The 2018 Toyota Camry is rated at the top of its class for midsize cars. This is because in addition to its high-quality design, an extensive list of standard safety features are included on even the starting trim level. From Toyota Safety Sense and Star Safety System to ToyotaCare, the standard safety features onboard the 2018 Toyota Camry are appreciated by drivers and critics everywhere. So, let’s break down these packages and what the include:
Toyota Safety Sense
Toyota believes that all drivers should have access to the technology that will make their vehicle more safe on the road, and at no additional cost. This is why Toyota put together the Toyota Safety Sense package and made it a standard feature on every trim level of the Camry including technology like:
- Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
- Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
- Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
- Automatic High Beams
Star Safety System
The Star Safety System works to enhance the overall handling of the 2018 Toyota Camry using technology like Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, and Brake Assist. The Star Safety System also features Smart Stop Technology, a 4-Wheel Antilock Brake System, and Electronic Brake Force Distribution.
A customer favorite, ToyotaCare is a complimentary maintenance plan offering roadside assistance for up to two years. With ToyotaCare, it doesn’t matter how many miles you put on your vehicle, you’re covered for the entire first two years after purchase.
Essential Safety Features
Of course, the 2018 Toyota Camry also offers a comprehensive list of standard safety features outside of these packages, these essential safety features include:
- 10 Advanced Airbags
- Whiplash Injury-Lessening Seats (driver and front passenger seats)s
- LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children)s
- Child Safety Lockss
- Hill Start Assist Controls
Available Safety Features
Even though these standard safety features are truly everything you need to keep you and your passengers safe, there is still some safety technology that you can choose to upgrade to through available packages and varying trim levels. These include:
- Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
- Safety Connect
- Full Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
- Anti-Theft System with Alarm
With all of these standard and available safety features, it’s easy to see why the 2018 Toyota Camry scored so highly in safety testing with both the IIHS and NHTSA. During its NHTSA testing, the Camry earned a 5-star rating for the Frontal Crash, Side Crash, and Rollover categories. These scores helped it achieve its 5-star overall rating. For its testing with the IIHS, the 2018 Toyota Camry received a “Good” rating across the board. If you’re prioritizing safety during your search for a new vehicle, the 2018 Toyota Camry is sure to please.