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The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is built for the weekend

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD takes off-roading to the next level. With the most powerful engine in the Toyota lineup, this truck has an output of 278 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque at 4,600 RPM. Continue reading for more details about this impressive new Toyota truck.

At Apple Valley Toyota in Maryland and West Virginia, we are proud to offer the 2017 Toyota Tacoma today. With a 3.5-liter V6 engine, the Toyota Tacoma TRD is available in six-speed manual or six-speed automatic with two to four wheel versatility. The 2017 Toyota Tacoma has many similarities to the 2016 Toyota Tacoma, but comes with a special Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro trim package that makes off-roading even more awesome than before.

This new truck has a wider, higher stance, new LED fog lights and special FOX 2.5 Internal Bypass shocks tuned by TRD. It looks as good as it performs with a heritage-inspired Toyota grille, aluminum TRD skid-plate, and Baja-inspired TRD alloy wheels wrapped with Kevlar®-reinforced Goodyear Wrangler® all-terrain tires.

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro is a four-wheel drive double cab short bed that features extra hardware that makes it even more suitable for all terrains. Additional technology features like a windshield GoPro camera mount, a new version of Etune infotainment with navigation, Bluetooth and the Toyota app suite make it entertaining all weekend long. A blind spot sensor, rear parking assist sonar, and rear cross-traffic make this one of the most advanced trucks for 2017.
For more information on Toyota cars, trucks, or SUVs, visit Apple Valley Toyota today. We look forward to showing you the best Toyota can offer and helping you find the right vehicle for your lifestyle!

Toyota to begin robotics and automated vehicle research

As a Toyota dealer in Martinsburg, WV, Apple Valley Toyota is happy to keep you updated on the biggest and best in Toyota news. A leader in innovation, the Toyota brand is prepared to join the automated vehicle and robotics revolution. We are glad to announce that the automaker, in partnership with Open Source Robotics, will be researching new software and methods of engineering to create new technology that will wow our customers in the future.

A new agreement between the Toyota Research Institute and Open Source Robotics leaders has come about after a $1 million charitable contribution to support a newly-formed subsidiary of Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF) called Open Source Robotics Corporation (OSRC). This deal is to “expand the development of both open source and proprietary tools for Toyota’s fast-growing robotics and automated vehicle research initiatives.”

OSRF is a non-profit organization comprised of leaders in the global robotics community who oversee the development of Gazebo, a 3D multi-robot simulator and the Robot Operating System (ROS), a flexible framework for writing robot software.

According to a press release from Toyota representatives, the move to expand the Toyota Research Institute research and engineering reflects “Toyota’s ongoing evolution beyond the boundaries of the conventional automotive industry to become a broad-based mobility technology company.”

Using the expertise of engineers at OSRC, the Toyota brand will be ahead of the game with industry-leading technology platforms. As part of the two-year agreement, the automaker will be involved in a variety of initiatives that build upon the framework of the brand’s commitment to move forward.

Keep an eye out for more details on this exciting new agreement. For other information on today’s Toyota news, stop by Apple Valley Toyota. We can’t wait to give you great service and quality Toyota cars today!

Affording a car at Apple Valley Toyota

At Apple Valley Toyota, financing options are practically endless. We look forward to getting you a deal that will allow you to drive off the lot in a new or pre-owned vehicle today, like the Toyota Camry or Toyota RAV4. Read on for more details about finance opportunities with us!

Toyota Financial offers various specials and financing options. We are devoted not only to giving our customers a unique car-buying experience, but also giving great deals on the car they have been dreaming of, so we’re happy to provide the kind of assistance you need to finance your vehicle.

At Apple Valley Toyota, we offer special rebates for a variety of individuals including a $750 college grad rebate toward the purchase or lease of a new Toyota for recent college graduates. We also have a $500 military rebate on select models. Household members of eligible qualifying military personnel may qualify as well. Additionally, we offer finance incentive rebates up to $2,500 for select models for any buyer.

Another large part of financing at Apple Valley Toyota is our no-hassle trade evaluation. Simply put, our trade-in experts will give you the most market-reflective vehicle pricing for your car, truck, van, or SUV. Rather than looking for an outrageous profit on trade-in vehicles, we hope to give you a fair amount back to put toward the new car you need.

As we sell and lease Toyota cars, customers also have the option of paying for the entire cost of the vehicle or paying in small increments as you drive, which may eventually result gaining ownership of the vehicle if you choose.
You can also visit our website for a monthly payment calculator to give you a preliminary idea of what you can expect to pay. For more information on purchasing a car and to hear about all new and pre-owned car specials at Apple Valley Toyota, stop by our lot today. We look forward to helping you find the right car and price for you!

The Toyota Effect: National Public Lands Day

As a Toyota dealer, we care deeply about our impact on the community and the environment around us at Apple Valley Toyota in Maryland and West Virginia. That’s why we’re proud to announce that the Toyota brand will be sponsoring National Public Lands Day across the country on September 24, 2016.

This initiative incorporates a hands-on approach to restoring, refurbishing, and rehabilitating the environment. Thousands of Toyota volunteers will unite in a variety of national parks, local forests, and beaches in an effort to make sure it is not only our vehicles that “go places,” but also our time and energy that “go” toward positively impacting the world around us.

What you may not know is that more than 30 percent of all land in America is public and it is your right to enjoy it. This also means that it is our civic duty to take care of the public areas where we spend time recreationally. This month is a great time to celebrate the space which we all share and learn more about mother nature.

Trash, invasive species, and trails in disrepair can make enjoying the great public spaces available difficult. With your help, we can learn more about plants and wildlife as well as how to take care of and preserve them for years to come.

The 23rd annual National Public Lands Day is free of fees; we are simply looking for as many people to take part as possible. Visit the National Public Lands Day webpage to find an event near you or to learn more about how to volunteer.
Visit our website or stop by our lot for more information on the great changes the Toyota brand has in store for the community or to check out our wide inventory of new Toyota cars. We’ll see you soon!

Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles Celebrates 20th Anniversary

According to Toyota Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles, “The best new cars make the best used cars.” Here at Apple Valley Toyota in Maryland, we know that couldn’t be truer. With special deals, great service, and a variety of new and pre-owned Toyota vehicles, we look forward to helping our customers get the most out of their Toyota experience.

Buying pre-owned can make buyers apprehensive about the quality of vehicle they are getting, but with Toyota cars, you can rest assured your car will be in top shape when it leaves our lot. The Toyota Certified Used Vehicles (TCUV) program, launched in 1996, is devoted to giving you peace of mind with a variety of inspections and warranties. You’ll get a “like new” vehicle at a pre-owned car price.

In the last 20 years, TCUV has sold approximately five million certified pre-owned Toyota cars, offering a 160-point quality assurance inspection, seven-year/100,000 miles limited powertrain warranty, one-year, 24-hour roadside assistance plan, and a 12-month/12,000 mile limited comprehensive pre-owned car warranty.

The TCUV program is available at over 1,200 participating Toyota dealers across the country, allowing for a great Toyota car no matter where you live. More secure than traditional pre-owned car options, Toyota ensures quality, dependability, and reliability for new and pre-owned vehicles.
With a good balance of mileage, model/model year, and vehicle condition, pre-owned cars can give a bang for your buck. Buying pre-owned can provide you with a great deal on a relatively new car or an older vehicle for cheap with a few scratches, tough enough for a new driver. Add in the insurance costs you can save and the freedom to upgrade without high car payments, pre-owned may be the route for you.

2017 prices now available on select Toyota models

Apple Valley Toyota has some exciting details to share regarding new Toyota cars for sale in Maryland and West Virginia. If you’re ready to begin the search for your new vehicle before it even goes on sale, you’re in luck. Manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) and other important details regarding five 2017 Toyota cars is available below.

The 2017 Toyota Prius Liftback

With Toyota Safety Sense, the Toyota Prius is more secure than ever and available for a steal – ranging from $24,685 to $30,015 depending on the trim level.


The 2017 Toyota Yaris

The Toyota Yaris gives customers a variety of color, trim and transmission options for 2017. The MSRP for the Toyota Yaris ranges from $15,250 to $18,000. TheToyota Yaris iA will range in price from $15,950 for the Toyota iA with a manual transmission and $17,050 for the automatic.


The 2017 Toyota RAV4/RAV4 Hybrid

With a new Platinum trim level of the Toyota RAV4, customers will gain additional style features and technology to make this Toyota vehicle more impressive than ever. The Toyota RAV4 will range in price from $24,910 to $36,150, not including the new SE grade for the Toyota RAV4 gas and Toyota RAV4 Hybrid grades, set to be announced at a later date.


The 2017 Toyota Sienna

The Toyota Sienna horsepower will be increasing from 266 to 296 and torque will improve from 245 to 263 lb-ft in the new model to make for a strong and smooth ride. The Toyota Sienna will range from $29,750 for the Toyota Siena L seven-passenger 4×2, to $47,310 for the Toyota Sienna Limited Premium seven-passenger all-wheel-drive.


The 2017 Toyota Tundra

Lastly, the Toyota Tundra, which will include an added tow hitch receiver, will cost $30,020 for the 2WD Extended Cab SR with a Standard Bed, 4.6-liter V8 and six-speed automatic transmission to $50,030 for the 4WD CrewMax 1794 Edition and Platinum grade, each with a short bed, 5.7-liter V8, and six-speed automatic transmission


Stop by Apple Valley Toyota in Martinsburg, WV for even more details on these great new Toyota models. We hope to see you soon!

Toyota introduces Prius Prime and Toyota 86 for 2017

The Toyota brand announced several new cars coming later this year, and among them are the most functional and sportiest Toyota cars yet – the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime and the 2017 Toyota 86. Read on to get the major details on these new Toyota cars before they even go on sale.

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is changing the game for car power sources, allowing for either all-electric or hybrid use. Moving farther and more efficiently than ever before, the new Toyota Prius is projected to receive a rating of over 600 miles of total driving range. All-electric driving with a larger battery pack than before allows for the maximum mileage with an anticipated 120 MPGe and up to 22 miles of purely electric driving.

Other new features in the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime include expressive LED lighting, a more aerodynamic shape, and additional tech features like an impressive new multimedia display. Additionally, the Toyota Prius Prime has a carbon-fiber-reinforced construction to make for a lightweight and easily lifted hatch.

The 2017 Toyota 86, formerly known as the Scion FR-S, has a race-like style and the handling you’ve only dreamed about. Created for ultimate performance, the biggest modifications to the car include the most minute chassis and suspension updates as well as some exterior upgrades.

Added in spot welds, revised damper valve structure, and re-tuned steering make for a super smooth ride. An updated dash design, a new front end, and a super small steering wheel, only 14.25 inches in diameter are just a few more features that make the Toyota 86 impressive, especially for its price range.
At Apple Valley Toyota in West Virginia, we are proud to move forward with the latest car innovations and give our customers the best and newest vehicles on the market. Come by and ask our dealers about these new models today!

Toyota offers the perfect new SUV for any family

2016 brought with it three new and improved Toyota SUVs into the world that provide sleek looks, ultimate comfort, and endless technology features to suit any lifestyle. Whether you’re shopping for a vehicle to transport your kids to their afterschool activities, or you’re looking to treat yourself this school year, your search ends here. You’re about to get the scoop on the Toyota 4Runner, Toyota Highlander, and Toyota RAV4 — all of which are available at Apple Valley Toyota!

The 2016 Toyota 4Runner is a powerful and spacious SUV with 4-wheel drive, a V6 engine and automatic five-speed transmission. With enough space to carry tons of cargo inside, the Toyota 4Runner also has a trailer hitch to allow for towing. This can come in handy for family trips, moving to a new home, or transporting gear for a variety of extracurricular activities. Optional features like rigid running boards, cargo cross bars, and all-weather floor mats and cargo tray make the 4Runner ideal for taking any item to any place, even if things may get a little bit messy.

The 2016 Toyota Highlander is a trendy all-wheel drive vehicle with a V6 engine and automatic six-speed transmission. The Toyota Highlander is great for the various gadgets it offers such as power heated mirrors, heated windshield washer jets, and Bluetooth capabilities. With super comfortable split-bench reclining rear seats, rear heat with separate controls and third-row seating, the Toyota Highlander is extremely functional for transporting the whole family on a daily basis.

The 2016 Toyota RAV4 is the most compact of the three SUVs with a 4-cylinder engine and six-speed automatic transmission. This Toyota car gets great gas mileage for its size with 22 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway. The Toyota RAV4 is also super safe with curtain first and second-row airbags as well as a driver knee airbag and passenger airbag. Optional special features such as a roof rack cross bar, carpet floor mats and cargo mat and tonneau cover make the Toyota RAV4 even better for any driver looking for an easily manageable SUV.

Toyota Tundra Achieves One Million in Mileage

How many miles are on your favorite car right now? Whether it’s 50,000 or 200,000, we know how tempting it is to keep looking at the numbers rise and cling on to the vehicle. At Apple Valley Toyota, we share the same passion with our customers. Our favorite story this week is that of Victor Sheppard and his Toyota Tundra.

The Louisiana resident bought the 2007 Toyota Tundra nine years ago, and his mileage went up to an incredible 1,020,130, according to the Truck Trend Network.

“One day I was driving and the truck’s odometer hit 999,999 miles,” Sheppard said in the article. “I kept waiting for it to turn over, but it didn’t and I knew I had gone more than a mile. I brought it into LeBlanc to have it inspected.”

Grudgingly, Sheppard sold the truck to a buyer — none other than the Toyota company itself. Upon expert inspection, incredibly, the engine was in fairly good state and looked pretty clean. Not only the company bought it from him, but they negotiated a deal, with Sheppard received a 2016 Toyota Tundra Double Cab Limited.

The 2016 Toyota Tundra figures among our list of new Toyota cars. It’s a proud, American-made truck that drives with a classic feel. There’s a choice of two engines. The first is a 4.6-liter V8 engine that outputs 310 horsepower and 327 lb-ft. of torque. The second option is more powerful, and it’s a 5.7-liter V8 engine that generates 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft. of torque. This full-size pickup has three cab styles. The base SR trim includes 18-inch steel wheels, keyless entry, heated mirrors, a rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, and many more features.

Ready to depart our dealership with your very own Toyota Tundra? Come to our Toyota car dealership near Frederick, MD to forge a bond with a new purchase just like Sheppard.

Toyota Leads the Industry in Innovation

An innovative company is one we can get behind. Seeing the ways the Toyota company seeks to not only develop useful car technology, but also make it accessible to a wide market of people through affordable cars, is what motivates us. Many vehicles in our new Toyota inventory take advantage of some of the latest in safety and convenience developments, and the Toyota brand is making waves in the industry with an impressive outlook to the future.

A report talks about how Toyota innovates in comparison to other car makers, and, for the second year in a row, the company is leading the race in the United States. The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued more patents under the company’s name than for anyone else.

“As companies in the automotive industry transform themselves into broader mobility providers, no auto company better demonstrates innovation and technology for the future than Toyota,” said Jeff Makarewicz, Senior Vice President, Toyota Technical Center (TTC), Toyota’s North American Research & Development Headquarters. “We’re focused on delivering great experiences for our customers, a cornerstone of Toyota’s product commitment, and this recognition is proof we’re living up to that promise.”

One car that’s built with forward-thinking is the 2016 Toyota RAV4. Even the standard LE trim comes with a pretty impressive assortment of features that assist the driver, such as driver blind spot mirror, roof rails, a rear privacy glass, a rearview camera, 60/40-split folding rear seats, a 6.1-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, and a USB port for media. When it comes to safety, the Toyota Safety Sense package adds a system that detects pedestrians and warns of impending collisions, and automatically break as well. With the latest technological features and powerful safety systems, we’re confident that the 2016 Toyota RAV4 has what it takes to satisfy technophiles.

Looking for a new Toyota car? Stop by our Toyota car dealership near Hagerstown, MD for the latest deals.