Category Archives: Fuel efficiency

What do the driving modes in the 2017 Prius Prime do?

What do the driving modes in the 2017 Prius Prime do?

The 2017 Prius Prime promises incredible efficiency and versatility with its ability to be driven as just a regular hybrid or solely as an electric vehicle. One way that the Prius Prime helps to ensure you maximize your efficiency is by providing you with a few different driving modes to choose from. Not sure what the different driving modes in the 2017 Prius Prime do? Take a look below at a quick video demonstration of the three modes! Read the rest of this entry >>

Close Up of Black Fuel; Pump Pumping Gas into Silver Car

Tips and Tricks to Help Improve Fuel-Economy Numbers in the Winter

How Can You Improve Fuel Economy in Cold Weather?

Efficient fuel economy is a highlight of many Toyota models available at White River Toyota and an asset for many drivers in the Vermont and New Hampshire area. No strangers to cold weather in the New England area, it is important to know that cold temperatures can have a negative impact on fuel economy. When the temperature dips below 20 degrees, fuel-economy numbers can see a 12% decrease due to increased engine friction, decreased battery performance and more. This information has many car shoppers asking — how can you improve fuel economy in cold weather? Use these tips and trick to improve winter fuel economy in your 2017 Toyota RAV4 this season. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Toyota Corolla S Trim Interior with CVT Transmission Shifter

Take a Look at the Pros and Cons of a Continuously Variable Transmission

What is a Toyota Continuously Variable Transmission?

Amid horsepower and torque numbers, transmission options are often forgotten. Though transmissions don’t possess the flashy power numbers of a power-packed six-cylinder engine, they are no less of a factor when it comes to a responsive, fuel-efficient performance. A new element that has become an asset for Toyota models like the 2016 Toyota Corolla is a refined continuously variable transmission (CVT). You may be asking — what is a Toyota continuously variable transmission? Take a closer look at the advantages of a CVT transmission and how this innovative element works with this brief overview. Read the rest of this entry >>

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid Release Date at White River Toyota-White River Junction VT-2017 Toyota Prius Prime Front Design Exterior

All-New Toyota Prius Prime Delivers Class-Leading Efficiency and Style

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid Release Date

What will Toyota give us next? They have already provided us with the new 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro and the refreshed 2017 Toyota Highlander to start the year. What more can we ask for? Toyota has responded with another jaw-dropping headline and given us the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid at the New York International Auto Show. Learn more about this new class-leading hybrid design with our breakdown of the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid release date. Read the rest of this entry >>

Toyota Prius Regenerative Braking System at White River Toyota-White River Junction VT-Silver 2016 Toyota Prius Exterior

Save Fuel Every Time You Step on the Brakes with Toyota Regenerative Braking

Toyota Prius Regenerative Braking System

It is no surprise that the 2016 Toyota Prius is one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the road. Since its inception in 1997, the Toyota Prius has been an icon in the automotive industry and has set a high standard for hybrid vehicles to follow. In the years to follow, the Toyota Prius has become more and more advanced, improving fuel-economy ratings with each new generation. An arsenal of innovative features have made the all-new 2016 Toyota Prius Two Eco trim the most efficient vehicle on the road without a plug. The Toyota Prius regenerative braking system is a big reason why. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Toyota Corolla LE Eco Trim Features at White River Toyota-White River Jucntion VT-Gray 2016 Toyota Corolla LE Eco Trim Exterior

Toyota Corolla LE Eco Trim Amplifies Power and Efficiency

2016 Toyota Corolla LE Eco Trim Features

Value and efficiency are hallmarks of the Toyota Corolla compact sedan and have made it a fan favorite here at White River Toyota. Available in five trim levels for the new model year and starting at an affordable $17,230, the 2016 Toyota Corolla is a value-packed and class-leading option. A highlight of the Toyota Corolla model lineup is the efficient and exceptional Toyota Corolla LE Eco trim level. Take a closer look at the 2016 Toyota Corolla LE Eco trim features to see what this uber-efficient compact sedan has to offer. Read the rest of this entry >>

Official 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Performance Specs at White River Toyota-White River Junction VT-2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Exterior

Toyota Highlander Hybrid Blends Potent Power and Frugal Fuel Efficiency

Official 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Performance Specs

If you have had your eye on the official White River Toyota Blog, then you have likely come to understand our love for the 2016 Toyota Highlander. Featuring a class-leading, family-friendly interior and efficient, yet powerful engine options, the three-row Toyota Highlander is a class act. When you look at the Highlander in comparison to many competitors, an asset that sets the Toyota SUV apart is the availability of a hybrid powertrain. Delve deeper into the official 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid performance specs to see why this Toyota hybrid edition is a fan favorite here at the dealership. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Toyota Prius Price Trim Levels and Fuel Economy at White River Toyota-White River Junction VT-Blue 2016 Toyota Prius Three Exterior

Delve Deeper into the 2016 Toyota Prius Trim Levels, Price and Performance Specs

2016 Toyota Prius Price Trim Levels and Fuel Economy

The day has finally come. It seems like we have been waiting for ages to find out how efficient and how affordable the next-generation 2016 Toyota Prius will be when it arrives here at White River Toyota. With a new stylish, aerodynamic and lightweight design, the 2016 Toyota Prius has promised us fuel economy ratings that are expected to be more efficient than ever. When you couple frugal fuel economy ratings with a dynamic suspension system, a more spacious interior and an eye-catching style, the Toyota Prius is the total package. Take a look at the official 2016 Toyota Prius price, trim levels and fuel economy to see what the iconic hybrid brings to the table. Read the rest of this entry >>

Power and Fuel Economy of the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid at White River Toyota-White River Junction VT-Blue 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Interior

Toyota Unveils Official 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Performance Specs

Power and Fuel Economy of the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

It seems like we have been waiting forever to find out just how potent and efficient the new Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will be. We have great news! Toyota has finally unveiled the official 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid performance specs to lend credence to all the pomp and circumstance that come with the eighth hybrid model in the Toyota lineup. When you delve deeper into the power and fuel economy of the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid it is easy to see how this all-new Toyota crossover will compete for best-in-class. Read the rest of this entry >>