2019 Toyota 4Runner on a trail in the desert

Are underinflated tires better for off roading?

We talk a lot on the Ackerman Toyota blog about proper tire pressure. Having the correct tire pressure increases safety and traction, reduces tire damage, and even helps drivers get better fuel economy. However, the correct tire pressure for driving on smooth pavement may not be the same as the best tire pressure when off roading on rough and rocky terrain. What should your tire pressure be when venturing off of the beaten path? We break it down below. Read the rest of this entry >>

2019 Toyota RAV4 Adventure driving on a country road

How much can the RAV4 adventure grade tow?

Drivers interested in the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Adventure are likely looking for a model that can help fuel their outdoor-loving lifestyle. To help drivers get the most from every trip, the 2019 RAV4 Adventure grade is one of the most capable RAV4 models in terms of towing specs. Perfect for bringing toys like the family boat or an ATV along for the trip. We break down the Adventure grade’s towing capacity specs below. Read the rest of this entry >>

People wearing helmets and riding a motorcycle on a country road

Is it legal to ride a motorcycle without a helmet in Missouri?

For some drivers, motorcycles represent ultimate freedom on the open road. For others, going out on the motorcycle is a perfect way to spend time with friends or get outside on a nice day. Motorcycle driving laws including whether drivers and passengers need to wear a helmet or not change by state. We break down the motorcycle laws currently in place in Missouri below. Read the rest of this entry >>

Tent set up on a platform overlooking a body of water

Toyota Tundra Upgrades For Your Next Camping Trip

It’s the start of camping season in the St. Louis, MO area and outdoor lovers are gearing up for their weekend adventures. While stocking up on camping equipment like tents, sleeping bags, and water sports equipment is where most campers will start, an upgrade to your camping vehicle like the Toyota Tundra may result in some of the biggest gains in capability. We discuss our top 3 Toyota accessories for camping that can be added to the Tundra below. Read the rest of this entry >>