The new 2018 Toyota Highlander is packed with features which make it the most adorable family car, capable of dealing with the rough terrain as well as harsh weather conditions. For people out there having plans to go for a family car which is fuel economical, robust, sturdy and fashionable, the wait can be soon over.
2018 Toyota Highlander – Improved Features
This new 2018 Toyota Highlander is designed as a car with improved features over its previous versions. The designers have made all effort to combine elegant look with robust and stylish features. Its newly designed grille along with stylish and robust bumper gives this five doors SUV its ravishing looks.
To complement the look of 2018 Toyota Highlander, enough care has been taken to make significant changes in the grille to provide airway which helps in easy cooling of the engine. The front light, tail lights and the indicators have been designed to take care of all weather conditions. This is coupled with the latest available LED lighting technology to provide ease and comfort while driving.
As of the roof, the vehicle comes with chrome rooftop adding that elegant touch to its appearance. In order to allow this SUV to tackle all sorts of terrain without strain, a 19-inch wheel is fitted with aluminum alloy rims, giving the 2018 Toyota Highlander a sturdy and robust look.
Interior and Safety
The new Highlander aspires to provide safety and comfort while driving. Enough space is provided in the first two seats along with a self-adjustable mechanism to provide comfort and safety. Its seats are designed with quality leather materials. The dashboard is designed with a bit more detailing and completely amazing features.
The state of the art technological features is simply outstanding. The automatic weather updates, rear view camera, 8-inch touchscreen, satellite radio all add to its modern technological features. The high-quality sound system with six digital speakers provides the most enjoyable ambiance while driving. Its communication system includes smartphone connector, Wi-Fi, and blue tooth connectivity to take care of all your needs.
The 2018 Toyota Highlander comes with modern safety features incorporating automatic parking control, air curtains, cruise control and air curtains. The rear view camera and parking assistance sensors add to its safety. The seats are automatically temperature controlled along with the steering wheels.
Performance Of the 2018 Toyota Highlander
The new Toyota Highlander offers two types of engine. Both these types come with turbochargers and variable valve timing (VVT) technology.
- The first engine type comes with four cylinders 2.7 liters capable of generating 250 lb-ft torque and 185 HP of power.
- The other is six-cylinder 3.5 liters unit producing 295 HP.
Both these engine type will be coupled with 6-speed automatic transmission providing acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in 10 seconds for the first engine type while in 8 seconds for the second type. Expect its fuel consumption to be in the range of 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.
Cost and Arrival
Expectation prevails that the 2018 Toyota Highlander can be launched anytime during late 2017. However, an official declaration is awaited. The cost can vary based on the specifications and engine type. However, an average price of $32,000 can be expected.