2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review, Release Date

Although the latest 2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will have a very strong competition, we are quite sure that they will fight for their place as all previous models. According to still unofficial information, this model should appear in showrooms during the next year.

This model, compared to previous models, will have a brand-new package of security systems. In this system will be included automatic collision avoidance and active cruise control etc. If you are looking for a model that will provide comfort, excellent economy, safety, then the latest 2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid the right choice for you.

However, if you would like to have a car with real off-road capability, as well as a model that will have a greater towing capacity of 5,000 pounds then you better pay attention to models such as Toyota Sequoia or Chevrolet Tahoe.

2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid - front

2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design

Like all previous models, so if the new 2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will have a modern and luxury design. They will have a distinctive, large grille, which this time will be slightly higher compared to the grid of the previous model. This model belongs to the group of midsize SUVs. It will be available in several different colors. However, we must recognise that major changes will not be. Only brand-new LED lights and fog lights so that the new model will look fresher and more powerful.


Even as the outside of the new model no significant changes, not the inside of the model will have no major changes compared to the last model.  The only thing that distinguishes it from the previous model, the new seat upholstery, USB ports and a few other little things. Inside, the model has eight passenger seats. Also, this model also can boast with plenty of large luggage compartment.

The standard equipment of the latest 2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is included 8-passenger seating, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, rearview camera. Also, a 6.1-inch touch-screen display, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, voice recognition, day/night rearview mirror etc.

2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid - interior

2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid – Under the hood

Under the hood of the latest Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2018 models is the 2.7-liter inline-4 engine. This type of engine is able to produce 185 hp (at 5,800 rpm) and 184 lb-ft of torque (at 4,200 rpm). Fuel economy model with this version of the engine is 20 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. The engine of the new 2018 Highlander Hybrid model is associated with a 6-speed automatic transmission.

2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid - rear

2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid – Availability, Expected MSRP, and Competition

The latest Toyota Highlander Hybrid will be presented to the public during the next year. Still no official information about the date when you will find a model in the showroom. As for prices, MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) will be $31,500. However, depending on which package you decide the price may be $49,000.

As we have already noted, this model will be faced with strong competition. The main competitors will be following models Nissan Pathfinder, Ford Explorer and Honda Pilot.

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