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What is New in the 2018 Highlander?

2018 Toyota Highlander Features and Specs 

The Toyota Highlander is easily one of the most popular SUVs for families in America. With great space, comfort, convenience and performance, the Toyota Highlander has long been a great choice for bigger families all across America. With the 2018 Toyota Highlander officially on the market, this great SUV is back and better than ever with new and exciting features. Continue reading to see some of the 2018 Toyota Highlander features and specs. 

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Even for a vehicle as large as the new Highlander, it has more than enough power to keep it moving and have a lot of fun doing it. The 3.5L V6 engine in the 2018 Highlander can generate up to 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque. This amount of power gives the 2018 Highlander an incredible 5,000 pounds of towing capacity. In addition to this, it has a dynamic torque-control all-wheel drive and an 8-speed automatic transmission for an incredibly smooth ride. 


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The 2018 Highlander also has an innovative feature that gives it excellent fuel efficiency. The vehicle’s engine turns off  when the car is at rest to use the minimum amount of gas. This feature gives the 2018 Highlander up to 27 miles per gallon on the highway. 

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There are countless features in the 2018 Highlander for luxury and convenience that make it a great family vehicle. In terms of convenience features, the new Toyota Highlander has a bird’s eye view camera, a blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert, comfortable seating for up to eight, 83 cubic feet of total storage and much more. 


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There are also multiple great luxury features available in the all-new Toyota Highlander. These luxury features include multiple USB ports, Entune multimedia bundle, voice-activated dashboard, noise-insulated interior, a panoramic moonroof, a rear-seat entertainment system and more.