Toyota starts to roll out new safety systems

What is Toyota Safety Sense?

The inventory of Toyota vehicles at Downeast Toyota is among the safest offered by any dealership, by any automaker anywhere. Take a look at lists from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Toyota vehicles are among the most mentioned. For the 21st century Toyota engineers are using all available technology to go the extra mile. Starting with a few 2016 models, Toyota Safety Sense will be rolled out with the hope that its advanced systems will be available across the board before the 2018 model-year. So, this begs the question, what is Toyota Safety Sense? Read the rest of this entry >>

What is different about the 2016 Toyota Prius

Get familiar with the fourth-generation Toyota Prius

How is the 2016 Toyota Prius different?

The 2016 Toyota Prius has arrived at Downeast Toyota and is adding a new chapter to the incredible model’s story. For 15 years, four generations and three sub-versions, the Prius name has stood for efficiency and practicality. Now that the 2016 Prius is available near Bangor, ME at Downeast Toyota, customers will be treated to a new world of possibilities. For the new model-year, the Toyota design team has completely reimagined the Prius to be sleeker, more nimble and more fuel-efficient that any previously built model. Even with all of these extensive changes, the 2016 Prius still comes with an impressive array of features. Read the rest of this entry >>

What is capable with the Toyota Entune system?

What can you do with Entune?

Today’s modern vehicles have nearly passed the barrier where a model could be considered as much a rolling computer as it is an automobile. Most manufacturers have some sort of system in place that allows drivers and passengers to access information stored outside of the vehicle, whether that be music or GPS navigation functions. For Downeast Toyota customers looking at just about any Toyota vehicle, these functions are carried out by Toyota’s Entune system. Having this capability allows for buyers to have an easy-to-use infotainment system at their fingertips. So, what can you do with Entune? Read the rest of this entry >>

The possibilities are nearly endless with 2016 Sienna

What is available on the 2016 Toyota Sienna near Bangor, ME

Among the available Toyota inventory found at Downeast Toyota, some overlook the 2016 Toyota Sienna as one of the technological leaders. From just about any angle, the highly popular Toyota minivan is able to offer an array of equipment and accessories that very few other vehicle platforms can match. From the very start, the 2016 Sienna stands out from the pack with one of the most flexible and adaptable interiors in the entire automotive industry. On a closer look, the Toyota Sienna is the only minivan in its class that offers all-wheel drive as an option. These are just the top-of-the-page features, the real value comes with what is available on the 2016 Toyota Sienna near Bangor, ME. Read the rest of this entry >>

rental cars near bangor, ME

Downeast Toyota has a rental solution for you

Rental cars near Bangor, ME

Downeast Toyota, naturally, is a primary choice for people looking to buy or lease new Toyota vehicles. This obviously goes for the dealership’s excellent service department as well. Some people may not know that Downeast Toyota also features a rental car outlet which can serve a wide variety of means. Rental car customers that choose Downeast Toyota will have their pick of the latest model-year vehicles available at the dealership. This is not the average “rent-a-wreck” rental outlet. Each of the vehicles have low accumulated miles and are extensively cleaned and serviced after each use. Additionally, Downeast Toyota offers prices for its rental cars near Bangor, ME that are very competitive with the rest of the industry. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Tundra offers outstanding towing capacity

Towing capacity of the 2016 Toyota Tundra near Bangor, ME

The impressive development of the Toyota Tundra has thrust the pickup firmly into the conversation with the top models in the class from the traditional leaders. In addition to getting one of the boldest exteriors in the full-size pickup truck community, Toyota engineers have created one of the most capable options for customers of Downeast Toyota to consider. The overall towing capacity of the 2016 Toyota Tundra near Bangor, ME has been set to such a high level because of more reasons than just offering one of the class’ most power engines. This level of capability starts from the inside with how the frame of the 2016 Tundra is built. Read the rest of this entry >>

2016 Toyota RAV4 Safety Scores

New RAV4 offers excellent safety scores

2016 Toyota RAV4 Safety Scores

Downeast Toyota customers can easily hold onto the peace of mind built into the dealership’s inventory of crossover SUVs. The non-profit Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently released the safety scores for the 2016 Toyota RAV4. For the new model-year, the 2016 RAV4 have been redesigned with new exterior elements as well as upgraded interior accessories to match the vehicle’s recent Top Safety Pick + designation. In order for the 2016 RAV4 to get this respected label, the crash test scores must be at the highest level and the vehicle has to have safety systems to help prevent accidents. Read the rest of this entry >>

best toyota models for driving in winter

Which is better for you, all- or four-wheel drive?

Best Toyota models for winter driving

Driving during the winter season in our area has the occasional pit falls of snow-covered and slippery roads. The best Toyota models for winter driving available at Downeast Toyota will feature either four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. There is a difference between these two systems, however, at the most basic level both are designed to offer the ability for the vehicle to maintain traction in less-than-ideal conditions. The Brewer, Maine-based dealership offers nearly 10 different Toyota vehicles with either all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The available inventory is such, that anyone interested in taking home one of these vehicles should be able to find something that meets their needs and budget. Read the rest of this entry >>