Posts by this Author: Vandergriff Toyota

Can You Bust Common Myths about Oil Changes?

There can be a lot of "gray area" confusion around common car services--that's why a lot of body shops and quick-lube stops get bad reputations. Especially when it comes to oil change service.

For oil changes, the procedure and the cost can vary a lot by make, model, mileage, driving conditions, engine type, fuel type, and even the kind of commute that you drive. It's very rarely the cut-and-dry style of services like tire rotations or brake repair. But that makes it even more important for Arlington drivers to brush up on their oil change knowledge, and kick…

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Brush Up on DIY Car Cleaning Tips

If you're a parent, you know that there is one universal truth: If you have kids in your car--ever--your interior is going to get messy. Messes happen.

Fortunately, the fall season is the perfect time to tackle the mess and banish the clutter while the kids are in class. Whether your Toyota Prius or Camry needs a quick dusting, or your Toyota Highlander or Sienna is caked in the crumbs, stains, and sticky residue of a well-seized summer vacation, we've got DIY tips to help you get your car clean--and actually keep it that way.

Even with kids…

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What are the Best Road-Trip Cars in Arlington? Toyotas, of Course!


We know that the new Toyota lineup has an incredible reputation in Arlington for being durable, reliable and easygoing. But are these vehicles known for being the best road trip cars?

They should be!

Their reliability and durability make them a top choice of drivers who want to enjoy their drive and not have to worry about breaking down and needing to find a service shop. Their affordable prices mean that you'll have a bit more walking-around money to see all the sights you want to see. And their well-equipped and comfortable cabins make these vehicles an ideal choice…

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Toyota Lease-End Options in Arlington Give You More Ways to Drive

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While there are all sorts of ways to get around in Arlington, there's no feeling quite like piloting a brand-new Toyota sedan, hybrid, truck or SUV. And, as many drivers know, an affordable, flexible Camry, Corolla, Tundra, or RAV4 lease is one of the best ways to do it.

However, if you've been leasing a new car for a few years and your term is almost up, it's important to think about what you're going to do at the end of it. You may have thought long and hard about a Toyota lease or loan before…

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The 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Can Make Any Drive An Epic Drive

If you've been looking for a pickup truck to handle all of your everyday demands with ease--while still giving you the capable performance you need out of a 4x4--the 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Off-Road could be the perfect solution for your needs.

Watch the video below to see how and why the new Tacoma small truck is well-equipped to turn any daily drive into an Epic Drive.

If you're not planning a…

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How Has the Toyota Camry Remained a Top Competitor in Arlington?

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Fourteen years and counting

For a stunning fourteen years in a row, the Toyota Camry sedan has been the top-selling passenger car in Arlington, Fort Worth, Dallas, Irving, and across the country.

And now, it shares its secret:

"The 2017 Toyota Camry continues to offer the best combination of roominess, comfort, quality, safety and performance in the midsize segment, as defined by the best judges of such factors: customers. And so you could say that the formula for turning a midsize sedan into America’s best-selling passenger car for 14 consecutive years hides in plain sight."


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Toyota's 'Bright' Idea Shines in Plano, as New Headquarters Adds Solar Technology

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A new way to tan? No--it's the future of energy

Is solar energy the future of automotive production? Toyota sure seems to think so.

They've long been the leader in green technology across the industry, with new hybrid vehicles like the Prius, the Camry Hybrid, and the upcoming Toyota Mirai, but they're turning their eyes toward a new way of furthering their commitment to the environment, and lessening their environmental impact.

By harnessing the power of the sun.

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2016 Toyota Sienna Is a Top 10 Family Car of the Year


As the only minivan currently on the market in Arlington that offers All-Wheel Drive, it shouldn't be particularly surprising that the 2016 Toyota Sienna was a leading legend in a recent ranking for the best family cars across the industry.

Parents Magazine recently teamed up with to choose the best family cars for 2016, and as the winner of "Best Minivan", the Sienna was honored on the list.

There were a variety…

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Toyota Says a Fond Farewell to the Legendary FJ Cruiser SUV

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2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser - the last to be released in US


Toyota announced that, at the start of August, the automaker will cease production of the legendary FJ Cruiser 4x4 SUV; the end to a story that began in 2006 and helped create some of today's best modern sport utility vehicles.

While the Toyota FJ Cruiser hasn't frequented the new model lineup here in Arlington for some time, that hasn’t stopped its legacy from spreading across the world. As a fun, capable, four-door adventure vehicle, this boxy 4x4 was the perfect solution for drivers who wanted to…

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Toyota Tundra and Tacoma Trucks Win Big in Vincentric Value Awards


Every year, automotive data company Vincentric releases their Best Value in America awards for current model-year cars, trucks, sports cars, and SUVs. And every year, Toyota names show up across multiple categories.

2016 was no exception.

If you’ve been looking for a vehicle that offers industry-leading value and low cost of ownership, you're going to want to listen up.

In the "Small Truck" category, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma finished first... for the twelfth year in a row. You read that right: 12 years running as the #1 best small truck value in America.

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