Category Archives: Safety

2021 Toyota Highlander Side and Front View

How safe is the 2021 Toyota Highlander?

Safety Features of the 2021 Toyota Highlander

The 2021 Toyota Highlander is the latest addition to the midsize crossover SUV produced by Toyota. This SUV from Toyota has the most advanced safety features and technologies which adds confidence to the driver. It features Toyota’s flagship safety technology, the Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+) which is packed with active safety features. Keep reading to learn more about the safety features of the 2021 Toyota Highlander at Lexington Toyota in Lexington, MA.

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The latest technology goes a long way to adding peace of mind

What does Toyota Safety Connect do? 

There are very few more chaotic environments people could conceivably encounter as the moments following an automotive accident. If you find yourself in this situation, the first few minutes are critical. Toyota is employing its technology to help people get the assistance they need – largely at the single push of a button. So, what does Toyota Safety Connect do? A team of trained emergency response operators is always ready to provide any assistance a customer may need. The proprietary system is divided into four primary features. Let’s take a closer look at how Toyota Safety Connect can help you at one of your most vulnerable moments.  Read the rest of this entry >>

A photo of the dashboard in the 2021 Toyota Camry.

Toyota updates its suite of active safety systems

How is Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ different? 

Toyota has been an automotive industry leader in many areas, but a strong argument could be made that safety is really where the manufacturer shines. Advanced safety systems have been standard equipment in Toyota cars, trucks and SUVs since 2017, a full five years ahead of the government mandate in 2022. Our manufacturing partner has already rolled out its next-generation suite of safety systems, Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+, starting with the 2021 Toyota Camry. So, how is Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ different? The latest version of Toyota Safety Sense will add some new systems, but mostly it will build upon and refine what the system can already do. Let’s take a closer look at the Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ technology and how it will protect you.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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What features are included in the Toyota Safety Sense?

Check out the Toyota Safety Sense features 

Many of the 2020 Toyota lineups come standard with the Toyota Safety Sense, but some may wonder what is all included in this system. Many of these features utilize radar and sonar technology and cameras to keep an extra eye out for the drivers. While these features should never replace safe driving habits, they are implemented to alert to potential threats. Keep reading to learn more about the Toyota Safety Sense system. 

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woman putting food in vehicle

Is it safe to leave food in my vehicle during the winter?

Winter food safety tips 

Once the cold starts rolling around, we sometimes feel it is okay to leave our food in our vehicle a little bit longer. But when does it start to become okay and when does it push the boundaries to become hazardous to our health? Keep reading to learn about the temperatures it is okay to leave certain types of food in your vehicle and if you should in general. 

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Exterior view of a black 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid parked curbside in the city

How to Use the Electronic Parking Brake in your Toyota Camry

Watch a video to learn how to use the electronic parking brake in your Toyota Camry

Parking should be kept simple, and we assure you that the Toyota Camry can help with that with its electronic parking brake. This brake is easy to use and helps keep your vehicle in place. The video below will show you the capabilities of this braking system and how to use the electronic parking brake in your Toyota Camry vehicle. Check out our Toyota Camry inventory.

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Why You Should Invest in Winter Tires

Find out why you should invest in winter tires this year 

Massachusetts, like any northern state, gets hit by the occasional snow storm. It is important to make sure that your vehicle is well equipped for this situation, and there are many steps you can take to assure yourself of this. For instance, you can make yourself a winter emergency kit to store in your vehicle in case your vehicle breaks down and leaves you stranded in the cold. One of the most crucial steps you can take is preparing your vehicle with winter tires. We are here today to tell you why you should invest in winter tires, so keep reading below. 

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