Toyota Prius Two earns award from Good Housekeeping

By rsanchez | Posted in Toyota Prius on Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 9:25 PM

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With so many publications nowadays – both in print and digital – awards are handed out seemingly on an hourly basis, making it difficult to keep up. One honored and well-respected source, however, recently named their annual new car awards, and the Toyota Prius Two was most definitely part of the mix – earning ‘Best Hybrid’.  Read the rest of this entry »

Toyota Highlander added to Top Safety Pick+ list

By rsanchez | Posted in Safety, Toyota Awards on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 10:41 PM


Peace-of-mind doesn’t come with a moonroof. Or a premium sound system. Or the decadent headed leather seats.

No, peace-of-mind is present when all worries are out the (power) window. When one knows if the unforeseen happens, they – and those with them – will come out safe and sound. The 2017 Toyota Highlander came one step closer to that special feat when it was announced that it had earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick+, their highest honor.  Read the rest of this entry »

Winter Driving Tips for Safe Travel

By rsanchez | Posted in Safety, Tips and Tricks on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 at 8:52 PM


Driving in the summer has its share of hazards. There’s the rain, bicyclists, kids out and about…the list goes on. When the weather gets colder, the bikes are put away, children are back at school and the rain turns to something much more dangerous — ice and snow. In order to get through safely, please follow these helpful winter driving tips:  Read the rest of this entry »

Toyota Earns Most Top Safety Awards from IIHS

By rsanchez | Posted in Safety, Toyota Awards on Monday, December 12th, 2016 at 5:13 PM


Navigation will guide you from Point ‘A’ to Point ‘B’. Heated Seats will keep you toasty warm in the cool, winter months. A powerful sound system will keep you entertained the whole ride through.

There are many features found in today’s vehicles that make the driving experience a great one – however none are more important than those of the safety variety. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently handed out their annual safety awards – and Toyota earned the most of the highest award possible, the ‘Top Safety Pick+’.  Read the rest of this entry »

Toyotathon Is On at Orland Toyota

By rsanchez | Posted in Sales Events on Monday, December 5th, 2016 at 11:04 PM

Even as the cold and snow settles in, things are heating up at Orland Toyota in Tinley Park! Toyotathon is back, which means huge savings on some of the most safe and popular vehicles on the road.

Whether it’s the sporty Toyota Camry, which was named a ‘Best Midsize Car for the Money’ by U.S. News & World Report – or the family-friendly Toyota Sienna, which was named one of Kelley Blue Book’s ’16 Best Family Cars of 2016’ — you can get it today at Orland Toyota.

To check out our huge selection of cars, trucks, vans and SUVS, visit Orland Toyota’s inventory page. For quality and professional car service, please fill out our convenient online form to set up an appointment.

Safety Seat Tips for Holiday Travel

By rsanchez | Posted in Safety, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at 9:18 PM


Like it or not, the Holidays are upon us. Millions traveled for Thanksgiving and millions more will visit loved ones in the upcoming weeks. Unfortunately, out of those who are traveling with young ones, nearly 75-percent are driving either with an improperly-installed safety seat, or one that’s being used incorrectly.

Below are tips to follow when getting your bundle of joy into their car safety seat:  Read the rest of this entry »

Safety comes standard in new 2017 Toyota RAV4

By rsanchez | Posted in Safety on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 at 7:46 PM


When looking for a new vehicle, it’s the “fun” features that always get looked at first.

Does it have a moonroof?
Does it have navigation?
Does it have A/C?

However, one of the last to get looked over are the safety features. It’s truly an area that separates one from the rest, and for the 2017 model year, the Toyota RAV4 has pulled out all the stops and will offer up their popular Toyota Safety Sense P as standard. Read the rest of this entry »

Driving safe on Halloween

By rsanchez | Posted in Safety, Tips and Tricks on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at 8:50 PM


Halloween. It’s a time of year where candy is king and people – both young and old – dress up in costumes in order to scare and amuse friends and neighbors. However with the fun comes a certain amount of responsibility – and not only with those tricking for treats, but those getting behind the wheel just like any other day.

Here are a few tips to remember when traveling on Halloween: Read the rest of this entry »

Toyota Named Most Valuable Automotive Brand

By rsanchez | Posted in Toyota News on Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at 8:04 PM


It’s nice to feel important.

Whether you’re the 4th grade Student-of-the-Month or baseball’s MVP – the recognition is a testament as to how well one has preformed. Such is true for Toyota, which was not only named the world’s  ‘Most Valuable Automotive Brand’, but also the first Asian company  – and only automaker – to reach a top-five spot in Interbrand’s ‘Best Global Brands’ report. Read the rest of this entry »

Five Millionth Certified Pre-Owned Toyota Sold

By rsanchez | Posted in Toyota Certified on Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 8:39 PM

There are many milestones worth celebrating. Losing your first tooth. Graduating. A 100th birthday. 5 million certified vehicles sold.

Last month, the 5-millionth Certified Pre-Owned Toyota was sold, making them the first automaker to cross the prestigious mark. Toyota’s CPO program, named Toyota Certified Used Vehicles (TCVU) – was was developed in 1996. To be deemed ‘Certified’, a Toyota must pass a 160-point inspection which includes: Read the rest of this entry »