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Winter Tires for Toyota | Gateway Toyota Scion

When temperatures drop below 7 degrees celsius, that is a good sign that it is time to put on winter tires. All-season tires start to lose some of their elasticity at cold temperatures, winter or ‘cold weather’ tires have a special rubber compound that maintains elasticity at temperatures well below zero. Even when there is no snow on the road, safety is still very much enhanced with winter tires when it is cold outside. [continue reading…]


How To Read Tire Information

How To Read Tire Information

Vehicles today are far more reliable than those built a decade ago, but quality will only go so far.  Maintaining your investment is key, and the best way to prolong the life of a vehicle is through regular, preventative maintenance.

Toyota Tundra

This 2008 Toyota Tundra work truck we recently had in for service is a perfect example. It has 590,921 kilometres and is in exceptional condition! Wow! This truck has always followed the factory recommended service and has been detailed regularly. [continue reading…]


20140307_124725Did you know that Gateway Toyota Scion has a Gateway Extreme customization team? Our job is to give you, our customers, the ultimate customization experience. We have the resources and the tools to provide you with endless options to build the vehicle of your dreams.

Gateway Extreme offers the latest and greatest performance parts from TRD but also works with some of the industry’s leading aftermarket companies, including BMF Wheels, Tuff Country Lift Kits, Anzo lights, and for our car enthusiast five axis body kits, Enkei Wheels, and Tien Suspension, to name a few. [continue reading…]


Gateway Toyota | Extreme Custom Lifted Trucks

2014 Tundra

Don’t settle for a truck or SUV just like everyone else has when you can have something that fits your personality perfectly. Gateway Extreme makes it easy to customize your set of wheels with special parts and accessories to look fabulous and perform even better.

No matter what you need, a new set of tires or stylish wheels, you can get it at Gateway Toyota Scion. Check out the lift kits that give your new truck or SUV a totally different look. Body accessories create a unique profile that it totally you. Add a set of pocket style fender flares, side step bars or even a custom hood. [continue reading…]


Winter Driving Tips!

Winter DrivingPlease keep our roads safe this winter by being prepared and driving for the conditions. We have put together some tips for you to keep in mind for winter driving.

It’s important to keep your vehicle(s) in shape for driving in the winter.

  • Winterize your ride by having the battery, heater, defroster, hoses, belts, anti-freeze, brakes, tires and wipers checked. We would also recommend putting winter tires on your vehicle(s) for superior traction. [continue reading…]

When it comes to configuring your home screen, vehicles equipped with navigation allow you to customize your Toyota Display Audio System’s home page. With two display options (2-panel and 3-panel), you can control the information displayed.

Let’s take a closer look at how to customize your Display Audio System’s home screen layout. [continue reading…]


What makes Toyota’s Display Audio System so great? It starts with the ability to pair your Bluetooth enabled mobile device. Once you’ve paired your cell phone, you can make/receive calls, access your contacts, and review your call history, all right from the Toyota Display Audio System’s touchscreen. If you use a compatible smartphone, you can also receive text messages, which can be read in your vehicle. It also means you can respond to messages with a list of customizable pre-programmed responses.

First you will need to pair your mobile device to the Toyota Display Audio System. [continue reading…]


Utilizing Toyota’s Display Audio System has never been so easy. Thanks to its Voice Recognition technology, you can enjoy the ride while keeping you and your passengers safe. Toyota’s Voice Recognition technology allows for you to talk on the phone, control your GPS navigation system, and adjust cabin climate with ease. The best part? Toyota’s Voice Recognition doesn’t listen to just anyone – it picks up your voice alone.

Let’s take a closer look at how to train your Voice Recognition system to get the most out of Toyota’s advanced technology. [continue reading…]


How To Manage Audio Sources – Display Audio System

Toyota’s vehicles are packed with the latest in technology, including the Display Audio System. Not only can you make phone calls, but you can also access an array of audio sources. Here’s how: [continue reading…]