2021 Toyota Highlander

Katie CassidyNovember 4, 20198min249
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The brand-new will certainly provide an extra attractive exterior style, based upon a new Architecture-K system. Therefore, the inside will certainly be more roomy, while Toyota makes sure that every design comes fully-equipped. Likewise, the new Highlander functions much better characteristics and also boosted the gas economy.

 

Exterior

includes sophisticated exterior style, with a chiseled lined and also extra muscle stance than in the past. The upcoming mid-size SUV will certainly offer five trim degrees: L, LE, XLE, Limited, as well as Platinum.

As you can presume, the outside will include various layout elements on the upper trim degrees. For instance, the L, LE, and also XLE variations have a black grille with silver trim.

The Limited, as well as Platinum, adds chrome accents around the black grille. Another distinction is a chrome-plated rear fascia, in addition to the special projector-beam headlamp. In addition to that, both higher trim levels include first-ever 20-inch wheels.

The seating configuration will certainly likewise vary depending on the trim degree. The L and LE offer a second-row bench and also a space for up to eight travelers.

On the other hand, the XLE and also Limited cuts that number to seven, by adding the second-row captain’s chair. The freight space behind the third-row offers 16.1 cubic feet of area. Nevertheless, keeping that 60/40 split function freight broadens up to 40.6 cubic feet.

If you will not need a lot more than that, don’t fret– simply fold 2 back rows and you’ll obtain 73.3 cubic feet of room. The firm’s new generation Architecture-K supplies considerable use of high stamina steel, which provides a stiffer unibody structure.

The Highlander characteristics are boosted also, thanks to the brand-new system, which utilizes an independent strut front as well as multi-link rear suspension.

Interior

As we have in fact now explained previously, will definitely use a worrying three-row seat strategy. It enables, practical and also at ease cabin will certainly have the means to sustain for 7 visitors in addition to even the back chair can offer a sufficient area to your lower arm or legs. The Japanese carmaker needs to use details significant-top high-grade components on the chairs and so on.

A cabin of that crossover also requires to be a lot less noisy scheduled to this substantial-level of top quality common acoustic facets that lower the disturbance along with vibrations.

In addition to the total ease as well as likewise convenience, the drivers will absolutely indulge in a few of one of the most existing significant-computer features these sort of as the browsing strategy, USB 2. 0 plug-ins, Android Car along with Apple Automobile Enjoy thanks to an excellent 8.-inches infomercial effect-computer screen.

Competition

Engine

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One of the most recent includes three engine options under the hood. The base version LE gets a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine. It has the capacity to provide 185 HP as well as additionally 184 lb-ft of torque. This engine is connected to the 6-speed transmission as well as also it is powered by the front-wheel-drive system. The gas economic situation on this in the city/highway is 20/24 mpg.

Among the most recommended ones is the 3.5-liter V6 engine that offers 110 more horses than the really initial one 295 horsepower at 263 lb-ft of torque. This collection engine includes an 8-speed transmission. Nonetheless, it offers a better fuel financial environment in the city/highway 20/27 mpg for the version with the FWD system with LE trim along with AWD LE And Likewise.

The numerous other one trims with this engine like LE with AWD offers 19/26 mpg and 21/27 mpg is number for the FWD LE As Well As Likewise, XLE, SE, Limited, Limited Platinum. The last one AWD XLE, SE, Limited, Limited Platinum gives 20/26 mpg.

Release Date and US Price

The official rate of is still unidentified. However, we anticipate that the MSRP will certainly be somewhere near the 2020 version. The current Highlander starts at $31,400 and climbs to $48,900 for the Platinum trim level.

The fifth generation of this big SUV was introduced last year at this time during the New York Auto Show. However, it arrives in the US in mid-2020, with 5 trim models + 4 hybrid variants available.

  • L trim model start from $34,600
  • LE trim model start from $36,800
  • XLE trim model start from $39,600
  • Limited trim model start from $43,650
  • Platinum trim model start from $46,850
  • Hybrid LE trim model start from $38,200
  • Highlander Hybrid XLE trim model start from $41,000
  • Hybrid Limited trim model start from $45,050
  • Hybrid Platinum trim model start from $48,250

The business claims that the mid-size SUV will certainly await the car dealerships by the end of 2020. The vehicle is covered with a 6-month/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper service warranty. Similarly, Crossbreed designs will get extra 8-year/100,000-mile insurance coverage. All models include two years of totally free upkeep and ToyotaCare road help.