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2017 Toyota Highlander

2017 Toyota Highlander

Many people has been waiting for a vehicle just like the new 2017 Toyota Highlander. A midsize crossover model that will take you where you want, and where you’ll always look amazing.

The most interesting thing in this case is that this model will be launched in a hybrid version which will make all the ecological car enthusiasts very happy. Its main competitors in the market are the Honda Pilot and the Ford Explorer, and it is important to mention that it will be launched in the Australian market as the Toyota Kluger.

2017 Toyota Highlander Exterior


The design will remain basically the same as the previous model. The new 2017 Toyota Highlander will be a box-shaped body with tamed body-lines that will make you look more sophisticated and less aggressive.


The materials used for the chassis are applied on airplanes so that the vehicle will be super light but very firm and safe at the same time. It will be available in different color options like Red Pearl Salsa, Celestial Pearl Walnut and Silver Metallic. To make this wonderful vehicle more personalized by the future owners, manufacturers offer different trim levels: LE, LE Plus, XLE, Premium and Platinum 2017 Toyota Highlander as the most luxurious. The powerful front of the vehicle will be supplied with new LED technology as well as all other lighting systems, and with a huge grille with the ventilation system. For those looking for the more luxurious trims, you can have a panoramic moonroof.

2017 Toyota Highlander Interior


Changes to the cabin are more of a type of cosmetic and do not make a radical change. There will also be a number of technological features that will make the next 2017 Toyota Highlander able to keep up with the established trends in the market in order to be competitive. Within it’s simple but effective dashboard, you can electronically control the backup camera, automatic three-zone climate control, the Entune audio system, SiriusXM satellite radio and many others. There will be three rows of seats and a large cargo space.

The entire 2017 Toyota Highlander interior will be covered with Alcantara leather which will make it even more polished and elegant.


For the new 2017 Toyota Highlander, Toyota announced two powerful and reliable engines. The base mode will have a 2.7-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine that can develop 185 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be coupled to a 6-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. The second option you have is to choose the 3.5-liter V6 direct injection engine producing 280 hp combined with the automatic transmission of 8-speed CVT. In this case, you can have either front or all-wheel drive mode.

Release Date And Price

This wonderful 2017 Toyota Highlander is already available for a couple of months now. The 2017 Toyota Highlander price is usually around the $30,000, which is great.

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Robert • December 21, 2016

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