2018 Toyota Highlander vs 2017 Toyota Highlander

The new Highlander is here and we're excited to show you all this model has in store for drivers! One of the best ways to see the advantages that a new model year will give drivers is to compare one model year to the previous model year. We're going to put together our comparison of the 2018 Toyota Highlander vs the 2017 Toyota Highlander so you can see the changes from model year to model. We'll go over the key features of the 2018 model so you can see just what the new Highlander affords. 
We create these types of research tools to increase transparency. We want to be sure that you get the right model for you. Here at Serra Toyota of Decatur, we're dedicated to bringing you the best options and the most reliable information. The Highlander has been a favorite in the SUV department for quite some time. This family-friendly SUV is ready for the long-haul trips or the local commute. Take a look the new model year has in store for you! 
Rear End and Side View of the 2018 Toyota Highlnader in Red

Toyota Safety Sense (TSS-P)  

The 2018 Toyota Highlander comes equipped with Toyota Safety Sense as a standard feature. This active safety system includes the Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD), Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA), Automatic High Beams (AHB), and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC). These driver-assistive safety features help keep drivers alert to hazards while driving. In some cases, these systems can help to mitigate damage in the event of a collision. 
Front End and Side View of Exterior of 2018 Toyota Highlander in Red and Black

Passenger and Cargo Capacity  

We said this was a family SUV, and we meant it. The Highlander can seat up to eight passengers and has a variety of ways that you can customize your interior cabin to fit your needs. You can fold down the rows of seating to increase your cargo carrying capacity, and can even tow up to 5,000 pounds. This means that in the Highlander, you have a wide range of options as far as cargo and passengers go, so you can make this vehicle work for your needs! 
Front Seating in the 2018 Toyota Highlnader in Black

Engine Specifications  

For the 2018 model year, drivers will get to choose between two highly capable engines. The first is a powerful 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine that can produce 185 horsepower. The second is an upgraded 3.5-liter V6 engine. This powertrain will allow for 295 horsepower. No matter the engine you choose or the model grade you pick, all Highlander vehicles have the option of being upgraded to AWD to make for even more traction and handling power. 

How much Space is there in the new Highlander SUV?

The 2018 Toyota Highlander is here and we’re excited to detail all of its exciting specifications for you. Family-friendly, the 2018 Toyota Highlander is built with a ton of forward-thinking design elements and tons of space so that you can accommodate the whole family and family-sized gear. Take a look at the 2018 Toyota Highlander seating capacity and cargo space information below!  Read More