Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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 >>

Close Up of a Woman's Hand Using a Cloth to Clean the Interior of a Car

How To Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus in Your Car in the Bangor Area

How To Clean and Disinfect the Interior of Your Toyota 

As the expression goes – cleanliness is next to godliness – and in these uncertain times, finding ways to kill germs and combat the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is vital. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Survey shows that Americans spend 51.1 minutes in the car each day on average – which makes it even more important to clean and disinfect the interior of your 2020 Toyota Camry. Learn how to clean and disinfect the interior of your Toyota to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the Bangor area with this quick guide by Downeast Toyota.   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 >>

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 >>

2020 Toyota Corolla Dashboard Lights

Step-By-Step Instructions to Brighten or Dim Toyota Dashboard Lights

How To Dim the Toyota RAV4 Dashboard Lights and Instrument Panel

Is it difficult for you to read the Multi-Information Display in your 2020 Toyota RAV4? Are the dashboard lights just too bright or too dim? If this is a problem that you have had and you are not sure how to fix it, this quick guide will teach you how to dim the Toyota RAV4 dashboard lights and instrument panel. The method to dim the dashboard lights and instrument panel in your Toyota car, truck or crossover may vary by model year – make sure to check your owner’s manual. Visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today to find a Toyota vehicle that will help upgrade your day-to-day drive in the Bangor area. Read the rest of this entry >>

White 2020 Toyota Prius on a Highway with Black Text Box and White Advantages of a Toyota Hybrid Text

Why Should I Buy a Toyota Hybrid at Downeast Toyota?

What Are the Advantages of Driving a Toyota Hybrid Bangor ME?

Are you interested in a fun-to-drive and fuel-efficient vehicle? A Toyota-brand hybrid may be the perfect fit for you and your family. Not sold on hybrid vehicles? Are you wondering – why should I buy a hybrid? If you are considering the first-ever 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid, you may want to know – what are the advantages of driving a Toyota hybrid in Bangor, ME? Find out why a Toyota hybrid may be the right choice for you at Downeast Toyota! 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 >>

Man Using Push-Button Start in the 2019 Toyota RAV4

Why Won’t My Toyota Camry Start with Push-Button Start?

Top 5 Reasons Why Toyota Push-Button Start Won’t Work

Toyota Smart Key® with push-button start is a popular feature in the 2019 Toyota Camry and many more Toyota-brand models – but what happens when you push the START button and it doesn’t work? Find out what the problem might be with this list of the top 5 reasons why Toyota push-button start won’t work provided by Downeast Toyota. Read the rest of this entry >>