Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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 >>

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 >>

Trail Covered in Fall Leaves with Black Rectangle and White Top 10 Fall Driving Tips Text

Stay Safe in the Bangor Area this Fall with Fall Driving Tips and Tricks at Downeast Toyota

Top 10 Fall Driving Safety and Maintenance Tips

Fall weather and fall foliage are just around the corner and it is time to get your 2019 Toyota RAV4 ready for your next family adventure this fall. Check out this list of top 10 fall driving safety and maintenance tips created by Downeast Toyota! Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Sitting in Driver's Seat of a 2020 Toyota Corolla with Apple CarPlay on the Toyota Entune 3.0 Display

Step-By-Step Instructions To Use Apple CarPlay in Your Toyota RAV4

How To Connect Your Toyota with Apple CarPlay

Armed with the innovative Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system, many next-generation Toyota models will provide one-touch access to Apple CarPlay. When you slide into the driver’s seat of the 2019 Toyota RAV4, Apple CarPlay will make access to Apple Maps, text messages, iTunes, Waze, Spotify and more of your favorite apps simple and safe. Learn how to connect your Toyota with Apple CarPlay with these simple step-by-step instructions. Visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today to find a vehicle with Apple CarPlay! Read the rest of this entry >>