Category Archives: Features and Accessories

Silver 2020 Toyota RAV4 on a City Street at Night with Headlights On

Step-By-Step Instructions To Use Automatic High Beams in Your Toyota

How To Use Toyota Safety Sense™ Automatic High Beams 

Toyota Safety Sense™ is a standard feature in the 2020 Toyota RAV4 and many more Toyota-brand models that provides award-winning safety. Automatic High Beams are a key component of the Toyota Safety Sense™ suite of systems that employs an onboard sensor that will detect oncoming headlights at night and preceding taillights when activated. When the system detects another vehicle, it will automatically switch to low beams to avoid blinding other drivers and switch back to high beams when you are clear of traffic. Learn how to use Toyota Safety Sense™ Automatic High Beams with this quick step-by-step guide. Find a Toyota model equipped with Automatic High Beams when you visit the Downeast Toyota inventory

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Close Up of a Hybrid Badge on Red 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Which Toyota Hybrid Models Have Electronic On-Demand AWD?

Do Toyota Hybrid Models Have AWD? 

Toyota hybrid models like the 2020 Toyota Prius are dedicated to a fuel-efficient performance – but do Toyota hybrid models have AWD? Families who love outdoor adventures or are faced with inclement weather may need all-wheel drive capabilities without sacrificing fuel economy. We have good news. Hybrid Toyota models are available with an Electronic On-Demand AWD system – that will deliver a memorable performance at every turn. 

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White 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro on a Forest Trail

How-To Guide to Your Toyota Tacoma 4WD System

How To Use the Toyota Tacoma 4WDemand Part-Time 4WD System 

Are you ready for adventure in your 2020 Toyota Tacoma? Do you love mud-slingin’ adventures on the trail? The trail-rated Toyota Tacoma will fit the bill with a capable 4WDemand part-time four-wheel drive system that employs an electronic transfer case and an Automatic Limited Slip Differential. Add a Multi-Terrain Select System with five driver-selectable terrain modes to the equation and the Toyota Tacoma is ready for action. Learn how to use the Toyota Tacoma 4WDemand part-time 4WD system with this guide. Find a Toyota Tacoma that is ready for adventure when you visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today! 

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Man Driving 2020 Toyota RAV4 with White Text Box and Toyota Safety Connect Logo

Step-By-Step Instructions To Use Toyota Safety Connect in Your Toyota

How To Use the Toyota Safety Connect Feature

Toyota Safety Connect is an added asset for families on the go that will help you maintain peace of mind with 24/7 support when you choose the 2020 Toyota RAV4. With Toyota Safety Connect technology, you will benefit from Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, a Stolen Vehicle Locator and an Emergency Assistance Button. Learn how to use the Toyota Safety Connect feature with this quick step-by-step guide and how-to video. Visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today to find a Toyota to fit your lifestyle! Read the rest of this entry >>

Man and Son Loading Cargo in the Back of 2020 Toyota RAV4

Step-By-Step Instructions To Set Up and Operate the Toyota Power Liftgate

How To Use the Toyota Hands-Free Power Liftgate Feature

Are you a fan of the next-generation 2020 Toyota Highlander? Have you and your family set your sights on the 2020 Toyota RAV4? Equipped with an available power liftgate, Toyota crossovers make loading and unloading cargo more convenient with a hands-free feature and adjustable height settings. Learn how to use the Toyota hands-free power liftgate feature with this step-by-step guide and how-to video. Find a Toyota car, truck or crossover with features you love when you visit the Downeast Toyota inventory! Read the rest of this entry >>

Overhead Diagram of Toyota RAV4 with Lane Tracing Assist

Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 Adds Lane Tracing Assist System to Select Toyota Models

How Does Toyota Lane Tracing Assist Work?

Award-winning safety is a hallmark of the Toyota brand and Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 is a big reason why Toyota models have earned nine IIHS Top Safety Picks in the past year. Lane Tracing Assist is an innovative safety feature that will upgrade your family’s safety and many drivers want to know – how does Toyota Lane Tracing Assist work? Find out how Toyota Lane Tracing Assist will improve your safety in the 2020 Toyota RAV4 at Downeast Toyota! Read the rest of this entry >>

Close Up of 2020 Toyota Avalon Adaptive Headlights

Toyota Models Upgrade Safety with Adaptive Cornering LED Headlights

How Does the Toyota Adaptive Front Lighting System Work?

Toyota resides on the cutting edge of automotive safety with Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 technology, Toyota Star Safety™ and many more innovative features that promote safety and make models like the 2020 Toyota RAV4 an IIHS Top Safety Pick+. A brand-new element that will upgrade safety is a Toyota Adaptive Front Lighting System with Adaptive Cornering LED Headlights. With this addition to the Toyota RAV4 spec sheet, many drivers want to know – how does the Toyota Adaptive Front Lighting System work? Read the rest of this entry >>

Apple CarPlay in the 2020 Toyota Corolla with Entune 3.0

Learn To Use the Toyota + Alexa App with Step-By-Step Instructions

How To Use the Toyota + Amazon Alexa App in Your Toyota

Do you enjoy the hands-free, voice-activated capabilities of Amazon Alexa at home? Add those capabilities to your day-to-day drive in your 2020 Toyota RAV4 with the innovative Toyota + Amazon Alexa App. Toyota + Amazon Alexa is a FREE app for Apple and Android devices that when paired with the Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system will allow you to use voice commands to find the information you need with Amazon Alexa. Learn how to use the Toyota + Amazon Alexa App in your Toyota with this step-by-step guide and how-to video. Read the rest of this entry >>

Blue 2020 Toyota Highlander in Different Climates Highway, Snow and Desert

Toyota Models with 4WD and AWD Perfect for Winter Driving in Bangor Area

What Are the Best Toyota Models for Winter Driving Bangor ME?

When winter arrives in Maine – you know that the snow and ice will come hard and fast – and that means you need a vehicle that is equipped for winter travel. Is winter travel on your calendar for this season? Are you looking for a new Toyota car, truck or crossover that will make winter travel safer? You may want to know – what are the best Toyota models for winter driving in Bangor, ME? Find out why models like the all-wheel drive 2020 Toyota RAV4 are tailor-made for winter in Maine. Read the rest of this entry >>

Red 2020 Toyota Prius Prime Charging on a City Street

What Is the Warranty on a Toyota Hybrid Battery?

How Much Does It Cost to Replace a Toyota Hybrid Battery?

Are you looking for an ultra-efficient Toyota car or crossover that will not break the bank at the fuel pump? Hybrid vehicles like the iconic 2020 Toyota Prius, the family-friendly 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid and the next-generation 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid may fit the bill. The Toyota brand is a trendsetter in the hybrid automotive market and while it is very rare for a hybrid battery to fail, many cautious car shoppers want to know – how much does it cost to replace a Toyota hybrid battery? Learn more about Toyota hybrid batteries and warranties with this quick overview! Read the rest of this entry >>