The Toyota Highlander overall score was predicted for its reliability rating which means you can travel a long distance more than you pay your mechanic a visit. Like other SUVs, the brand-model comes with an impressive set of standard safety features, an optional V6 engine that won’t let you down, along with a quiet cabin and comfortable first- and second-row seats. However, travelers in need of a modern sizable third-row seat or wider storage space may be slightly disappointed. The sitting capacity of a Toyota Highlander ranges from 6-8 persons.
Toyota improved the Highlander’s technology in the second-generation making it very simple and easy to use, with several appealing user-friendly items on the options list. Every model produced for each year comes with an infotainment system and an outstanding responsive touch screen. However, this display and some controls require an extra stretch to reach.
The most common model years under review are the 2007 – 2013, 2013 – 2019 and 2019 -present which is the second, third and fourth generation respectively and they have the following underlined attributes.
TOYOTA HIGHLANDER INTERIOR REVIEW
Toyota Highlander standard features include a 6.1-inch touch screen, five USB ports, Bluetooth, voice recognition, a rear-view camera, and Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P). The high-tech systems grouped under TSS-P are a pre-collision system with automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, lane departure warning with steering assist, automatic high beams, and adaptive cruise control while optional features include an 8-inch touch screen, satellite radio, HD Radio, smartphone-linked navigation, an integrated navigation system, the entune app suite, a 12-speaker JBL audio system, Driver Easy Speak, proximity key entry, push-button start, tri-zone automatic climate control, a moonroof, a rear-seat entertainment system, a surround-view camera, front and rear parking sensors, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert.
The latest models come with an impressive interior dimension, the cargo space behind the third-row seats has 13.8 cubic feet, second-row seats have 42.3 cubic feet and behind first-row seats have 83.7 cubic feet. The Headroom by Row (1/2/3) is 40.7 / 39.9 / 35.9 inches, the shoulder room by row (1/2/3) is59.3 / 59.6 / 55 inches, the hip room by row (1/2/3) is 57.2 / 57.1 / 45.6 inches and legroom by row (1/2/3) is 44.2 / 38.4 / 27.7 inches. Though not comfortable and convenient for someone above 5.8 feet with long legs but the vehicle is still preferred by all.
Toyota Highlander comes with a variety of Interior colors, upholstery options include fabric, softex, and leather, with upholstery color options including Black, Ash, Almond, and Saddle Tan.
TOYOTA HIGHLANDER EXTERIOR REVIEW
2019 and 2020 models are redesigns of the previous models and little changes are done on the limited versions and minor changes on the trim updates. The SE trim level has new smoked headlights and taillights, black wheels and black-chrome LED fog lights, while the Limited and Platinum versions come with chrome LED fog lights.
The exterior colors include; Midnight Black Metallic, Blizzard Pearl, Celestial Silver Metallic, Predawn, Gray Mica, Salsa Red Pearl, Ooh La La Rouge Mica, Toasted Walnut Pearl, Alumina Jade Metallic and Shoreline Blue Pearl.
The latest models of Toyota Highlander feature also a Key fob (all doors) Remote keyless entry, 18″ machined w/painted accents aluminum Wheels and Heated mirrors.
This unique and classy Toyota Highlander is what you need when you feel like driving a luxury vehicle with a low maintenance culture. The brand Model covers both sport and luxury, with high user-friendly technologies and appliances coupled with a fuel efficient super V6 engines and an all-wheel drivetrain, with up to 295 horsepower which are available in six trim levels: LE, LE Plus, XLE, SE, Limited, and Limited Platinum. Visit Naijauto.com and select from a range of the listed Toyota Highlander from our trusted dealers nationwide.