The 2023 Toyota Highlander is not suffering too many changes compared to its predecessor. Off-road capabilities of the Highlander are at high level, its transmission is working roughly.
That means we will see again 4-cylinder and V-6 drivetrains. Buyers will have an option to purchase Highlander with the plug-in drivetrain.
2023 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER ENGINE LINEUP
Base models of the 2023 Toyota Highlander will come with the same unit. It is a 2.7-l inline-four drivetrain in pair with a 6-speed auto gearbox.
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Surprisingly or not, a larger unit is more efficient than 4-cylinder. For the previous edition, Toyota Highlander could achieve 20/27 mpg city/highway mileage, comparing to 20/24 mpg on inline-four. All-wheel drive takes away at least 1 mpg.
The new Highlander SUV is going to combine conventional petrol unit with an electric motor. The output of all hybrid trims is 306 hp. Fuel economy is generous, especially in the city where Highlander can deliver 30 mpg.
2023 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER FEATURES
The 2023 Toyota Highlander has something for everyone. LE Plus, as a next trim already offers premium audio system. Hybrid trim levels have the same offers as its petrol siblings.
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2023 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER PROS AND CONS
Owners of the 2023 Toyota Highlander predecessor are praising the interior. Another bad thing is that the SUV offers neither Apple CarPlay nor Android Auto feature. A hybrid is a great option for a quiet and economical drive.
2023 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER PRICES
The base models of the 2023 Toyota Highlander will be available for $31,000. Significantly improved, an LE Plus model will carry a price tag of around $36,000, while the next least expensive model is Hybrid.