2018 Toyota Highlander Review, Release Date

This new vehicle has undergone several changes to increase its performance as well as look sturdy and fashionable. In fact, if you are looking for a family car that is fuel economical and can cope with harsh weather condition and rough terrain, the 2018 Toyota Highlander is worth waiting. This is because it has eight seats and a wide cargo area. With drivetrain upgrades and outstanding appearance, the new crossover is expected to face its rivals with confidence and on top of that, it will also come with a friendly price.

2018 Toyota Highlander - front

2018 Toyota Highlander – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes

The exterior of the new Toyota Highlander 2018 is designed not only to give it an elegant look but also to attract the eyes of every buyer. It is a five-door vehicle incorporated with a robust and stylish front bumper and a newly designed grille. On top of that, you will also notice significant airway in the grille for easy cooling of the engine. Also, the indicators and the headlights will come with modern LED lighting technology to enable comfortable driving in all-weather condition. The vehicle will have a chrome rooftop and nineteen-inch wheels which are featured with aluminum alloy rims to allow the crossover handle all sort of terrain without strain.


With the advanced technology, the 2018 Toyota Highlander has a modified interior to increase comfort and safety while driving. The first two seats in the first row are spacious and are installed with an adjustable mechanism so as to make the driver comfortable. All seats are upholstered with quality leather material which covers the steering wheel. When you look at the dashboard, you will be completely amazed by the new technology features installed. Some of these functions include an 8-inch touchscreen, an automatic weather update, satellite radio, a rearview camera, and a quality sound system that is featured with six digital speakers to give you company along the journey. You will also get to enjoy cold temperature due to the automatic air conditioner. Other luxurious traits include WiFi, Bluetooth connectivity, and a smart phone connector. Last but not least, the crossover is equipped with safety attributes such as the cruise control, automatic parking assistance, airbags and air curtains.

2018 Toyota Highlander - interior

2018 Toyota Highlander – Powerful Engine and Performance

The 2018 Toyota Highlander offers two engine options that will come along with variable valve timing (VVT) and turbochargers. The first one will be a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine that will generate up to 185 hp and 250-pound feet of torque. The second option will be a 3.5-liter 6-cylinder engine that will produce around 270 hp and 337-pound feet of torque. Besides, both engines will be coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission with the first option accelerating up to 188 in 10 seconds and the second one 180 in 8 seconds. The Toyota SUV will have a fuel consumption of 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.

2018 Toyota Highlander - side

2018 Toyota Highlander – Release Date and How Much will Cost?

The 2018 Toyota Highlander has no a specific arrival date. It is expected in the late 2017 or early 2018 with an average price of $36 461. The cost is projected to vary depending on various specs in the 2018 Highlander.

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