2023 Toyota Highlander Changes, Dimensions, Release Date – The new model of 2023’s Toyota Highlander is arriving, and will be powered with the same hybrid system as the model before it. Toyota recently announced that the model to come next generation will be refreshed and will have more basic features. We were able to find some details, and the updated design includes an SUV-like stance with wraparound taillights and headlights as well as a sturdy wheel arch and much more. The XSE trim is the most sought-after among the models, and features an upscale, custom-designed style.
The 2023 model of the Toyota Highlander achieves a great score for all crash tests during IIHS testing. It is equipped with automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning pedestrian detection and high-speed adaptive cruise controls, lane departure warning and Lane Tracing Assist.
2023 Toyota Highlander Redesign
Exterior And Interior Design
The 2023 model of the Toyota Highlander is looking fantastic. It has a very similar style that draws in part from the most recent RAV4. As we mentioned earlier, the upcoming model will be entering its third model year and will be a carryover model with a few minor changes.
The new design features an upright, SUV-like look, strong wheel arches with wraparound LED headlights, taillights, and much more. There’s also an XSE version. XSE is also available as well as further changes. This model is more sporty and a more custom-designed look.
Inside, the 2023 Toyota Highlander will host some changes, but not as much for it is the Hybrid version. Whichever model you pick the interior space and comfort of the cabin are excellent. The hybrid model has many more options, and blends a stylish design with simplicity.
This model , dressed in the base LE trim comes with leather upholstery and an 8-inch touchscreen that includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, three-zone automated climate control as well as five USB ports, and many more. Additionally, customers can choose the most expensive JBL audio system with the 12.3-inch touchscreen as well as leather upholstery and much more. But, the XSE trim level offers an extra sporty look with its two-tone design.
2023 Toyota Highlander Engine
As with the previous model 2023’s new Toyota Highlander will deploy the identical two powertrains. The first engine that drives the trim L the LE XLE, Limited consists of the 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 295 horsepower. It is equipped with a smooth, 8-speed auto transmission.
Its Highlander Hybrid is using a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder that can produce 175 lb-ft. The Highlander Hybrid also has an electric motor that provides additional horsepower, giving an overall output of 243 horsepower. The battery is nickel-metal Hydride. As with the regular model, it is available in two versions: Highlander Hybrid also can be equipped featuring front-wheel-drive (FWD) and all-wheel drive. Towing-wise the model towing, the one that is equipped with the V6 engine can tow up to 5,000 pounds and that of the Highlander Hybrid can maximum tow 3,500 pounds.
2023 Toyota Highlander Release Date And Price
One of the most popular mid-sized SUVs 2023. Toyota Highlander is entering its third generation. As per the CarsDirect website, the new model will come out at the end of summer 2021. As for pricing, we don’t expect any major changes. The current model is priced from 34,600 as the basic model and it’s Highlander XLE is $39,600. Hybrid models are the most attractive on the list that starts with $38,200 in the L trim, and can go up to $48,250 with a Platinum model.