Do You Need It? – Universal Tablet Holder

How handy would it be for passengers in the back seat to have a safe convenient holder for their multimedia devices? That is going to determine if you really need this item. If your goal is to help keep passengers in the rear seats entertained then this may help.

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There are many styles of holders on the market. Some require extensive effort to mount, some have arms that crowd the cabin space, and other “sort of” attach with weak clips and brackets. What you want to look for is a secure holder that attaches easily and is safely positioned.

The Toyota universal tablet holder attaches and removes in seconds with no tools required. Initial installation is achieved by lifting the front seat headrest off and placing the holder base on top of the seat back. Then reinstall the headrest sliding the pins through the holes in the holder base. The holder has an arm that is inserted into the base to secure it. The base remains attached to the seat and the holder can be removed with the push of a button.

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The Toyota universal tablet holder is adjustable to hold virtually all multimedia devices. It can securely hold a tablet, phone, and music or video player. It safely holds devices out of the way, but has an adjustable pivot and tilt to allow the best viewing angle. When not holding a device the base has two extendable arms with hooks to hold bags.

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Do You Need It? – Rear Bumper Protector

Want to keep the top surface of the painted rear bumper free from damage and preserve the vehicle’s “like new” appearance? Then you may need a genuine Toyota rear bumper protector.

Loading and unloading groceries, luggage or any type of cargo can wreak havoc on a painted rear bumper, often leaving it scratched or scraped. Protecting your vehicle can be easily achieved using a genuine Toyota rear bumper protector. They are available in several materials depending on your model of vehicle.

The injection-molded black plastic version features a raised pattern and skid-resistant surface that offers protection to the bumper surface while also adding some custom good looks.

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The clear polyurethane version also helps minimize damage while providing a nearly invisible, seamless look. Some of the clear versions have logos, protection with a bit of added class.

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These are even some versions that use stainless steel in the materials to offer the additional protection.

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The protectors are uniquely designed to properly fit the intricate, curved surfaces of each specific Toyota vehicle’s rear bumper.

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Who Knew? – New Toyota C-HR – Sportiness You Can Accessorize

The recently introduced C-HR (Coupe High-Rider) is a CUV (crossover utility vehicle) that comes with a pretty long list of standard features like alloy wheels, bucket seating, and 7-inch audio display, but still leaves room for some genuine Toyota accessories to customize it to your needs.

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Toyota went out of its way to give the C-HR some unique sporty good looks and didn’t hold back on enhanced performance tweaks to the powertrain, suspension, and braking. Top that off with state of the art safety features like Pre-Collision Active Braking, Pedestrian Detection camera and radar, Lane Departure Alert, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and Automatic High Beams to name a few and you might think you have it all, but let’s get back to the accessorizing essentials.

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Floor mats (all-weather or carpeted), cargo liner or mat, door sill protectors, cargo net, cargo tote, and tablet holder are a few of the interior items that need to be addressed.

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Who Knew? – Toyota Celebrates 60 Years in the U.S.

It was October 31, 1957 when Toyota opened its North American headquarters in a once Rambler dealership in Hollywood, California. With them came the first Japanese car to be exported to and sold in the mainland United States. The Toyopet Crown.

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The Toyopet was not initially a success story. A few problems hampered its acceptance. Starting with the name, broken down both Toy and Pet left it hard to be taken seriously in the U.S. car market. While it performed alright on Japan’s poor quality road network, it struggled to keep pace on America’s smooth, fast-flowing blacktop.  When it eventually got to 60mph, a speed that was rare in Japan, the car apparently shuddered so much the driver couldn’t see out of the rear-view mirror.

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Do You Need It? – Front Skid Plate

If you wondering whether you need something to protect against costly damage to your vehicle’s engine and transmission, a front skid plate might just be the ticket. Whether you are planning on off-roading or just want to be prepared for surprises in the roadway. They are designed to help protect the underbody of your vehicle from damage from flying stones, branches, ice chunks or other types of road debris.

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Genuine Toyota front skid plates are constructed from a single piece of heavy duty stamped and formed silver powder coated aluminum. This material provides a uniform, durable, and high-quality finish. Rigorous CAD simulations conducted by Toyota engineers, in addition to real world testing, help to maximize protection and prevent vibration stress and noise issues. Each plate is made specifically for the year and model vehicle, so it won`t interfere with or block the cooling system, while providing cut outs for easy access to all maintenance points and vehicle tow hooks.

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Do you Need It? – Truck Bed Step

Do you really need an additional step to get access to your truck bed? No doubt it would be nice to have an easy way to reach into your truck bed, but a step stool or log round might get the job done. Well if you are looking for a simple, hands-free way to add a step up to your bed, Toyota’s BedStep might be the answer.

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The BedStep stows neatly under the rear bumper. When not in use it is mostly out of sight and out of the way. A spring-loaded cam allows it to flip out ready for use with the nudge of the foot. Another nudge can flip it back under the bumper when done using it. It’s unique side-angle movement provides access to the step whether the tailgate is up or down.

 

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