How Does Toyota Pre-Collision System Work?

In 2015 Toyota officially introduced the Toyota Safety Sense™ (TSS) driver-assist package and started including it on their vehicles. The Toyota Pre-Collision system tracks objects surrounding a vehicle and gives audible and visual signals to San Diego drivers before it takes corrective action. But how does Toyota Pre-collision system work? Find out here from this guide by Mossy Toyota and then head into the dealership to find the Toyota vehicle right for you!

The Toyota Pre-Collision System Explained

The Toyota Pre-Collision system works as part of the Toyota Safety Sense™ (TSS) safety suite. It uses a front-facing camera and a laser to monitor other vehicles in your path on your daily commute to La Jolla. These are the details of the Pre-Collision system:

  • The Pre-Collision System includes a front-facing camera and an invisible laser to help monitor the distance between your Toyota and the vehicle ahead of it.
  • While monitoring your distance, the Pre-collision system measures your current speed to determine if you are approaching the object or vehicle ahead too quickly.
  • If a collision is likely, the system will immediately alert you with audible and visual warning signals, encouraging you to apply your brakes and slow down.
  • If Chula Vista drivers can’t slow down or fail to heed the system’s warnings, the Toyota Pre-Collision system will take action and apply the brakes automatically or deploy them at full force using the brake assist feature.

The Toyota Pre-Collision system is not to be used as a substitute for attentive driving, but it can help you avoid a collision if you need assistance or are unable to do so yourself.

Which Toyota Models Offer the Pre-Collision System?

The Pre-Collision System is now standard on many new Toyota models available at Mossy Toyota. These are the 2019 and 2020 model years that currently have the Toyota Pre-Collision system:

Crossovers, SUVs, and Minivans: 

  • Sienna
  • C-HR
  • Land Cruiser
  • Highlander/Highlander Hybrid
  • RAV4/RAV4 Hybrid
  • Tundra
  • Sequoia
  • Tacoma

Cars and Hatchbacks: 

  • Prius/Prius Prime/Prius C
  • Yaris Hatchback
  • Avalon/Avalon Hybrid
  • Camry/Camry Hybrid
  • Corolla/Corolla Hybrid

What Features Come with Toyota Safety Sense™(TSS)?

The Toyota Pre-Collision system is just one of many features offered with the Toyota Safety Sense™(TSS) system that keeps you safe on Carlsbad roads. Depending on which Toyota model you choose, these additional systems are often standard. Here are the features included with the newest and most comprehensive version, Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 (TSS 2.0):

  • Lane Tracing Assist (LTA)
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD)
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA)
  • Automatic High Beams (AHB)
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) or Full-Speed Range DRCC
  • Road Sign Assist (RSA)

Learn More About Toyota Safety Sense™(TSS) at Mossy Toyota

You’ll feel safe and secure behind the wheel of a new Toyota from Mossy Toyota that features the Pre-Collision System. Browse our inventory online to find a vehicle that features Toyota Safety Sense™(TSS). When you’re ready to buy, apply for financing online , and contact us. We’re here for you!

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