In the category of crossover SUVs focused on providing all that one family can ask for, 2015 Toyota Highlander seeks to attain the mark of the best cost-benefit ratio. With a great amount of comfort and nice sound insulation you will definitely enjoy those long distance travels and a rear seat DVD entertainment system will help to eliminate „Are we there yet?“ questions from the kids.
2015 Toyota Highlander Exterior
Base model, Highlander LE, provides you with 18-inch alloy wheels, heated exterior mirrors, automatic headlights, a rear spoiler and privacy glass. In case you opt for the LE Plus variant, you’ll also get foglights, an adjustable-height power liftgate, and a flip-up rear hatch window. Of course, there are further trim packages with even more perks and functions. When it comes to the pure design, you can see that engineers and designers at Toyota definitely paid attention to the feedback from buyers and improved those small details. With a large, imposing grille and redesigned headlights as well as fog lights which are just some of the improvements, 2015 Toyota Highlander will definitely leave a great impression on everybody.
Depending on the trim level you choose, there are many systems and additions which can improve the overall experience of driving this car. Starting from all of the modern safety systems there are also cruise control, a rearview camera, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth phone and audio functions and a large 6.1-inch central touchscreen with a six-speaker system, Highlander absolutely brings a lot of comfort and functionality. On higher trim levels you can also enjoy tri-zone automatic climate control, upgraded upholstery, satellite radio and HD radio, sunroof, roof rails, driver voice amplification for communication with rear passengers, 8-inch touchscreen with navigation and much more.
When it comes to engine options, there is a front-wheel drive variant with a 2.7L four-cylinder engine with 185HP and six-speed automatic transmission. Another option is the 3.5L V6 engine with 270HP and it comes with a six-speed automatic transmission compatible with either an all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive.
Release Date and Price
Regarding the release date, there are some statements that the new Highlander will become available at some point in 2015, most probably after one of the larger car shows. As far as the prices go, the base one is set at $29,020 while higher trim levels will also boast a higher price, $31,490 and more, depending on the version/package chosen.