• Toyota Star Safety System

Introducing Toyota’s Star Safety System – the six feature system specializing in traction, cornering and braking technologies. The Star Safety System is designed to improve acceleration, steering and stopping, specifically in slippery or wet driving conditions. Our Star Safety System comes equipped with Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), and Smart Stop Technology (SST). This advanced safety system comes standard on all new Toyota vehicles.

Toyota Star Safety System

Take a look at the six features that make up our Star Safety System and click each thumbnail for a video preview.

Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)

VSC is designed specifically to assist in safety while cornering. This system determines whether the vehicle is following the driver’s intended path by analyzing data from both the steering wheel position sensor and the ABS wheel-speed sensors to determine whether your vehicle is following the path that it should be. If the vehicle is not following the driver’s steered direction, the system will reduce engine power and pulse on the appropriate side of the brakes to help correct the steering.

Traction Control (TRAC)

Your vehicles TRAC system works by constantly monitoring the tires, and when they begin to slip, the TRAC system provides extra traction and grip that is necessary to accelerate safely and efficiently on slippery or wet surfaces. The system does this by either applying the brakes or slowing down the engine in order to maintain contact between the tires and the road.

Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)

AHB helps enhance forward visibility during nighttime driving. It uses a camera to detect the headlights of oncoming vehicles and the taillights of vehicles ahead, and then automatically switches between high beams and low beams so as not to dazzle other drivers.

Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)

EBD is a part of your vehicle’s ABS system. This feature reduces brake pressure to lightly loaded wheels that are prone to skidding. When the ABS sensors detect wheel-speed difference, the ABS system and the EBD system work together to reduce brake pressure appropriately.

Brake Assist (BA)

In the event of an emergency stop, the Brake Assist system applies increased braking power in order to assist in executing a quick, safe stop. BA determines the speed and force that the driver applies to the brake pedal to determine whether the driver is attempting an emergency stop. The BA system will then reduce the amount of braking power once the driver lets up on the brake pedal.

Smart Stop Technology (SST)

SST works together with the Star Safety System’s traction and braking systems in order to allow the vehicle to come to a stop even when the accelerator pedal is fully depressed. When this system is engaged, the engine output is cut to the idle position, reducing brake load. The sophisticated logic control system makes sure that this feature can not be activated when it is not needed.

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