Pre-Collision Safety

Sensor Packages

Detecting potential collisions

Toyota Safety Sense is available in two packages, both of which integrate numerous sensors to detect for potential collisions ahead of the vehicle.


Laser radar

  • Can make precise distance measurements, even at night or at short distances; effective for detecting vehicles ahead.

Millimeter-wave radar

  • Particularly effective when detecting vehicles relatively far ahead
  • Not easily impacted by adverse weather (e.g. rain, fog or falling snow)
  • Pedestrian detection also possible (works in combination with single lens camera)

Single-lens camera

  • Can detect objects and recognize shapes and white or yellow lane markings.

Sensor combinations offered in Toyota Safety Sense packages

Single-lens camera and laser radar

Combined, a single lens camera and laser radar device ensure exceptionally high performance and reliability.

System and features

[Laser radar]

  • Can make precise distance measurements, even at night or at short distances; effective for detecting vehicles ahead

[Single-lens camera]

  • Can detect objects and recognize shapes and white or yellow lane markings.

Single-lens camera and millimeter-wave radar

Combined, a single-lens camera and millimeter-wave radar also detect potential collisions with pedestrians. Additionally, millimeter-wave radar enables radar cruise control.

System and features

[Millimeter-wave radar]

  • Particularly effective when detecting vehicles relatively far ahead
  • Not easily impacted by adverse weather (e.g. rain, fog or falling snow)
  • Pedestrian detection also possible (works in combination with single-lens camera)

[Single-lens camera]

  • Can detect objects and recognize shapes and white or yellow lane markings.
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