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9.0
/ 10
On Safety
BASE INVOICE
$24,475
BASE MSRP
$27,500
On Safety
The 2008 Toyota Highlander offers one of the safest crossover/SUV vehicles on the road today.
9.0 out of 10
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Expert Quotes:

All major safety equipment is standard
Edmunds

long list of advanced occupant protection features
MyRide.com

Five stars for front and side impacts; four stars, front passenger and front impact
NHTSA

“Good” ratings; Top Safety Pick
IIHS


The 2008 Toyota Highlander received the highest marks for safety and has a long list of standard safety equipment.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gives the 2008 Toyota Highlander five stars for protecting the driver in front impacts, and for all passengers in side impacts. The front passenger gets four-star protection in front impacts. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) also tested the new Highlander; Toyota scores a Top Safety Pick rating from the insurance-industry group.

Cars.com points out that the 2008 Toyota Highlander comes “standard with four-wheel-disc antilock brakes, traction control and an electronic stability system.” In the Highlander, Toyota also installs seven airbags, including a driver-side knee airbag, as standard.

Conclusion

The 2008 Toyota Highlander offers one of the safest crossover/SUV vehicles on the road today.

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