The new crossover from Toyota will be remarkable. It will come with the several changes, like improved exterior and interior, revised powertrains and great safety systems as well. Also, the new 2017 Toyota Highlander will be very luxury and comfortable. The current, third-generation of the Highlander has made a big success in sales, and it is expected that the new model will also attract a great attention of potential buyers. We will introduce to you the new and refreshed 2017 Toyota Highlander.
2017 Toyota Highlander Exterior, Interior and features
The exterior of this remarkable crossover looks so elegant. The front side of the 2017 Toyota Highlander will have a redesigned and good looking bumper and also the new grille which will give the vehicle aggressive appearance. The upper grille of the 2017 Toyota Highlander will lose the large chrome trim. Also, the lower grille section will lose the body-color bumper. Sides of the vehicle are reserved for the fog lights, which are located in vertical vents, like to the RAV4. When it comes to lighting, the new Toyota will come with a redesigned LED Headlights. The side profile and also the back of the new model haven’t changed too much. The side still uses black cladding. Thanks to the lightweight materials, this model will be significantly lighter than the previous. New alloy wheels 18-inch will be the part of standard equipment. Three new exteriors will be available, and those are Celestial Silver Metallic, Salsa Red Pearl, and Toasted Walnut Pearl.
Besides fantastic and elegant exterior, 2017 Toyota Highlander has very comfortable and elegant interior as well. Inside the cabin, this model is very spacious. Thanks to the second-row bench, the new Highlander will be able to accommodate up to 8 passengers. All seats are covered with high-quality leather. Also, the seats will be electrically adjustable, cooled and heated, so comfort in Highlander is on the top level. Except comfort in the cabin, the 2017 Toyota Highlander will come with many soft-touch materials. Front and rear climate control is one of the standard features. There will also be power door locks, telescoping steering wheel, parking camera and cruise control. When it comes to entertainment , the 2017 Toyota Highlander will come with an Entune system paired with a 6.1-inch touch-screen. The system will provide Bluetooth connectivity, WI-FI, and Smartphone integration. The new model will offer cargo space of 391 L. The safety in this SUV is very good. Some of the safety systems are traction control, hill starts control, radar cruise control, blind spot monitoring and others.
2017 Toyota Highlander Engine specs
Under the hood, the 2017 Toyota Highlander will have the 3.5-liter V-6 engine. This engine is more compact than the previous one and new engine will feature direct injection for more power and better fuel economy as well. The new engine will be able to generate 290 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque which is a bit better than the previous engine. MPG should exceed 25 mpg in the highway and 19 mpg in the city, which gives 21 mpg when the drive is combined. The new engine will be fitted with the new transmission system as well. It is about eight-speed automatic transmission.
2017 Toyota Highlander Release date and price
The release date of new Toyota Highlander Hybrid for 2017 will be by the end of 2016. Year. Price will be in the range of $30.000-$50.000 depending on the trim level.