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2021 Toyota Venza models by cityscape

The Toyota Lineup Gets Electrified with More Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrids for Model-Year 2021

Which 2021 Toyota Models Are Hybrids?

This year the Toyota lineup continues to expand with new battery-assisted models designed to help you get more miles out of your drive with fewer emissions. Here you can discover the full list of hybrid and plug-in hybrid models that are available to Toyota fans for model year 2021 here at Novato Toyota.

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Toyota vehicle in shop for routine maintenance

How To Reset Maintenance Reminders on Newer Model-Year Toyota Vehicles

How Do I Dismiss the Maintenance Reminders on My Entune Touchscreen?

Staying up to date on your car’s recommended maintenance schedule is the best way to ensure you’re getting the most life out of your vehicle. On select Toyota vehicles, maintenance reminders are available to notify you when to service/replace certain parts or components. If you happen to see a maintenance reminder pop-up whenever your Entune display is turned on, this guide can walk you through how you can reset maintenance reminders on newer Toyota vehicles.

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Driver's side front angle view of white 2020 Toyota Prius

How does the Toyota Hybrid System work in Toyota hybrid vehicles?

Toyota is the unquestionable leader of the automotive industry for hybrid vehicles. It all started over two decades ago with the debut of the Toyota Prius. The iconic liftback showed that a hybrid vehicle could be both a practical reality and appealing to automotive customers. Since then, the Toyota hybrid lineup has greatly expanded. Toyota offers more hybrid vehicles than any other automaker. The heart of Toyota hybrid vehicles is the time-tested Toyota Hybrid System. Read more to find out how it works.

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Demonstration of Toyota Lane Departure Alert

How Toyota Lane Departure Alert Works

Toyota infuses its vehicles with a high level of safety, especially with the Toyota Safety Sense suite of advanced driving assistance technologies, which is offered for select Toyota models. One of the features of Toyota Safety Sense is Lane Departure Alert, which helps prevent you from inadvertently driving outside of your lane. View here for a better understanding of how Lane Departure Alert works. Read the rest of this entry >>