New Toyota vehicles feature the award-winning Toyota Safety Sense™ (TSS) package for ultimate safety. TSS includes a bundle of innovative safety features designed to protect drivers and passengers. This safety system includes the pre-collision system, lane departure alert, and automatic high beams.
The pre-collision system is designed to alert drivers if it detects a frontal collision with another vehicle. In some cases, it uses an automatic brake assist system for further prevention. This helps minimize the potential for crashing and reduces the severity in the case of a crash.
In addition, lane departure alert activates on vehicles going 32 mph or faster. It’s designed to help drivers stay in their lane and will alert them if they stray from clear road markings. Some Toyota models also feature steering assist to allow the vehicle to automatically make small corrective steering changes.
Finally, Toyota’s automatic high beams are designed to help drivers see more clearly at night without blinding other drivers. They activate when vehicles go above 25 mph and by using an in-vehicle camera to detect the headlights of oncoming vehicles and the taillights of preceding vehicles, automatically toggle between high and low beams.
Visit Clint Bowyer Autoplex in Emporia, Kansas to test drive our Toyota vehicles and to see these features in person! Check out our current Toyota inventory here.
Take your next trip in the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT®! It’s one of the fastest SUVs and according to Dodge, it can go from zero to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds. Not only is it fast, but the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT® has incredible performance capabilities and a stunning design.
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT® includes the 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine with 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. It can also tow up to 8,700 pounds, so it’s perfect for any adventure! The transmission is a TorqueFlite® 8 eight-speed automatic with innovative technology to optimize shift points and deliver maximum torque to all four wheels.
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT® looks the part, too. It has a powerful, aggressive design with the signature SRT hood. Inside, drivers will be comfortable in high-quality available leather seats.
Visit Clint Bowyer Autoplex in Emporia, Kansas and see our selection in person or take a look at our current Dodge Durango inventory here.
The Toyota Concept-i was unveiled in January at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. It showcased artificial intelligence and hinted at the future of self-driving vehicles. Now, Toyota is building on that and designed two new concepts, the Concept-i Ride and Concept-i Walk.
The Toyota Concept-i Ride is designed to make life easier for the handicapped. According to CNET, Toyota Concept-i Ride features “gull-wing doors (to) provide loads of space for easy ingress and egress, and there’s a space behind the single seat for wheelchair storage.” The vehicle is also controlled with joysticks rather than pedals.
In addition, Toyota also created the Concept-i Walk. According to CNET, the Concept-i Walk is a scooter “designed to work on sidewalks, rotating on a dime and occupying a space no larger than a standard human.” It is also controlled by a joystick, allowing users to pilot it.
These two new concepts are expected to be shown at the Tokyo Motor Show on October 25, so look out for more details! In the meantime, read about the original Concept-i here.
We are excited to present Humor For Hunger along with the Emporia Gazette and Brickyard 20 Ale House on Saturday, November 11! Humor For Hunger is a comedy night to benefit Food For Students in Emporia, Kansas. It will be an exciting and fun night filled with loads of laughs and music, so you won’t want to miss out!
Food For Students provides a bag of food each week to school children who do not have enough food over the weekends. About 450 bags are given away each month, and 100 percent of all cash donations go toward the purchase of food. To find out more, visit www.facebook.com/emporiafoodforstudents.
This year’s Humor For Hunger will feature comedians Matt Holt, Brent Terhune, and The Mikey Needleman Band. General admission tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Clint Bowyer Autoplex, Brickyard 20 Ale House and the Emporia Gazette.
Humor For Hunger will be held at Brickyard 20 Ale House (402 Merchant St) in Emporia. Doors open at 6 pm, the show starts at 8 pm, and the band starts at 10:30 pm. Be sure to come for the comedy and stay for the rock-n-roll!
Visit us at Clint Bowyer Autoplex and get your tickets; and for more information, call us at 620-343-6723 and ask for Steve or Ashley.
Clint Bowyer Autoplex is thrilled to announce that during the month of October, we will donate $100 to the Central Care Cancer Center in Emporia for every vehicle we sell.
Since 1975, the Central Care Cancer Center has been providing compassionate care to Kansas families in their time of need. The center specializes in treatments of all types of cancer and blood disorders. No matter what kind of cancer touches your life, or the life of a loved one, they are there to help you. They have several clinics and outreach locations in Kansas and Missouri with experienced physicians and staff that are able to offer advanced treatment closer to home.
Help us help them! New or used, car, truck or SUV — there’s no better time to buy than right now! You can help us make a difference at Clint Bowyer Autoplex. See our current selection here and learn more about the Central Care Cancer Center here.
The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica was a top safety pick and named one of the best vehicles of 2017, but the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is looking to up the ante. It features an upgraded multimedia system, safety system, and comes in new trim levels.
The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica’s multimedia system includes a seven-inch dashboard touchscreen, which is larger than the previous Pacifica’s standard five-inch screen. It also includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as well as available WiFi with unlimited data through AT&T.
In addition, the 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is also upgrading its safety features. The new model comes standard with a blind spot warning system with cross-traffic detection.
The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica is coming soon to Clint Bowyer Autoplex, but check out our current Chrysler inventory here.
Looking for a stylish, classic new car? The 2018 Toyota Avalon will make you stand out on the road with its sleek design and stunning performance. With an EPA-estimated 31 highway mpg, you’ll fall in love with driving the Avalon around Emporia.
The 2018 Toyota Avalon’s exterior features sculpted lines and a bold grille, dual exhaust, and LED taillights. Inside, the 2018 Avalon is meticulously crafted. It includes ambient lighting, spacious seating, and noise-reducing windows for a quiet ride.
Not only does the Avalon look great, but its performance is second to none. It includes fully independent suspension with a stabilizer bar for a comfortable ride as well as aerodynamic efficiency, enhanced control, and reduced wind noise. Its 268-hp V6 engine is powerful, and the 2018 Toyota Avalon has received Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) certification.
Finally, the 2018 Toyota Avalon includes a number of fantastic safety features. The car has 10 airbags, available Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, the standard Star Safety System™, and much more.
Visit Clint Bowyer Autoplex in Emporia, Kansas and take a test drive today! You can also view our current 2018 Toyota Avalon inventory here.
Attention creative teens! To help educate young adults on how to prevent fatalities while driving, the Kansas Turnpike Authority is holding a Put the Brakes on Fatalities video contest for students in grades 8-12.
To enter, students must put together a a short video about road safety, such as the importance of wearing a seat belt or the dangers of texting and driving. Videos must be submitted by September 24, 2017 and winners will receive prizes! Prizes include a GoPro, iPad, or a DJI Osmo Camera. In addition, grand prize winners will receive $500 for their school’s booster club.
Learn more, read all of the entry rules, and submit your video here.
The 2017 Toyota Sienna is perfect for driving your family around the Emporia, Kansas area. With its stylish interior, intelligent technology, and great safety features, you can drive with peace of mind.
The 2017 Toyota Sienna is engineered for fun with a powerful, all-new 3.5-liter V6 engine. It has 296 horsepower, an EPA-estimated 27 highway mpg, and improved acceleration. You’ll fall in love with driving the 2017 Toyota Sienna!
Not only does the 2017 Toyota Sienna drive great, but it looks great, too. The new model includes sportier bumpers, a sport mesh front grille, 19-inch alloy wheels, and updated headlights. Additionally, the 2017 Toyota Sienna features air-fin stabilizers. According to Toyota, these “help smooth out airflow, reducing wind noise and improving efficiency.”
Perhaps best of all, the 2017 Toyota Sienna is extremely versatile. No matter what your family needs in a vehicle, the Toyota Sienna is sure to deliver. It has 150 cubic feet of cargo capacity, flexible seating, an extra storage compartment to keep valuables out of sight, and a power liftgate.
Finally, you can drive around safely with the 2017 Toyota Sienna’s available all-wheel drive system and Safety Connect®. According to Toyota, “Safety Connect® offers Emergency Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Roadside Assistance and Automatic Collision Notification.”
See what the 2017 Toyota Sienna is all about at Clint Bowyer Autoplex in Emporia, Kansas! Check out our current selection here or visit us for a test drive.
Going back to college this month? Make sure your car is in tip-top shape with our back-to-school car maintenance tips!
First, take care of your basic car maintenance. Make sure that your tires have been rotated, your oil has been recently changed, check your fluid levels, and replace old windshield wipers.
In addition, every car has a recommended maintenance schedule. Be sure to check your owner’s manual and follow the manufacturer recommendations. This maintenance typically requires checking or replacing parts like timing belts or spark plugs. If your vehicle is older, other major parts may be recommended for replacement in order to keep your car running safely and smoothly.
If your vehicle consistently has a warning light on, be sure to get that checked out. The last thing you’d want is for something bad to happen or for it to lead to a costly repair later down the line.
Finally, stay prepared! Make sure your car has basic safety needs, including a flashlight, jumper cables, an ice scraper, gloves, bottled water, or even a pre-packaged auto safety kit.