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.  

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What Parts of Your Toyota Need to Be Cleaned and Disinfected? 

COVID-19 is highly contagious and can be transferred via touching a contaminated surface and touching your face or by a cough or sneeze. The best ways to prevent the spread of Coronavirus and other viruses per the CDC is to – wash your hands often, avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth, avoid close contact, stay home if you are sick, cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze and to clean AND disinfect high-touch surfaces. When you spend a lot of time in your Toyota, you rent a car or use a rideshare service – it is important to keep your car clean and sanitary to avoid the spread of the virus.  
To help avoid the spread of Coronavirus via your car, truck or crossover, make sure to clean the interior at regular intervals and keep hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes in your car for ease of use.  Areas of your 2020 Toyota Tacoma that you will want to clean and disinfect are listed below. 

  • Interior and Exterior Door Handles 
  • Steering Wheel 
  • Lock Buttons 
  • Window Buttons 
  • Seatbelts and Buckles 
  • Mirrors 
  • Gear Shifter&nbs p;
  • Dashboard 
  • Center Console 
  • Toyota Entune™ 3.0 Touchscreen Display  


What Products Should You Use To Clean and Disinfect Your Toyota Interior? 

Disinfectant wipes may be the perfect product for your Toyota interior – use a wipe and clean the high-touch areas of your Toyota-brand car, truck or crossover in just a couple seconds. If disinfectant wipes are in short supply where you shop, soap and hot water will help break down and combat Coronavirus. Isopropyl Alcohol is another cleaning agent that you can use on select surfaces in your vehicle. Do not use bleach products – they will damage the interior of your car. 



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Learn how to clean and disinfect the interior of your Toyota with this quick guide that will help you combat the spread of Coronavirus in the Bangor area. Maine drivers in search of an affordable Toyota car, truck or crossover may find the perfect fit today in the Downeast Toyota inventory!

March 24, 2020
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