New Owners Event – October 2012

Last night, Thursday October 25th, we had the pleasure of hosting yet another New owners Event here at Toyota of El Cajon, where all of the happy new car owners got to enjoy a night of catered food, raffle and a tour around the facilities. Continue reading

John Got The 2013 Tacoma!

John was just driving by Toyota of El Cajon one day when he saw the brand new 2012 Toyota Tacoma in our parking lot. He instantly knew he wanted it!
Only a short while after our salesman Michael showed him the truck he had spotted, John in now a happy new 2013 Tacoma owner.

The 1976 Celica

In 1976, Mr. Joseph “Joe” Trentacosta  bought a brand new Toyota Celica at a local San Diego Toyota dealership. Now, 36 years later, we have the pleasure of displaying Joe’s 1976 Celica for everyone to see in our showroom here at Toyota of El Cajon.
Before Joe bought the Celica he owned a ’69 Corona which he drove for three years and then a ’73 Buick which unfortunately got flooded in a storm on a cross-country road trip. So when Joe came into the Toyota dealership in 1976 to buy a Corolla for his ex-wife he decided to also treat himself to a new car and traded in his Corona and Buick for the new ’76 Celica. Continue reading

San Diego Kids Expo and Fair

It’s time to play, enjoy, and learn at the San Diego Kids Expo & Fair this weekend and Toyota of El Cajon are giving out FREE TICKETS for you and your family.

On October 20th and 21st, the San Diego Kids Expo & Fair will be held  at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The event will be open both days from 10am to 5pm and will consist of activities, entertainment, and exhibitions for the kids and their families. Continue reading

Mission Completed!

On October 12, the Toyota Tundra completed the mission of towing the 300.000 lbs Space Shuttle Endeavour through the streets of Los Angeles. Check out the video below to see the Tundra in action and visit the Tundra Endeavour website for more info, videos and pictures. Continue reading

Tweet and Help Donate Money

Help raise money for the Space Shuttle Endeavour’s new home by sending out a tweet from the Tundra Endeavour “Tweet Drive” site. For every tweet sent out from the Tundra Endeavour site, Toyota will donate $50 to the California Science Center in Los Angeles, CA.
Here is how you contribute: Continue reading

Tundra and the Space Shuttle Endeavour

The Space Shuttle Endeavour made its first launch into space in 1992 and completed 25 mission before its last flight in May 2011. This year the Endeavour was transported from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to Los Angeles International Airport, where it arrived on September 21st, after a 3 day long transfer on top of NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. Continue reading

“Live Love LAST”

In the year 2000, Tony Von Dwingelo’s friend bought a truck at Toyota of El Cajon which got passed on to him once his friend decided to buy a new car a few years later. 12 years and 406.013 miles later, Tony brought the truck, which is running as good as even, back to Toyota of El Cajon to share his story. Continue reading