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Visit Town and Country Toyota for Great Savings on A Used Toyota in Charlotte

Not everyone understands the importance of finding a reliable vehicle that's offered an affordable price, but luckily here at Town and Country Toyota we do. Located on South Boulevard just down the street from the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, our used Toyota inventory is highlighted by a vast collection of pre-owned Toyota vehicles that are poised to take you farther and keep you safer on I-485 than ever before.

 

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Drivetrain Guide: Choosing Between FWD and RWD

Most cars have a front-wheel drive configuration that allows them to drive in most situations. RWD vehicles are not as versatile, but they are just slightly less powerful than FWD. There is another type of vehicle that has the best of both and combines all of the power. These are all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles that have powerful front-wheel and rear-wheel configurations for the most power.

Depending on the price point, many vehicles have trims that offer FWD, RWD, or AWD. Most car manufacturers have a higher price point with AWD vehicles. 

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Take Care of Windshield Wiper Blades

Your days may be full of things to do and see. You may feel like you rarely have the chance to concentrate on your vehicle. That's never an excuse, though. If you want your car to reward you with safety and dependability, you need to emphasize regular upkeep. You can do so by concentrating on your windshield wiper blades.

Remember, windshield wipers can keep you secure any time you're driving in severe weather. Make an effort to learn about signs that suggest that your windshield wiper blades have seen better days. 

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Do You Need Windshield Wiper Fluid?

There are several benefits to having quality windshield wiper fluid in your car, and all of the positive attributes are not directly connected to your windshield wipers. Let the Town and Country Toyota service team help you identify the benefits of actual washer fluid as opposed to plain tap water.

The wiper fluid helps to keep the mechanical parts of your car lubricated, which means that your engine and transmission will work efficiently when you have quality windshield wiper fluid. 

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Should You Choose Sand, Rock Salt, or Kitty Litter for Traction?

Winter has arrived in Charlotte, North Carolina, and motorists are preparing for the seasonal weather. Many people debate about which de-icing method is most helpful or hindering to local drivers. Explore your traction-adding substances with the Town and Country Toyota team today!

Sand - Sand is the most inexpensive for melting ice, or snow; best for adding traction to driveways for safe entry and exiting. Kitty Litter - Kitty litter helps with traction, and is the safest to carry in the trunk. When it becomes too wet it can get mushy; it does not help with melting ice. 

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Drive safely this winter season with the proper wiper blades

Many drivers notice that their windshield wiper blades stop working so well when the winter weather arrives. While steaks of ice or snow on your windshield may not seem like a big deal, they actually impair your visibility quite a bit. This leaves you more vulnerable to having an accident because you cannot see the road as well.

Are you interested in solving this problem and staying safe behind the wheel this winter? The answer is simple: switch o

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The Value of Parts from Town and Country Toyota

Toyota owners may opt to purchase aftermarket parts for the repair and maintenance needs. You may do this out of the belief that aftermarket parts are just as good as OEM parts. This couldn't be further from the truth. Although aftermarket parts tend to be a little cheaper, they often lose in the quality department. Choosing Toyota-approved parts can, in most situations, be the safest and smartest bet.

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Keeping Up With Your Vehicle Maintenance Schedule Can Save you Time and Money

Everyone looks at their cars differently. To some, cars are an expression of their individuality, to others the car is the means to get to work each day. Whatever your Toyota means to you, keeping up with the manufacturer's maintenance schedule is the most important way to keep it on the road.

Keeping up with your vehicle's maintenance schedule isn't as hard as some people think. Just taking a moment each month to do something as simple as checking your tire pressure and fluid levels for things like windshield wiper fluid can save you time and money…
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Toyota Service Tips: The Importance of Oil Changes

What would happen to your vehicle if you never had the oil changed according to its factory-recommended schedule? Chances are, this question is more than hypothetical -- putting off routine car maintenance is one of the great American pastimes.

Unless you are extremely hard on your vehicle -- performing heavy towing and hauling regularly, driving over dusty backroads, or spending long periods of time gridlocked in Charlotte city traffic -- it won't hurt your vehicle to go a little over the recommended oil change interval. However, the importance of oil in your engine cannot be stressed...

 

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Keep Cool All Summer with Simple Toyota Car Care Tips

Keep Cool All Summer with Simple Toyota Car Care Tips

When you grab the wheel and hit the road on a hot summer day, your car puts up with a lot from all that humidity and the sun beating down. The ladies and gentlemen over at Autotrader know that, to have a great driving experience, you must have a happy and healthy car. So, to help out, they've made a short video with a series of summer car care tips that we can call learn from!

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