The 2017 Toyota Highlander received many changes and updates to the new model year including a new eight-speed automatic transmission, an updated V6 engine, additional trim levels and revised styling. The Highlander offers three rows of seating as well as plenty of cargo room and with the latest redesign, the 2017 Highlander maintains its position as a strong contender in the midsize SUV segment. The Highlander is also available in a hybrid model for customers who would benefit from the functionality of a SUV with the added benefit of superior hybrid technology.
The 2017 Toyota Highlander is available in six trim levels LE, LE Plus, XLE, SE, Limited and Limited Platinum. The new sporty SE trim combines premium looks with the full functionality of an SUV. On the interior, the Highlander SE will feature black leather-trimmed seats with silver stitching and pattern inserts, plus matching dark dash and door accents. On the exterior, the Highlander SE will feature dark paint treatment to the front grille, headlamp housing and roof rails, and 19-inch split multi-spoke machined-face alloy wheels with black finish and black center caps.
The 2017 Toyota Highlander will feature standard Toyota Safety Sense which combines Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection and Automatic High Beams active safety features.
The available all-new 3.5-liter V6 direct-injection engine helps give the Highlander the perfect blend of power and efficiency. Paired with the all-new Direct Shift 8AT, the 2017 Highlander features more power and increased fuel efficiency.
The 2017 Toyota Highlander is filled with all of the best technology features including Bird's Eye View Camera, to give you the best visibility around your Highlander and Driver Easy Speak, which allows you to transmit your voice to rear-seat passengers through the speakers.
2017 Toyota Highlander Engine Options
There are two available engines for the 2017 Highlander. The base Highlander LE receives a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine with 185 horsepower. This engine is matched with a six-speed automatic transmission and brings in an expected fuel economy of 22 mpg combined. Optional on the LE trim and standard on all other Highlander trims is the 3.5-liter V6 engine that receives 270 horsepower. The new V6 engine will also be equipped with a stop-start feature that will save drivers on fuel. Front- or all-wheel drive is available on all 2017 Highlander models.
Interested in the 2017 Toyota Highlander? Contact us at Arlington Toyota to schedule a test drive or to talk with a sales team member about the updated 2017 Highlander.