2016 Toyota Highlander Review – Toyota Highlander comes as a bit of a make over broad refresh of 2014, a very successful that the Highlander is quickly becoming a vehicle to beat in the luxury crossover category offers a unique mix of classy exterior and interior as well as a selection of powerful and efficient machine.
The model essentially three lines that are unchanged with a slight modification of sheet metal and more upmarket cabin while it’s under the hood is the same reliable four-cylinder or V6 engine. Also, there are five trim levels, each offering more features than the outgoing model.
2016 Toyota Highlander Review
2016 Toyota Highlander Exterior and Interior
2016 Toyota Highlander sport thick lines and athletic stance with a high beltline and front and rear fascias showing edgier Grill and corporate badging along with revised, thin head lights and rear lights including daytime running LED lights.
18-inch Alloy wheels are still standard in the whole range that includes five trims – LE, LE, XLE, Plus Limited and Platinum limited-while 19-inch wheels are optional.
2016 Toyota Highlander’s cabin
In the cabin has lots of space. Eight-passenger seating is standard on LE, LE Plus and the XLE, while seven-passenger seating with seats second row Captain’s not bench three optional on XLE and limited and limited Platinum standard.
Hard plastic from the previous model have been replaced with smooth surfaces with contrasting stitching at the seams. Cluster gauge got refreshed and now includes multifunction display of information that sit in the middle.
Also, the standard features list of tilt and telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, 3.8-inch touchscreen and a six and speaker audio system with voice control, a CD player, auxiliary audio jack and iPod/USB interface.
The 2016 Toyota Highlander is in basic level trim front-wheel drive is equipped with a 2.7-liter affair four-cylinder engine rated at 185 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a six-speed automatic. Fuel economy of 22 mpg combined.
The second machine is available 3.5-liter V6, which is optional on the LE and standard on all other of trims. It’s rated at 270 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. The transmission is a six-speed automatic that may be coupled to a front-wheel drive or all good.
Front-wheel-drive V6 configuration check at 21 mpg combined, while the value of the AWD V6 20 mpg combined. Highlander XLE come with limited right or can attract up to 5000 pounds.
2016 Toyota Highlander can be expected next year, although a date has not yet been officially announced. The price will likely range from $ 36000 to model the basic level.