2017 Toyota Highlander – Features, Hybrid and Price

The 2017 Toyota Highlander will arrive in the main market supporting a new look and enhanced features of safety and comfort. Toyota understands the level of competition, which is present also it considers market demands because of this reason the automobile maker is giving attention even to minor details. This time, makers want to introduce a vehicle that should be spacious to reflect a high degree of utility value. The Highlander in the Hybrid form will be presented in XLE and LE levels of trim. In addition to this many other amazing features will be included in this vehicle, let’s put a detailed look on these so that readers can get a better idea.

2017 Toyota Highlander - front

2017 Toyota Highlander Design and Features

Towards the anterior side, you will notice that 2017 Toyota Highlander has obtained a newer framework design also there are different finishes related with grille and the designs of headlights are something dependent upon the grade. The Limited, as well as the Limited Platinum versions, come with chrome details that are painted whereas other reflects a silver look. Highlander is being offered in two different kinds of layouts. Many models provide second-row bench seating, which has the capacity of accommodating up to eight passengers.

2017 Toyota Highlander - interior

Interior and safety

The 2017 model is going to get four additional USB ports. The base LE version is supporting 18-inch wheels of the alloy. Other prominent features that have been included are

  • AM/FM CD audio systems
  • Touch screen of 6.1-inches
  • Bluetooth phone connectivity
  • Music streaming

Highlander, which has a sporty theme, specialized dark painted treatment for the framework, housing, headlamp and rails of the roof. The interior contains black color leather covering that has to stitch of silver.

There has been the reconfiguration of safety features as well as options inside the 2017 Toyota Highlander model. The TSS has been included in the standard form and has the inclusion of pre-collision system along with the anterior collision as well as automated emergency brakes. Other prominent highlights are:

  • Lane Departure alert
  • Pedestrian pre-collision system
  • Automated high beam
  • Adaptive cruise controlling
  • Blind spot monitor
  • Camera system

2017 Toyota Highlander - rear

Engine Options

The 2017 Toyota Highlander will take its power from direct injection 3.5 l, V6 which has the potential of producing 295 hp. This version also gets newer 8, speed automated transmission. This powertrain is also good at improving the fuel efficiency. In the city, it is 21 mpg and on highways, it’s 27.  The base LE version will arrive with anterior wheel drive and it will be related to 185 hp, 2.7 l, 4 cylinders.

Price and Release Date

Toyota has made the announcement that 2017 Toyota Highlander will be released by the end of the year 2016. The expectations are that model will also make its appearance in London, Detroit, and Paris auto shows. Coming towards the price the base model will cost approximately $ 30,000. The exact price will be related to the level of trim that you will select and the additional features that will be added so you must keep these points in consideration as well.

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