Drop Dead Gorgeous Exterior Features: the Toyota Avalon

More than just one of the world's most well rounded, capable sedans, the Toyota Avalon excels at combining functional exterior features with sophisticated, luxurious aesthetics. Don't take our Chicago Northside Toyota team's word for it. Consider the following Toyota Avalon exterior features for yourself.

What are Dynamic Turn Signals?

The Toyota Avalon combines traditional and next-gen turn signal technology. Once activated, the entire turn signal assembly blinks. As it blinks, smaller lights within the assembly blink sequentially from left to right 

 

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Toyota Corolla Safety Features

The new Toyota Corolla has all kinds of safety features, including driver air bags, four-wheel ABS, four-wheel disc brakes, brake assist, electronic stability control, and traction control. For Chicago drivers, there’s also a long list of driver assistance features included with the base trim. The new Corolla models also include rearview cameras with parking guides, forward collision warnings, pedestrian detection, traffic sign recognition, automatic emergency braking, and much more.

You’ll also find premium driver assistance packages on premium Corolla trims at 

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Consider the Toyota 4Runner Capability Features for an Off-Roading Experience!

Suppose you want an SUV that is great in Chicago for a daily driver and can get you into nature on the weekends, stop by and talk to our team about the Toyota 4Runner at Chicago Northside Toyota! We love chatting about the capability features for off-roading in this SUV.

No matter where you go, the Toyota 4Runner has great capability features to make sure you can get there. Consider the locking rear differential that helps the 4Runner get up those slick hills or uneven terrain. Take the challenging roads to the most secluded places with confidence.

 

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Toyota Camry Exterior Features That Will Grab Attention

Drawing attention in a new Toyota Camry will not be difficult. Thanks to its distinctively shaped rear LED taillights, metallic front grille and dual exhaust, this Toyota vehicle is one that will have you turning countless heads as you navigate Chicago roadways.

When it comes to the metallic front grille, its chrome accents and optional sport mesh insert add to the Camry’s sporty and aggressive look. This Camry exterior features looks even better beneath the combination Bi-LED headlights that come standard with this Toyota vehicle. The Camry’s taillights, with their organic shape, 

 

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The Toyota 4Runner Will Conquer Challenges

You can have confidence when you're behind the wheel of a new Toyota 4Runner. This durable SUV is ready for anything, and it has a rugged style that matches its performance and capabilities. At Chicago Northside Toyota, we carry nine 4Runner trims, all of which run on powerful four-liter, V6 engines.

Four-wheel drive is available with the Toyota 4Runner. The SUV could either have a full-time or a part-time 4WD system, and it could have a locking rear differential. This can make it easier to handle uneven terrain.

 

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Get Sporty in the Toyota Camry

You may know the Toyota Camry as a vehicle that is very popular among families and young couples in Chicago. In recent years, this sedan has been upgraded to get a more modern look that is sporty and sleek. Come see us at Chicago Northside Toyota so you can experience the Camry and the new design options.

You can find that the Camry now has a certain edge with the aggressive styling with chrome accents in the grille and sleek lines down the body. The LED lights also have two rows of lighting to offer a unique look that is…

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Testing Your Car’s Battery

Your car battery has a limited life span, and it’s important that you know how to test your battery if there’s an issue. If you can, let your vehicle sit for a couple of days before testing the battery. If you test it while it has been running, the alternator may have been charging the battery. Connect your battery tester by clipping the red cable to the positive terminal on your battery. The black cable should hook up to the negative terminal. Switch on the battery tester to see what the voltage reading is. If your battery is…

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The Evolution of Blind-Spot Monitors

The evolution of the blind spot monitoring system is one of the most inspiring legacies of modern safety. Older drivers remember when the only thing that monitored a blind spot was a sharp turn of the head and a prayer. You never could be quite sure what was in your blind spots (the areas outside of your vehicle that aren't immediately visible in your mirrors). Blind spots have gotten more than a few people killed over the years. Modern automakers knew how important this technology was.

How It Works

A blind-spot monitor is a two-part system. First, you'll…

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The Technology Features of the Toyota RAV4 add Convenience and Safety to This Exciting SUV

Technology plays a large role in vehicles. You will appreciate what Toyota has added to the RAV4 for your rides around Chicago.

  • See more of what is behind you – The RAV4 has a digital rear view mirror. This camera-powered feature gives a clearer and larger view.
  • Connect with your smart watch – Toyota’s integrated system lets you locate, lock and start your car from your smart watch.
  • Everyone stays powered up – Get up to five USB ports. You can also choose the optional wireless charging pad. Come see the design at Chicago Northside Toyota.
  • Park with ease –
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Tomorrow's Performance Features Today: Toyota 86

Always ahead of its time, the Toyota 86 manages to put premium race car engineering and technology into a stylish, everyday coupe. The coupe also boasts advanced safety, tech, great passenger room and generous cargo space.

Eat up City and Highway

Our Chicago Northside Toyota service department can't understate the importance of great wheels and tires. We're happy to report that the Toyota 86 excels in both categories. Its durable Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires sheathe 18-inch split-spoke alloy wheels, giving the 

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