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Supported Toyota/Lexus Vehicles

The most up-to-date list of supported vehicles is on the openpilot main page. Please take careful note of the following columns and pay attention to and read any footnotes:

  • Supported Package - Mandatory trim levels or options required for openpilot to work, if any. All means all versions of this model work.
  • ACC - What is in charge of longitudinal control. This can be either Stock (your vehicle's cruise control system) or openpilot.
    • Footnote 3 applies to a number of Toyota vehicles. See discussion of Disconnecting DSU.
  • No ACC accel below - Cruise control will not work below these speeds. 0 mph means that the vehicle is capable of stop-and-go driving.
  • No ALC below - No lateral control, this doesn't apply to any supported Toyota/Lexus vehicles currently.

Toyota Camry Support

Toyota Camry / Camry Hybrid 2018-20 can only use Stock adaptive cruise control due to having the radar directly control gas and brakes, with no external DSU to unplug. (unplugging the radar = no radar tracks and no ACC)

For 2018-2020 Camry models which don't have Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control openpilot will not function below 25mph this includes the 4CYL L, 4CYL LE and 4CYL SE non-hybrid models. There is no current solution for this, these vehicles cannot use a comma pedal to solve this issue. This is because these models use a Continental radar not used on other vehicles and messages from the radar cut out completely below 25mph.

This limitation does not apply to Camry models with Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control including the (2018-2020 XLE, XSE, LE HV, XLE HV, and SE HV)

2021+ Toyota ECU Security Key Support (new STEERING_LKA + More)

Current Bounty Amount Latest comma Vote Count for Toyota Security ($100 ea.)

There is a new STEERING_LKA message and more in some new Toyotas that currently has an unknown "authentication code" scheme appended to the end. The algorithm and security system for this "authentication code" is currently unknown and OP is unable to control latitude.

Known vehicles with Toyota ECU Security Key on the Forward Recognition Camera which OP does not currently support:

  • 2021+ RAV4 Prime
    • Known as RAV4 PHEV in non-North American markets
  • 2021+ Venza
  • 2021+ Sienna
  • (EUDM/JDM/MXDM) 2021+ Yaris GR
  • (USDM) 2022+ Corolla Cross (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
    • Not applicable to Thailand or Brazil.
  • (EUDM/JDM/MXDM) 2021+ Yaris Cross Hybrid
  • (EUDM/JDM/MXDM) 2020+ Yaris Hybrid
  • 2022+ Lexus NX (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
  • 2022+ Tundra (Confirmed in )
  • (EUDM) 2022+ Aygo X (Speculated from Toyota Tech EU lookup)
  • 2022+ Lexus LS (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
  • 2022+ Lexus LX (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
  • 2023+ Sequoia (Speculated from Being a Tundra With a SUV Body)
  • 2023+ bz4x (Speculated from TechInfo lookup, also probably the same for sister rebranded Subaru Solterra)
  • 2023+ TMC/JP-made Corolla (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
    • It is also unknown what form, if any amount of TSK there is on US-made 2023 Corollas. Maybe they just don't do the pairing thing but hardcode a key. No one knows.
  • 2024+ Toyota Corolla, All origins.
  • 2023+ Prius and Prius Prime (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
  • 2023+ Lexus RX (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
  • 2023+ Aygo X (Euro tech info Lookup).
  • 2023+ Lexus ES (From anecdote in RP Discord's #toyota) Disputed, TechInfo has no signals of TSK, probably safe to say no TSK
  • 2023+ Toyota Crown
  • 2023+ Lexus RZ (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
  • 2024+ Grand Highlander ICE and Hybrid (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
  • 2024+ Highlander ICE and Hybrid (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
  • 2024+ Lexus TX (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
  • 2024+ Lexus GX (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
  • 2024+ Tacoma (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)
  • 2024+ Mirai (Speculated from TechInfo lookup)

TechInfo lookup is looking at Toyota's Techinfo site (payment required, minimum $25) and seeing if replacing the "Object recognition camera" / "Forward recognition camera" requires an ECU Security Key update.

The absence of a model on this list doesn't mean that the vehicle is unaffected. It may mean it wasn't looked up yet.

Follow the discussion below for more info such as a timeline of events so far, or visit the Discord and search "ECU Security":

There is also an open bounty for support. is also crowdfunding a suitable vehicle and compensation. Please see the discussion above and the linked spreadsheets in there for more information:

Note: Some may also refer to this as "TSS2.1" before it was later discovered that there are vehicles with TSS2.5 that do not have ECU Security Key such as the 2021 Toyota Camry and the 2021 Toyota Highlander later. "TSS2.1" was a misnomer in retrospect. All to say, a reasonable guess is that ECU Security Key may be rolled out to more models including revisions of or future TSS2.5 models.

Toyota/Lexus Terms

The following terms are specific to Toyota and Lexus vehicles and are often used in discussions.

For general terms, go here.

Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) Versions

Term Abbreviation Definition
Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 TSS2 TSS 2.0 TSS2 builds on the previous TSS-C and TSS-P suites, and consists of six active safety and driver assistance systems: PCS, DRCC, LDA, AHB, RSA, and LTA. It has a better angle sensor, and supports full range ACC on all openpilot compatible models.
Toyota Safety Sense P TSSP TSS-P An advanced active safety package for mid-size and large vehicles, and consists of six active safety and driver assistance systems: PCS, LDA, and AHB. Includes a DSU which does ACC and AEB.
Toyota Safety Sense C TSSC TSS-C An advanced active safety package for compact vehicles, and consists of six active safety and driver assistance systems: PCS, DRCC, LDA, and AHB. It does not feature lane keep assist, thus is not compatible with openpilot.

Terms and Abbreviations

Term Abbreviation Definition
Driver Support Unit DSU This embedded system implements cruise control and Automatic Emergency Braking in some Toyota cars.
Pre-Collision System PCS May also include pedestrian detection and be written as PCS w/PD. This is the main AEB feature.
Dynamic Radar Cruise Control DRCC This is ACC, and may be full speed depending on the model
Lane Departure Alert LDA The audible alert when leaving a lane. May also include Steering Assist and be listed as LDA w/SA
Auto High Beams AHB Pretty straight forward.
Road Sign Assist RSA* The thing that displays speed limit and stop signs on your dash.
Lane Tracing Assist LTA The stock feature that enables lane centering or lane keeping while using DRCC
  • RSA Is not available on Canadian sold TSS2.0 or TSS2.5+ Models.

openpilot Capabilities

Lateral Control

Control over the steering wheel. openpilot handles lateral control for all supported Toyota/Lexus vehicles. However, some TSSP vehicles may have jerky non-precise steering as noted in Steering Sensor.


Toyotas have very good torque, and work well on local and highway roads.

Steering Sensor

TSS2 Toyotas have a great angle sensor, as well as select 2019+ TSSP Toyotas. Most TSSP Toyotas have a bad angle sensor. This results in jerky, non-precise steering. The worst culprit of this is the Prius. This can be fixed on some models with a ZSS.

openpilot Replaces LDA LTA

As noted in the FAQ, openpilot replaces the LDA and LTA features on Toyota and Lexus vehicles when openpilot is enabled. LDA alerts will originate from openpilot when openpilot is enabled, even when the cruise control feature is not enabled. You can disable LDA warnings inside the openpilot settings. Sadly, if your vehicle is equiped with LDA w/SA, openpilot does not currently emulate the Steering Assist function when the cruise control is disabled.

Longitudinal Control

Control over the gas and brakes.

TSS2 Vehicles

openpilot handles longitudinal control for these vehicles without any additional modifications. AEB and blindspot warning will continue to function as they did on the original vehicle. There is no option on these vehicles to use Stock ACC while using openpilot.

TSSP Vehicles

The Driver Support Unit is what controls AEB and longitudinal on TSSP cars. This unit must be unplugged to give openpilot control, although this removes AEB. Users are strongly discouraged from disconnecting their DSU and abandoning AEB. Instead, a SDSU solves this problem, by passing through the correct AEB messages while allowing openpilot to control longitudinal.

TSSP vehicle owners have the benefit of choosing to use openpilot or stock ACC, this is not an option for TSS2 vehicle owners. SmartenedDSU owners may also have the option to switch between stock and openpilot for each drive.

It is possible to enable OP stop-and-go in TSSP vehicles with a non-zero value for "no ACC accel below" on the official supported cars list with an SDSU and comma pedal. Some models may have luck with only an SDSU and the 2-line "SnG hack". See the discord for more information.

Stock vs openpilot Longitudinal Control Differences

Both systems work well and there are numerous people who prefer one system over the other. Generally, the stock ACC is slower to accelerate from a stop and will keep a larger following distance as low speed. openpilot on the other hand accelerates more aggressively and maintains a closer distance at low speeds but a larger distance as high (freeway) speeds. Some hybrid owners prefer the stock system because its gentler acceleration profile means less use of the internal combustion engine in traffic.

Community Features

comma pedal

A comma pedal allows Toyotas without full-range cruise control to gain stop-and-go using openpilot with a device plugged into the gas pedal.

SDSU (SmartDSU/SmartenedDSU)

Upgrades the Driver Support Unit to passthrough AEB and enable openpilot longitudinal control. SDSU was first sold as an external, harness-style contraption, and later the SmartenedDSU (DSU modified by forwarding a severed CAN connection back into the network by way of an onboard, stripped down, reflashed panda) and became preferred, with quick creation/installation.

Zorro Steering Sensor (ZSS)

Upgrades TSSP cars with a better angle sensor which allows more accurate steering with openpilot.

Manual Transmission (6MT)

Although not officially supported, a very small change is required to get openpilot functioning with a Toyota manual transmission. All that is necessary (other than fingerprinting) is to change LOW_SPEED_LOCKOUT in /selfdrive/car/toyota/ from 2 to False, like in this commit.

This video describes how it operates. TL;DR in gears > 1st, and at > ~18mph. Below that, everything disengages (unless using sunnypilot, only ACC disengages).

This has been tested in TSS2 Corolla Hatchbacks from 2019 to 2022.

Common Toyota/Lexus Questions:

How can I find out what version of Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) or other features my car has?

A couple of helpful links. You can lookup you vehicle details using your VIN on the Toyota Vehicle Information Lookup. You can also review this handy TSS Applicability Chart

How do I remove the camera cover in my car?



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