What are the laws for kids’ car seats in Pennsylvania?
Kids around the state are either done with school for the summer or are getting very near to the end. This means that it’s the season of families packing up the car and hitting the road. With an increase in traffic on the highway, it’s important for us to make sure everyone stays safe during their annual travels. One of the new parents working at the dealership recently asked an important question, ‘What are the laws for kids’ car seats in Pennsylvania?’ A few of the product experts did a little research online to come up with this handy guide to the rules everyone with kids in the car should be following. If you need a little help installing car seats, our sales team will be happy to help. Read the rest of this entry »
Best places to take kids on a day trip near Pittsburgh, PA
Kids love their summer vacation from school. Parents certainly love the extra time they get to spend together, but it takes more than a little work to find interesting ways to fill the day with activities. A few of the people who work at Spitzer Toyota put together a few ideas for the best places to take kids on a day trip near Pittsburgh, PA. We did our best to find venues that best straddle both fun and education. Luckily, our area is filled with several options that split that difference very nicely. If you need a new Toyota vehicle to help get everyone out of the house for the day or just an oil change, give Spitzer Toyota a call today. Read the rest of this entry »
Is Toyota replacing the Camry with the Supra for NASCAR teams?
If anything should be clear about Toyota vehicles, it should be that each car, truck or crossover SUV is one of the best option available in each respective class of the automotive industry. That dominance extends beyond the showroom to the most high-profile professional racing circuits around the world. In the United States, that means NASCAR. Toyota has been represented by some of the most popular and successful NASCAR racing teams that millions of people watch on Sunday. However, in the near future, the vaunted Toyota Camry could be nixed for something else. Is Toyota replacing the Camry with the Supra for NASCAR teams? A recent blog post from Motor Authority seems to believe this is the case. Read the rest of this entry »
How much does the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback cost?
When a new vehicle is announced by Toyota, there is a chain of events that follows which signals when things are about to get really exciting. It appears that the all-new 2019 Toyota Hatchback is going to be arriving at the Spitzer Toyota showroom very soon. In addition to a recent release about the new car’s performance specs, we finally know how much the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback will cost. Spitzer Toyota customers considering the 2019 Corolla Hatchback will have a starting price of under $20,000 to work with the top-of-the-line model just barely breaking the $24,000 mark. Be sure to check the Spitzer Toyota website regularly for additional updates about the new Corolla Hatchback. Read the rest of this entry »
Golf courses open on Father’s Day 2018
May is a busy month with Mother’s Day and Memorial Day just a couple of weeks apart. That means you don’t have much of an excuse to make a plan for Father’s Day on June 17. Playing a round of golf and going out for something to eat is a pretty good day for dear ol’ dad. Some of the sales team working at Spitzer Toyota put together a list of golf courses open on Father’s Day 2018 as well as some restaurants you might want to visit after you get done playing. If you’d like to really make this Father’s Day something special, stop by the showroom and we’ll see what we can come up with. Read the rest of this entry »
Future of Toyota cloud-based technology
Toyota has long been on the cutting edge of automotive technology. When the hybrid system that made the Toyota Prius so famous was all but laughed at by the competition. The next step in the journey of technology being developed Toyota is a cloud-based platform. This is where everything becomes clearer. A network within the cloud will continuously collect information and use it to help you avoid traffic on your commute, turn off the lights in your house and may even be able to send autonomous cars to help people who are seeing impaired. Take a look at this short video featuring Steve Basra, a Toyota executive focused on the future of Toyota cloud-based technology. Read the rest of this entry »
Performance specs of the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback
The next chapter in the long and successful story of the Toyota Corolla is about to be available at the Spitzer Toyota showroom. Toyota only recently unveiled the all-new hatchback version of the Corolla and it should be arriving at our showroom later this year. Our team of product experts at Spitzer Toyota has received updated information regarding the performance specs of the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback and are eager to get these updates into the hands of prospective customers. When the new Corolla Hatchback does arrive, it will feature plenty of performance, responsive suspension profile and a next-generation suite of safety systems. Schedule an appointment to start the pre-order process for the 2019 Corolla Hatchback today by calling, 412-365-4281. Read the rest of this entry »
Do I have to get GAP coverage when I buy a new car?
Most states, including Pennsylvania, require all drivers to carry insurance on any car, truck or SUV they drive. In the State of Pennsylvania, you must meet certain minimum limits for both medical and liability coverage to remain in compliance with the law. If you have any questions or concerns about your current policy, definitely speak with a licensed insurance agent. Today we’re going to cover another type of insurance plan many car buyers don’t think about until it’s too late – GAP insurance. If you’re wondering, ‘Do I have to get GAP coverage when I buy a new car,’ the answer is no. However, it is certainly something to think about before making your next vehicle purchase. Read the rest of this entry »
What is the interior like for the 2019 Toyota Avalon?
In the years the Toyota Avalon has been a bit of an outlier for the automaker. The Avalon is the best-equipped model on the roster and is known for being a fierce competitor in the entry-level luxury sedan class. The new version of the Avalon will only raise its profile in that regard. Not only is it outfitted with a new generation of Toyota technology, the interior is even more refined than previous years. So, what is the interior like for the 2019 Toyota Avalon? We can actually answer that question – at least online. It will still be a little bit before the new Avalon is available at Spitzer Toyota. However, we have received some new photos of the new sedan’s interior features. Take a look! Read the rest of this entry »
What causes car batteries to die?
Whenever we talk about the new Toyota cars, trucks and crossover SUVs available at the Spitzer Toyota showroom, we get really excited about smartphone integration, wireless internet connectivity and performance. But if you look beyond those features and examine the overlooked components, it’s pretty amazing how far automotive technology has come over the years. One of the most unheralded car parts is the humble battery. They’re so simple and reliable. But when one goes bad, it will quickly ruin your day. There are several factors that can cause car batteries to die, or lose their charge, faster than they should. Let’s take a look at some of those factors. Read the rest of this entry »