Here's Why 2017 Rocked at Hilltop Toyota

By: Hilltop Toyota   |   27 Dec 2017

We don’t know about you, but here at Hilltop Toyota, we had a fantastic 2017 and it’s all thanks to our loyal customers. We strive to provide you with interesting, valuable, and important information that matters to you. Let’s take a look back at 2017 and focus on a few of our most important blogs and Toyota news from the year that was.

toyota 86

Have a Little Fun

Cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs are meant to be driven. We want you to get out there and enjoy everything BC has to offer, and that’s why we provided our readers with a few suggestions on how to enjoy their Toyota and the great province of BC.

Check out our blog from July where we give you three fishing spots that make great road trip destinations for anglers and novices alike. We also showed you how you can convert your Toyota Rav4 into a makeshift movie theatre that you can enjoy while camping, or even right in your own backyard.

And for those looking for some fast and furious fun, we gave our readers a few options on where they can take their cars to the track—like the sporty Toyota 86.

AJAC Award

Award Winning Toyota Vehicles

We try not to brag too often, but it’s hard not to when Toyota vehicles win so many awards.

Throughout 2017 Toyota was honoured with a range awards, including Greenest Car for the 2017 Toyota Prius Hybrid; Consumer Reports recognized the 2017 Camry, Prius, Highlander, and Yaris for their high-quality and value; J. D. Power honoured the 2017 Toyota Camry for its initial quality; and The Car Guide named the 2017 Toyota Yaris the #1 Subcompact Car for the year. And this is just a small taste of the awards and honours Toyota’s lineup received for the 2017 model year.

toyota safety sense

Toyota Technology

Toyota is an innovative company, and they didn’t slow down in 2017. We recently brought you information on new artificial intelligence (AI) the company is working on that’s aimed at making battery and power systems in Toyota vehicles more efficient. This isn’t the AI that science fiction claims will take over the planet; rather it’s an impressive step forward that will help keep you on the road longer and charging your vehicle less often.


In 2017, Toyota’s Safety Sense (TSS) suite came standard on virtually all Toyota vehicles, and it upped the ante when it comes to safety in new vehicles. This industry leading suite of safety features that help ensure you and your passengers arrive safely at your destination. Lane Departure Alert, and Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection are just three of a host of technologies included in TSS and virtually all Toyota vehicles.