With Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ and the Star Safety System™, the Toyota Highlander SUV offers an impressive compilation of standard and available safety and driver-assistance features for the 2022 model year. Learn all about them from our Toyota of Morristown dealer serving auto shoppers from Mendham, Parsippany, Morris Plains, Summit, Randolph, and Madison today!
Standard Driver-Assistance Features
Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
The Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection can help mitigate or avoid impact with a vehicle or pedestrian in certain situations. Using a camera and radar, PCS w/PD provides both audio and visual alerts, and if you don’t react, the system is designed to brake automatically.
Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
Intended for highway use, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control lets you drive at a preset speed. The system uses vehicle-to-vehicle distance control, helping maintain a preset distance from the vehicle ahead of you.
Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
When detecting white or yellow lane markings, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist is designed to issue an audio/visual warning if it detects an inadvertent lane departure. The system is also designed to provide gentle corrective steering if the driver does not take corrective action.
Automatic High Beams
The Automatic High Beams are designed to help you see more clearly at night at speeds above 25 mph. The AHB system is designed to detect the headlights and taillights of other vehicles, then automatically toggle between high and low beams.
Lane Tracing Assist
When Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control is enabled and lane markers are detectable, Lane Tracing Assist uses the lines on the road and/or preceding vehicles to help keep the vehicle centered in its lane.
Road Sign Assist
Using an intelligent camera, Road Sign Assist is designed to detect speed limit signs, stop signs, Do Not Enter signs, and yield signs, and display them on the Multi-Information Display.
Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
This high-tech cruise control uses radar behind the Toyota badge plus a camera on the windshield designed to adjust your speed, helping you maintain a preset distance from the car in front of you.
Brake Assist is designed to detect sudden, or “panic,” braking, and assist the driver in stopping the vehicle, adding additional brake pressure if Brake Assist senses that the driver is braking too lightly.
Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
EBD is a feature of the Anti-lock Brake System, which helps make up for shifting weight under hard braking. It reduces brake pressure on wheels carrying the least amount of weight, helping your vehicle stay in control.
Smart Stop Technology®
SST is designed to automatically reduce engine power when both the brake and accelerator pedals are pressed at the same time under certain conditions.
Hill Start Assist Control
When a driver switches from the brake to the accelerator in order to start the car on a slope, the system maintains the brake pressure for a maximum of two seconds after the driver’s foot has left the brake pedal. By keeping the car at a standstill even when not pressing down on the brake, the system helps to prevent the possibility of rolling backward when starting off on a slope.
Available Driver-Assistance Features
Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
The available Blind Spot Monitor is designed to warn you when a vehicle is in Highlander’s blind spot on either side. When Highlander is placed in reverse, available Rear Cross-Traffic Alert is designed to detect certain vehicles approaching from either side. If the system senses cross traffic, it is designed to warn you with side mirror indicators and a warning tone.
Front and Rear Parking Assist With Automatic Braking
Working along with the available Intelligent Clearance Sonar and Rear Cross-Traffic Braking Front and Rear Parking Assist with Automatic Braking has audible and visual warnings, and in certain conditions may automatically apply the brakes when there is a possibility of contact with a stationary object or vehicle.
Downhill Assist Control
Toyota’s Downhill Assist Control system helps the vehicle maintain a constant low speed of about 3 mph when descending a steep hill. The Downhill Assist feature functions without brake pedal operation.
Test Drive a New 2022 Toyota Highlander at Toyota of Morristown
If you would like to hear more about the 2022 Toyota Highlander and its safety features or you would like to take one for a test drive, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or visit us in person here at Toyota of Morristown, conveniently located at 169 Ridgedale Avenue in Morristown, NJ.