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Toyota Smart Key FAQ

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A smart key, or intelligent car key, has electronic or multimedia characteristics in addition to being a physical key for a lock. Toyota's name for their equivalent system is Toyota Smart Key, and it combines a number of technology features and advantages from other automakers into one. Let's go over the most common questions about Toyota Smart Key.

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Hybrid vs Electric Cars: Buyer's Guide


As battery and electric powertrain technology continue to improve, so do the vehicles using this new technology. Manufacturers of the first hybrid and electric cars targeted a small segment of drivers looking to lower their carbon footprint and save money. Thus, the vehicles produced were efficient and practical. However, as popularity for the hybrid and EV market grew, demand for these vehicles to perform rose with it. Also, drivers wanted more comfort and convenience features found in traditional gas-powered cars.

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Should I Buy a Hybrid?


Hybrid powertrain technology has steadily improved over the last decade. Hybrid vehicles began as a practical, efficient option for drivers looking to lower their carbon footprint to fun-to-drive, capable cars that match up well against their gas-powered counterparts. Toyota has led the way in developing this segment, proudly offering hybrid and plug-in hybrid options for its most popular vehicles.

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2021 Toyota Supra vs 94 Toyota Supra


For car historians, the Toyota Supra offers a long and interesting legacy. One that saw its birth as a trim level from the Toyota Celica lineup back in the late 1970s to its transformation into its very own model before succumbing to lethargy resulting in a 16-year dormancy period in 1994. The Supra's reawakening as a new model occurred in 2019 and with it a resurgence to its former glory.

In this article, we'll compare the fourth generation to its current fifth-generation model, exploring how Toyota remodeled the iconic Supra into a modern sports car that is nothing…

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Toyota's i-Road Concept Looks Toward the Future



Toyota innovation is full-speed ahead, and their latest invention is certainly a head tuner. The 2015 Toyota i-Road is part mini-car, part motorcycle and is being tested as a potential urban transport vehicle of the future. The latest Toyota prototype joins a long list of previous super-compact concept models. The i-Road's two wheels extrude from its body allowing drivers to lean into turns in the same way they would on a motorcycle. Check out…

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Have 4x4 Fun in the 2014 Toyota 4Runner Trail Model

Earlier this month at Koons Tysons Toyota we blogged about the navigation system on the 2014 Toyota Corolla, and this week we are here to tell you about a cool and useful navigation feature on the 2014 Toyota 4Runner.

This SUV is great for driving around town and shuttling the family, but it's also a lot of fun to take off-roading. Of course you should keep your bearings, but with the bread crumbs you can leave on the touch screen you can be doubly reassured that you can get back at the end of the day.

This midsize SUV…

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Charge Up and Plug In on the Go with the 2013 Toyota Avalon

Man, do we love the 2013 Toyota Avalon here at Koons Tysons Toyota. Aside from its beautiful new design and capable powertrain, there's all kinds of other features available on this standout of the lineup of new Toyota cars and trucks. And if you're one of the people out there in the Chantilly, Tysons Corner, Fairfax and Leesburg areas who loves staying connected on the go, then you'll love the feature on...

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New Toyota Furia Concept Getting Attention Ahead of Detroit Show

Auto aficionados have been licking their lips for some time now in eager anticipation for the hugely popular North American International Auto Show in Detroit beginning on January 14th. Like most of the world's premiere car companies, Toyota uses this opportunity to debut new Toyota cars and technologies. And a recent video teaser released by the company has sent tongues wagging.


So what vehicle is it that's causing all this buzz, you...

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