Still leading the segment it helped create, the
2016 Toyota HighlanderSUV may have grown larger, but it’s every bit as reliable and functional as the original. Toyota has taken refinement to new level in the 2016 Highlander, giving it a bold exterior as well as an optional
hybrid model not offered by the new
Honda Pilot or
Nissan Pathfinder. With seating for up to eight passengers, the Highlander can accommodate like a full-size SUV, but its miserly 4-cylinder engine and hybrid powertrain option make it far more fuel-efficient. Opt for the V6 and you can tow up to 5,000 pounds. Encouraged by its IIHS "Top Safety Pick +" rating, Highlander owners know their families couldn’t ask for a safer mode of transport.
All-new for 2014, the Toyota Highlander boasts new features like Driver Easy Speak and a wonderful in-dash shelf. The base hybrid model goes away for the 2014 model year with the
Hybrid Limited remaining as the only option. Exterior and interior restyling and optional seating for eight join the Highlander lineup.
The Toyota Highlander's only change for 2013 is a rearrangement of standard equipment and trim-level packages. A new Highlander Plus package replaces what was the Tech package and adds some features, including a rearview camera.