2017 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Toyota Highlander

The versatility and spaciousness of the Highlander stays the same 2017, but SUV buyers will find a few more features and slight refreshes all around. We’ll go into further detail and compare the 2017 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Toyota Highlander right now! The Highlander doesn’t boast the off-road ability of the 4Runner nor the efficiency of the RAV4, but what it does do is combine is combine some of the best features of both vehicles to create one exciting midsize SUV.

While this comparison will serve to help you make a better buying decision, you won’t really be sure which model is right for you until you get behind the wheel for yourself! We’d encourage you to schedule a test drive right here at Serra Toyota of Decatur. Whether you schedule a test drive online or just stop by in person. A member of our sales team will be able to provide as much or as little help as needed.

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Performance Exterior Interior
New 3.5-liter V6 engine New front grille design New brown leather update (Limited Platinum)
Direct Shift 8-speed automatic transmission New grille finishes (LE, LE Plus and XLE) Available second row captain chairs (Limited and Limited Premium)
Sporty new SE grade Three new exterior colors Available second row bench seats (Limited and Limited Premium)
Increased MPG and HP for V6 models New exterior finishes New Black leather-trimmed seats (SE)

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The practicality and spaciousness — all the things you love about the Highlander — haven’t changed one bit! The 2017 Highlander will be available with premium features like a Bird’s Eye View Camera with Perimeter Scan. This awesome new device builds a 360-degree view around the Highlander, allowing you to move around tight city parking spaces with more ease than ever before. The 2017 Highlander also adds a sporty new SE grade. The new grade will add 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels, a sport-tuned suspension, new front grille design and more! Toyota wanted this model (SE) to stand out from the rest of the Highlander lineup by giving it black leather-trimmed seats with silver stitching and pattern seat inserts, black front tray, as well as matching door inserts.

Standard Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS) includes:

  • Pre-Collision System (with Forward Collision Warning and automatic emergency brake)
  • Lane Departure Alert
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Pedestrian Pre- Collision System and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
2017 Highlander leather seating
2017 Highander Entune Audio System
New 2017 Highlander front grille
2017 Highlander in Decatur AL

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