best toyota for new drivers

Best Toyota for a new driver

Best Toyota  for a new driver

J. Pauley Toyota has built its business to the point we have by being a top resource for people looking for new Toyota vehicles. At a certain point, almost everyone needs to get their first car. With spring firmly with us, there are new crop of newly licensed drivers chomping at the bit to get behind the wheel and get their first taste of adult freedom. To help parents and teens through this, potentially, trying time, we are suggesting some models as the best Toyota car for a new driver. This isn’t as easy as spinning a wheel and suggesting you buy whatever comes up. There are some not-so-obvious factors at play. Hopefully, this is helpful. Read the rest of this entry >>

Toyota Mirai pace car

Mirai makes debut as pace car at Richmond

Toyota Mirai Pace Car

It seems we are on the cusp of a new pet technology project at the J. Pauley Toyota Blog. If you read our post yesterday, you learned about making hydrogen from various environmentally friendly options. Last weekend, Toyota took to the biggest stage in the automotive world, NASCAR, to show off the Toyota Mirai at the Toyota Owners 400 race at the Richmond International Raceway in Virginia. As the rest of the cars fly around the track at speeds far above that of highway speeds, the Toyota Mirai will show off it has the performance to be more than a gimmick for the west coast. Read the rest of this entry >>

hydrogen fuel cells

Toyota explores new hydrogen fuel sources

Hydrogen fuel sources

One of the most impressive pieces of technology to come from Toyota this year is the Toyota Mirai. If you are new to the world of Toyota, the Mirai is the company’s first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle and is currently in production. Unfortunately, those looking in and around the Fort Smith, Arkansas area for this vehicle are going to be disappointed. The new Toyota hydrogen fuel cell vehicle is only available for sale and lease in California and up the west coast. However, that could be changing sooner than initially thought. Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Morgan Spurlock had directed a three minute video for Toyota. In it Spurlock and a Toyota engineer show how easy and inexpensive it is to obtain clean hydrogen fuel sources. Read the rest of this entry >>

What is Toyota Mirai?

What is the Toyota Mirai?

What is the Toyota Mirai?

You are probably familiar with the first Toyota hybrid vehicle that was produced, the Toyota Prius. We know you are familiar with the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, especially if you have read the J. Pauley Toyota Blog over the course of the last few weeks. As great as those vehicle are (or will be), Toyota is already well into developing the next generation of clean and environmentally-friendly technology, Hydrogen fuel cells. And to show how serious they are, they have already started production of one of the first fuel cell vehicles, the Toyota Mirai. There is still an air of mystery surrounding this cutting edge vehicle. Read the rest of this entry >>

what makes the TRD Tundra different from the regular version

What makes the TRD Tundra different from the regular version?

What makes the TRD Tundra different from the regular version

In the last two years, Toyota trucks have gone through quite an impressive revitalization. One of the latest, and most impressive, versions of the Toyota Tundra to become available is the new Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Series. There are so many additions and upgraded components for this truck, that it is essentially a new vehicle onto itself. What makes the TRD Tundra different from the regular version, is the series of professional grade components taken from Toyota Racing Development shop. The second a person gets behind the wheel of 2015 Tundra TRD they will be able to tell they are in a different kind of pickup truck. Read the rest of this entry >>

New tires in fort smith, AR

This is great time to buy new tires in Fort Smith, AR

New tires in Fort Smith, AR

One of the byproducts of selling and servicing such an outstanding line of vehicles like Toyota is that we get really excited about just about everything related to them. If you are looking for new tires in Fort Smith, AR, J. Pauley Toyota has a great deal for you. Until the end of the month (April), when you buy three tires from our service department, you can get the fourth tire for just a dollar. Don’t worry, the fourth tire isn’t going to some kind of worn out doughnut that fell off of someone’s broken down car. Tires are one of the unsung heroes of all components that make up a vehicle. Read the rest of this entry >>

Turn off the maintenance light on a Toyota Corolla

Turn off the maintenance light on a Toyota Corolla

Turn off the maintenance light on a Toyota Corolla

Toyota vehicles have an excellent reputation for reliability. In recent years, this reputation has been bolstered by the addition of self-diagnostic systems to let owners know when its time to visit the J. Pauley Toyota Service Department. However, these aren’t perfect system and a prone to the occasional problem. We commonly get phone calls asking, “Why is the maintenance light on my Corolla turned on?” There are a number of reasons. One of the most common is that an owner had work done and someone forgot to reset it. This is fairly common for people that change their own oil on their vehicles. Today we are going to explain the easy steps to explain how to turn off the maintenance light on a Toyota Corolla. Read the rest of this entry >>

Take a closer look at Toyota Safety Sense, Birdseye Camera

Toyota Safety Sense

If you caught the unveiling presentation for the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, you may have noticed that the presenter, started the show by pointing out the impressive new technology that will be available with the new crossover SUV. The top of the presentation was a brief rundown of the new Toyota Safety Sense suite of technology that will be available on almost every Toyota model by 2017 and at a price point that will make it viable for customers to properly utilize. These systems include Pre-Collision Alert, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Alert, Automatic High Beams, Pedestrian Pre-Collision Alert and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. Read the rest of this entry >>

features of the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

New features for the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Features for the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

If you weren’t blown away by the presentation introducing the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid to the world, you may have to check your pulse. It has been a long time since Toyota has released a vehicle with so much potential. As we stated prior to the presentation, the new features for the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid are building on top of one of the most popular compact crossover SUVs in the world. In fact, during the unveiling, Toyota Vice President Bill Fay gave a brief look at the history of the RAV4 dating back to 1994 when the segment was created. Fast forward 20 years, and the 2016 Toyota RAV4 is back to revolutionize its slice of the automotive world once again. Read the rest of this entry >>

release of the 2016 Toyota RAV4

See the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid for the first time

Release of the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

The release of the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid in Fort Smith, AR will officially happen today at 11:30 a.m. our time at the New York Auto Show. In the entire Toyota SUV roster, the RAV4 has been one of the crowd favorites since it was introduced. It’s not uncommon for drivers to purchase multiple RAV4 models as the time comes to bring a new vehicle home. As a member of the hotly contested compact crossover SUV class, the current model of the Toyota RAV4 has found an excellent way to strike a balance among seating capacity, overall capability, and fuel economy. By adding a hybrid system to the package, Toyota will be reinventing the RAV4 as one of the premier family commuter vehicles on the market today. Read the rest of this entry >>