Safety Features

See the list of 2008 Toyota Highlander safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

Base FWD 4dr Base (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbag system w/occupant classification sensor.
  • Driver & front passenger front seat-mounted side airbags
  • 3-row roll-sensing side curtain airbags
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • 3-point shoulder belts in all seating positions-inc: drivers emergency locking retractor (ELR), automatic locking retractor (ALR) & emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all passenger positions
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners w/force limiters, adjustable belt anchors
  • Child restraint system (CRS) top tether anchors for all rear seating positions
  • ISO-FIX child restraint system (CRS) anchors for outboard seating positions
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams

Sport FWD 4dr Sport (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbag system w/occupant classification sensor.
  • Driver & front passenger front seat-mounted side airbags
  • 3-row roll-sensing side curtain airbags
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • 3-point shoulder belts in all seating positions-inc: drivers emergency locking retractor (ELR), automatic locking retractor (ALR) & emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all passenger positions
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners w/force limiters, adjustable belt anchors
  • Child restraint system (CRS) top tether anchors for all rear seating positions
  • ISO-FIX child restraint system (CRS) anchors for outboard seating positions
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lamps

Limited FWD 4dr Limited (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbag system w/occupant classification sensor.
  • Driver & front passenger front seat-mounted side airbags
  • 3-row roll-sensing side curtain airbags
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • 3-point shoulder belts in all seating positions-inc: drivers emergency locking retractor (ELR), automatic locking retractor (ALR) & emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all passenger positions
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners w/force limiters, adjustable belt anchors
  • Child restraint system (CRS) top tether anchors for all rear seating positions
  • ISO-FIX child restraint system (CRS) anchors for outboard seating positions
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lamps

Base 4WD 4dr Base (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbag system w/occupant classification sensor.
  • Driver & front passenger front seat-mounted side airbags
  • 3-row roll-sensing side curtain airbags
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • 3-point shoulder belts in all seating positions-inc: drivers emergency locking retractor (ELR), automatic locking retractor (ALR) & emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all passenger positions
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners w/force limiters, adjustable belt anchors
  • Child restraint system (CRS) top tether anchors for all rear seating positions
  • ISO-FIX child restraint system (CRS) anchors for outboard seating positions
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams

Sport 4WD 4dr Sport (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbag system w/occupant classification sensor.
  • Driver & front passenger front seat-mounted side airbags
  • 3-row roll-sensing side curtain airbags
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • 3-point shoulder belts in all seating positions-inc: drivers emergency locking retractor (ELR), automatic locking retractor (ALR) & emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all passenger positions
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners w/force limiters, adjustable belt anchors
  • Child restraint system (CRS) top tether anchors for all rear seating positions
  • ISO-FIX child restraint system (CRS) anchors for outboard seating positions
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lamps

Limited 4WD 4dr Limited (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Driver & front passenger advanced airbag system w/occupant classification sensor.
  • Driver & front passenger front seat-mounted side airbags
  • 3-row roll-sensing side curtain airbags
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • 3-point shoulder belts in all seating positions-inc: drivers emergency locking retractor (ELR), automatic locking retractor (ALR) & emergency locking retractor (ELR) for all passenger positions
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners w/force limiters, adjustable belt anchors
  • Child restraint system (CRS) top tether anchors for all rear seating positions
  • ISO-FIX child restraint system (CRS) anchors for outboard seating positions
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lamps