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ToyotaCare: A Free Benefit


The ToyotaCare program is a 100% free service. The ToyotaCare program gives you peace of mind with 24/7 roadside assistance. Toyota gives you several ways to contact them. You can call the toll-free number or download the Toyota Care app on your smartphone. The app allows you to submit a request to the help center. The app is free also.

One emergency service you can call for is a jump start. Nothing is worse than coming out to your vehicle only to hear the clicking of a dead battery. It happens, but the ToyotaCare program gets you back on…
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Toyota Camry Safety Features

There are many features offered with the Toyota Camry, and one of them is safety. The Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) and the Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA) devices, for example, provide you with visibility in areas where they’re needed. You are warned automatically when another vehicle is approaching you on either side.

Toyota Camry offers another safety feature in the form of 10 airbags. It’s one aspect that you hope you never need to test, but it’s reassuring to know they’re there when you do need them. They are placed on the front driver and passenger side…

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Braking Components With Design Flaws Can Impact Efficiency on the Road

The braking system on a car relies on strategically placed lines when a driver mashes the brake pedal. While a brake is used, fluid is distributed to different wheels underneath a vehicle, and this process gradually slows the car down. If certain hardware that powers a braking system has defective components, a driver will experience braking inefficiencies. The main mechanical parts that can dramatically impact braking procedures are calipers and cylinders.

Brake calipers that aren't in optimum condition should be replaced. If you continue to drive in a vehicle that...

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Discover Toyota Highlander's Performance Features


At DCH Wappingers Falls Toyota, we love the Toyota Highlander's passenger capacity and reliability. Today, we want to share this popular SUV's available performance features with you.

In the Highlander LE, Toyota enlists a four-cylinder, 16-valve engine that confidently takes you where you need to go. If you want your SUV to jump from standing starts, you can choose a Highlander SE or Limited. These trim styles feature a six-cylinder, 24-valve engine that gives you more power.

Of course, you want to arrive safely at your destination, so Toyota offers Highlander buyers its available...
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Toyota Camry Interior Features


When you are driving through Wappingers Falls, you are likely seeing there are quite a few vehicles like the Toyota Camry on the road. This particular midsize sedan is one that is getting more popular all the time, as Toyota continues to advance the design.

The interior of these cars is the real draw. The biggest draw when it comes to this car is that there is plenty of space in the interior. Then there's the fact that the driver's side and passenger's side are decked out in comfortable leather that then gives you and your passenger…
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Toyota Tundra: Full Size and Full of Safety Features


Toyota Tundra the full-size pickup that is full of safety features. One such feature is the Automatic High Beams (AHB), which detects oncoming cars and will immediately switch to the low beams during night driving.

A convenient and safe automation is the Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. Unlike other cruise controls that only monitor speed, this radar system constantly receives feedback about the distance between the Tundra and the vehicle in front. If the vehicle in front makes an emergency stop or begins to slow, the system will adjust your speed.

Both the Automatic High Beams and the...
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AWD and 4WD, what is that?


You may have heard about how all-wheel and four-wheel drive vehicles are great for driving in bad weather. The good news is that this is true. The even better news is that many manufacturers are now including this feature as standard on some models. DCH Wappingers Falls Toyota would like to take a moment to explain these features to determine if they're right for you.

AWD works by providing better traction just like 4WD. The difference between the two is that AWD works only on the wheels that need assistance, and 4WD works on all four wheels regardless of…
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Warning signs from your vehicle


Whenever there is a malfunction with your vehicle, most times your vehicle will send signs and signals when there is something wrong. You might hear strange or unusual sounds coming from the engine which might seem a bit worrying. Usually, a light to check the engine on your vehicle's dashboard will light up while driving. This lets you know it is time to check the engine of your vehicle.

When a vehicle warning light comes on, it may be time to have your source of transportation inspected. Some warning signs can be minor, while others major....
 
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It Is Wise To Keep Your Gas Tank Full in Winter Months

It’s not a bad idea to keep your gas tank full during anytime of the year, because no one wants to run out of gas. In the winter months, this makes even more sense. Did you know that there are certain dangers that can occur with low-level fuel tanks? Allow our team at DCH Wappingers Falls Toyota to explain that.

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Tire Tread Is An Important Part Of Vehicle Safety

Are you taking your car for regular servicing and maintenance? We often think to check out headlights, brakes, oil level, and battery but many times we forget to check out tires. Tire tread depth is very important to maintaining traction and control when driving. Below are signals that should tell you that your tires need a replacement.

 

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