2017 Toyota Highlander Road Test
The New 2017 Toyota Highlander Is Ready For What The Road Throws At You.
There’s no question that the 2017 Toyota Highlander is prepared to take on almost anything Mother Nature tosses your way. With available All-Wheel Drive, the Highlander displays road-gripping traction and confidence-inspiring performance in wet and wintry driving conditions. Combined with the Toyota Safety Sense™1 suite of safety features, the 2017 Highlander will help you navigate unpredictable weather.
2017 Toyota Highlander Performance
As a three-row crossover SUV with a seating capacity topping out at eight passengers, the 2017 Toyota Highlander has a competent powertrain that delivers on everything it was designed to do. A new engine makes the best even better. Under the hood is an available 3.5-liter, V-6 engine generating 295 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque, plus a new Direct Shift 8 Speed Automatic Transmission – helping improve acceleration and maximize mpg while cruising at speed.
Cushy comfort and solid durability are at the Highlander’s core. Five standard USB ports help power almost all of your devices, and with all the technology that’s offered standard, you’re connected to your drive – and to the world. In the new SE grade you get all the style you want with all the performance you need. This new trim level features a darker grille and painted headlight housings, a black leather-trimmed interior, and 19-inch alloy sport wheels – an impressive design with performance to boot.
Whether you’re looking to get out of town or around it, this savvy SUV is a do-it-all. Its bold new front grille expresses confidence on any road, while redesigned LED taillights and larger alloy wheels add a touch of sophistication.
Faster and more powerful than ever, this Highlander is a no-brainer choice for your next SUV. Come on in and slip behind the wheel to discover what makes this midsize sport utility vehicle a force to be reckoned with.
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- Drivers are responsible for their own safe driving. Always pay attention to your surroundings and drive safely. Depending on the conditions of roads, weather and the vehicle, the system(s) may not work as intended. See Owner’s Manual for additional limitations and details.