Toyota create many types of SUV targeting different segment of the market and the new 2019 Toyota Highlander worth to be putted in the one of the top list. The car’s sells continuously stable and become one of the most selling car for Toyota lineup. Toyota Highlander serves as a three-row SUV with family-friendly design and perfect for city drive as well rough activity.
The new 2019 expected to get small changes considering the last 2018 Toyota Highlander is already pretty up to date. There will be some improvement however to attract the customer to choose this car among the competitor. In the lineup, the main competitor on the market is Volkswagen Atlas and Honda Pilot.
2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Redesign
2019 Toyota Highlander’s body size is between RAV4 and smaller than the Sequoia. The new model however speculated to have more height than the current model. The design of the exterior won’t change that much if it is compared with the previous model. For the front fascia of the car, it probably got inspired by the design of the Lexus’s car. Grille of the car got redesign to be more aggressive with chrome color.
The car will come in some trim including the LE, LE Plus, Limited, SE, XLE, and the Limited Premium. Car’s specs will definitely different on each trim. The higher the trim the better the specs of the car. While for the grill, the basic trim will get silver color and chrome on the Limited Premium. Like its predecessor, the new Toyota Highlander will be using 18-inch wheels under the body. On the rear side, the car will get big bumper and new LED tail lights.
On the interior design, the cabin will provide huge legroom and headroom for its passengers. It comes with styles model and using premium material. It is provided with bins and cubicles to put rubbish and gadget as well as drink cup inside the cabin. The dashboard is designed to be wide with the control system next to the wheel drive.
The dash is even big enough to put several gadgets while charging it. The material for the basic trim is not purely leather but it is not a cheap material either. While for the better trim, it will get better leather and the wood accent. As it is a SUV, it is perfect for seven to eight people to fit in. The third row however fits better for the children.
2019 Toyota Highlander Engine Specifications
The engine for the 2019 Toyota Highlander seems like still be using the same engine as the current car. The engine will have 3 options bases on the trim. The basic trim will get 2.4-liter V4 engine, producing about 185 Horse Power and torque of 184 pounds-feet. The engine will be paired with 6-level automatic transmission.
The next engine is the 3.5-liter V6 engine for the higher trim. The engine can create around 295 Horse Power and torque of 236 pound-feet. While the last option as the best one is a hybrid engine. The engine is a hybrid of 3.5-liter V6 engine with two electric motor that produce about 306 Horse Power.
2019 Toyota Highlander Price and Release Date
There is no official announcement from Toyota about the release date of the car. The price of the car expected will start at around $31.000 for the base model and increase alongside the trim.