TOYOTA NUMBER 1 FOR A REASON
Toyota is the #1 choice among consumers based on Toyota retail brand sales, NHTSA CAFE data, Polk U.S. Vehicles in operation registration statistics and manufacturer’s sales data among other measurements. The reason Toyota leads the automotive industry in several key areas includes: fuel efficiency, reliability, durability, quality, safety and selection. For instance:
Toyota has 17 vehicles rated most reliable by Consumer reports. Toyota claimed 6 segment awards in the 2010 J.D. Power initial quality study. Four Toyota vehicles were named top safety picks by the insurance institute for Highway Safety and Toyota is ranked #1 in Consumer Reports 2011 Car Brand Perception study.
Jay Toyotain Columbus Georgia follows suit scoring The Ledger Enquirers People’s Choice Award for import car dealer of the year. There’s a reason for that as well:
Jay Toyota Product
Jay Toyota in Columbus GA is one of the largest dealerships in the area in both sales and inventory. They have the models that are turning heads all across the country. The following are among the vehicles scoring rave reviews:
Toyota Rav 4
Is an outstanding value. It won the IntelliChoice 21011 Best Overall Value of the Year award in the compact crossover /wagon category.
Is the #1 selling compact pickup in its segment. The compact truck outsells the Nissan, Chevrolet, Fort and Dodge.
Won the IntelliChoice 2011 best overall value of the Year award in the full-size pickup category.
Is the best selling hybrid in America. It also tops the EPA’s list of most fuel efficient vehicles for 2011. The Prius is an outstanding value and won the IntelliChoice best overall value award in the passenger car segment.
Is the #1 selling car of all time. It is also a 2011 insurance institute for Highway Safety Top Safety pick. It has excellent value according to IntelliChoice. Corolla has a five-year ownership cost/value rating of excellent.
Is the #1 selling car in America. The mid-sized sedan’s popularity is due to its excellent value according to IntelliChoice. It has a five-year ownership cost/value rating of excellent. It also has a reputation for durability. 90% of the Camrys sold since 1995 are still on the road.
Has been named the Most Dependable Large Multi-Activity Vehicle four years in a row.
And the Highlander Hybrid have been named the Most Dependable Midsize Multi-Activity Vehicle for three years in a row. In addition, the Highlander is a 2011 IIHS Top Safety pick
Jay Toyota Service
There are 44 service bays and more than 40 people staffing the service department including factor- trained and certified technicians. They provide superior and timely routine maintenance, repairs and warranty work. For the convenience of customers, the service department is open late Monday through Saturday and uses two vans to shuttle customers to and from home or work while their vehicles are in the shop. The parts department, with more than a million dollars in inventory, ensures that the right original equipment part is available to keep wait time to a minimum.
When the unthinkable happens and a Toyota is damaged in a wreck, the Jay Collision Center is right there in the Auto Mall in Columbus GA. The collision center is certified by Toyota Motor Sales. It prepares comprehensive repair estimates and communicates with insurance companies to expedite their approval. The highly trained paint, metal and frame technicians are certified and use state-of-the-art collision repair equipment and original equipment parts. Jay Collision Center is known for top quality work and guarantees its workmanship in writing for as long as you own your car.
In addition to the friendly, knowledgeable and capable sales and service personnel, the finance department is focused on ensuring that buyer expectations are exceeded. They can offer competitive rates direct from the manufacturer and local banks, quick approvals, value-added services to protect your investment and extended warranty programs. The quick pre-approval form saves time and a payment calculator makes monthly payment estimates easy.
Jay Toyota Facilities
The two new showrooms in the Jay Auto Mall in Columbus Georgia, one for cars one for trucks, include more space to display new vehicles in addition to customer convenience rooms including an Internet Cafe with wireless internet connection and an area for customer refreshments. There is also an attractive place in which to shop for parts and accessories.
The Jay Family
It all starts at the top, with owner Jay Stelzenmuller III who has served Columbus GA for more than 25 years as a trusted and ethical automobile dealer. He and his father re-opened a defunct Pontiac dealership in 1983. Since then, the business has grown to include 7 dealerships located in the 26-acre Jay Auto Mall. Jay has been recognized for his service to the community, most recently with a city proclamation of February 2, 2010 as "Jay Stelzenmuller III Day".
The Jay Auto Mall family gives back to the community with annual events such as the bike give-away to under-privileged children in conjunction with the Salvation Army, Valley Rescue Mission and Girls, Incorporated. They also support the annual Best Ranger Competition, the National Infantry Museum IMAX theater and the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Program at Ft Benning. Jay Toyota also supports military families with discounts and knowledgeable purchase assistance. The Better Business Bureau in 2003, recognized the employees with the Torch Award for excellence in customer treatment and service.
Jay believes in treating his employees like family and as a result many have been with him for their entire careers. At Jay Toyota it is not unusual to have spent 12 years or more with the dealership. This longevity brings experience and dedication to serving the customer.
For the customer who prefers to shop from his easy chair, the web site provides an interactive tour of the new and used Toyota inventory. Browsers can conveniently get a quote, schedule a service appointment, or apply for financing at www.JayToyota.com
Jay Toyota is also on facebook. Friends will see who is driving a new Toyota off the lot as well as heads up on special deals.
The entire Jay Toyota team understands the importance of repeat customers and knows they are a sign of successful service and execution. They invite you to become a member of the Jay family by visiting the showroom at 1661 Whittlesey Road or visiting on line.
Take some time to search our large GA inventory of new 2011 Toyota cars, trucks, SUVs and vans, including the Corolla, Camry, Yaris, Matrix, Avalon, Sienna minivan, RAV4, Venza, Highlander, FJ Cruiser, 4Runner, Sequoia and Land Cruiser SUVs, and the Toyota hybrids, including the Prius, Camry hybrid and Highlander hybrid. Columbus GA drivers love Toyota trucks, including the award winning Tacoma and Tundra. We also carry commercial vans and work trucks. Toyota has placed a tremendous emphasis on fuel efficient vehicles in 2011 – take a look and review the new high gas mileage Toyota cars that can save you money. Our Internet Team is here to help you with online price quotes, trade-in evaluation tools with Blackbook, directions and hours, financing with our online credit application (including assisting you with special financing needs for a bad credit car loan) and setting up a test drive.
Popular Toyota Models:
We update our new car Toyota specials and used car specials each month, sharing the latest Toyota rebates and incentives that can save you additional money. Our specials section includes vehicles priced under $15,000, CarFax one owner used cars, new car specials including sales and discounts, lease deals, Toyota parts discounts, and service specials.
Toyota Service in Columbus GA
Your Georgia Toyota Dealer
As one of the highest rated Toyota dealership in Georgia, our customers come from throughout the state, including eastern Alabama. Some of the areas our customers come from include Columbus Georgia, Phenix City AL, Lagrange GA, Montgomery Alabama, Macon GA, and Fort Benning Georgia.