Category Archives: Safety

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9 Toyota Models Provide Award-Winning Safety at Downeast Toyota

Which New Toyota Models Are IIHS Top Safety Picks Bangor ME? 

Do you put safety at the top of your automotive wish list? The Toyota brand will deliver an impressive list of IIHS Top Safety Picks available at Downeast Toyota. Families, who prioritize safety want to know – which new Toyota models are IIHS Top Safety Picks in Bangor, ME? Find out how Toyota models qualify as IIHS Top Safety Picks and which models are the best fit for you with this overview by Downeast Toyota. 

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How To Prepare a Winter Safety Kit for Your Car in the Bangor Area

What Do You Need in Your Winter Emergency Kit? 

Winter has arrived in Maine. With deep snow, violent storms and icy roads – you never know when disaster may strike on the road. Keep an emergency kit in your 2021 Toyota RAV4 and you will be ready for anything on the road. You may ask yourself – what do you need in your winter emergency kit? We are here to help at Downeast Toyota. Use this quick checklist to pack your winter safety kit this season! 

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Step-By-Step Instructions for Changing a Tire on Your Toyota

How To Change a Tire on Your Toyota  

Have you ever had a flat tire on your 2021 Toyota Camry? Are you a new driver interested in how to change a flat tire? We are here to help at Downeast Toyota. Learn how to change a tire on your Toyota with this quick step-by-step guide and video. Contact the Downeast Toyota Service Department with any questions and concerns. We are here to help! 

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Top 5 Tips for Safe Winter Driving in Maine

How To Drive on Snow and Ice in Bangor ME 

Winter has arrived in Maine and that means snow and ice on the roads. Maine residents are no strangers to slick roads in the middle of winter – but if you are a new driver or want a refresher on winter driving – we have got you covered at Downeast Toyota. Learn how to drive on snow and ice in Bangor, ME with a few quick tips provided by Downeast Toyota. 

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Toyota Models Upgrade Family Safety with Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5

What Are the Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5 Features and Systems? 

Are you looking for a car, truck or crossover that provides award-winning safety? The 2021 Toyota Camry puts safety first and will debut Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5 technology and many car shoppers want to know – what are the Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5 features and systems? Find out how next-generation Toyota Safety Sense™ technology will help keep you safe.  

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Visual Alert on 2021 Toyota RAV4 Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Step-By-Step Instructions to Toyota Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

How To Use Toyota Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert  

Toyota Safety Sense™ is a key safety feature in many Toyota models that families love. Available Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert will take safety to the next level and uses a system of indicator lights on the side mirrors and audible warnings to alert drivers when a vehicle enters your blind spot. Rear Cross-Traffic Alert alerts drivers in the same way when it detects a vehicle in your blind spot as you back out of your driveway or parking stall. Learn how to use Toyota Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert with this quick step-by-step guide. Find a Toyota vehicle with Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert today when you visit the Downeast Toyota inventory

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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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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 >>

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 Driver Texting with Black Text Box and White Is it Legal to Text and Drive in Maine? Text

Is it Legal to Text and Drive in the State of Maine?

What Are the Texting and Driving Laws in Maine?

Modern technology allows all of us to stay connected no matter where our next adventure may lead with innovative smartphones, Bluetooth technology, Toyota Entune™ 3.0 Wi-Fi Connect and much more at your fingertips. More and more new drivers receive their licenses each day in the Pine Tree State and want to stay connected to friends and family. Teen drivers want to know – is it legal to text and drive in the State of Maine? What are the texting and driving laws in Maine? Find out before you get behind the wheel of your 2020 Toyota Highlander today! Read the rest of this entry >>