2017 Toyota Highlander refresh, changes, price

2017 Toyota Highlander is an elegant, but funky car. Highlander is preferably a family wagon. This new car is more improved in comparison to the previous model. It is rather heavy, but can provide great performance with the added benefit of reduced emissions. The new Toyota Highlander 2017 should be presented to the public in second half of next year,

2017 Toyota Highlander refresh, changes, price

2017 Toyota Highlander refresh

The exterior impression assures strength and elegance. The manufacturers have managed to retain the SUV typical design with small exterior details. There is a touch of style and elegance in the exteriors. The exterior details such as the rear lights, headlights, rear and front bumpers are designed to appear aesthetically pleasing. This will have five doors.

The inside of the new Toyota Highlander 2017 has improved space. The baggage space is larger by 34% than its previous designs. The new Highlander is ideal for long travel and is comfortable to carry many loads. Passengers can travel comfortably as there is enough space. Convenience is sure to be enhances using best materials and fabrics for seats and upholstery. The comfort and enjoyment is prioritized featuring excellent climate control, twelve speakers, 8.1 inch touch screen display to monitor driving.

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2017 Toyota Highlander refresh, changes, price

The technology additions include internet Bluetooth and USB, besides satellite navigation. There is adaptive cruise control, rear-view camera, as security concerns. Interior leather seats can be adjusted electrically, ventilated and heated. There are regular electric parking brake, cruise control, air conditioning and parking camera. Infotainment system will be in tune with the Bluetooth and touch screen. The new 2017 Toyota Highlander will come with long range of optional equipment items such as: radar cruise control, eight airbags, sunroof, Bi-xenon, heated steering wheel, internet connection, hill assist control and blind spot detection.

2017 Toyota Highlander refresh, changes, price

New Toyota Highlander 2017 engine changes

Performance of the new Toyota Highlander 2017 is anticipated to be good owing to the updated better engine quality. The expected engine is 3.5 with V6 engine. The 6-speed auto transmission is suitable. This car is appropriate for harsh weather conditions and difficult terrain. This V6 engine will produce 270 horsepower and 248 lb-ft (337 Nm) of torque. The powerful engine with six cylinders should reach max speed of 180 km/h (115 mph) and runs from 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) in 8.7 seconds. On the other hand the weaker four cylinder engine with 2.7 liters capacity will produce 185 horsepower and 184 lb-ft (250 Nm) of torque. It can reach 60 mph (100 km/h) in 10.3 second.

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New Toyota Highlander 2017 refresh, changes, price

2017 Toyota Highlander price and release date

2017 Toyota Highlander is about some speculations with the price. However, the forecast is that the basic model will be around $30,000 and its trim upgrades at $44,000. The release date will be by the last quarter of 2016 or early months of 2017. There is a high competition in midsize SUV class. The Honda Pilot, Nissan Pathfinder and Ford Explorer will be main rivals to the new Toyota Highlander 2017.


  1. Froschi February 11, 2016
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