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How Safe is the Rugged 2022 Toyota Highlander SUV?

2022 Toyota Highlander Safety Features  

Toyota is renowned for making one of the world’s safest cars. With the brand constantly updating its standard safety features, customers can be even more confident with their Toyota vehicle choice. The 2022 Highlander is an excellent example of Toyota’s safest SUVs that house a variety of standard and available driver-assist and safety features guaranteed to make you and your family safe. Keep reading this blog by Hesser Toyota in Janesville, WI, to learn more about the safety features of the rugged 2022 Toyota Highlander SUV.   

2022 Toyota Highlander: Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+)

For the 2022 model year, the Toyota Highlander has an updated Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+), a suite of intelligent and semi-autonomous driver assistance features. It includes features like Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, which avoids pedestrian or vehicle impacts in certain situations by sending audio and visual alerts about obstacles, and Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, which alerts the driver when they divert from the lane. Other safety systems present in the Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ are the following:  

  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control   
  • Lane Tracing Assist   
  • Road Sign Assist   
  • Automatic High Beam  
The 2022 Toyota Highlander Front Exterior View
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Available Safety Features of the 2022 Toyota Highlander

  • Available Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert – It is designed to warn you when another vehicle approaches the Highlander’s blind spot on either side. When Highlander is placed in reverse, the Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA) detects certain cars from either side. If the system senses cross traffic, it will warn you with side mirror indicators and a warning tone.  

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  • Front and Rear Parking Assist with Automatic Braking – Working with the Intelligent Clearance Sonar and Rear Cross-Traffic Braking, the Front and Rear Parking Assist with Automatic Braking has audible and visual warnings. In certain conditions, it automatically applies the brakes when there is a possibility of contact with a stationary object or vehicle.  
  • Airbags – To keep all passengers safe during a sudden collision, the 2022 Toyota Highlander has eight airbags, including front-impact, side-impact, overhead, and knee airbags. In addition, the 2022 Highlander features seatbelt pretensioners to ensure optimal seating positions. 

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To learn more about the safety features of the 2022 Toyota Highlander, get in touch with our team at Hesser Toyota or schedule a test drive right away.