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Introducing The Cedar Rapids Toyota Family: Paul Speral


 


We're just past the half way through May, so it seemed like the perfect time to introduce you to another seasoned Cedar Rapids Toyota Associate. Paul Speral is a Salesman here at Cedar Rapids Toyota, having worked with us, starting way back when we were located across from Thomas Park in Marion, for 24 years. Paul has an old black pug that, “just acts like a sleeping baby,” and enjoys target shooting and RC trucks as hobbies. It’s his dream to visit Scotland and just sit in a pub and listen to the people. Paul would be happy…

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Introducing the Toyota Family: Danny Johnson

 

Danny Johnson is a relatively new member of the Cedar Rapids Toyota Sales Team! Today you get to learn a little bit about him and how he uses his position to make your experience at Cedar Rapids Toyota better. 

Danny joined the Cedar Rapids Toyota Family 6 months ago and prides himself on listening to his customers, as well as creating meaningful connections with them by sharing some of his experiences in addition to listening to theirs. As one of our younger salespeople, you can catch him talking about the Green Bay Packers when he isn't working.


So what…

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Saving the World, 4 Prius Models at a Time

 

So, you’re looking to save the world, and your first step is a 2017 Toyota Prius. But there’s four different Prius models, the 2017 Prius, Prius Prime, Prius C, and Prius V. How do you know which one to choose? Keep reading. We’ll tell you about the major differences between the four different 2017 Prius models and which one will best suit your needs.

 

Starting with 2017 Toyota Prius, this is the standard model of which the rest of the family is based beginning 16 years ago. The 2017 Toyota Prius is a hybrid vehicle with earth-friendly…

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Weathering The Storm In Your Toyota

 

Tonight Iowa is expecting some severe weather including hail, winds, and heavy rain. It’s expected to start up, depending on where you are located, beginning as early at 4 PM. This is before some get to leave work! To drive home safe, it’s a good idea to follow some of these tips.

We’ve talked before about low visibility, and stormy weather is no different. Drive cautiously, make deliberate, not sudden moves, and…

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Benefits of Having Your Tires Serviced

When you get your tires serviced at our service department at Cedar Rapids Toyota in Hiawatha, IA, you accrue many benefits. Some of the basic services provided are tire inspection, rotation, and replacement. These tire services may be able to:

- Extend the life of your tires, and possibly saving you some money in the process

- Improve the safety and durability of your vehicle

- Identify potential problems in your tires which can get quickly fixed instead of requiring tire replacement...

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Introducing the Cedar Rapids Toyota Family: Steve Almendinger

 

Happy Wednesday! This week we’re introducing you to one of our newer salespeople, Steve Almendinger! He joined the Cedar Rapids ToyotaSales Team 4 months ago and is already a hit with the customers. Steve’s charismatic manner welcome’s you into the dealership and immediately makes you feel at ease. He’s knowledgeable and patient, going above and beyond for every single one of his customers.

When Steve isn’t working at Cedar Rapids Toyota, he’s spending time with his wife, family, and dog. He enjoys fishing, camping, and boating and his an enthusiastic Bears and Cubs fan…

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An Emergency Can Happen in an Instant

With things such as vehicle collisions, extreme weather, and other emergencies, it is important to get prepared. It is impossible to know when a poor situation can occur or to know when you can experience an accident. Due to how unpredictable these situations are, it is important to keep a roadside emergency kit.

Having an emergency kit in case of roadside incidents can be extremely helpful in these crucial circumstances. If you are in need of assistance, having these items like these in your kit can tie you over until help arrives:...

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Welcome to the Toyota Family Wyatt!

 

Happy Thursday! Today we’re going to introduce our newest team member in the Toyota family, Wyatt Snodgrass! He’s been here a grand total of four days, and to welcome him we thought we’d subject him to yet another form to fill out in addition to the formal paperwork (hehe!). Below is more information about Wyatt, including his favorite Toyota model, his history in sales, and favorite sport teams. Welcome to the family Wyatt!

 

So what exactly is it that you do here at Cedar Rapids Toyota? Can you describe it for me?

I’m working in sales…

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Introducing the Toyota Family: Spencer T. Reed

 

Welcome back to the Cedar Rapids Toyota blog! This week we interviewed Spencer T. Reed, an internet sales and leasing agent at our dealership! Chances are, if you’ve submitted an inquiry online, that you have talked to Spencer. He also helps out the Digital Marketing team with how-to videos, like this one from last week on how to connect your Bluetooth device to your Toyota!

So, what can we tell you about Spencer T. Reed? Well, that T is the initial for his middle name, Tonk, which was a nickname for his grandfather. That T is also used in…

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Spring Break Travel Checklist

 

Happy Spring Break! Sort of – it’s too cold for our taste. This is the last week before Spring officially arrives, and a lot of the Eastern Iowa area’s school districts are on Spring Break this week! That usually means travel. So, after getting several inches of snow over the weekend, we want to make sure you’re taking all the necessary precautions while traveling this week!

It’s cold outside, the ground is covered with snow, and it’s super sunny! This means dangerous driving conditions due to visibility. With the roads lined with snow, the sun’s…

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