The front and side view of a black 2021 Toyota Tundra hauling a trailer away from mountains.

What Powertrain does the 2021 Toyota Tundra Have?

Engine Options and Specifications for the 2021 Toyota Tundra

The Toyota Tundra has been a staple in the Toyota model lineup for decades. As the largest truck available in the Toyota family, it has a vast history of offering capabilities to match any work site or adventure. But what engine powers the 2021 Toyota Tundra? At Bob Smith Toyota, we look into the model’s single engine option.

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Is the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Expensive to Maintain?

Maintenance is crucial when it comes to owning a car. After all, it keeps your vehicle reliable, and it can even increase its lifespan.

Of course, after making a major purchase like a car, it can be daunting to think of added costs. For example, how expensive is it to maintain a 2021 Toyota RAV4? Visit Bob Smith Toyota and we’ll break it down for you.

What Kind of Maintenance Does the Toyota RAV4 Need?  

Routine maintenance includes several different components. For example, it’s crucial to replenish fluids and replace parts that become compromised over time. Other routine maintenance tasks include:

  • Oil changes
  • Filter replacements
  • Fluid top-offs 
  • Tire rotations
  • General inspections  

How Often Does the Toyota RAV4 Require Maintenance?  

Typically, we recommend getting an oil change every 3,000 to 5,000 miles, although it could be less frequent if you use synthetic oil. 

Keep in mind that even if you don’t need as many oil changes, you may need other services more often. A general rule of thumb is to schedule service every six months, although our technicians may recommend sooner or later.  

How Can I Save on Costs?  

There are lots of ways to save on Toyota maintenance costs. Typically, the biggest costs you’ll see will be for parts replacements, so maintenance can actually be the best tool for keeping costs down.

We also offer a plethora of service and parts specials at our dealership to help you save even more.  

Where Do I Get the Maintenance I Need?  

When it’s time to give your Toyota RAV4 the maintenance it needs, there’s no better place to turn than our Toyota service center near Pasadena, CA. Our certified technicians will always make sure your SUV is working as it should. Plus, you can also take advantage of our rotating specials. We look forward to seeing you soon!

The top and front view of a red 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime.

What Safety Features Are Available in the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

An Overview of the Safety Features on the All-New 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime

Armed and ready to offer efficiency in a crossover, the all-new 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is ready to take on the roads. Like many other models in the Toyota inventory, it will offer a wide range of safety features to keep you and your passengers safe. At Bob Smith Toyota, we look into what safety features are available in the model.

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CALIFORNIA CLEAN FUEL REWARD PROGRAM: ENROLL TODAY

Have you been looking to reduce your carbon footprint and make the switch to a more efficient vehicle? If helping the planet isn’t enough of an incentive, we’ve got another one for you: the California Clean Fuel Reward Program. 

This program was established with one goal in mind: to put more electric vehicles on the streets for a carbon-neutral future. Now, you can save big on one of our eligible new Toyota vehicles at Bob Smith Toyota.  

What is the California Clean Fuel Reward Program?  

California is encouraging drivers to make the switch to more efficient vehicles with the Clean Fuel Reward program. You can save money on your next new car by choosing a model that helps keep our beautiful state clean. 

By purchasing or leasing an eligible new battery-electric (BEV) or plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicle, you can qualify for a reward of up to $1,500! 

Which Vehicles Qualify?  

In order for a vehicle to qualify for the California Clean Fuel Reward program, it must be a new vehicle* with a battery capacity of at least five kilowatt-hours. The larger the capacity, the higher your reward will be. 

Naturally, with our extensive inventory of efficient Toyota vehicles, we have multiple models that qualify here at Bob Smith Toyota. You can easily find these alternative fuel vehicles on our website, where you can learn more about models like the:

How Do I Apply 

We’ll take care of that for you! Our Toyota dealership in La Crescenta, CA is a participating dealership for the California Clean Fuel Reward program, so all you need to do is purchase a qualifying vehicle from us and we will reduce the contract price of your car. All California drivers are eligible, as long as their vehicles are registered in our state. 

What are you waiting for? Join our La Crescenta electric car dealers in making California a clean energy leader. Enroll today to be a vital part of the California Clean Fuel Reward program! 

*Older models may apply, as long as they are purchased as a new model that hasn’t been previously registered.

A man walking behind a gray 2021 Toyota Venza.

2021 Toyota Venza XLE Trim Level Feature Additions

A Guide to Added Features in the 2021 Toyota Venza XLE Model

Making waves in the Toyota model lineup in 2021 is the Toyota Venza. Reincarnated as an efficient, yet roomy hybrid crossover, the model received a lineup of three total trim levels. The second-trim – the XLE model – offers enhanced features to build on the extensive base of standard amenities. At Bob Smith Toyota, we go over the feature additions inside the 2021 Toyota Venza XLE trim level.

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Comparing the 2021 Toyota Supra and the 2021 BMW Z4

When you are looking for premium performance, you might feel like you have to compromise on other aspects of your car. However, when you are looking at the 2021 Toyota GR Supra and the 2021 BMW Z4, you’ll find power-packed cars that are also loaded with luxury and innovation.

But which one offers more? We’re comparing them at Bob Smith Toyota so you don’t have to. 

Superior Performance 

When it comes to two-seater sports cars, you’ll always find superior performance. In fact, both of these cars produce a thrilling performance and are evenly matched when it comes to horsepower and torque.

However, the 2021 Toyota GR Supra takes it a step further with front and rear performance tires for superior handling and traction.  

Advanced Design 

If you are looking at technicalities, the Toyota Supra is, in fact, a Toyota coupe, while the BMW Z4 is a roadster. Even though they perform similarly, they certainly offer different-sized cabins.  

Plus, the Toyota Supra has 10.2 cubic feet of cargo space, while the BMW Z4 falls just shy with 9.9 cubic feet of cargo space. The Toyota Supra also offers extra versatility with access to its cargo space, rather than just having a trunk like the BMW Z4.  

Arguably one of the biggest differences between the 2021 Toyota Supra and the 2021 BMW Z4 is their style. There’s no doubt the Toyota Supra will stand out on any road. We encourage everyone to visit our Toyota dealership in La Crescenta, CA to see this car in action. Get behind the wheel today!

A young man placing a plug-in cord into a red 2021 Toyota Prius Prime while a woman gets into the passenger seat.

2021 Toyota Prius Prime XLE Feature Overview

An Overview to See What Features are Added to the 2021 Toyota Prius Prime XLE Trim

Known for its parent model, the Toyota Prius Prime offers a similar experience in a plug-in Hybrid form. With up to three variations, you can find plenty of standard features beginning at its initial trim. But what kind of value can you find by purchasing just one trim level above the base LE trim? At Bob Smith Toyota, we provide an overview of the features included in the 2021 Toyota Prius Prime XLE trim level.

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What is the Towing Capacity of the 2021 Toyota RAV4?

There’s no question that the Toyota RAV4 is an adventure-ready SUV. This sleek SUV has the capabilities and performance you need to explore off-road terrain, as well as a versatile cabin for your passengers and your gear.

But what about your big toys? Not to worry—the Toyota RAV4 has excellent towing capacity that can support all kinds of heavy loads.

How Much Power Does the Toyota RAV4 Have?

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine which generates 203 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. The available dynamic torque vectoring all-wheel drive gives you added responsiveness and stability by redistributing power where it’s needed most.

All-wheel drive models also come standard with multi-terrain select, which lets you choose between four different drive modes: normal, snow, mud and sand, or rock and dirt.

How Much Can the Toyota RAV4 Tow?

There are multiple trim levels available for this Toyota SUV, and each trim has its own towing capacity. Base models boast an impressive 1,500-pound towing capacity, but when fully equipped, select trim levels can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

That means you can tow a pair of motorcycles, a lightweight boat, or even a small camping trailer.

What About Cargo?

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 also boasts a notable 69.7 cubic feet of cargo space inside its versatile cabin. It also has an available power liftgate that is easily opened with just the push of a button.

Hands full? The available hands-free power liftgate responds if it senses your key fob nearby. Simply wave your foot under the bumper to open automatically.

Ready to get away in the 2021 Toyota RAV4? Visit our Toyota dealership near Pasadena, CA to find your ideal weekend chariot.