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Replace Your Toyota Owner’s Manual With These Steps

Thursday, June 27th, 2019
someone opening the glove compartment in a car

While online research and blog posts like this one can be a great resource for drivers who have questions about their Toyota model, the best way to learn about the specifics of your model is with your owner’s manual. We suggest keeping your Toyota owner’s manual tucked in your glove compartment for easy access whenever you are in your vehicle. If you have misplaced your manual and are in need of a new copy, don’t worry. There are a few ways to get your hands on that precious information. We break it down below. (more…)

Are underinflated tires better for off roading?

Friday, May 31st, 2019
2019 Toyota 4Runner on a trail in the desert

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. (more…)

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

Monday, May 20th, 2019
People wearing helmets and riding a motorcycle on a country road

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. (more…)

What does the ECO Mode button in my Toyota do?

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
2018 Toyota Corolla LE Eco in white

While Toyota models equipped with an ECO Mode button are likely already competitive in the fuel economy department, using the ECO Mode function can optimize their fuel-sipping capabilities even further. Just what does pressing the ECO Mode button do and when should drivers be using it for the best results? We break it down below.  (more…)

What paperwork do I need to keep stored in my vehicle?

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019
someone opening the glove compartment in a car

While a lot of drivers keep their glove compartments and center consoles stuffed full of various items “just in case” there are a few documents that even minimalists should be sure to keep with them in their car for safe and law-abiding travel. Learn more about the 3 documents you should always store in your glove compartment below. (more…)

Find Aftermarket Parts and Accessories at Ackerman Toyota

Friday, March 8th, 2019
Man using a cargo system on the 2018 Toyota RAV4

An aftermarket part or accessory is any part or accessory that you purchase for your vehicle after the initial sale. While Toyota drivers can find parts and accessories for their Toyota at the local auto parts store, it’s better to purchase genuine parts straight from a Toyota-certified service center for the best performance. (more…)

Car Detailing Tips: Rid Your Floor Mats of Winter Salt Stains

Monday, February 18th, 2019
View out the windshield of an empty snowy road

No matter how careful you are to knock snow from your boots before entering your car, it’s inevitable that snow and salt will find their way onto your floor mats causing unsightly stains. Luckily, there are a few easy methods for removing salt stains from your fabric car mats. Learn more below. (more…)

Which Toyota model offers the best towing capacity?

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Are you interested in a new Toyota model with towing abilities? You’re in luck. The 2019 Toyota lineup offers a large selection of crossover and truck models with a wide range of towing capacities and skills. For smaller towing tasks like a pop-up camper or small trailer, a crossover or SUV like the 2019 RAV4 or 2019 Highlander might fit your needs. For larger towing needs, pickup trucks like the 2019 Tundra and 2019 Tacoma or large SUVs like the 2019 Sequoia may be more practical. Find a towing capacity comparison of each 2019 Toyota crossover and SUV below. (more…)

What song is playing in the new Toyota “Home For The Holidays” Commercial?

Friday, November 30th, 2018
Still from the 2018 Toyotathon Hone for the Holidays commercial with snowmen saluting

A new ad from Toyota titled “Home for the Holidays” was released celebrating the spirit of the holiday season and the annual Toyotathon event. The ad first aired during NBC’s Christmas in Rockefeller Center special and will continue airing on select commercial spots and movie previews throughout the 2018 holiday season. (more…)

Can I transport a Christmas tree on the top of my Toyota with no roof rack?

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Christmas tree on top of a car roof

Before you bring the family to the local Christmas tree farm, it’s important that you have a plan for safety and securely bringing the tree home. Unfortunately, if you have a Toyota that does not have a roof rack, transporting your tree on the top of your car isn’t a good idea. Not only will the tree not be as secure, but the ropes and cords used to hold it tight will need to go through your door or window which can cause some damage to your vehicle’s exterior or to your door seals. Keep reading to see some of our best suggestions for how to safely haul a Christmas tree when you don’t have a roof rack below. (more…)

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