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Toyota Insure Connect, aka Toyota Insurance Management Solutions (TIMS)

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It seems that you haven’t heard too much about Toyota Insure Connect also known as Toyota Insurance Management Solutions (TIMS). Today, we will look at how this program works and who can take advantage of it.

Toyota, a brand synonymous with quality and innovation in the automotive industry, has now ventured into a new domain – insurance. Yes, you read that right! Toyota is now offering insurance through its newly established Toyota Insurance Management Solutions (TIMS) and rebranded as Toyota Insure Connect.

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Introducing Toyota Insure Connect/TIMS

Insure Connect, a Toyota Financial Services product powered by Toyota Insurance Management Solutions or TIMS, is a suite of innovative insurance products that could help you save money using vehicle telematics. With an eligible vehicle, you can participate in usage-based insurance (UBI) by opting in to share your vehicle’s driving data.

How to Opt-in

Getting started with TIMS is incredibly straightforward. Toyota owners can opt-in via two primary channels:

  1. Insure Connect through the Toyota App: A convenient and accessible option for tech-savvy customers.
  2. Dealer Daily: Opting in through dealerships is also available for those who prefer a more traditional approach.

The Benefits of Choosing Toyota Insure Connect/TIMS

Toyota’s commitment to offering the best value and service to its customers is at the heart of TIMS. Here’s a look at some of the key benefits:

  1. OEM Parts for Repairs: Select insurance company partners associated with TIMS offer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts for repairs, ensuring your Toyota remains a Toyota even after repairs.
  2. Ways to Save: TIMS collaborates with insurance partners to provide various savings opportunities for Toyota owners. These include:
    • Vehicle Safety Discounts: For vehicles equipped with the latest Toyota safety features.
    • Good Driver Savings: If you’ve had a few years without accidents or moving violations.
    • Good Student Discounts: Students with good grades can qualify for auto insurance discounts.
    • Multi-line Discounts: Customers who bundle home, auto, and renters insurance might be eligible for additional savings.


TIMS is Beyond Auto Insurance

Understanding the diverse needs of its customers, TIMS doesn’t just stop at auto insurance. They offer affordable coverage options for:

  • Homes
  • Rentals
  • Boats
  • Motorcycles
  • ATVs
  • RVs
  • And more!

Toyota Connected Services

Toyota Connected Services offers a range of convenient features for most late-model Toyota vehicles, accessible through an active trial or subscription. These services are designed to enrich the driving experience, providing the ability to stay connected even while driving. To learn more about Toyota Connected Services, visit:

  • Safety Connect: Offers emergency assistance, roadside help, and automatic collision notifications to ensure driver and passenger safety.
  • Service Connect: Provides vehicle health reports and maintenance updates directly to your email or mobile app, helping you keep your Toyota in top condition.
  • Remote Connect: Allows you to control specific vehicle functions remotely, such as starting the engine, locking/unlocking doors, and locating your vehicle, all from your smartphone or smartwatch.
  • Wi-Fi Connect: Turns your vehicle into a mobile hotspot, enabling you to connect multiple devices to the internet for streaming, browsing, and staying connected.
  • Dynamic Navigation: Offers updated maps, real-time traffic information, and dynamic route guidance to help you reach your destination efficiently.
  • Destination Assist: Connects you with a live agent who can help find locations and send directions directly to your vehicle’s navigation system.
  • Drive Connect Cloud Navigation: Offers advanced connectivity, including Cloud Navigation for real-time traffic, automatic map updates, and voice-activated searches. Enhances driving with up-to-date information, offline capabilities, and customizable map views, all integrated into Toyota’s multimedia system.
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® & Wireless Android Auto: Allows for seamless integration of your smartphone, giving you access to apps, music, messages, and more through the vehicle’s touchscreen display.
  • Insure Connect (TIMS): offers Toyota owners easy access to insurance through the Toyota App or Dealer Daily, featuring OEM part repairs, various discounts, and comprehensive coverage options beyond just vehicles.

Availability can vary by vehicle model and region; some services may require a subscription.

Get Started with Toyota Insure Connect

For those interested in exploring what TIMS has to offer, additional information is readily available on the Toyota Insurance Management Solutions website at

In conclusion, Toyota’s venture into the insurance market with TIMS under the marketing and branding of Toyota Insure Connect is a bold and customer-centric move. It provides a range of insurance solutions and ensures that your Toyota stays true to its quality and standards. So, thank you for tuning in, and as always, keep rocking in your Toyota and you can learn more about the Toyota WiFi Connect here.

Special Thanks: to Ryan Schwant, a Product Training Specialist in Toyota’s Kansas City region, for sharing information on how the TIMS/Toyota Insure Connect program functions. Please visit the official website or contact a Toyota representative for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Toyota Insurance Management Solutions (TIMS)?

TIMS is Toyota’s initiative to offer insurance services, providing coverage options for vehicles and beyond, using trusted insurance partners.

How can I enroll in Toyota Insure Connect/TIMS?

You can enroll through the Toyota app or via Dealer Daily. The process is designed to be straightforward and user-friendly.

Are OEM parts used for all vehicle repairs under TIMS?

Yes, TIMS ensures the use of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts for repairs, maintaining the high quality and standards of Toyota vehicles.

What types of discounts does TIMS offer?

TIMS offers various discounts, including for vehicles with Toyota safety features, good drivers, good students, and multi-line discounts for bundling different types of insurance.

Can I get insurance for other assets besides my Toyota vehicle?

TIMS offers insurance for homes, rentals, boats, motorcycles, ATVs, RVs, and more, providing comprehensive coverage options.

Is TIMS available to all Toyota owners?

Availability may vary by region. It’s best to check through the Toyota app or consult with a local Toyota dealer.

How does TIMS differ from traditional auto insurance?

TIMS is tailored specifically for Toyota owners. It focuses on OEM parts for repairs and various discount options. It integrates seamlessly with Toyota’s services.

Can I manage my TIMS policy online?

Policy management can typically be done online, especially if you enroll and access services via the Toyota app.

Are there any eligibility criteria for the discounts offered?

Discount eligibility depends on specific criteria, such as driving history, student status, and bundling of insurance types, which are detailed in the TIMS policy guidelines.

Where can I get more information or assistance with TIMS?

For more detailed information, visit the TIMS website at or contact a Toyota dealer.

Note: Always refer to the vehicle’s Owner’s Manual for more detailed information about your specific vehicle. Safe driving practices should always be followed. For more details, contact your local Toyota Dealer or visit

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Cedric Jackson

Cedric is a Sales Pro with 20+ years of experience. He is currently a Sales Consultant at Toyota of Riverside. He aims to share his passion for product knowledge of the Toyota brand here on his blog. Cedric writes content here and produces short-form videos on YouTube, Instagram & TicTok. Connect with him here or on all social media @ cedricthecarguy 🙏🏾🤙🏾

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Cedric Jackson

Cedric is a Sales Pro with 20+ years of experience. He is currently a Sales Consultant at Toyota of Riverside. He aims to share his passion for product knowledge of the Toyota brand here on his blog. Cedric writes content here and produces short-form videos on YouTube, Instagram & TicTok. Connect with him here or on all social media @ cedricthecarguy 🙏🏾🤙🏾

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