Downeast Toyota Blog Posts and Articles in Brewer, ME

Can a Toyota vehicle park itself using Advanced Park?

Toyota automated driver-assist parking technology  Can a Toyota vehicle park itself using Advanced Park? Yes, Toyota vehicles that are equipped with this automated driver-assist parking technology can perform parallel parking or back into a perpendicular parking spot with supervision from a driver. Watch the video below to learn more. You can find Toyota vehicles with […]

April 9, 2022

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

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

9 Toyota Models Provide Award-Winning Safety at Downeast Toyota

Which New Toyota Models Are IIHS Top Safety Picks Bangor ME?  Do you put safety at the top of your automotive wish list? The Toyota brand will deliver an impressive list of IIHS Top Safety Picks available at Downeast Toyota. Families, who prioritize safety want to know – which new Toyota models are IIHS Top Safety […]

February 23, 2021

How To Prepare a Winter Safety Kit for Your Car in the Bangor Area

What Do You Need in Your Winter Emergency Kit?  Winter has arrived in Maine. With deep snow, violent storms and icy roads – you never know when disaster may strike on the road. Keep an emergency kit in your 2021 Toyota RAV4 and you will be ready for anything on the road. You may ask yourself – what do you […]

February 8, 2021

Step-By-Step Instructions for Changing a Tire on Your Toyota

How To Change a Tire on Your Toyota   Have you ever had a flat tire on your 2021 Toyota Camry? Are you a new driver interested in how to change a flat tire? We are here to help at Downeast Toyota. Learn how to change a tire on your Toyota with this quick step-by-step guide and video. Contact […]

January 29, 2021

Top 5 Tips for Safe Winter Driving in Maine

How To Drive on Snow and Ice in Bangor ME  Winter has arrived in Maine and that means snow and ice on the roads. Maine residents are no strangers to slick roads in the middle of winter – but if you are a new driver or want a refresher on winter driving – we have got you covered at […]

January 26, 2021

Toyota Models Upgrade Family Safety with Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5

What Are the Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5 Features and Systems?  Are you looking for a car, truck or crossover that provides award-winning safety? The 2021 Toyota Camry puts safety first and will debut Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5 technology and many car shoppers want to know – what are the Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5 features and systems? Find out […]

November 20, 2020

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 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

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

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

Is it Legal to Text and Drive in the State of Maine?

What Are the Texting and Driving Laws in Maine? Modern technology allows all of us to stay connected no matter where our next adventure may lead with innovative smartphones, Bluetooth technology, Toyota Entune™ 3.0 Wi-Fi Connect and much more at your fingertips. More and more new drivers receive their licenses each day in the Pine […]

February 17, 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

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!

August 13, 2019

Toyota RAV4 Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick and 5-Star NHTSA Crash Test Rating

What Are the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Safety Features and Ratings? When you set out on your next family adventure, safety is always a priority and the family-friendly 2018 Toyota RAV4 will fit the bill at Downeast Toyota. If you are in search of a safe, practical compact crossover and you are loyal to the Toyota […]

December 14, 2018

Tips and Tricks To Help Defog Your Windows in Bad Weather

How To Defog the Windows in Your Toyota RAV4 We have all been there – you get up in the morning to head to work and the windows on your 2018 Toyota RAV4 are fogged up. If you have been in this situation, you understand how frustrating it can be, how difficult it can be […]

October 12, 2018

Explore the Toyota Tacoma Safety Ratings and Technology

What Are the 2019 Toyota Tacoma Safety Features? Is safety a priority when you look for a brand-new Toyota car, truck or crossover? Tailor-made for hard work and adventure, the Toyota Tacoma midsize pickup truck is a fan favorite at Downeast Toyota. Even with a rugged design and reputation, the 2019 Toyota Tacoma still puts […]

September 20, 2018

Toyota Temporary Spare Tire Specs and Driving Range

How Far Can You Drive Your Toyota Camry on a Spare Tire? When disaster strikes and you get a flat tire on your 2018 Toyota Camry, you are faced with the time-honored task of changing your tire on the side of the road. Temporary tires are a lightweight, less-reliable backup plan that makes it easier […]

May 23, 2018

What Should You Do When Your Car Starts to Slide on Icy Roads?

How To Correct a Skid on Ice and Snow in the Winter Winter has arrived in Maine. When winter arrives and road conditions deteriorate, it is important to pay attention to your driving habits. In an ideal world, you can avoid driving on snow- and ice-covered roads – that is not always the case – […]

December 18, 2017