The 2017 Highlander is a stylish, but funky sports utility vehicle constructed by Toyota for the model year 2017. This is a mid-size SUV, which is ideal for families that use the vehicle for their daily use. New Highlander comes with a plethora of improved features when compared to those of the outgoing model. It is somewhat heavy, but it will be capable of providing high performance with the additional benefit of abridged emissions. The 2017 model Highlander is expected to be made available to the public for sale at the end of 2016.
2017 Toyota Highlander Redesign, Exterior
The external feeling of 2017 Toyota Highlander guarantees both power and stylishness. The automaker has managed to maintain the usual external design of a sports utility vehicle by means of minor external modifications. There is a feel of elegance and style in the exterior design. Some of the external elements that most likely are redesigned in common with the more stunning layout. This includes the backlights, headlights, back and front bumpers, which are planned to emerge visually nice. Toyota constructs its 2017 Highlander with five doors. The major beneficial feature of this new model Highlander is that it is quite compatible with all sorts of terrains and different types of weather.
New Toyota Highlander 2017 Interior
The 2017 Toyota Highlander interior is designed to be roomier than the outgoing Highlander to offer a comfortable ride for passengers. The luggage room is bigger by 34 % than of the earlier model. The new vehicle is perfect for long tours and is comfortable to bear huge loads. Expediency is expected to be improved by making use of the finest fabrics and materials for seats. The seats are upholstered in high-quality and attractive fabrics to offer a luxurious look to the cabin.
Toyota offers utmost importance to the safety and comfort of the occupants while designing the cabin of its 2017 Highlander. Some standard beneficial features that come with the 2017 Highlander include admirable weather control, an 8.1-inch touch screen exhibit to observe driving and twelve commanding speakers to provide the required entertainment to the occupants of the vehicle. Some of the technology accumulations in the new vehicle comprise USB and Bluetooth connectivity, in addition to satellite navigation. There is adjustable travel control, electronic back view camera for safety purposes.
The performance of the 2017 Highlander is estimated to be better than the outgoing model because of the updated engine section. The predictable gasoline engine is 3.5 liters, with direct injection V6 cylinder to provide it with essential torque and power of 337 Nm and 270 horsepower respectively. This influential engine would reach the maximum velocity of 115 mph and sprints from the start to a speed of 60 mph in 8.7 seconds.
The next gen Highlander is also going to be powered by another petrol engine, which would be a 2.7-liter mill to generate 185 HP power and 250 Nm of twist. It can attain the 60 mph from the start in 10.3 seconds with the greatest velocity of 120 mph.
Both 2017 Toyota Highlander engines will be paired with an 8-rated automatic gearbox to send the power to the vehicle’s front wheels.
2017 Toyota Highlander Engine
|2.7 l / 4-cylinder engine
|| 23 / 30 / 25
|| 8-speed automatic
|3.5 l / 6-cylinder engine(V6); 2GR-FKS
||22 / 29 / 24
|| 8-speed automatic
Price and the release date
There are some speculations regarding the price and the release date of the 2017 Toyota Highlander. However, its initial cost starts from $ 30,000 for the base model, whereas the higher end models will be available at a starting price of $ 44,000 and all models will be available at the end of 2016.
New Toyota Highlander 2017 photos