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November
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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 ...
October
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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 ...
September
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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
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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 ...
July
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July
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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...
May
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May
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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...
March
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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
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
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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...
September
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September
13
Four-wheel drive, also called all-wheel drive (AWD) is a transmission system that provides power directly to all four wheels of a vehicle on a two-axled system. This feature is generally reserved for off-roading adventures, but for some reason or another, many new car buyers won’t take a secon...
August
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August
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Salmon Arm, British Columbia is a four-season tourist destination, home to blooming vegetation, vast wildlife, and freshwater lakes and rivers that provide the perfect setting for canoeing, kayaking, fishing and swimming. Its scenic mountains and green forests offer a landscape quite like no other, ...
February
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February
27
February 27th. 2014 With gas prices seemingly always on the rise, choosing a car that offers the best fuel economy is a smart way to save money at the pump. But aside from choosing a vehicle with a great EPA rating, there are a few easy fuel economy tips that can also help you get more bang for you...