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Toyota Safety Features

Whether you're driving on the motorway, in the city or parking, Toyota have a range of safety features designed to support you and make driving safer for you and other road users.

Toyota Safety Sense

  • Pre-Collision System^


    The Pre-Collision System scans the road ahead for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists, recognising when there’s a possibility of a rear-end collision. The driver is alerted with audio and visual warnings and brake assistance is activated. If the driver fails to brake in time the brakes automatically engage to prevent or mitigate a collision.

  • Road Sign Assist


    Road Sign Assist monitors the road signs ahead, displaying useful information such as the current speed limit or overtaking restrictions, suggesting any necessary adjustments. The system also provides a visual and acoustic warning if you are not following a road sign indication.

  • Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control


    This system keeps you at a minimum pre-set distance from the vehicle in front. If this distance falls, the system reduces your speed and applies the brake, with brake lights activated. It can also bring your vehicle to a complete stop should the preceding vehicle stop ahead. A small input on the accelerator or the Adaptive Cruise Control switch will re-enable the system.

  • Lane Trace Assist


    Our Lane Trace Assist System is designed to make motorway driving safer. It keeps you centred in your lane and if you start to drift from it, steering assist will gently steer your car to correct its course.

  • Automatic High-beam System


    Automatic High Beam is designed to optimise visibility during night driving for all road users. A camera detects the lights of oncoming vehicles and leading traffic whilst also monitoring the brightness of street lights. It switches automatically between high and low beam for safer night-time driving.

  • Emergency Driving Stop System


    If the system detects no driver input for some time, audible warnings will alert the driver. If no further inputs are detected, EDSS brings the vehicle to a gradual stop while keeping it safely in lane. Hazard lights are activated to warn other road users, and doors are unlocked to allow emergency services easy access if required.


  • Advanced Parking Assist


    This system controls the acceleration, steering, braking and gear shifting* to help you park safely. It can also memorise your favourite parking spaces that aren't defined by lines or adjacent objects.


    *Depending on model

  • Panoramic View Monitor


    Parking is easier and safer with this system which combines the images from four cameras to create an almost 360° view of your surroundings.

  • Rear Cross Traffic Alert with Automatic Braking


    When reversing from a parking space, this system will identify any vehicle approaching from the left or right, alert you to them and apply the brakes to help to prevent a collision.

  • Intelligent Parking Sonar


    This warns the driver of obstacles in front of or behind the car, automatically applying brakes to help to avoid a collision.

  • Safe Exit Assist


    This system uses the Blind Spot Monitor radar to help prevent a collision between an open door and a vehicle or cyclist approaching from behind. If there is a risk of a collision, indicators illuminate on the outer mirrors and multi-information display, together with an audible buzzer to alert occupants.

  • Rear Seat Reminder System


    This system warns the driver if a passenger or object is left on the rear seat when leaving the car*.

    *Subject to model, after locking the vehicle, the hazard lights and an audible warning buzzer are activated.


  • Blind Spot Monitor


    Our Blind Spot Monitor system alerts the driver to any vehicles they might not have seen in their side mirrors.

  • Adaptive High-beam System


    This system is designed to ensure good visibility for all road users when driving at night. It automatically optimises headlights distribution, by shading out the area containing oncoming traffic, so your beams continue to give you plenty of light without affecting other drivers.

  • Driver Monitor Camera


    This system uses a camera located above the steering wheel to monitor a driver's alertness and condition. A warning is delivered if the system detects an abnormal status, such as fatigue. These inputs are used to enhance the performance of the Emergency Driving System through earlier detection of inattentiveness.

  • Toyota Smart Connect


    Through Toyota Smart Connect, drivers can be alerted about local hazards such as accidents ahead or slippery surfaces, by collecting information from other drivers and displaying alerts on the vehicles multimedia screen.

  • eCall emergency call system


    This system allows occupants to notify emergency services by pushing a switch inside the vehicle. In the event of an accident or when the vehicle's airbags are deployed, the system will activate automatically.

^ Pre-Collision System is only an assistance mechanism and may in some cases not operate properly due to a variety of road conditions, vehicle conditions, weather conditions, operation by the driver or pedestrian/bicycle rider conditions. The driver is solely responsible for safe driving.
Availability of some features may differ depending on vehicle model and grade.
Systems may be limited by operational conditions.
Drivers are always responsible for their own safe driving, please refer to the Owner’s Manual for additional information.