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November
27
November
27
There are close to 25 million cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, and other automobiles registered in Canada, so it’s safe to say the automobile is an important part of everyday life. The fact is, in a big open country like Canada, we’re pretty dependent on these four-wheeled machines. We thought ...
November
13
November
13
The initial quality of a new vehicle is incredibly important. Just because a car looks good, doesn’t mean it’s built to last. If you’re going to spend your hard-earned dollars on a new vehicle, you need to know it will last you for years to come. Toyota is known for making some of ...
October
16
October
16
It was fun while it lasted, but we have to accept reality: winter driving conditions are right around the corner. Here in Salmon Arm we have it a little easier than the rest of the country; snow, ice, and sub-zero temperatures hit the prairies a couple of weeks ago. We hope you made the most of the ...
October
02
October
02
Ghosts, witches, superheroes, candy, spooky stories—you guessed it, Halloween is right around the corner. Halloween can be a lot of fun, but with lots of kids running around the streets at night, it can also be a dangerous time of year. Drivers and children need to be extra careful on Hallowee...
September
18
September
18
There has never been a bigger selection of makes and models of vehicles to choose from. If you’re shopping for a new or used vehicle, you’re bound to find the ideal car, truck, van, or SUV if you take the time to do a little hunting. Automakers don’t make it easy on you, though. Su...
September
05
September
05
Our Toyota lineup is full of truck and SUV options that have serious towing capabilities. Depending on your towing needs, there’s a good chance we have a Toyota vehicle that will meet and likely exceed them. We’ve put together a quick towing guide so you can find the Toyota truck or SUV ...
August
21
August
21
Most people dread the end of summer. The idea of the hot temperatures and vacations leaving us for another year is enough to bring a tear to your eye. At Hilltop Toyota, however, the end of summer means rarely seen discounts and offers on everything from new vehicles to service specials to important...
August
07
August
07
Have you ever pushed your car to the limit to experience what it’s really capable of?  We’re not talking about putting the pedal down on the highway, we’re talking about bringing your Toyota to the track, throwing on a helmet and some racing gloves, and seeing just how good of...
July
24
July
24
There’s still plenty of summer left and we want to make sure our customers, friends, and neighbours are out there making the most of it in their Toyotas. Fishing and summer go hand-in-hand; even if you don’t catch anything, being out in the wilderness casting your line and having some la...
July
10
July
10
There are few things from the 1980s that we still use and appreciate today; gone are BETA machines, neon clothing, and Perfect Strangers. One exception is the 2018 Toyota Camry; with its roots dating back to 1980, the Toyota Camry is something that originated in the ‘80s, and is still loved to...
June
26
June
26
The electric vehicle (EV) isn’t a fad, it’s here to stay and potentially lead the way in the automotive world.   Toyota recognizes the biggest concern consumers have with EVs is their range limitations; depending on your needs, sometimes batteries simply can’t provide enoug...
June
12
June
12
Minivans are a family-favourite for Canadians.   Packed with kid-friendly, pet-friendly, and mom and dad-friendly features, Toyota minivans are the perfect vehicle for everyday life and weekend fun.   We’ve rounded up our five favourite family-friendly features on the new 2017 To...
May
29
May
29
Spring in Salmon Arm, B.C brings a whole lot of green to the area.   A known tourist town, the beaches, forests, and mountains get a lot of attention during the warmer months, with plenty of flora and fauna to see.   So it only makes sense that this green trend should apply to the road...
May
15
May
15
For too long, SUVs have conjured up the image of a soccer mom.   Not that there’s anything wrong with that--except the fact that it’s simply not true! According to a recent consumer report by Forbes Magazine, it’s actually millennials who are reaping in the benefits of today...
May
01
May
01
When the Victoria Day long weekend comes along in May, residents of Salmon Arm tend to pack up their Toyota vehicles and hit the road in search of adventure. But, what if we told you that you could have way more fun, without even leaving the car, or in this case, SUV? Some of the best weekends are...
April
17
April
17
Canadians love a good road trip. With spring finally here, it’s time to hit the road in one of the best vehicles up for the challenge, the new 2017 Toyota Sienna. Fitted with a brand new 3.5L V6 engine that produces 296 horsepower, and a towing capacity of up to 3,500 pounds, the 2017 Toyota...
March
06
March
06
If you’re one of the thousands of Canadians who enjoy collecting Aeroplan miles, Hilltop Toyota has a surprise for you! There are a number of ways to earn Aeroplan points at our dealership, and it’s not just when you buy a new Toyota (although that will get you the most miles)! Sim...
February
20
February
20
Canada’s most beloved compact crossover is the Toyota RAV4. From weekend adventures to Shuswap Lake, to using the vehicle for your daily commute into Salmon Arm, the RAV4 is the SUV that does it all. Over the years, the Toyota RAV4 has seen some significant changes to its appearance. Neverth...
February
06
February
06
There’s no snow in the forecast for Salmon Arm, British Columbia, but just because the temperatures are milder doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared. Winter tends to be unpredictable, and the nights are still below freezing. If you keep your vehicle parked in the driveway all win...
January
25
January
25
Good news is hard to keep to yourself. At Hilltop Toyota, we can't help but express our excitement over the all-new 2018 Toyota Camry, set to debut at this year’s North American International Auto Show. At one of the biggest and oldest automotive shows in North America, the 2018 Toyota C...
January
11
January
11
It’s 2017, why are you driving an old, boring vehicle? With the new year upon us, many drivers are eager to say goodbye to their older vehicles. Whether you’re looking for an upgrade, or are simply bored of the one you’ve got, Toyota has released a spectacular lineup for 2017, wit...
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