Tagged: Camry

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Smart entry & Smart start: The Advantages

Now I had previously written about how the smart entry and smart start features work, on many of today’s vehicles. Now I thought to share the advantages of this system. The many advantages of this system include. The ability to lock and unlock your car without ever taking the electronic...

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Rain sensing wipers explained

Many cars these days including the New generation Toyota Camry Atara SL are equipped with a system known as Rain sensing wipers. By simply setting the windscreen wipers to Automatic and the system will then automatically turn on or off, when there is water on the windscreen from either rain,...

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CVT Explained

There are many cars on the market today including the Toyota Prius range, Hybrid Camry and the new 11th generation Corolla, that have a transmission known as a CVT or Continuously Variable Transmission. This kind of transmission does not have the tradational gears that a normal automatic transmission. A CVT...

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Cabin Air Filters Explained

Every time you drive millions upon millions of microscopic particles can enter the interior of the car through the cars ventilation/air conditioning system. In order to prevent this many new Toyota models feature a cabin air filter. This filter is placed over the ventilation system in the vehicle typically located...

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Parking Sensors Explained

Most cars these days either came with or as an option parking sensors. These sensors can alert the driver if there is an obstruction in front or behind the vehicle and the sensors will use an audible warning alarm to indicate that there is an obstruction. Toyota’s for example that are...

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What is The Toyota Advantage

Toyota’s in Australia come with what is known as the Toyota Advantage, this means your new Toyota will have capped price servicing up to the first 4 or 6 depending on the Toyota. These services are usually over 3-4 years or 60,000 to 75,000 whichever comes first. Every Toyota is...

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Automatic High Beam Explained

There are a few cars these days that come with a system known as Automatic High Beam, which is included on The 7th Generation Camry Atara SL, 2nd Generation Camry Hybrid HL, Aurion Presara and Sportivo ZR6. This system is designed to automatically the headlights from high beam to low...

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BSM explained

BSM or Blind Spot Monitor is on many cars this days including the Toyota Camry Atara SL and Hybrid Luxury and the Aurion Presara and Sportivo ZR6. Seeing as you cannot always see what is coming, The BSM acts as a 2nd pair of eyes. The system uses sub-millimetre radars around...

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Hybrid Vehicles Explained

There happens to be many cars out on the market today that are Hybrid, of course there are many types of Hybrid vehicles, including the Hybrids from Toyota, such as the Prius and the Camry Hybrid.  A hybrid vehicle has two engines instead of just one, which a petrol and...

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Cruise Control – How it works

A Lot of cars these days come with Cruise control as standard with or available as an option. What this system allows you to set a speed such as 100 km/h and the car will keep as close to that speed as possible without the need for the accelerator. Although...