Downeast Toyota Blog Posts and Articles in Brewer, ME

Are there any Toyota accessories that would make a good Mother’s Day gift?

Toyota vehicle accessories for moms in Brewer, ME  What Toyota accessories make good Mother’s Day gifts? Scroll down to see our ideas for Mother’s Day 2022 gifts. We can help you find a good Mother’s Day gift here at Downeast Toyota in Brewer, ME. Consider an oil change or another act of service for your […]

April 22, 2022

Which Toyota models are available with a moonroof?

Toyota vehicles that offer a moonroof or panoramic view roof  Which Toyota vehicles offer a standard or available moonroof? Keep reading below for a list of vehicles that you can find with a moonroof. You can use our inventory search filters to find Toyota models with a moonroof available now at Downeast Toyota in Brewer, […]

March 22, 2022

What are the benefits of Toyota SofTex synthetic leather interiors?

Toyota SofTex synthethic leather materials and emissions  What are the benefits of Toyota SofTex synthetic leather interiors? Watch the video below from Toyota or keep reading below to learn about this synthetic leather material. You can find Toyota vehicles with SofTex here at Downeast Toyota in Brewer, ME. 

March 15, 2022

Step-By-Step Instructions to Pair Your Smartphone with Toyota Audio Multimedia System

How To Connect to Toyota Audio Multimedia System Bluetooth  Infotainment gets an instant upgrade in next-generation Toyota entries like the 2022 Toyota Tundra with the addition of the innovative and easy-to-use Toyota Audio Multimedia System. Armed with this brand-new interface, many potential owners want to learn how to connect to Toyota Audio Multimedia System Bluetooth. […]

January 7, 2022

Step-By-Step Instructions to the Toyota Cloud Navigation Feature

How To Use Toyota Audio Multimedia System Cloud Navigation  Did you know that the brand-new Toyota Audio Multimedia System – a fixture in the 2022 Toyota Tundra – uses Cloud Navigation to help you get from Point A to Point B? Armed with Cloud Navigation, the Toyota Tundra and many more Toyota models provide integrated navigation with real-time traffic updates, ETA information, points of interest and more. […]

December 27, 2021

Step-By-Step Instructions to the Toyota Tundra Trailer Backup Guide Feature

How To Use the 2022 Toyota Tundra Trailer Backup Guide  Do you struggle to back your boat up to the dock? Do you have a hard time backing your camper into tight campsites? The third-generation 2022 Toyota Tundra is built for towing and the Trailer Backup Guide System will help make these scenarios simpler and safer […]

November 5, 2021

Step-By-Step Instructions to the Toyota HomeLink Universal Garage Door Opener

How To Program and Use the Toyota HomeLink Garage Door Opener  Are you tired of losing your garage door opener in your purse? Do you always seem to forget it in the house? Toyota models like the 2021 Toyota RAV4 are available with a HomeLink universal garage door opener that is located on the rearview mirror. Learn how to […]

October 7, 2021

Toyota Adds Mobile Collision Assistance Service to Help Drivers After an Accident

What Is the Toyota Collision Assistance Service?  Are you unsure of what to do after an accident? Toyota is here to help and will make it easy with the brand-new Toyota Mobile Collision Assistance Service. With this new and innovative technology available to Toyota and Lexus drivers, many want to know – what is the Toyota Collision Assistance Service – […]

August 30, 2021

Learn More About Toyota 4WD and How it Works

How Does Toyota Tacoma 4WDemand Part-Time 4WD Work?  What are your plans for the weekend? Are you excited to get out and about and enjoy the outdoors? Maine drivers who love to explore the rivers and woods of the Pine Tree State will love what the 2021 Toyota Tacoma brings to the table in terms […]

August 25, 2021

Guide to 2022 Toyota Corolla Models, Features and Specs

What Are the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross Trim Levels and Features?  Have you had your eye on the brand-new 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross? With its arrival at Downeast Toyota in Brewer, ME just around the corner, many drivers want to know – what are the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross trim levels and features? Use this quick guide […]

August 24, 2021

What Are the Features and Capabilities of Toyota Entune™ Remote Connect?

How Does Toyota Entune™ 3.0 Remote Connect Work?  Technology has the ability to make day-to-day life simpler – and Toyota Entune™ Remote Connect is a key feature available to Toyota owners that will check all the boxes. Bangor-area car shoppers interested in the 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross and many more options in the Toyota lineup want to know – how does Toyota Entune™ […]

August 13, 2021

How-To Guide to the Toyota Smart Key Fob Battery

How To Change the Battery in Your Toyota Smart Key  The Toyota Smart Key is a key highlight of your Toyota car, truck or SUV that makes it easy to lock and unlock your 2021 Toyota RAV4. With the Toyota Smart Key in your pocket, you can lock, unlock, start or open the trunk of your vehicle […]

July 16, 2021

Step-By-Step Instructions on How To Install a Car Seat in Your Toyota

How To Install a Car Seat in Your Toyota  Are you a proud new parent? Are you looking forward to family adventures in your 2021 Toyota Highlander? Installing a child car seat may prove to be a new experience for many parents and it can be stressful if you do not know where to start. Learn how […]

May 18, 2021

Step-By-Step Instruction on Charging the 2021 Toyota Prius Prime

How To Charge the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid  Are you interested in an ultra-efficient plug-in hybrid? The 2021 Toyota Prius Prime is a fan favorite at Downeast Toyota that you will be sure to love. Powered by a 121-horsepower 1.8-liter Toyota Plug-In Hybrid System, the Toyota Prius Prime will earn 55 mpg in the city and 53 […]

April 29, 2021

Panoramic Moonroof, Driver Easy Speak and More Highlight 2021 Toyota Highlander Features

What Are the 2021 Toyota Highlander Interior and Family Features?  The 2021 Toyota Highlander is a great option for the family on the go with room for eight passengers in a spacious cabin and a smorgasbord of family-friendly features. Bangor-area families interested in the Toyota Highlander want to know – what are the 2021 Toyota […]

April 28, 2021

Step-By-Step Instructions to Toyota Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

How To Use Toyota Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert   Toyota Safety Sense™ is a key safety feature in many Toyota models that families love. Available Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert will take safety to the next level and uses a system of indicator lights on the side mirrors and audible warnings to alert […]

October 29, 2020

Step-By-Step Instructions to Use Toyota Remote Connect with Your Smartwatch

How To Set Up Toyota Remote Connect for Apple Watch and Android Smartwatch  Technology has made life simpler for many Bangor-area drivers and technology like the Apple Watch and Android Wear will upgrade your Toyota experience with access to Toyota Remote Connect. Models like the 2020 Toyota RAV4 that are equipped with Remote Connect will allow you to remote […]

August 27, 2020

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 […]

June 29, 2020

Which Toyota Hybrid Models Have Electronic On-Demand AWD?

Do Toyota Hybrid Models Have AWD?  Toyota hybrid models like the 2020 Toyota Prius are dedicated to a fuel-efficient performance – but do Toyota hybrid models have AWD? Families who love outdoor adventures or are faced with inclement weather may need all-wheel drive capabilities without sacrificing fuel economy. We have good news. Hybrid Toyota models are available with an Electronic […]

May 14, 2020

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 […]

April 30, 2020

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 […]

March 27, 2020

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. […]

February 26, 2020

Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 Adds Lane Tracing Assist System to Select Toyota Models

How Does Toyota Lane Tracing Assist Work? Award-winning safety is a hallmark of the Toyota brand and Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 is a big reason why Toyota models have earned nine IIHS Top Safety Picks in the past year. Lane Tracing Assist is an innovative safety feature that will upgrade your family’s safety and many […]

February 25, 2020

Toyota Models Upgrade Safety with Adaptive Cornering LED Headlights

How Does the Toyota Adaptive Front Lighting System Work? Toyota resides on the cutting edge of automotive safety with Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 technology, Toyota Star Safety™ and many more innovative features that promote safety and make models like the 2020 Toyota RAV4 an IIHS Top Safety Pick+. A brand-new element that will upgrade safety […]

January 30, 2020

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 […]

December 30, 2019

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 […]

December 30, 2019

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 […]

November 20, 2018

What Are the Toyota Entune™ 3.0 Remote Connect Features and Capabilities?

How To Use Toyota Entune™ 3.0 Remote Connect Toyota Entune™ 3.0 promises to keep drivers and passengers connected no matter where they may be with Wi-Fi Connect, Entune™ App Suite, the Scout® GPS Link App and the all-new Remote Connect feature. With the Toyota Entune™ Remote Connect App installed on your smartphone, you will have […]

August 12, 2018

What is Nappa Leather and How Does it Upgrade Automotive Luxury?

What Are the Differences Between Leather and Nappa Leather Interior? Toyota models deliver on the promise of quality and reliability year after year. With that being said – what about car shoppers who want more from their day-to-day commute? What about drivers who enjoy the look and feel of premium leather? Drivers who choose the […]

January 24, 2018

Learn How To Understand and Use the Toyota Camry MID

How To Customize the Toyota Multi-Information Display Are you worried about staying connected when you get behind the wheel? Armed with an innovative Multi-Information Display (MID), Toyota models will ensure that you are always in tune with vehicle operations, exterior weather conditions and safety systems. A majority of the models in the brand lineup are […]

January 11, 2018

Why Do You Need a Set of Snow Tires for Winter Driving?

How Do Snow Tires Improve Winter Driving Performance? Winter is fast approaching and it is only a matter of time until we start to see snow in the Bangor area. When the snow starts to accumulate, driving performance starts to deteriorate and many drivers want to know what they can do to improve traction, handling […]

November 17, 2017

Toyota Entune App Suite Replaces Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in Toyota Models

What is Toyota Entune App Suite and How Does it Work? Entertainment and connectivity are key aspects of the car-buying decision and Toyota Entune will deliver on all counts when you get behind the wheel of the 2017 Toyota Tacoma. Armed with a standard touchscreen display, Bluetooth technology and Siri® Eyes Free voice-recognition, Toyota Entune […]

June 12, 2017

Differences Between Toyota Entune Connected Navigation and Integrated Navigation

Toyota Entune Connected Navigation vs Integrated Navigation If you love getting behind the wheel of your 2017 Toyota 4Runner and hitting the trail in search of adventure, it always helps to know where you are and where you are going. Armed with the Toyota Entune multimedia interface, you can stay on the right track with […]

May 26, 2017

Toyota Regenerative Braking System Improves Hybrid Fuel Economy

What is the Toyota Prius Regenerative Braking System? When it comes to fuel-efficient performance, few vehicles check all the boxes like the 2017 Toyota Prius hybrid. An automotive icon, the Toyota Prius will deliver a fun-to-drive performance to go with fuel-economy ratings that stand at 54 mpg in the city and 50 mpg on the […]

May 24, 2017