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Choosing the Right Tires

When buying a new set of tires, you will have a ton of options. The type of tires you need can vary depending on the climate of where you live and what type of vehicle you drive. No matter what type of tires you need, Shottenkirk Toyota will be there to help you out during the selection process.

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Top 3 Winter Driving Essentials

Love snow but hate winter driving? You can minimize getting stuck in the snow by keeping a few supplies in the trunk. Choose from our three driving essentials: Salt, sand or kitty litter. Which one helps the most when you're stuck in your driveway or on the road? Let’s explore!

Rock salt is good for melting ice and snow in your driveway before attempting to get out. Shovel the driveway first, then apply a layer of salt and let it melt. Salt is corrosive and can rust the underside of your car, so use sparingly. 

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Buy New Winter Wiper Blades to Make Driving Safer

Don't wait until the ice and snow arrive before deciding to get your new winter wipers. These blades are crafted specifically for the elements of winter and will have you driving safely down the roads of Quincy, Illinois in no time.

The case that is designed to go over the moving parts of the winter wiper blades keeps the ice and sleet from jamming up the moving parts. Inside the rubber case, the blades are free to flex, and that allows them to remove everything from your view. 

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Tire Tread May Be More Important Than you Think

We here at Shottenkirk Toyota care about our customers and want to make sure that they understand how important tire tread is. It's easy to take your tires for granted and neglect them as long as they are still inflated, however, this can be dangerous. Tire tread should be periodically checked to ensure safety.

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Get Approved for Credit before Coming to the Dealership

When it comes time to choose a new car, you may find yourself at the dealership filling out a ton of boring paperwork just to apply for credit and be able to browse for vehicles. What if there was a way to avoid all this paperwork? Over here at Shottenkirk Toyota, we have eliminated the need to fill out papers.

Try our online finance application. By filling this out online, you can apply for credit before you even step foot into the dealership. Not only will you be able to skip the paperwork, but you will be able to browse…

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Find your ideal used car at Shottenkirk Toyota

Your budget doesn't stop you from owning a great car. You might not be able to afford the high price tag of a new car, so have you consider any of our used inventory? Our used inventory here at Shottenkirk Toyota includes a wide array of makes and models.

The vehicles in our inventory are carefully inspected by our trained technicians. They could be the perfect addition to you

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Toyota Has a Fantastic Full-Sizer in the 2017 Avalon

If you haven't yet met the 2017 Avalon, our beloved Japanese brand's full-size sedan, we here at Shottenkirk Toyota have only one thing to ask you:

What are you waiting for!?

Well, whatever the reason, we'd like to get that conversation going today. Team up with the vehicular gurus at Edmunds, as they take the Avalon for a test run:

It seems to us that Toyota turned out one heck of an engine with the Avalon's 3.5-liter V6.

Pairing with a six-speed automatic transmission, the V6 generates a plentiful 268 horsepower and 248 pound-feet of…

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Toyota creating a car you can relate to

The relationship between car and owner has always been strong. As you drive a car there is a connection as you and the car work together. Toyota is trying to take that to another level.

Toyota’s Concept-I offers something new in the relationship between car and driver. Through artificial intelligence, the car can actually understand the driver and grow together. Sounds like something from the future? It looks like it too.

 

 

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The Tacoma TRD Pro Wins Mid-size Pickup Truck of Texas Award

You know a truck is something special when it wins an award in Texas, so imagine the pride Toyota felt in announcing that the Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro pickup truck was named "Mid-size Pickup Truck of Texas" -- for a second consecutive year! The award was handed out at the conclusion of the 2017 Texas Truck Rodeo, which is presented by the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) -- one of the country's most influential associations of automotive journalists.

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