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Take a Toyota Camry for a Test Drive Today

Are you searching for the car of your dreams? Do you want something that is safe and dependable yet smart and luxurious? Drop by and see us here at Cavender Toyota, and let us introduce you to the all-new 2018 Toyota Camry.

The Toyota Camry is a mid-size sedan that has it all. From comfort to class and from safety to convenience, the Camry is an all-around great car. Just take a look inside one of these vehicles, and you will see for yourself. The driver's space is carefully designed to be both welcoming and intuitive. The seat is…

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Discover the Strength of Your Next Toyota Vehicle

What does horsepower mean and how does it help your vehicle? Your vehicle horsepower says what you need to know about the power of your engine. A horsepower is a unit of strength or power. The term originally was coined in the 18th century by inventor James Watt. Watt was hoping to sell more steam engines. In his efforts, he used a single horse to pull coal for a specific amount of time. He described this as horsepower. His single horse produced 22,000 foot-pounds of work in a minute. That was later increased to 33,000 foot-pounds.

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Brake Pads: Ceramic or Metal?

When stopping a car, friction can cause the brake pads to heat up to as much as 950°F or higher. What’s more, they must do this reliably many times a day. Yet, brake pads are seldom thought about until one hears the telltale grinding that means they need to be changed.

Originally, brake pads were made from asbestos, which was well-suited for heat absorption but released cancer-causing…

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How to Understand All-Wheel-Drive and 4-Wheel Drive

When some people hear the terms 4-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive, they tend to think that the two terms are the same thing. In some ways that are true, but in fact, they are two separate applications of all four wheels on a vehicle having power instead of just two.

Four-wheel-drive has been around longer, so it is more familiar to most people. This type of powertrain uses a lower gear ratio and a split differential in order to power all four wheels. This is found mainly on pickup trucks and larger SUVs that are used in off-road situations.

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Getting Your Vehicle Ready for the Road

There are several things you need to do to make sure that your vehicle is ready for the road, especially if you're going on a long trip. Before you travel, here are some of the things you should discuss with your mechanic to make sure your trip is a successful one.

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Why Choosing A Dealership For Repairs May Be The Smart Choice

When your vehicle needs to be worked on you will typically have two options, take it to a dealership or to an independent mechanic. Both of these are excellent options with their own pros and cons associated with them, and our team at Cavender Toyota is here to break them down for our local customers.

Taking your vehicle to a dealership ensures that you are getting OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) parts. Every part is made with the same level of quality standards and is exactly the same as the part you are replacing which means it will perform exactly the…

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Oxidized Headlights and How to Clean Them

Since most headlights are made of plastic or polycarbonate, the problem of lights becoming cloudy is a common incidence. The cloudiness comes as a result of oxidation that naturally occurs over time. Oxidized headlights are not necessarily as a result of poor maintenance since even the most meticulous of vehicle owners are culprits.

 

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