The Toyota Highlander 2017 and 2018 model hasn’t changed much. But the company already announced the new 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will be released soon. Featured a strong V-6 unit under its hood and a hybrid version, 2019 Toyota Highlander will represent one of the most fuel-efficient crossover SUV in their segment, spacious, have a modern safety technology, secure and will be a great choice for your family. Their market’s rival will be Ford Explorer, Nissan Pathfinder, Honda Pilot, Volkswagen Atlas and Chevrolet Traverse. New Toyota Highlander arrives almost in the same trim levels as before. Those will include LE, LE Plus, SE, XLE, Limited and Limited Platinum.
2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Engine.
When we talk about Toyota’s car, it has been pictured in our mind how powerful their engine. Toyota Highlander 2019 had 3 types of engine option than capable to bring output power of this unit about 306 horsepower. Their basic engine model arrived with a 2.4-liter inline-4, able to create 185 horses and 184 pound-feet of torque. The configuration standard had paired with a 6-speed automatic gearbox and front-wheel- drive. The other trims will be available with an optional 3.5-liter V-6 engine engaged with the 8-speed automatic transmission. The third option is a hybrid. A perfect combination of 3.5-liter V-6 and two electric motors, nickel-metal hydride battery of 45 kWh.Let’s talk about the fuel efficiency. The V-6 engine with all-wheel drive gets 20/26/22 mpg. With FWD, it gets 21/27/23 mpg. The inline-4 is 20 mpg in the city, 24 on the highway and 22 combined. For the hybrid engine will be the most fuel-efficient, estimated to be 30/28/29/ mpg in the city/highway/combined.
2019 Toyota Highlander Redesign & Changes
The 2019 Toyota Highlander offers a wide cabin with an ability to accommodate up to eight passengers in three rows of seats. The driver’s seat is adjustable and comfortable. But we can’t say for the third row, which is suitable for children only. The cargo space is 14 cubic feet of space but it can be increased into 42 cubes if you fold the third row.
The dashboard feature a stander 6.1 touchscreen display system and the higher trim will arrive with 8.0-inch display. For the equipment, it will provide tinted windows, Bluetooth, a rearview camera, a 4.2 inch LCD screen, cloth upholstery, etc. the mid trims will add the three-zone climate control and a navigation system. The highest trim will get a JBL audio system, heated steering, a panoramic moonroof, and many more.2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will have a standard safety sense package include the automatic emergency braking, active lane control, automatic high beam, adaptive cruise control and forward collision warning
2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Release Date
The 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Release Date still not confirmed by Toyota itself about the release date and the final price.But based on their typical schedule, we expect 2019 Toyota Highlander produce by this fall. The price will be similar to the previous one. The base trim price may start about $31,000 – $50,000.