2015 Toyota Highlander Review

January 23rd, 2015 by

2015 Toyota Highlander Review

The new 2015 Toyota Highlander was designed to be an exciting vehicle – built to take you where you want to go. Loaded with a 4-cylinder or V6 engine (depending on trim), Toyota says its new Highlander “squeezes the most performance out of every mile and every gallon.” The 4-cylinder engine gets an EPA-estimated 20 city and 25 highway MPG, while the available V6 engine delivers up to an EPA-estimated 19 city and 25 highway MPG. The interior features seating for up to 8 passengers, a conversation mirror and reclining third-row seats. Heated second-row captain’s chairs and a panoramic moonroof are also available with specific trims. And the new Highlander is also loaded with technology. Features include Etune Audio with Intelligent Touch, available three-zone climate control, a backup camera and more. In addition to being full of features, the 2015 Toyota Highlander was also designed to be safe. It features the Star Safety System, which includes Smart Stop Technology, Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Anti-lock Brake System, Traction Control, Brake Assist and more. The new Highlander is the stylish, safe way to travel.

Edmunds.com gives the new 2015 Toyota Highlander an “A” rating, noting that it “stays true to its no-nonsense roots” and remains a top choice in the three-row family crossover class. Pros noted include a quiet ride, strong V6 engine, seating for up to eight and fresh technology. Read the entire review at edmunds.com.

In its review, U.S. News & World Report ranks the 2015 Toyota Highlander #1 in affordable midsize SUVs. U.S. News & World Report also gives the new Highlander an overall rating of 8.6, with a 9.0 for safety and an 8.4 for the interior. Pros listed include a quiet ride, first-rate cabin materials, and ample small-item storage. Visit usnews.com to read the full review.

The Car Connection rates the new Toyota Highlander 8.2 overall, with a 9 out of 10 for safety, comfort and quality and features. Positive features mentioned include second-row flexibility and solid connectivity features. The review also notes that the 2015 Highlander provides a versatile and stylish alternative to the minivan. Read the complete review at thecarconnection.com.

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