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Will There Be Trick or Treating for Halloween 2020 in the St. Cloud Area?

2020 Halloween Trick or Treat Times and Events St. Cloud MN 

Halloween is just around the proverbial corner and many St. Cloud-area families want to know – will there be trick or treating for Halloween this year? St. Cloud Toyota is here to help you find a safe and festive way to celebrate the season with a guide to 2020 Halloween trick or treat times and events in St. Cloud, MN. Hop in your 2021 Toyota Venza at St. Cloud Toyota to begin your Halloween adventure! 

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Toyota Highlander Lineup Adds Sport-Tuned 2021 Toyota Highlander XSE Trim

What Are the 2021 Toyota Highlander XSE Features and Specs? 

Toyota Highlander crossovers provide St. Cloud-area families with an athletic alternative to practical family-haulers like the 2021 Toyota Sienna. To upgrade performance and style for families in search of an athletic ride, the 2021 Toyota Highlander has added the sport-tuned Highlander XSE to the lineup and drivers want to know – what are the 2021 Toyota Highlander XSE features and specs? 

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2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Features Near Sartell, MN

What can we expect from the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid? The hybrid variant for the SUV was just released in the 2020 model year, so what changes can we reasonably anticipate? Is it more of the same thing from the 2020 version currently available? Let’s find out.

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Performance

Under the hood is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine with two electric motors that deliver a total output of 243 horsepower. The engine is paired to a variable automatic transmission along with a nickel hydride battery. Front-wheel-drive is standard, though an all-wheel-drive is an available option.

It can also get up to 35 mpg on the highway, quite impressive for a 4,600-pound SUV. In addition, the vehicle can travel for a short distance on battery power alone when the engine is in eco mode.

The Stop and Start feature also come standard for the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. This completely cuts power to the engine when the car is at a complete halt to prevent idling.

Safety Features

Details about the safety features are scant at the moment. It has been reported that the 2021 Toyota Highlander – both the standard and hybrid variant – will receive new active safety and driver-assist technology.

There was mention of the inclusion as being a part of the new Toyota Safety Sense 2.5. According to the rumor mill, the safety features could also mirror those included in the Lexus Safety System Plus. Word has also spread of a new curve speed management system for the adaptive cruise control.

Come by St Cloud Toyota to inquire about the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. See our Toyota promotions near Sartell, MN for offerings on 2020 purchases and leases. Deals may also be available for select 2021 models.

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Guide to 2021 Toyota Highlander Trim Levels and Features

What Are the 2021 Toyota Highlander Trim Levels and Prices? 

The Toyota Highlander is a family favorite at St. Cloud Toyota and many car shoppers want to know – what are the 2021 Toyota Highlander trim levels and prices? Armed with this guide to Toyota Highlander trim levels, we can help you find the perfect fit for your next family adventure.  

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2021 Toyota Avalon

2021 Toyota Avalon Features in Waite Park, MN

The 2021 Toyota Avalon is a spacious full-size sedan that’s great for soccer moms looking for an alternative to SUVs. Sedan owners are heavy city commuters; this isn’t exactly the vehicle type for off-road commuting. With that in mind, let’s examine some of the features pertinent to city driving.

Performance Features

Under the hood is the same 3.5-liter V6 engine found in the 2020 model. Buyers also have the choice to upgrade to an inline-four engine with all-wheel-drive. The former is known for its relatively quiet operation. It’s also capable of acceleration from zero to 60 mph in six seconds flat. That’s pretty impressive for a full-size car.

Both engines are paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission, with the hybrid version having a CVT transmission. While this is unchanged from the 2020 model, what’s different is that the 2021 model’s transmission is configured with an all-wheel-drive drivetrain in the XLE trim.

All-Wheel-Drive at a Glance

All-wheel-drive on the Toyota Avalon is possible thanks in part to the brand’s Dynamic Torque Control AWD system. This transfers torque between the rear and front axles when the system senses the wheels are slipping. Half of the torque can be redistributed to the rear tires. Aside from improving fuel economy, this also results in significantly improved handling.

Safety Features

Safety specs are a huge facet for city commuters. The 2021 Toyota Avalon doesn’t disappoint with the Toyota Safety Sense™ that comes standard. This includes essential safety technology like rear cross traffic alert, blind spot monitoring, and lane departure alert to list a few.

Stop by St Cloud Toyota this October. Our Toyota financing options in Waite Park, MN make purchases and leases affordable regardless of your financial situation.

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Choose From 12 Exterior Colors for the 2021 Toyota Tundra

What Are the 2021 Toyota Tundra Interior and Exterior Color Options? 

Built for hard work and play, the 2020 Toyota Tundra possesses a bold and dominant style that will impress your friends and family when you get behind the wheel at St. Cloud Toyota. With the arrival of the 2021 Toyota Tundra, many car shoppers at St. Cloud Toyota want to know – what are the 2021 Toyota Tundra interior and exterior color options? Find the perfect match for your automotive style today when you explore the St. Cloud Toyota inventory

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Compare the 2021 Tacoma vs the 2020 Tacoma

Differences Between the 2021 Toyota Tacoma and 2020 Toyota Tacoma

Pickup trucks are an American favorite, and it’s clear that they offer a great deal for drivers everywhere. One such pickup truck is the popular midsize Toyota Tacoma. As we roll toward the new model year, we want to compare the most recent iterations by looking at the differences between the 2021 Toyota Tacoma and 2020 Toyota Tacoma. 

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Where To Find the Best Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes in the St. Cloud Area

2020 Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides St. Cloud MN 

Are you planning your fall family adventures for this year? This guide to 2020 pumpkin patches, corn mazes and hayrides in St. Cloud, MN will point you in the direction of safe, family-friendly activities. Climb into your 2020 Toyota Highlander this fall and enjoy the best pumpkin patches and corn mazes in the St. Cloud area.  

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What to Do After an Accident Near Sauk Rapids, MN?

No one ever anticipates being in a collision, but it comes with the territory of being a motorist. While being in a collision is scary, it’s absolutely important to remain calm. Maintain your composure as you take the important remedial steps. One of these steps involves Toyota repair near Sauk Rapids, MN.

Immediately After an Accident

Immediately check if anyone is seriously hurt. If you, a passenger or other parties involved sustained injuries, call 911 right away. If there is no bodily injury, begin gathering information. Take photos and videos of the damage of both vehicles and gather the contact info of other parties involved, including witnesses. Be sure you have their full name, phone number, address, and driving license number.

The next step is calling local law enforcement. If no one is hurt, then it’s a non-emergency; don’t call 911. Call the local operator, and they can get you in touch with the regional police. A law enforcement official will need to document the incident and file a report.

If your car is no longer operable, then you will need to call for a tow company or AAA. The law enforcement officer may be able to arrange this for you.

What to Do After You Return Home

Once home, contact your insurance provider right away to file a claim. The same information you submitted to the law enforcement at the scene, you need to submit to your insurance agency. This includes all photos of the accident.

Your agent may give you a recommendation on where to send your car for repairs. Keep in mind that this is just a suggestion. Our own suggestion is to bring your car to St Cloud Toyota. This ensures you get repairs from a Toyota-certified technician and all replacement parts are OEM parts. The dealership should be your go-to choice for collision repairs if you drive a Toyota Highlander or other Toyota model.