2015 Toyota Highlander — You Need An SUV This Big?

The 2015 Toyota Highlander will come slightly updated. It will have a lot in common with the previous, 2013 model. However, its improvements will make a big difference. The 2015 Highlander could be considered a new model. First of all, this Highlander (in Japan and Australia known as the Toyota Kluger) will have significantly increased cargo and passengers’ space. It will be available in four versions: LE, XLE, Limited and Platinum. The trim choice will determine the level of comfort and features of any particular version. The 2015 Toyota Highlander will be a very good purchase if you consider buying this kind of SUV.

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2015 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER UPDATE — MORE SPACE THAN EVER BEFORE

The possible slight changes of the front-end should make the 2015 Toyota Highlander more sleek appearance. When talking about the front-end, it’s obligatory to mention improved headlights and daytime running lights. The taillights will be improved, too. As for the interior, the 2015 Toyota Highlander will be just brilliant. The aforementioned more spacious cabin has three rows of seats and a lot of legspace in every row. Some sources say that the 2015 Highlander cargo space is increased by impressive 34 percent. This full-size SUV has an 8-inch touchscreen, power seats with adjustments memory, Entune system, HD radio, Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports etc. As for the safety, the 2015 Toyota Highlander will have a Lane Departure Alert, ABS, airbags, a Collision Alert System, Blind-spot monitoring and a lot more. The new steering wheel is expected to improve the handling and to provide better comfort in ride.

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ENGINE OPTIONS OF THE 2015 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER — I4, V6 AND A POSSIBLE HYBRID

The 2015 Toyota Highlander engines palette will probably consist of the three options. There will be a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine, which delivers 185 horsepower. Also, there will be a 3.5-liter V-6 engine offered. This engine can produce 270 horsepower. The transmission will be a 6-speed automatic. As for the hybrid version, the available information is not sufficient, but the speculations claim it will probably be powered by hydrogen or fuel cells. The base 2015 Highlander will have FWD, but AWD will be offered as an option.

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2015 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER RELEASE AND THE PRICE ESTIMATE

The showrooms will have the 2015 Toyota Highlander by the end of this or at the mere beginning of the next year. Its price range will be from $30,000 to $45,000, depending on a trim level.

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