How Does the Toyota Pre-Collision System Work?

January 15th, 2019 by

Toyota Safety Sense models

The Toyota Pre-Collision System works by using sensors to monitor the road as well as your surroundings. It gives off audio and visual warnings if there’s potential for a collision. Having this system in your Toyota makes navigating Pooler safer. Learn more about this technology with us at Savannah Toyota today by taking your favorite Toyota for a test drive!

How Does the Pre-Collision System Prevent Crashes

This system uses radar to detect possible crashes and slow the vehicle down to avoid or lessen the impact of an accident. Not only will this system alert the driver to brake, but once the brakes are in use, braking power will. It’s said that the more than 90 percent of rear-end crashes happen when there’s a difference in speed within 38 miles per hour, and that’s the area the Toyota Pre-Collision system focuses on. With this system in use, unavoidable crashes are more likely to be less severe.

Which Toyota Models Have This Feature?

While these features are found on most Toyota models standard, older model years may have some features as an available option. Either way, you’ll enjoy features not found in Honda Sensing. Be sure to check with the dealership about the model you’re looking at to make sure it has everything you want. This system is available or standard in the following Toyota models:

  • Cars and Minivans
    • 2018 Yaris Liftback
    • 2019 Corolla
    • 2019 Camry
    • 2018 Prius Prime
    • 2019 Avalon
    • 2019 Sienna
  • Trucks
    • 2019 Tacoma
    • 2019 Tundra
  • Crossovers and SUVs
    • 2019 C-HR
    • 2018 RAV4
    • 2019 Highlander
    • 2019 Sequoia
    • 2019 Land Cruiser

Toyota Safety Sense™ Features

The pre-collision system is part of the Toyota Safety Sense™ system found in Toyota models. With Toyota Safety Sense™, you get more driver assist features to help you through Bluffton. These features include:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Road Sign Assist
  • Lane Tracing Assist

Test Drive a Toyota at Savannah Toyota Today!

When you choose your favorite new Toyota model, you can experience a high-end interior and safety features like the Toyota Safety Sense™ system to enhance any road trip. View our inventory of new models with this technology and take one for a test drive at Savannah Toyota today. Contact us with any questions like how to do a RAV4 maintenance light reset. Be sure to learn about routine maintenance and care like what’s included with the Toyota 30,000-mile service.

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