Toyota Highlander Review — Research New & Used Toyota Highlander Models…

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Toyota Highlander

Used Models

A pioneering in many ways, the Toyota was one of the first midsize crossover to be sold in America when it in 2001. With its car-based design, the original Highlander many benefits over more traditional SUVs, better handling, higher mileage, a quieter cabin, crashworthiness and easier entry and for passengers.

Since then, the Highlander has gone on to become one of the popular crossovers available, to shoppers who want a vehicle SUV styling, plenty of versatility for cargo and a third-row seat. The Highlander has the most seating while the second generation has the rear cargo space. said, a Highlander of any vintage is one of the values out there for those a comfortable, easy-to-drive vehicle can carry a fair amount of and passengers and handle snow and ice the winter months while delivering decent fuel

Current Toyota Highlander

for 2014, the current Toyota is a few inches longer than the model and sports notably aggressive styling. The cabin has been modernized: Many of the previously hard plastic are now covered with softer and the electronics are more up to date.

The Highlander is available with drive or all-wheel drive. front-drive models come a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine 185 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. All Highlanders have an impressively 3.5-liter V6 good for 270 hp and 248 lb-ft of A six-speed automatic transmission is with either engine. is also a Toyota Highlander that delivers considerably fuel economy. It is covered in a review.

Toyota Highlander can choose among four levels: LE, LE Plus, XLE and Limited. of the base LE include 18-inch a touchscreen display, a rearview Bluetooth and an iPod/USB interface. up to the LE Plus gets you a flip-up window, a power liftgate, a driver seat and tri-zone control. The XLE’s perks keyless ignition and entry, a leather upholstery, a navigation and Toyota’s Entune suite of app-based services. The top-dog sports 19-inch wheels, leather upholstery, heated and front seats, second-row chairs, ambient interior and an upgraded audio system. safety features like monitoring, frontal collision and lane-departure warning systems are available on the Limited.

On the road, the Highlander’s near-silent V6 is complemented by a liquid-smooth six-speed transmission with the refinement you expect in a Lexus. Acceleration is the best in this class. your budget will allow the four-cylinder engine, the V6 is the way to go. passenger capacity is eight more than most crossovers. The third-row seat is really only suitable for but the second row slides and reclines, comfort. The interior looks and upscale and there are plenty of areas for your personal Overall, we highly recommend the if you’re shopping for a large, crossover SUV.

Used Toyota Highlander

The second-generation Toyota Highlander was from 2008-’13. It was significantly than the previous model in every way, adding room, hiproom and legroom all as well as additional cargo

This generation Highlander spry on the road and was easy to with especially brisk coming from the V6 engine. We the quiet, roomy cabin seated up to seven passengers. the Highlander’s third row was less than those of some it was easy to reach thanks to a 40/20/40-split second row with a center seat that walk-through access. Cargo was also down compared to crossovers, but this Highlander still be roomy enough for any family.

For 2008, the only engine was a 270-hp 3.5-liter V6. In it was joined by a 2.7-liter four-cylinder that made 187 hp and 186 lb-ft of A six-speed automatic transmission and drive were standard, and drive was available with the V6.

Available trim levels, on the year, were base, SE, Plus and Limited. Standard on the base Highlander included a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and the second row bench seat. The trim level (2008-’10) a more firmly tuned a rearview camera, a flip-up window in the liftgate and a power-adjustable seat.

For 2011, Toyota the Sport trim level and most of that trim equipment standard on the SE (2010-’13). The SE had a sunroof, heated seats, upholstery and an upgraded audio The Plus (2013 only) had equipment to the Sport. For the Limited, added 19-inch wheels, automatic climate control, upholstery and a front passenger Major options for this included a navigation system and a entertainment system.

If you’re for a second-generation model, take that the 2008 through models had a less versatile seat with a one-piece design rather than the model’s 50/50-split seat. For Toyota also mildly the Highlander’s exterior styling.

The first-generation Toyota Highlander was from 2001-’07. It was powered by a 155-hp four-cylinder engine or a 3.0-liter V6. A four-speed automatic was standard. In 2004 the V6 was bumped up to 3.3 and 230 hp, and models so equipped received a automatic transmission, while models soldiered on with the unit (and 5 extra Available trim levels base, Sport and Limited.

models came equipped a respectable amount of equipment, air-conditioning, power accessories, control and a CD player. The Sport spiced things up with alloys, a sport-tuned suspension, a power driver seat and a steering wheel and shifter. The added heated outside power front seats, a third-row seat (as of 2004) and an JBL sound system. Popular included leather seating, an CD changer, a towing package and on the Limited model only a navigation system.

Shoppers in a used Toyota Highlander want to confine their to 2004 models and newer, not because of the power increase, but because a third-row seat and DVD entertainment system were available, enabling the Highlander to competitive with the strengthening of midsize crossover SUVs. significant changes for ’04 the addition of stability control and a warning system as standard as well as newly optional curtain airbags for the first and rows (which became on ’07 models).

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