Cheyanna Glyenn and Kay Barnett from the Christus Ochsner Southwester Louisiana Foundation with Corey Tarver of Lake Charles Toyota standing by a 2021 Toyota RAV4

Christus Ochsner Foundation to Raffle 2021 Rav4

The Green Hat Charity Fun Run/Walk/Crawl/Drive, the COVID Edition benefits Women’s Birthing Services at Christus Ochsner Lake Area Hospital. The deadline to purchase a ticket for the 2021 Toyota RAV4 raffle is March 30, 2021.

“Last year, we eagerly anticipated our third annual Green Hat Fun Run/Walk/ Crawl and Cook-off Event; however, due to COVID-19, our efforts were postponed,” said Cheyanna Glyenn, Children’s Miracle Network and Events Director, Christus Ochsner Southwestern Louisiana Foundation. “With the new norm of social distancing and masking, we are excited to host the third annual Green Hat Fun Run/Walk/Crawl/Drive, the COVID Edition.”

Participants can purchase a raffle ticket for the RAV4 through March 30 for $50. A Green hat entry is not required.

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LaGrange to host 2021 Lake Charles Toyota Gator Relays

LaGrange High School will once again host the annual Lake Charles Toyota Gator Relays track event. Coach Marcus Leblanc says, “I’ve been the head track coach at LaGrange for the past twelve years and Lake Charles Toyota has always provided for our program”. The event features over 100 athletes from the surrounding areas of Calcasieu, Vernon, Beauregard, Acadiana, and Jeff Davis Parishes and also a Texas team or two.

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Rear passenger angle of a grey 2021 Toyota Tacoma driving off-road

Which Capability Features Does the 2021 Toyota Tacoma Offer?

2021 Toyota Tacoma Off-Road Performance Features

Looking to embrace your wild side? As you explore nature away from civilization, you will need a vehicle that can take on a variety of terrains. The 2021 Toyota Tacoma offers a large selection of capability features to help you travel off-road while enjoying fantastic performance. See which off-road performance features you can find with the 2021 Toyota Tacoma below.

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How Many Engines Does the 2021 Toyota Avalon Offer?

2021 Toyota Avalon and Avalon Hybrid Powertrain Options

Considering a new 2021 Toyota Avalon? Like its numerous siblings on the Toyota lineup, the Avalon prides itself in providing impressive performance for drivers. In total, including an available hybrid option, there are three engines available to choose from for the 2021 Toyota Avalon. Here, we will explore each of the engine options and specs so you can feel confident in your powertrain choice.

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How to Use the Hands-Free Liftgate for the 2021 Toyota Highlander

2021 Toyota Highlander Kick Sensor Tutorial Video

Are you the driver of a 2021 Toyota Highlander? If your Highlander is equipped with the available power liftgate, you’re probably wondering how to properly use this handy feature. Below, learn how to use the hands-free liftgate for the 2021 Toyota Highlander with a short tutorial video! This video will detail where and how to kick for Highlander models with and without a genuine Toyota tow hitch.

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What Do the Warning Lights on My Dashboard Mean in a Toyota?

Toyota Dashboard Warning Lights and Symbols

Whether you start up your Toyota and notice a new light on your dashboard or a warning light appears while you are driving, seeing a symbol you haven’t seen before can cause some panic. While some lights are harmless, others could indicate a serious problem with your vehicle. Here at Lake Charles Toyota, we will help you understand what the warning lights on your dashboard mean below.

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Father and son walking by two 2021 Toyota RAV4 vehicles

What are the Trim Level Options for the 2021 Toyota RAV4?

2021 Toyota RAV4 Trims, MSRP, and Features

Popular among commuters, the 2021 Toyota RAV4 is a modern, fun, and comfortable crossover. This crossover offers numerous trim options for both gasoline and hybrid powertrains. Gasoline trims include the LE, XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure, TRD Off-Road, and Limited. Trims that offer hybrid variants include the LE, XLE, XLE Premium, XSE Hybrid, and Limited. With so many trims available, finding the RAV4 that’s right for you is easy! Explore these trim level options for the 2021 Toyota RAV4 and some of its features below.

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How to Use Toyota Destination Assist

Video Tutorial on Destination Assist for a Toyota Vehicle

Have you recently purchased or leased a new Toyota? Modern Toyota vehicles will include Connected Services for drivers to take advantage of. One of many features offered with this feature is Destination Assist, your go-to navigation tool to help you find nearby restaurants, gas stations, hotels, and more! If you’ve never used this technology before, learn how to use Toyota Destination Assist with this short tutorial video below!

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Safety Features Offered for the 2021 Toyota Camry

2021 Toyota Camry Standard and Available Safety Technology

Heading out on the road behind the wheel of the 2021 Toyota Camry? Whether you select the base model or one of its exciting available trims, the Camry will provide the fun and protection you need for your daily commute. Below, we will explore the safety features offered for the 2021 Toyota Camry, including standard Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5 features and available driver-assistive safety technologies.

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What is Toyota Safety Connect?

How to Use Safety Connect for the Toyota Mobile App

Do you drive a Toyota? If so, then you may have heard about Safety Connect. An advanced feature to provide you with a peace of mind, Safety Connect keeps you connected with emergency services in case your Toyota needs roadside assistance, gets involved in a collision, or gets stolen. Learn how to set up and use Safety Connect for the Toyota mobile app by watching this short one-minute tutorial video!

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