Category Archives: Toyota Technology

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 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Side Exterior by Modern Building

Toyota Adds Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid to the Toyota RAV4 Lineup

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid Release Date and Specs

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 is a fan favorite at Downeast Toyota that will get a boost in power, performance and fuel economy with the world debut of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid model that hit the stage at the 2019 Los Angeles Autos Show. Armed with this guide to the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Plug-In Hybrid release date and specs we will give you the 4-1-1 on the plug-in hybrid electric Toyota RAV4 crossover before it arrives. 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Diagram of Blue Car Following Black Car on the Road with Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

Step-By-Step Guide to Toyota Cruise Control and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

How To Set and Operate Toyota RAV4 Cruise Control

When you get behind the wheel of the 2019 Toyota RAV4 for your next family adventure, cruise control and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control promise to come in handy. Armed with this step-by-step guide, you can learn how to set and operate the Toyota RAV4 cruise control feature. With cruise control, you can set a speed and adjust it in 1 MPH increments to help maintain a steady speed and the Dynamic Radar Cruise Control feature will upgrade that capability with the ability to automatically accelerate and slow down to maintain a set following distance in traffic. To find more specifics, make sure to check your Toyota owner’s manual. Read the rest of this entry >>