Category Archives: Toyota Technology

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 >>

Close Up of 2019 Toyota Camry Entune Touchscreen with Apple CarPlay

Toyota Camry and Toyota Sienna Add Access to Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa® Capabilities

2018 Toyota Camry and Toyota Sienna Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa® Upgrades

Are you ready for your next family adventure? When you hit the road this summer, it is important to keep you connected to your favorite music, mobile apps and important information – the Toyota Entune™ 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system will fit the bill. With all-new 2018 Toyota Camry and Toyota Sienna Apple CarPlay® and Amazon Alexa® upgrades, the family-friendly Toyota models are more connected and more advanced than ever. Learn more about the what, how and where that are key factors of this Toyota technology upgrade. Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Using the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Toyota Entune 3.0 Touchscreen Display

Step-By-Step Guide to Streaming Music in Your Toyota RAV4 with Toyota Entune™ 3.0

How To Stream Music with Toyota Entune™ and Toyota Entune™ 3.0

We all love to listen to music on our day-to-day commute and Toyota Entune™ and Toyota Entune™ 3.0 promise to check all the boxes. Learn how to stream your favorite music with Toyota Entune™ and Toyota Entune™ 3.0 infotainment systems with this quick step-by-step guide. Toyota Entune™ 3.0 provides one-touch access to Apple CarPlay and Apple iTunes and is standard equipment for the 2019 Toyota Camry, 2019 Toyota RAV4, 2020 Toyota Supra, 2019 Toyota Avalon and more Toyota models. Read the rest of this entry >>

Close Up of 2019 Toyota RAV4 Digital Rearview Mirror Showing a Vehicle on the Road Behind

Step-By-Step Guide To the Toyota Digital Rearview Mirror Features and Operation

How To Use the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Digital Rearview Mirror

Do you hate when excess cargo or snow blocks your view out of the rear windshield of your vehicle? The next-generation 2019 Toyota RAV4 has the answer with a high-tech Digital Rearview Mirror. A standard feature for the Toyota RAV4 Limited and an add-on feature for the RAV4 Adventure and RAV4 XLE Premium, the Digital Rearview Mirror employs a wide-angle, high-definition camera located inside the rear windshield that provides an unobstructed and ultra-clear view of the road behind you. Available settings allow you to decrease glare, adjust brightness and select the display area and angle. With the ability to function as a standard optical rearview mirror or a digital LCD display, this step-by-step guide will help you learn how to use the 2019 Toyota RAV4 Digital Rearview Mirror. Read the rest of this entry >>

Red, White and Gray 2018 Toyota RAV4 Models on Gravel Trail in the Woods

Learn How Toyota RAV4 Drive Modes Will Upgrade Performance

How To Use the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Eco and Sport Drive Modes

Tailor-made for adventure, the 2018 Toyota RAV4 possesses an athletic style and fun-to-drive powertrain that deliver a world-class performance at every turn. What if we told you that you could upgrade performance at the touch of a button? Equipped with Eco and Sport Modes, the Toyota RAV4 will improve fuel economy and sharpen performance. Learn how to use the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Eco and Sport Drive Modes with this quick how-to guide. Read the rest of this entry >>