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Learn How to Better Understand Toyota Trim Level Designations at Gale Toyota

What Are the Different Toyota Trim Levels?

Finding a brand-new Toyota should be an exciting experience for car shoppers and often is. When you start researching years, makes, models, trim levels, available packages and color options, however, the sheer extent of information can prove to be overwhelming. At Gale Toyota, we understand your frustration and want to help.

It can be difficult to keep the 2016 Toyota RAV4 trim levels straight with so many acronyms and special editions, not to mention available features. Many car shoppers often ask — what are the different Toyota trim levels? While there is no short, direct answer, we can definitely help you understand how each model organizes its trim levels a little better. Read the rest of this entry >>

Compare 2017 Toyota Highlander and 2016 Toyota Highlander at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-Salsa Red Pearl 2017 Toyota Highlander SE vs Red 2016 Toyota Highlander

2017 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Toyota Highlander Comparison Highlights New Changes

Compare 2017 Toyota Highlander and 2016 Toyota Highlander

Trying to find the car, truck or crossover that best fits your needs and lifestyle can be a real headache. Each trim level adds new technology, new features, new style cues and on top of that, models change from year to year. If you have been considering the family-friendly 2016 Toyota Highlander as your next vehicle, you may want to explore your options.

With the upcoming debut of the refreshed 2017 Toyota Highlander, there is another new and improved option on the horizon. Compare the 2017 Toyota Highlander and 2016 Toyota Highlander right here at Gale Toyota to see the changes for the new model year. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Toyota Tacoma vs 2017 Honda Ridgeline at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-Orange 2016 Toyota Tacoma and Silver 2017 Honda Ridgeline

What Are the Differences Between the 2016 Toyota Tacoma and 2017 Honda Ridgeline?

2016 Toyota Tacoma vs 2017 Honda Ridgeline

Blending functional power and exceptional fuel-economy ratings, the midsize pickup truck class is becoming more and more popular. High-quality options seem to be popping up on the automotive radar left and right and the 2017 Honda Ridgeline is the most recent. While the Honda pickup has some nifty gadgets, we aren’t sure it has the truck DNA or off-road chops to satisfy drivers. Take a look at how the new pickup compares to a class leader in our 2016 Toyota Tacoma vs 2017 Honda Ridgeline comparison. We are confident that the redesigned 2016 Toyota Tacoma will easily surpass the Honda competition in this pickup truck battle royal. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Toyota Sienna vs 2017 Chrysler Pacifica at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-Toyota Sienna and Chrysler Pacifica Comparison

How Does the Swagger Wagon Stack Up Against the All-New Chrysler Pacifica?

2016 Toyota Sienna vs 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Competition has become even more intense in the minivan segment. We are talking brothers fighting over the XBox One controller type of carnage. Making its debut at the Detroit Auto Show, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has garnered a lot of headlines and we want to see how it stacks up against the “Swagger Wagon” here at Gale Toyota.

The 2016 Toyota Sienna has long since cemented its status as a class-leading minivan and does it with good looks, family-friendly features and an exceptional interior. Take a look at how the upstart Chrysler Pacifica stacks up in our 2016 Toyota Sienna vs 2017 Chrysler Pacifica comparison. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Toyota Yaris vs 2015 Toyota Yaris at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-Red 2016 Toyota Yaris Exterior

What Are the Differences Between the 2016 Toyota Yaris and the 2015 Toyota Yaris?

2016 Toyota Yaris vs 2015 Toyota Yaris

If you are looking for a sharp, European-style hatchback that combines energetic performance, a nimble drive, a flashy style and frugal fuel economy numbers, the subcompact Toyota Yaris checks all the boxes. Perfect for drivers in urban areas or first-time car buyers, this agile and affordable little hatchback is right at home zipping in and out of tight parking spaces, parking ramps or driveways. It is safe to say, that we love this little hatchback here at Gale Toyota and to help keep you informed on the differences between the upcoming 2016 Toyota Yaris and current Toyota Yaris models, we have created a 2016 Toyota Yaris vs 2015 Toyota Yaris comparison. Read the rest of this entry >>

What Are the Differences Between Fog Lights and Daytime Running Lights?

Daytime Running Lights vs Fog Lights

We all know what headlights do and how they have an impact on your driving experience, but they are not the only lights that make up the lighting system on your 2016 Toyota Camry. If you take a look at your owner’s manual or the spec sheet when you are perusing the Gale Toyota showroom, you may see daytime running lights and fog lights listed. These lighting elements have an incredible impact on safety and visibility in many situations, but many car shoppers still aren’t sure about the differences between the two. To help you understand a bit better, we are comparing daytime running lights vs fog lights in this blog post to help you out. Read the rest of this entry >>

What Are the Differences Between SofTex and Leather Interior? at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-Springfield MA-Hartford CT-New Toyota Dealer-Toyota RAV4 SofTex Interior

What Are the Differences Between SofTex and Leather Interior?

Who doesn’t love the clean classic lines and premium feel of leather on the interior of a sleek new vehicle? When it comes to the automotive industry, leather is associated with luxury and for good reason when you consider premium models like the 2016 Toyota Avalon. Even so, leather possesses some disadvantages to other new upholstery materials, whether it be heating up quickly in the sun and burning your skin or absorbing dirt over time. One of those new alternative materials is a staple option in the Toyota model lineup and is called SofTex. Explore this new product and get answers to the question — what are the differences between SofTex and leather interior — right here at Gale Toyota. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Compare Elite Three-Row SUV Options at Gale Toyota

2015 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Honda Pilot

Do you hate the idea of carpooling kids around town in one of those sliding-door monstrosities they call minivans? Though on a side note, the 2015 Toyota Sienna “Swagger Wagon” brings a new youthful and energetic design to the minivan segment that you shouldn’t sleep on. If you are still dead set against a minivan after doing a little more research on the Sienna, the Toyota model lineup provides some incredible alternatives, including the 2015 Toyota Highlander. A class leading three-row SUV that possesses an athletic style, potent engine options, a spacious, well-equipped interior and competitive fuel economy ratings, the Highlander is a go-to family option. Take a look at how the Highlander stacks up against its segment nemesis, the Honda Pilot, in our 2015 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Honda Pilot comparison. Read the rest of this entry >>

Differences Between the 2016 Toyota RAV4 and 2016 Mazda CX-3 at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-Hartford CT-Springfield MA-New Toyota Dealer-Toyota Model Comparisons-New Toyota Crossover

How Does the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Compare to the All-New 2016 Mazda CX-3?

Differences Between the 2016 Toyota RAV4 and 2016 Mazda CX-3

Built on a foundation of versatility and thrilling driving dynamics, the compact crossover class is an ideal option for families in the Enfield, CT area. Within that class, competition is fierce as automotive brands battle it out for best-in-class status and one model that is continually towards the top of the segment is the Toyota RAV4. A pioneer in the compact SUV class, the Toyota RAV4 took this dynamic class of vehicles to another level and with the unveiling of the 2016 Toyota RAV4, the popular model has become even more impressive. Despite an elite status in the class, all-new models like the 2016 Mazda CX-3 make for tough competition. In order to see how these two 2016 models compare, we have created an overview of the differences between the 2016 Toyota RAV4 and 2016 Mazda CX-3. Read the rest of this entry >>

Is the 2015 Toyota Corolla Better Than the 2016 Chevy Cruze? at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-Hartford CT-Springfield MA-New Toyota Dealer-Model Comparisons

Compare Compact Sedans in 2015 Toyota Corolla vs 2016 Chevy Cruze Comparison

Is the 2015 Toyota Corolla Better Than the 2016 Chevy Cruze?

At Gale Toyota, we are big fans of the 2015 Toyota Corolla and the sale of 40 million Corolla models worldwide since 1966 seems to echo that sentiment. With that being said, there are a lot of impressive options in the compact sedan class for Enfield, CT drivers to choose from and new models like the completely redesigned 2016 Chevy Cruze add to the competition. There are a lot of elements that make up a successful compact sedan, but chief among those characteristics are fuel efficiency, affordability and a comfortable interior. Take a look at our 2015 Toyota Corolla vs 2016 Chevy Cruze comparison to answer the question — is the 2015 Toyota Corolla better than the 2016 Chevy Cruze? Read the rest of this entry >>