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Pohanka Toyota of Salisbury Proudly Serving Delaware & Sussex County 

Pohanka Toyota of Salisbury is a premier Toyota dealer who serves many areas within Maryland and Delaware. With their large selection of new and pre-owned vehicles, Pohanka Toyota is fully equipped to aid those on the Eastern Shore find the car, truck or SUV of their dreams. 

Pohanka Toyota’s award-winning service & parts department, online inventory, and outstanding financing options make them the preferred dealer for all your Toyota needs. 

Though located in Salisbury, Maryland Pohanka Toyota proudly serves many areas within the state of Delaware and Sussex County including but not limited to Selbyville, Laurel, Millsboro, Seaford, Dagsboro, Delmar, Bethany Beach, Rehoboth Beach, and Fenwick Island.

Pohanka Toyota is even willing to deliver your dream car to your home or place of work and urges Delaware customers to remember that taxes are determined by where you live and not where you buy.

Ready to set up a test drive? Visit our Pohanka Toyota of Salisbury dealership today!

White 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD OffRoad ready to take on the elements out in a desert.

What is the Auto LSD dashboard light on a Toyota RAV4?

Toyota RAV4 Auto LSD System

When driving your Toyota RAV4, you may have noticed a light on your dashboard that says, “Auto LSD.” While this may seem like a very mysterious moniker, it’s actually the indicator for a helpful system in your vehicle. So what is Auto LSD on the Toyota RAV4?

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The LSD in Auto LSD stands for, “Limited-Slip Differential.” This is a traction control system that controls engine output and begins braking when one of the drive wheels begins to slip. When used in the right situation, this improves vehicle control.

When should I use Auto LSD?

Auto LSD should only be used when wheel slip occurs in very severe conditions, such as off-road or in deep snow. The Auto LSD system is intended for use only in extreme conditions. Don’t turn it on when the vehicle is in motion or when wheel-spin is occurring. It should not be left on during normal driving.

When using Auto LSD, increased steering effort may be required. You may have to be more careful to keep control while cornering. If the vehicle begins to slip while the system is engaged, the Auto LSD icon will begin flashing, indicating the system is working to control the slippage.

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How do I turn on Auto LSD?

Auto LSD can be engaged by pressing the “VSC Off” switch. This button has an image that looks like the silhouette of a vehicle with two wavy lines behind the wheels, and the word “Off” beneath. When pressed, the VSC Off and Auto LSD indicators will light up on the instrument cluster, confirming that the system is engaged. To turn the system off, press the “VSC Off” button again.

Traction Control and Auto LSD

Traction Control works to optimize control during normal driving conditions. It reduces engine power when a wheel slips and applies braking to that wheel. When you turn on Auto LSD, Traction Control turns off. Auto LSD sends power to the wheel with the greatest traction, rather than reducing engine power to send the wheel forward.

Why does Auto LSD automatically shut off?

If the brakes become overheated during operation, the Auto LSD system will automatically shut off. However, it will be restored automatically after a short time. The system will also shut off automatically when the engine is turned off and will remain off when restarted.

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A white 2019 Toyota Highlander drives on a curvy highway near a placid lake.

How much can the 2019 Toyota Highlander tow?

2019 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

SUVs are popular not only because they’re stylish and practical, but because they can be capable as well. Though many SUVs and crossovers walk the utility walk but don’t talk the utility talk, the 2019 Toyota Highlander boasts some real potential for bold adventures and hearty tasks.

One use for the capability of an SUV is in towing. How much can the 2019 Toyota Highlander tow?

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Depending on which powertrain it’s equipped with, the 2019 Toyota Highlander can tow up to either 1,500, 3,500 or 5,000 pounds.

2019 Toyota Highlander Engine Options

Two engines are available for the gas-powered 2019 Toyota Highlander. They are a:

2.7-liter 4-cylinder

  • Up to 185 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque

3.5-liter V6

  • Up to 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque

2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Engine

The hybrid engine option for the 2020 Highlander is a 3.5-liter V6 and electric motor combination that manages produce 306 hybrid system net horsepower. This powerplant gets 30 miles-per-gallon in the city and 28 on the highway, numbers which earn it a Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV) rating. All-wheel drive comes standard on the hybrid 2020 Toyota Highlander.

Why buy a 2019 Toyota Highlander?

The 2019 Toyota Highlander is an overall great value. It has long-term durability, a smooth ride, and a healthy array of driver-assistance features. The first and second rows are delightfully roomy, and a generous amount of standard equipment optimizes the vehicular experience. There is also a surprising amount of cubby storage inside, providing plenty of room for all sorts of gizmos and knick-knacks.

The 2019 Toyota Highlander comes in six trim levels: LE, LE Plus, XLE, SE, Limited and Limited Platinum. As we explained in greater detail above, it also comes with the option of a hybrid powertrain.

Learn about the 2020 Toyota Highlander here.

2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid drives across a bridge.

What colors does the 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid come in?

The 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid remains one of the best hybrid sedans around. For 2020, the model continues to get great gas mileage (up to 51 mpg in the city and 53 on the highway) while still pumping out 208 horsepower. The whole model is rife with unrivaled attention to detail.

In addition, the 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid continues one other proud tradition of the model: looking great. This includes its slew of vibrant color options. What colors does the 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid come in?

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2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid Color Options

The 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid comes in ten different exterior color options:

  • Supersonic Red
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Super White
  • Wind Chill Pearl
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Predawn Gray Mica
  • Galactic Aqua Mica
  • Brownstone
  • Blue Streak Metallic

Note: Unlike the standard 2020 Toyota Camry, the 2020 Camry Hybrid does not come with the option of a Midnight Black Metallic roof in combination with select colors.

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Shiny white 2020 Toyota Supra cruises down a street drenched with golden sun.

Who makes the 2020 Toyota Supra engine?

Fans of the Toyota Supra have spent nearly two decades in a dark and aimless valley. Their fearless leader, the Supra, took its leave in 2002 and was afterwards known only in whispered rumors. Finally, Toyota has rewarded their loyalty with the birth of a fifth generation Toyota Supra for the 2020 model year.

But these same fans also tend to be hesitant. Like any passionate followers, they want to make sure the new Supra does justice to its vaunted model line. One aspect that has received some attention is the engine. The Toyota 2JZ-GTE machine that powered fourth generation of the model (and helped to make it the fastest Toyota of all time) still basks in well-deserved legendary status.

Like parents concerned about their child’s choice of Homecoming date, Supra acolytes everywhere are inquiring with pointed curiosity: who makes the 2020 Toyota Supra engine?

Toyota Supra Engine Manufacturer

The 2020 Toyota Supra engine is designed by BMW and manufactured by a third-party assembly group called Magna Steyr. Magna Steyr engineers, develops and assembles automobiles for other companies on a contractual basis. They assemble the 2020 Toyota Supra alongside the G29 BMW Z4 in Graz, Austria.

What engine is in the 2020 Toyota Supra?

The 2020 Toyota Supra uses a BMW 58 straight-six engine. This innovatively engineered powerplant features an exhaust manifold cast directly onto the cylinder head. It has two exhaust ports, and an efficient water-to-air intercooler incorporated directly into the plastic intake manifold.

A teardown of the 2020 Supra reveals that the BMW 58 engine boasts a robust crankshaft, strong connecting rods and high-quality pistons. The block is capable of handling even higher amounts of horsepower than already provided with its closed-deck design.

Though some die-hard Toyota fans were skeptical of the automaker using a BMW engine, the performance provided by this powerplant shows that Toyota still knows what they’re doing. The 2020 Toyota Supra is exceptionally quick and capable, both on the street and the track.

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A Brief History of the Supra

The 2020 Toyota Supra kicks off a fifth generation for the acclaimed machine. The original model began production in 1978, working its way up to a fourth generation that was discontinued in 2002. During that time, it gathered legions of ardent followers and made many memorable appearances in video games, movies, music videos and TV shows.

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