Toyota unveiled at the 2013 New York Auto Show the all-new 2014 Highlander, the third-generation of its mid-size SUV that promises to offer both refinement and strength. The first visual impact with the 2014 Highlander shows a trapezoidal grille, both refinement and strength.
Moreover, visibility of the 2014 Highlander has also been increased through precise repositioning of the front A-pillars, while the size of the rear quarter glass has been increased to provide a wider view for driver and occupants.
According to the official press release, the 2014 Highlander will also offer a precise repositioning of the front A-pillars, while the size of the rear quarter glass has been increased to provide a wider view for driver and occupants.
The interior uses premium materials in order to offer an upscale experience and all models will come equipped with a soft-touch instrument panel; and silver-painted, satin, and chrome-plated accents that are thoughtfully placed throughout the interior
A new roll-top center console box is also available with a dampened sliding door provides a comfortable armrest, or when fully opened is large enough to hold a large handbag.
Additional available convenience features include an Automatic High Beam System, Auto Cruise Control, Smart Key, driver’s seat memory, heated and ventilated front seats, heated second-row captain’s seats, and a heated steering wheel.
All new Highlanders come equipped with Toyota’s Entune multimedia system. The 2014 Highlander will be available with three powertrains.
A 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine coupled to a six-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission and a 3.5-liter V6 bolted to a new six-speed automatic transmission, are available. The Highlander Hybrid uses the Hybrid Synergy Drive system which pairs to a 3.5-liter V6 gasoline engine with a high-torque electric drive motor-generator for additional power and fuel efficiency.