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Take on New Adventures in the Toyota Highlander

Finding the ideal car is never easy, but with Toyota, you don't have to stress. The new Toyota Highlander comes with an assortment of benefits you won't want to miss.

A powerful engine offers the speed you want. You'll have full control as you're driving, so if you want something reliable, you'll get it. The interior is comfortable and roomy, which makes it ideal for anyone who wants a little extra space. Additionally, you'll love the sleek exterior that really completes the package. 

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Get the Toyota 86 Sports Car Experience

The 2018 Toyota 86 is the latest in a line of high-performance sports cars. It is available in a Black or GT model with a choice of manual or automatic transmission. The 2018 edition has advanced performance features including the Boxer Four engine. This remarkable power plant produces 200 HP in automatic transmission mode and 205 HP with a manual 6-speed transmission.

Opelousas drivers appreciate the intelligent transmission feature. It syncs the gear changes by controlling the engine rev rate to match the gear changes. 

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What Toyota Camry Safety Features Can do for Your Commute

Looking for a new midsize sedan that is packed with the most modern safety features in the automotive industry? The new Toyota Camry has everything and more that you would expect to keep you safe on the road!

Advanced Airbag System is a feature in the new Camry that shows just how far Toyota will go to keep drivers safe. In addition to front airbags for driver and passenger, there are a total of ten (10) airbags in strategic locations throughout the interior to keep everyone safe during an accident. 

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Learn More About ToyotaCare

Leasing a new Toyota model is a great way to get a beautiful new vehicle. You don't have to worry about the initial down payment needed when you purchase a vehicle and every couple of years, you get to enjoy a brand new vehicle of your choosing. When you lease a vehicle through our Toyota dealership, you are eligible to be part of the ToyotaCare program. This program provides you with routine service for the two years that you are leasing your vehicle or 25,000 miles, whichever you reach first. You get things like:

  • Routine oil changes
  • Routine…
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What are Gaskets?

As an informed car owner, we here at Courvelle Toyota feel you need to know the basics about your car's gaskets. Gaskets are a way to create a seal at the point where two materials in your car meet. If they fail, you can see leaking fluids and a great deal of damage can be done to your car.

One of the most common reasons that gaskets go bad are because your engine has overheated. Even though gaskets are designed to withstand very high temperatures from your engine, you must still note that they have upper limits of heat…

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Does Your Car's Ignition Need to Be Serviced?

When you put the key into your car's ignition, you expect the engine to turn over. When it doesn't, your first thought might be that it has a dead battery. If you heard a grinding or whining sound when you attempted to start your car, it's probably not the battery.

Grinding and whining sounds are a sign of an ignition problem. You might also notice that your car smokes when you start it. This could be from an oil leak dripping onto the starter. A burning smell may accompany the smoke. 

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How Intuitive is the New Camry Interior?

The technology built into the 2018 Toyota Camry offers robust entertainment, audio, and navigation options. The latest design includes a JBL GreenEdge audio system that puts speakers in eight different areas of the cabin. This makes for the ultimate surround-sound experience.

The driver really has full control in this model with steering wheel-mounted controls, voice-activated features, blind spot monitoring, and backup camera. 

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4WD versus AWD


What is the difference between all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive? You may think that they are the same, but they are actually pretty different. All-wheel drive has one drivetrain that employs a front, rear, and center differential. The single drivetrain gives power or torque to all four wheels. The torque is split between both sets of wheels. A vehicle that has four-wheel drive has one transfer case and two differentials that give the power to 4 wheels of the vehicle.

Both options have power given to all four wheels, but four-wheel drive is better for off-roading. Some of the...
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What Should I Pack in an Emergency Kit?

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When it comes to safe driving, being prepared for any circumstance is crucial. You don’t want to imagine you’ll ever be in a dangerous situation, but it’s better to know that you’re prepared if such a situation occurs. That’s why, especially as the winter months are coming up, you should have an emergency kit in your car at all times. 

But, what should be in this kit? What are the essentials? If you’re looking for some help on packing, we’ve put together a helpful list of what you should have inside your car…

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