2018 Toyota Highlander vs 2017 Toyota Highlander models facing each other

What’s new on the latest Highlander SUV?

2018 Toyota Highlander vs 2017 Toyota Highlander Comparison

Toyota has an international reputation for creating impressive vehicles in all kinds of different shapes and sizes. Among those vehicles is the Highlander a versatile SUV that has quite a bit to offer families and adventurers looking to spice up their rides. Automakers often make changes on their vehicles as the years continue, and the Highlander is no different. Take a look at this 2018 Toyota Highlander vs 2017 Toyota Highlander comparison to see what’s new for the upcoming year. 

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Updates for the new model year

The Toyota Highlander received more extensive updates in style for the 2017 model year, so in those terms, the 2018 Highlander is a carryover from the 2017 model. That said, the 2018 model is not without its updates to keep things fresh and exciting. 

Now, all Highlander models are equipped with Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P) driver assist technology. This technology includes such features as the Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/ PD), Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/ SA), Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), and Automatic High Beams (AHB). 

closeup of 2018 Toyota Highlander headlight
2018 Toyota Highlander interior seats seen from passenger side

The 2018 Highlander gasoline model is available in LE, LE Plus, SE, XLE, Limited, and Limited Platinum, all of which are available in either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive iterations. If you are interested in a hybrid model, the Highlander Hybrid is offered in LE, XLE, Limited, and Limited Platinum trims. 

What has not changed is the ample seating for your family, providing three rows for people to sit. The Highlander is meant to provide a roomy and comfortable experience, and that will continue into 2018. So too will power be a factor, especially with its standard 295-horsepower engine. If you want to see the 2018 Toyota Highlander in person, please feel free to contact us or schedule a test drive, and we will be happy to assist you.