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2021 Toyota Camry on street

Is the 2021 Toyota Camry a safe car choice for me and my family?

Safety features in the 2021 Toyota Camry 

When looking for a new vehicle, safety features should be one of the top considerations when narrowing down your vehicle choice. The 2021 Toyota Camry, a vehicle available at your local Gale Toyota dealership, comes equipped with many great safety features. If you are looking for a vehicle to help keep you and your loved ones as safe as possible, the 2021 Camry is a vehicle you should look at. Below we’ll discuss some of the safety features that are available in every 2021 Toyota Camry model.  

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Demonstration of Toyota Road Sign Assist with a silver Toyota Corolla Hatchback

What does the Toyota Road Sign Assist feature do?

With the high-strength and durable body structures, advanced airbags system, and electronic safety features, Toyota vehicles provide a very high level of safety. Safety for Toyota vehicles is also aided by cutting-edge driving assistance technologies. This includes Road Sign Assist. Offered for select Toyota models, Road Sign Assist uses a forward-facing camera to detect various road signs, such as stop signs, yield signs, speed limit signs, and do not enter signs. It then displays the signs on the Multi-Information Display (MID) in a Toyota vehicle. View here for an overview and a demonstration.

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What is a Toyota Engine Immobilizer at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-Surprised Car Thief by Blue Car

How Do Engine Immobilizers Work to Keep Your Car Safe From Crooks?

What is a Toyota Engine Immobilizer?

While most people in our neck of the woods are good people, there are always some bad apples out there. When it comes to car theft, there are a lot of safety and security systems that will prevent crooks from getting away with your brand-new 2016 Toyota Tacoma. A common security system that you will find throughout the Toyota model lineup is an engine immobilizer. When many car shoppers are exploring the spec sheet of a new Toyota, they come across this feature and want to know — what is a Toyota engine immobilizer? Find out right here at Gale Toyota. Read the rest of this entry >>

How Toyota Safety Sense Works at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-Toyota Safety Sense Pre-Collision System Diagram

Collision-Prevention Systems and Features of Toyota Safety Sense

How Toyota Safety Sense Works

Every time you get behind the wheel of your new 2016 Toyota Prius, you never know what may happen on the road. When it comes to driving safety, it is important to take every precaution necessary, from improving driving habits to selecting a vehicle with premier safety ratings like several IIHS Top Safety Picks in the Toyota lineup. A contributing factor to award-winning safety ratings is the new and innovative Toyota Safety Sense system. Take a closer look at what systems and features are included and how Toyota Safety Sense works to protect you, your family, other drivers and pedestrians. Read the rest of this entry >>

New 2016 Toyota IIHS Top Safety Picks at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-2016 Toyota Camry IIHS Top Safety Pick+

Toyota Models Achieve IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Status

New 2016 Toyota IIHS Top Safety Picks

The superlatives used to describe the Toyota brand are seemingly endless and they have improved even further with four IIHS Top Safety Pick+ awards that will be added to the brand’s trophy case. If you are looking for premium safety in your next vehicle, these four Toyota editions are at the top of their respective classes and are sure to keep you and your family safe on the road. Take a closer look at the new 2016 Toyota IIHS Top Safety Picks, how they achieve these ratings and which models are the safest. Read the rest of this entry >>

How to Winterize Your Toyota Camry at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-Tips on How to Winterize Your Toyota

Tips to Make Sure Your Toyota is Ready for Winter in Enfield CT

How to Winterize Your Toyota Camry

Winter is not too far off and you have to ask yourself — am I ready for winter? Have you tuned up your snow blower, bought enough salt for the driveway and gotten your car ready for winter? Winterizing your vehicle is an element of car maintenance that is often overlooked, but can go a long way towards keeping your new 2016 Toyota Camry running well into the future. Take a look at a few tips on how to winterize your Toyota Camry from the professionals in the Gale Toyota Service Department. Read the rest of this entry >>

Toyota Camry Airbag Warning Light

What to do with an Airbag Warning Light in Your Toyota

Toyota Camry Airbag Warning Light

Driving a car is a delicate task. Everything little thing needs to work in unison to make the vehicle operate the way it is supposed to. Occasionally, we are faced with the dilemma of a Toyota Camry airbag warning light. What does it want from us and how do we get rid of it? Is the car safe to drive when the light is on? The short answer is yes and no. Read on to find out what to do if your Toyota Camry airbag warning light is illuminated. Read the rest of this entry >>

What Are the Differences Between Fog Lights and Daytime Running Lights?

Daytime Running Lights vs Fog Lights

We all know what headlights do and how they have an impact on your driving experience, but they are not the only lights that make up the lighting system on your 2016 Toyota Camry. If you take a look at your owner’s manual or the spec sheet when you are perusing the Gale Toyota showroom, you may see daytime running lights and fog lights listed. These lighting elements have an incredible impact on safety and visibility in many situations, but many car shoppers still aren’t sure about the differences between the two. To help you understand a bit better, we are comparing daytime running lights vs fog lights in this blog post to help you out. Read the rest of this entry >>

Child Car Seat Safety Myths Busted at Gale Toyota=Enfield CT-Little Girl in a Car Seat

Toyota Goes Myth Busters on Child Car Seat Safety

Child Car Seat Safety Myths Busted

Do you have a child on the way? Are you investigating car seats or even family-friendly Toyota models? When it comes to kids and family, the folks at Toyota have put a tremendous focus on safety and it shows in a recent study that explores 5 popular car seat myths for families. Countless elements of Toyota models put a focus on safety and with a greater understanding of vehicle and car seat safety, you can keep your children as safe as possible. Child safety, however, starts with knowing how to install a child car seat and knowing what to expect when you purchase a car seat. Take a look at these 5 child car seat safety myths busted and learn more about child safety in your car. Read the rest of this entry >>

How to Install a Child Car Seat in Your New Toyota at Gale Toyota-Enfield CT-Hartford CT-Springfield MA-New Toyota Dealer

Keep Your Child Safe and Properly Install Your Child Safety Seat

How to Install a Child Car Seat in Your New Toyota

Whether you already have children or you have one on the way, it is vitally important to your child’s safety that you know how to properly install your child safety seat. It is important to note, that 7 out of 10 child car seats are installed incorrectly — a shocking statistic given how parents prioritize safety. Avoid becoming a part of that statistic and take a look at our overview on how to install a child car seat in your new Toyota, right here at Gale Toyota in Enfield, CT. Read the rest of this entry >>