2018 Toyota Highlander: The 2018 Toyota Highlander is a seven or eight-seat, three-row crossover SUV. It competes against the Dodge Durango, Honda Pilot, and Ford Explorer. It remains unchanged for 2018. A hybrid variant is also available.
The Highlander offers three engines: A 2.7-liter four-cylinder that makes 185 horsepower, a 3.5-liter V6 that makes 295 horsepower, and a 3.5-liter V6 that combines with an electric motor to make 306 total system horsepower. The gasoline-powered Highlanders are offered with front- or all-wheel drive and six- or eight-speed automatic transmissions, while the hybrid is all-wheel drive and has a continuously-variable automatic transmission (CVT). EPA-estimated fuel-economy ranges from 20 mpg city to 27 mpg highway, depending on engine and drivetrain layout.
The Highlander is available in ten different trim levels: LE, LE Plus, XLE, SE, Limited, Limited Platinum, Hybrid LE, Hybrid XLE, Hybrid Limited, and Hybrid Limited Platinum. Available features include panoramic moonroof, Bluetooth, USB, satellite radio, leather seats, heated and cooled front seats, heated second-row seats, navigation, and infotainment system with app suite.
Available safety features include rearview camera, 360-degree camera, stability control, traction control, pre-collision with pedestrian detection, lane-departure alert, radar cruise control, anti-lock brakes, and dual-front, front-side, driver-knee, passenger-seat-cushion, and side-curtain airbags.
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