Category Archives: FAQ

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Replace Your Toyota Owner’s Manual With These Steps

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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 >>

Which Toyota model offers the best towing capacity?

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. Read the rest of this entry >>

Christmas tree on top of a car roof

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

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. Read the rest of this entry >>