2021 Toyota Highlander: The Toyota Highlander sees the addition of a sporty XSE trim for 2021, which adds specially tuned suspension, unique exterior moldings, and a trim-specific interior interior. The Highlander is a three-row SUV that seats 7 or 8 passengers depending on the configuration. A hybrid variant is also available. Competitors include the Chevrolet Traverse, Dodge Durango, Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Hyundai Palisade, Kia Telluride, Mazda CX-9, Nissan Pathfinder and Volkswagen Atlas.
Front-wheel-drive is standard with all-wheel-drive being optional. There are 6 trims: L, LE, XLE, XSE, Limited, Platinum. The Highlander offers two engines: A 3.5-liter V6 that makes 295 horsepower and mates to an 8-speed automatic transmission, and a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder that uses a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) and pairs with two electric motors to make 240 total system horsepower in the hybrid.
Available driver-assist technology includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, rearview camera with cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, frontal collision warning, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, automatic high-beam headlights. Pricing has not been released.
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