Toyota Safety Sense™ Review
Safety is a top priority no matter where you’re heading in the Lowell, Dracut, and Tewksbury areas. That’s why Toyota has created the Toyota Safety Sense™, a bundle of advanced active safety features that keep you confident and steady on the road.
Below, we at Ira Toyota of Tewksbury will introduce you to the eight impressive features that make up this bundle. Read ahead to learn more!
The Pre-Collision System uses sensors placed on the front of your vehicle to monitor the vehicle in front of you. If a vehicle slows down or comes to a sudden stop, this feature will warn you before automatically applying the brakes to prevent a potential frontal collision.
Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
The Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection uses the same smart technology that the Pre-Collision System does. However, this feature specializes on detecting pedestrians as well as cars. If a pedestrian finds its way into your path, the Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection will let you know and then apply the brakes.
Lane Departure Alert
The Lane Departure Alert feature uses a camera that’s placed on your dashboard to keep tabs on the lines of your lane. If you begin to swerve or deviate from your lane in any way, this feature will alert you, so you can adjust and safely get back between your lines.
Automatic High Beams
The same camera on your windshield that works with the Lane Departure Alert feature also monitors the lights on other vehicles. If it detects the headlights or taillights of another vehicle, it’ll switch your high beams off as a courtesy to the other driver. Then, when you’re at a safe distance from them, this feature will automatically turn your high beams back on.
Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
Dynamic Radar Cruise Control uses an exterior radar to monitor the surroundings of your vehicle while you’re using cruise control. If you approach another vehicle that’s going slower than you are or a vehicle in front of you slows down, this feature will automatically adjust your speed to keep you at a safe distance from other vehicles.
Road Sign Assist
The Road Sign Assist uses a forward-facing intelligent camera to look for any speed limit signs, stop signs or yield signs that can pop up on the side of the road. When a sign is detected, a mini version of the sign will be displayed on your vehicle’s cluster display, so you can react accordingly.
Lane Tracing Alert
Lane Tracing Alert works similarly to the Lane Departure Alert feature. However, this feature works when Dynamic Radar Cruise Control is enabled. This feature still looks for the lane markers to keep your vehicle safely in the middle of your lane.
Experience the Toyota Safety Sense™!
As you can see, Toyota Safety Sense™ is going to change the way drivers in Lowell, Dracut, and Tewksbury drive. This safety bundle can be found in a number of Toyota models, many of which we have available in our showroom at Ira Toyota of Tewksbury. Come see the Toyota Safety Sense™ in action-just give us a call today to schedule a test drive!