2018 Toyota Highlander Review, Release Date

New 2018 Toyota Highlander will soon be presented to the audience, refreshed and redesigned. Modifications under the hood of the new model will also be changed. The new engine will have more power than its predecessor. The new 2018 Highlander will have a V6 engine that will be associated with a new 8-speed automatic transmission. Detailed information on the engine can be found in the text that follows.

If this new model is your choice, you can expect a new package of security systems. This standard security system includes automatic collision avoidance and active cruise control. As you come to expect from Toyota’s models, and this will have a modern design and comfortable interior. This 2018 Toyota Highlander will be one of the best SUVs in the coming year.

2018 Toyota Highlander - front

2018 Toyota Highlander – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design

As already mentioned, the exterior of this model will have some changes. They are not huge, but enough to contribute to the visual refreshment of this model. The model will have a new, large grille, which will be styled of well-known manner.

This SUV model will be of medium size, which will be available in several different colours. Colour options are as follows: Blizzard Pearl, Midnight Black Metallic, PreDawn Gray Mica, Oh La La Rouge Mica, Alumina Jade Metallic, Toasted Walnut Pearl, Shoreline Blue Pearl, Celestial Silver Metallic and Salsa Red Pearl.


The interior of this model will be refreshed as well as the exterior. The new 2018 Highlander will have eight comfortable passenger seats, which will be coated with the high-quality material. Also, in the interior will be big enough luggage space behind the third row.

The interior of this model to its refreshed design will provide you with a safe and pleasant ride. Comfort will provide the first and second row seats, while the third row should be reserved for children. Also, this car is ideal for family and longer trips.

The standard equipment of the new SUV are included as the standard rearview camera, day/night rearview mirror, voice recognition, three auxiliary power outlets, 6.1-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, USB ports etc.

2018 Toyota Highlander - interior

2018 Toyota Highlander – Modification under the Hood

New 2018 Toyota Highlander will have three engine versions. The first version of the engine is 2.7-liter inline-4, which will be able to produce 185 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy model with this version of the engine will be 20 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.

The second version of the engine is the 3.5-liter V6 engine. This version will be produced 295 hp and 263 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy of new Toyota Highlander 2018 depending on model (XLE, SE, Limited, FWD LE Plus, Limited Platinum).  But, it will be about 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.

The last, third engine version is 3.5-liter V6 + AC 650-volt permanent-magnet motors, 306 hybrid system net horsepower. Fuel economy of this engine version will be 30 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

All engine variants are associated with a new 8-speed automatic transmission.

2018 Toyota Highlander - side

2018 Toyota Highlander – Expected Date of Arrival and Price

In conclusion, the price of this model will range from $31,500 to $49,000. Therefore, it will depend on the model that you choose. This model can be expected to be launched around the world next year. Finally, the main competitors of the new 2018 Toyota Highlander are Toyota Sequoia, Chevrolet Tahoe and Honda Pilot.

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