What Exactly is Subaru EyeSight®? Find Out How It Keeps You Safe on the Streets of Pleasant Hills


With the latest family of 2019 Subaru models available, most either have EyeSight Driver Assist Technology available or standard on all trim levels. The IIHS has found that EyeSight® decreases your chances of rear-end crashes with injuries by up to 85%. They also gave 2018 models with Eyesight® the highest possible rating for front crash preventions.

This means that you will either have, or have the option of, a driver assistance technology that has a robust set of features when you purchase a new Subaru model. The 2019 Legacy, Forester, Outback, and Ascent all come with EyeSight® standard on every trim level. The 2019 Crosstrek, Impreza, and WRX have the option of including EyeSight®.

Driver Assistance and Safety Features

So, EyeSight® has been proven to be effective, and it is widely available on all 2019 Subaru models, but can you expect for specific features? There are four main features that the drivers of Clairton should be aware of:

  • EyeSight® Adaptive Cruise Control works with you to keep you a safe distance from the vehicle ahead of you while in the cruise control setting. Decide on the distance that you would like to keep, and EyeSight® will automatically adjust your speed to maintain that distance.


  • Pre-Collision Braking helps you avoid or reduce frontal impacts by warning you and utilizing full braking power if you are unable to when an emergency is imminent. This feature has been found to reduce the likelihood of pedestrian-related insurance claims by 35%.


  • EyeSight® Lane Keep Assist and Sway Warning senses your position on the road and alerts you when begin to depart from your lane.


  • Pre-Collision Throttle Management is similar to Pre-Collision Braking, only it detects objects in front of the vehicle that you are likely to hit and reduces the power to the engine to minimize the possible impact force and frontal damage.

If you have been driving in Pittsburgh for any length of time, you can start to imagine how these features could come in handy and keep you safe. Check out our new 2019 Subaru inventory to learn more about each model and how EyeSight® complements its other features.

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