Toyota works hard every year to update its vehicles to include new technologies and features that drivers will enjoy. Toyota recently announced that a new edition of the Highlander is coming soon, which means there will be a few exciting updates to explore. Today we’re going to help you learn more about the 2017 Toyota Highlander release date and what you can expect from this new model.
What’s new with the 2017 Toyota Highlander?
The Highlander is Toyota’s midsize SUV option and it has received some significant updates for this model year particularly when it comes to performance updates. The Highlander will now have the option of the 3.5-liter Direct Injection V6 Engine with the new Direct Shift 8AT (automatic transmission). This new transmission is more compact and will provide more transmission efficiency through its 8-speed gear range.
The 2017 Highlander also has some new design details. It features a new upper and lower front grille design for all grades. The Highlander will also be available in three new exterior color options: Celestial Silver Metallic, Toasted Walnut Pearl and Salsa Red, which is only available on the new SE trim level.
2017 Toyota Highlander New SE Trim Level
The 2017 Toyota Highlander has an all-new trim level option called SE. It has unique 19-inch aluminum wheels, tuned suspension for a sportier ride and a dark paint treatment to the front grille. It also has new interior features with leather-trimmed seats and silver stitching and pattern seat inserts, a black front tray and matching dash and door inserts.
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These are just a few of the upgrades for the 2017 edition of the Toyota Highlander. If you are interested in learning more, call or visit Toyota Palo Alto. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive when it arrives in Palo Alto this fall.