Safety Features

See the list of 2011 Toyota Highlander safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

Base FWD 4dr L4 Base (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Electronic Brake-force distribution (EBD)
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • 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
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system for outboard 2nd row seats
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Direct tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy-dissipating interior trim
  • Collapsible steering column

SE FWD 4dr L4 SE (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Electronic Brake-force distribution (EBD)
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • 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
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system for outboard 2nd row seats
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Backup camera
  • Direct tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy-dissipating interior trim
  • Collapsible steering column

Base FWD 4dr V6 Base (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Electronic Brake-force distribution (EBD)
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • 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
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system for outboard 2nd row seats
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Direct tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy-dissipating interior trim
  • Collapsible steering column

SE FWD 4dr V6 SE (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Electronic Brake-force distribution (EBD)
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • 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
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system for outboard 2nd row seats
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Backup camera
  • Direct tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy-dissipating interior trim
  • Collapsible steering column

Limited FWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Electronic Brake-force distribution (EBD)
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • 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
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system for outboard 2nd row seats
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Backup camera
  • Direct tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy-dissipating interior trim
  • Collapsible steering column

Base 4WD 4dr V6 Base (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Electronic Brake-force distribution (EBD)
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Downhill Assist Control (DAC)
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • 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
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system for outboard 2nd row seats
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Direct tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy-dissipating interior trim
  • Collapsible steering column

SE 4WD 4dr V6 SE (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Electronic Brake-force distribution (EBD)
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Downhill Assist Control (DAC)
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • 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
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system for outboard 2nd row seats
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Backup camera
  • Direct tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy-dissipating interior trim
  • Collapsible steering column

Limited 4WD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)

  • Anti-lock brake system (ABS) w/brake assist
  • Electronic Brake-force distribution (EBD)
  • Traction control (TRAC)
  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) w/cutoff switch
  • Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)
  • Downhill Assist Control (DAC)
  • Front & rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Daytime running lights
  • 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
  • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH) system for outboard 2nd row seats
  • Child protector rear door locks
  • Backup camera
  • Direct tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
  • Energy-dissipating interior trim
  • Collapsible steering column