower

Most of us have heard the term "horsepower" at one point, usually associated with an automobile of some kind. More often than not we find ourselves wondering just what horsepower is and what it really means. We don't use horses that much anymore, so why use the term?

It originated back in the 18th century when a Scottish inventor named James Watt wanted to find a way to express how much power a steam engine could produce in a way that would help sell them. The steam engine was still relatively new at this time but was already changing…

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Does the Total Cost of Ownership Exceed Your Budget?

There are many questions you may ask yourself when purchasing a vehicle. Does the vehicle fit my everyday needs? Is it spacious enough for my family? Is it the make, model or brand I feel most comfortable with? These are all questions potential vehicle owners think about, but they often overlook an important question: "Does the total cost of ownership exceed my budget?"

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Don't Skimp on the Road Trip Pre-Check

Planning on taking a road trip? Even if you are just going to work or the store, you should take a few minutes to check your vehicle. That's all it takes just a few minutes, but it can save you from a breakdown and a giant headache. You don't want to have car trouble just because you neglected to check your tire pressure or fuel level.

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Quality Tire Maintenance Sessions

It can sometimes be difficult for vehicle owners to recognize issues with their tires. That's why it can sometimes be hard for them to figure out when they're due for replacement. If you're a driver who wishes to keep your car in check, then it can help greatly to prioritize tire tread.

Professional mechanics can evaluate tire tread depth. They can help you figure out whether or not your vehicle is due for repair work.

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