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Get Ready for a Holiday Road Trip


The holiday season is here. While a significant number of travelers go for air tickets, snarl-ups on the roads cannot be underestimated because more people decide to take on the wheels. Our staff in Augusta focuses on ensuring you are well prepared and safe on the road. Regardless of your driving distance, the following travel tips are vital:
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Salt Is For One, Kitty Litter And Sand Is For Another

Kitty litter can effectively remove your vehicle from situations in which your tires become sunken into ice or snow. All you have to do is remove the kitty litter from its packaging, then pour it behind your vehicle’s wheels. It will gain traction, as long as your vehicle is still functioning, has enough gas, and you have enough kitty litter, likely preventing you from having to get in touch with the local tow service.

If you don’t want to carry kitty litter, or carry two types of readily-available substances to keep your vehicle out of trouble, feel free…
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Why You Should Choose to Repair Your Vehicle At Charlie’s Toyota

Generally speaking, there are two options available to you when your vehicle needs part replacement or repair work. You can take it to an independent mechanic shop and have them do the work, or you can take it to a dealership. Both options have their pros and cons, and with a little information, the correct choice for you can be made.

Most of the time an independent mechanic shop is going to be using aftermarket parts on your vehicle. Aftermarket means that they are made by a company other than the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and can have vastly differing…

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Why Outdated Headlights are Dangerous

Nowadays, automobiles are modeled with excellent features to enhance safety on the road, e.g., electronic warning signs. However, the features are functionless if your vehicle has old and outdated headlights. In this condition, digital cameras and warning signals won't prevent accidents during the night.

 

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2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Provides Off-Road Performance

Buckle up for a new season of adventures here in Augusta, Maine when you drive home the 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser! Here at Charlie’s Toyota, we know an excellent full-size SUV when we see one, and our Toyota sales associates are eager to share several off-road and performance highlights of the 2018 Land Cruiser with you today!

Why are we so excited about the new Toyota Land Cruiser? It all starts under the model’s sleek hood, where you’ll discover an ambitious 5.7-liter V8 engine.

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Explore Your Lease-End Options

If the contract on the new Toyota model you leased from Charlie's Toyota is about to end, then the time has come for you to plan what to do next. In particular, there are three options from which you can choose. For the convenience of our customers around Augusta, Maine, we have laid them out below.

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