Category Archives: Features and Accessories

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 >>

Man Using the Toyota Entune Touchscreen Audio System with CD Player in a 2019 Toyota 4Runner

Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, SiriusXM® and Streaming Audio Replace CD Players

Which Toyota Models Are Available with a CD Player?

With the growing popularity of Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and streaming music platforms, many automakers are foregoing CD players in their vehicles. If you have an extensive selection of CDs and you are interested in a brand-new Toyota car, truck, minivan or crossover, you may want to know – which Toyota models are available with a CD player? Find out which Toyota models will cater to your musical interests with this quick guide created by Downeast Toyota! Read the rest of this entry >>

Diagram of Blue Car with Radar and Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist on a City Street

Step-By-Step Instructions for the Toyota Lane Departure Alert Feature

How To Use and Operate Toyota Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist

Toyota Safety Sense™ technology is a highlight of the brand that promises to help keep you and your family safe. Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist is a key factor in the Toyota Safety Sense™ equation that employs radar and sensors to detect when your 2019 Toyota RAV4 strays from your lane at speeds over 32 mph and will provide an audible alert. When a lane deviation is detected, the Steering Assist component will automatically make small corrections to redirect your Toyota vehicle. Learn how to use and operate Toyota Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist technology with this step-by-step guide. Visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today to find a model equipped with Toyota Safety Sense™! Read the rest of this entry >>

Key and Key Fob on a Dashboard with White Text Box and Black How To Replace the Battery in Your Toyota Key Fob Text

Step-By-Step Instructions to Change the Battery in Your Toyota Key Fob

How To Replace the Battery in Your Toyota Key Fob

Is your Toyota Smart Key® key fob not working? It may be time for a new battery in your Toyota RAV4 key fob. When the battery life in your Toyota key fob is low – the standard battery life is 1 to 2 years – you will hear an alarm in the cabin when the engine stops. Learn how to replace the battery in your Toyota key fob with these step-by-step instructions and a how-to video – all you need is a small flathead screwdriver and a replacement battery. Find a Toyota car, truck or crossover to fit your lifestyle today when you visit the Downeast Toyota inventory! Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Using the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Toyota Entune 3.0 Touchscreen Display

Step-By-Step Guide to Streaming Music in Your Toyota RAV4 with Toyota Entune™ 3.0

How To Stream Music with Toyota Entune™ and Toyota Entune™ 3.0

We all love to listen to music on our day-to-day commute and Toyota Entune™ and Toyota Entune™ 3.0 promise to check all the boxes. Learn how to stream your favorite music with Toyota Entune™ and Toyota Entune™ 3.0 infotainment systems with this quick step-by-step guide. Toyota Entune™ 3.0 provides one-touch access to Apple CarPlay and Apple iTunes and is standard equipment for the 2019 Toyota Camry, 2019 Toyota RAV4, 2020 Toyota Supra, 2019 Toyota Avalon and more Toyota models. Read the rest of this entry >>

Close Up of 2019 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD Badge on Blue Exterior

Toyota Vehicles with AWD Perfect for Winter Driving in Maine

What Are the Best Toyota Vehicles with AWD in Bangor ME?

Winter has arrived in Maine and many families are looking for a vehicle that can handle the tough winter weather conditions and want to know – what are the best Toyota vehicles with AWD in Bangor, ME? Downeast Toyota has the answer you are looking for with a long list of Toyota vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive that are perfect for winter driving in the Bangor area this winter. Read the rest of this entry >>

Red, White and Gray 2018 Toyota RAV4 Models on Gravel Trail in the Woods

Learn How Toyota RAV4 Drive Modes Will Upgrade Performance

How To Use the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Eco and Sport Drive Modes

Tailor-made for adventure, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 possesses an athletic style and fun-to-drive powertrain that deliver a world-class performance at every turn. What if we told you that you could upgrade performance at the touch of a button? Equipped with Eco and Sport Modes, the Toyota RAV4 will improve fuel economy and sharpen performance. Learn how to use the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Eco and Sport Drive Modes with this quick how-to guide. Read the rest of this entry >>