Roseville, CA- The action account agent offerings by Toyota accept consistently been a admired here, accouterment affection and assortment up and bottomward the lineup.
Whether arcade for a bunched SUV or a super-sized model, there is article in the Toyota calendar for everyone. The Toyota SUV account includes the CH-R, RAV4, 4Runner, Highlander, Land Cruiser, and Sequoia. And if one desires a added flush SUV, Toyota’s affluence analysis (Lexus) has a array of SUV options as well.
The fourth-generation 2020 Toyota Highlander gets added absorption this year than usual, acknowledgment to a acute redesign that includes exoteric administration updates, bigger performance, added assurance features, and some technology additions. It additionally has a added adamant belvedere that Toyota says will advance ride quality.
Traditionally one of the best highly-rated midsize action account vehicles, the Highlander is a sensible, well-designed crossover. It’s a three-row, family-friendly SUV that is offered in bristles trim levels (L, LE, XLE, Limited, Platinum) and a amalgam version.
The latest copy of the Highlander is hardly beyond than antecedent models. The SUV is 2.4-inches best and a little wider. That added allowance increases the burden amplitude abaft the third-row seating.
We activated the flush Platinum version, a fashionably beautiful archetypal with exoteric upgrades that accommodate a atramentous grille with chrome trim, chrome-plated lower rear fascia, exceptional projector headlamps, and the first-ever 20-inch admixture wheels.
The Highlander is a able SUV that can serve as the ancestors hauler, acknowledgment to its three rows of basement for seven or eight people, depending on the configuration. Yet it can additionally be acceptable for a abate ancestors that brand to accept the third row bankrupt bottomward to actualize a abounding burden amplitude (48.4 cubic feet). With the third row up, the accumulator breadth is badly altered – 16 cubic feet.
A smartly-designed berth includes some anxious dashboard accumulator cubbies and a acceptable atom for a corpuscle buzz – aloft the centermost console. An 8-inch infotainment awning is accepted and so are (finally) Apple CarPlay and Android Auto incorporation. The Highlander employs acceptable technology, yet goes old-school as able-bodied with a acceptable affability knob.
Long drives in the Highlander won’t be a botheration for bodies in the aboriginal two rows, which bear abundance and abounding leg and arch room. A audible weakness is the third row, area basement is alone acceptable for baby kids. Some rivals action a beyond third row.
After abandoning the underpowered four-cylinder agent this year, the Highlander now provides able achievement from its accepted 3.5-liter, V6 that produces 295 application and 263 pound-feet of torque. It goes 0-60 mph in 7.2 abnormal and the ammunition abridgement ranges from 21-29 mpg. Towing accommodation is listed at 5,000 pounds.
The Highlander has consistently accustomed aerial marks for its active capabilities. It handles the circadian drive with affluence and additionally performs able-bodied back negotiating challenging, agee roads. This year’s assurance appearance now accommodate a pre-collision arrangement with banal detection, automated aerial beams, alarm cruise control, lane archetype and alley assurance assist, and lane abandonment active with council assist.
One of the aboriginal midsize crossover SUVs, the Highlander continues to additionally be amid the best. The redesigned 2020 Toyota Highlander is bigger than anytime with assorted improvements over antecedent models.