Regarding safety, the 2012 Toyota Highlander offers a broad array of standard features that are often seen only as options in similar vehicles in its class. Along with anti-lock brakes and an advanced electronic traction and stability system, you'll find side curtain airbags, driver's side knee airbags and head restraints that actively reduce the risk of whiplash.
On the inside, the 2012 Toyota Highlander sports a spacious interior, seating up to seven people in three rows of comfortable seats. For more cargo room, the third seat folds quickly and easily into the floor while the bench seat in the second row offers a removable middle for extra storage.
Additional interior features include standard cloth upholstered seats with the option for a premium leather upgrade. The steering wheel tilts and telescopes and the standard audio system includes a CD player and an MP3 jack for iPod connectivity. Air conditioning comes standard, but you can upgrade to automatic three-zone climate control as an option. Add an extra touch of comfort and luxury with an optional entertainment system for rear passengers. The available navigation system features a touch-screen for quick access to traffic updates and driving directions.