2017 Toyota Highlander _ The Highlander has been a favorite of ours in the crossing segment of three rows since it was completely redesigned in 2014. In our head to head testing it beat the Hyundai Santa Fe XL this year, which had Been the winner of the mid-size SUV comparison test. We have rented it for cargo space, flexibility, and rolling comfort. For 2017 Highlander, it’s gets more security, a new engine and updated style.
2017 Toyota Highlander Models
There are 6 models to choose from 2017 Toyota Highlander: LE, LE, XLE, SE, Limited and Limited Platinum. The basic LE model has only a four-cylinder engine. This means it is much slower and less fuel-efficient than well-equipped and fully loaded models with V6 engines. The LE Plus, XLE, SE, Limited and Limited Platinum are all capable of V6 engine. Of all the models, the LE Plus is the most recommended for its V6 engine, its tailgate and automatic air conditioning tri-zone. The XLE, Limited and Limited Platinum models all feature additional luxury features. The SE has the most unique style and features a more sporty driving dynamics.
2017 Toyota Highlander Safety
The NHTSA gave the new Toyota Highlander an overall rating of five stars. The Highlander achieved the highest scores in the side impact test, while receiving four stars in the frontal and overflight categories. The 2017 Highlander has not been classified by the IIHS, although the previous model year has received the designation Top Safety Plus +, the highest possible price of the safety institute. The 2017 Highlander is also expected to receive TSP + status, thanks to its state of the art collision avoidance system, which is one of the pricing requirements.
2017 Toyota Highlander Spesc
Under the hood of the 2017 Toyota Highlander is a new 3.5-liter V-6 with D-4S fuel injection. The updated engine power was increased to 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque, increases of 25 hp and 15 lb-ft, respectively; Designed with dual VVT-I, it is also the basic engine for the hybrid. A new 8-speed automatic transmission brings two more speeds. Also new is a stop / start system. These changes make the Highlander a better performer while fuel economy. AWD Highlanders are now rated up to 20/27 mpg city / highway.