Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Regular, Plus and Supreme Fuel Types at a Fuel Pump

Does My Toyota Require Premium Fuel?

Should I Use Premium Fuel in My Toyota? 

Are you the proud owner of a brand-new Toyota car, truck or crossover? Did you know that the type of fuel you put in your 2020 Toyota RAV4 can impact performance? Regular, mid-grade and premium fuel options can make choosing the right fuel for your vehicle a difficult decision. Bangor-area drivers who have asked – should I use premium fuel in my Toyota – can find the answers they are looking for at Downeast Toyota. 

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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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Person Using Toyota App on Smartphone to Check on Toyota Camry and Person Starting a Toyota RAV4 with Toyota App on a Smartwatch

Step-By-Step Instructions to Install and Use the Toyota Mobile App

How To Set Up and Use the Toyota Mobile App 

Are you the proud new owner of a 2020 Toyota RAV4? Do you want to learn more about your brand-new 2020 Toyota Highlander? The Toyota Mobile app will keep you connected to your Toyota car, truck or crossover via your Apple or Android device. With the Toyota Mobile app, you will have the ability to monitor vehicle health, lock or unlock doors and start your Toyota remotely with a compatible smartphone or smartwatch. Drivers who are new to the Toyota brand may want to know how to set up and use the Toyota Mobile app and we are here to help with this step-by-step guide. Find a Toyota car, truck or crossover that checks all the boxes when you visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today! 

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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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White 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Rear Exterior on a Desert Highway

Tips and Tricks To Improve the Fuel Economy in Your Toyota Hybrid

How To Improve the MPG in Your Toyota Hybrid Car or Crossover 

Are you the proud owner of a brand-new 2020 Toyota Prius? Have you fallen in love with your 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid? If you have chosen a Toyota hybrid car or crossover, efficient fuel economy is undoubtedly at the top of your automotive priorities list and you might want to know how to improve the mpg in your Toyota hybrid car or crossover. Here are a few tips and tricks that will help you improve the fuel economy in your hybrid.  

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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 >>

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 >>