Car Batteries VS New Hampshire

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If your battery is 3 years or older, it is a good idea to get it tested. Getting your battery tested regularly at your local dealer, can prevent a “no-start” situation and can save you a ton of frustration. If you are experiencing a battery issues because of the recent cold weather in New Hampshire, we can help! Visit any of our dealerships and our Certified Technicians are here for you!    

Grappone Automotive Group Receives President’s Award From Toyota

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The Grappone Automotive Group in Bow has earned the 2013 President’s Award from Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. for the 20th time. “Your dedication to operational excellence and exceptional customer care has earned your dealership this distinguisehd honor and set the standard for your fellow Toyota Dealers,” Toyota President and CEO Kazuo Ohara wrote in a letter announcing the award. “For us, it’s not about the cars, it’s about the people,” said Amanda Grappone Osmer, 4th generation owner of the dealer group that is celebrating its 90th year in operation. “This award really validates the dedication our team shows, day in and day out, to building lifelong relationships and taking care of our guests and community.” Grappone Toyota consistently ranks ahead of the New England region and nation in its retention of guests. Auto shoppers at Grappone experience an upfront pricing, negotiation free sales model with non-commissioned product specialists, free coffee and pop corn, and an owner who may serenade them on the banjo while they purchase their car. Service guests may find healthy wraps, fruit and salad available, and an occasional farmer’s market taking place in the waiting area. All guests experience Grappone’s LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design) certified building, designed to take adavantage of the natural beauty of Merrimack river valley. The facility is heated by geothermal wells, has solar-powered electric charging stations, and has a “green wall” with an interactive touch screen showing how the …

2014 Toyota Prius C

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The 2014 Toyota Prius C is a smaller version of the Prius. This compact car still gives you plenty of space for your daily commute and allowing you to get around 50 MPG. This compact Prius is great for city driving. The Prius C’s dashboard is more traditional which is great for people who are not use to the Prius dashboard. The back seats fold down which expands storage space, there is a 40/60 split so you still have room for passengers. To learn more about the Prius C click here. You can search Grappone’s inventory here and see our low upfront prices here. Grappone Toyota discusses the 2014 Prius C in the following video review. Grappone is located in Concord, NH and only 20 minutes from Manchester, NH.  

2014 Tundra

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The 2014 Tundra has received a make over! Have you seen it yet? Taylor, from Grappone Toyota in Bow, NH, discusses the new features – safety and luxury that are found in the new Tundra. The Tundra is a truck that will help you survive the New Hampshire winters. Including: -9,900 tow capacity -A four disc braking system -Touch screen radio -Transmission cooling system -Assisted tailgate Grappone Toyota is located in Bow, NH – just south of Concord and only 20 minutes from Manchester.

Camera, Cars and a Banjo

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If you stopped by Grappone Toyota yesterday around 3 p.m. you might have noticed a photographer in the middle of the showroom. You would have also heard 4th generation owner, Amanda, playing the banjo. No, Amanda is not going to be featured in a banjo magazine. Yes she really does play the banjo – she started about six weeks ago.   Why the photographer you ask? Toyota Today magazine sent him. Grappone Toyota will be featured in the January – February edition.  You are probably wondering what the article will be about. Well, we can tell you this: -They took a group photo of Grappone team members. -They took some photos of our meditation room. -Some great shot of Amanda with her banjo. -They took pictures of our Upfront Prices on the vehicles which come with a negotiation free buying process.   We are excited to read the article when it is published. Are you?    

September New Owner’s Clinic

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This week we will be hosting 4 New Owner Clinics. Ford/Mazda: September 18 at 5:30 p.m. Hyundai: September 18 at 5:30 p.m. Toyota/Scion: September 19 at 5:30 p.m. Honda: September 19 at 5:30 p.m. What is a New Owner’s Clinic? This is a chance for you to become familiar with the service department at Grappone and ask any questions you may have on your new vehicle. We want everyone to feel comfortable walking into Grappone for service and know who they will be dealing with and how we operate. We serve dinner at 5:30 and the clinic begins at 6. You will get a tour of the shop, meet service advisors and certified technicians. We will answer any questions you have about our facility or your new car. If you can’t make it to the clinic you can always call us with questions: (800) 528-8993 or visit our site www.grappone.com You must RSVP to this event by calling Vickie at 603-226-8376 by 5 p.m. on 9/17.

Turtles at Toyota

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In the Grappone Toyota parking lot there was a batch of freshly hatched snapping turtles. They were taking over the parking lot and would have been crushed by cars if they stayed where they were. A Grappone team member noticed these TINY creatures and helped them find their way to the river. There were at least a dozen of them. 30 minutes later a few team members went out to the parking lot to make sure they were all safe and found one more baby! Hopefully this little guy can find his family in the river!

Farmer’s Market August Update

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Did you know that we host a Farmer’s Market in our Toyota Guest Lounge every other Friday? Johnson Golden Harvest sets up a table filled with New Hampshire native produce and New Hampshire pasture raised meat. They are here from 11:30-2. Whether you are in for service on your vehicle or just want to stop by you can stock up on fresh and delicious produce!   They will be here on Friday 8/16. Here is a list of things they will have on hand.