Boot space very generous with third row up at 269 litres, and it puts the 7-seater Prado to shame at 104 litres. This meant some wading through water, then crossing sand and rocky beaches. But it really felt like every second car was a Highlander. Not was good was the lack of a digital speed readout. Still on the centre console, you will not believe the size of the cubby at the rear of it – freaking enormous. TORRANCE, Calif., March 14, 2016 — Toyota will be debuting the significantly enhanced 2017 model year Highlander mid-size sport utility vehicle (SUV) on Wednesday, March 23 at the upcoming New York International Auto Show. Along with safety and handling improvements, improved power, and innovations in the transmission, the 2017 Toyota Highlander caught the attention of Consumer Reports among the crowded list of midsize SUVs. It took me three days to get used to its bulk – and this was after I had dropped off a Skoda Kodiaq only the week before. Its range of standard safety and handling features as well as its capacity to maintain its value over time established this vehicle’s budget-friendly reputation. I opened this review by saying Toyota is still in there with petrol V6 SUVs….but wait, there’s more! ,” were his words. A mainstay of the 3-row midsize SUV segment, the Toyota Highlander is a regular on our annual list of Best Family Cars and a former Kelley Blue Book Midsize SUV … But still, this thing weighs 2000kg…and you can feel it in the performance. Speed bumps are gently crossed over, there’s no suspension noise and it’s just a nice ride. Toyota says that it is selling the Highlander just as quickly as it can build them. Its interior is high-end and comfortable, and there’s plenty of cargo space. That’s not... 2017 Toyota Highlander – Car Review – the no drama SUV, The last V6 petrol Toyota SUV I tested was the, This is the 2017 update of the Highlander, which sits below the Prado and above the, As I drove further along I met up with another 4WD – he suggested that I shouldn’t go much further. Toyota Hilux 2017 (17) Hilux Invincible X 2.4 4dr 4x4 Auto Diesel ... Toyota announces seven-seat Highlander SUV is bound for the UK. The 2017 Highlander is a large three-row crossover SUV with seating for eight, but optional second-row captain's chairs reduce capacity to seven. VIN: 5TDJZRFH4HS469337 Stock: PHS469337. The Limited also gets power passenger’s seat, adjustable lumbar support for the front seats, front seat coolers and memory settings for the driver. All Highlanders are 7 seaters, and I expect this is a must-have for many buyers. The 2017 Toyota Highlander ranks 3 out of 18 Midsize SUVs. It really is massive. The design of the 2017 Toyota Highlander targets family conscious buyers by providing features best suited to meeting specific needs. I’ll let you decide which is better looking in your eyes. The electric length adjustment for the Highlander actually rolls out from under your legs, instead of extending straight forward like others do. We did this again in 2019 in a 1990 Chev Corvette - you can read about that trip on DriveLife. The system works well but the icons and screens look really low res. My first surprise was finding a pedal-type park brake; I would have thought this would have made way for an electric park brake by now, but then this is just a facelift model. This success hasn't encouraged the automaker to kick back and relax, though, so for 2017 the popular midsize, 3-row crossover SUV gets a substantial refresh that is sure to keep it on the shopping lists of American families. This model exceeds expectations with enhanced performance, handling, and safety features to reduce worries about the safety of the driver and passengers. Even in windy weather, there’s little wind noise coming through. Learn how your comment data is processed. Likely not, but the Highlander is a classic exactly-as-described type of car. Those are both two extremely well built, competent AWD SUVs. Toyota Verso 2017 (17) 1.8 V-matic Design Multidrive-S Auto 5-Door ... Toyota announces seven-seat Highlander SUV is bound for the UK. While taking my photos, I had to raise the bonnet – no hydraulic struts, and man is it heavy! 16 views in the past 7 days. Typically for my week with the Highlander, it rained off and on the whole time, so it was old-school intermittent intermingled with turning the wipers off and on. I see the Highlander as more of a snow-trip car than an off roader, anyway. I guess I'm more officially into classic and muscle cars than anything else - I currently have a '65 Sunbeam Tiger that left the factory the same day as I left the hospital as a newborn with my mother. It’s superbly quiet on the motorway and around town on a light to medium throttle – almost no engine noise at all. RELATED: Best SUVs for an Adventurous Family. It hurt. So is the Highlander, but you pay a lot more for it, and yet the CX-9 GSX and Kodiaq Style are better equipped. All get LED DRLs, LED taillights, front fog lights, cruise control, a colour central display (6.1” in the GL and 8” for the rest), Hill Start Assist, Power Drive Mode, a 4.2” colour driver’s information display, rear parking sensors, Downhill Assist Control (AWD only), keyless entry and start, and a reversing camera. Still it works, and I can imagine much taller drivers would appreciate it. Our goals are to build upon the great automotive community that New Zealand already has to offer, creating one place where all petrol heads & regular Joes can go to find information and interesting articles about everything automotive in New Zealand. This classier look is an added bonus, but additional length to that chassis constituted a significant upgrade with additional interior space for a roomier third row. You have entered an incorrect email address! Using SatNav was a no-brainer – if you’ve driven any Toyota with it, then you’ll feel right at home. You may not want an SUV that looks amazing and would prefer to blend into the crowd, but boy that CX-9 – in Soul Red too – looks incredible. The 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a good used midsize SUV. Toyota has unveiled the European specification of its seven-seat Highlander SUV and confirmed it will go on sale in the UK next year. It will get up and go if you floor it – especially in Power Mode – and make some nice noises doing it. These features have become must-haves for safety-conscious drivers with families in 2020. How Do You Pick Between the Toyota Highlander and the RAV4. My first revelation: you don’t get auto wipers in this $61,000 car. I did like the built-in speed camera alerts though, that was very welcome. Toyota Prius 2017 (67) 1.8 Vvti Excel 5Dr Cvt [15 Inch Alloy] ... Toyota announces seven-seat Highlander SUV is bound for the UK. However, the Highlander’s budget-friendliness does not end there. Visibility is still good, but BSM should have really only been omitted from the base model. The Toyota Highlander, also known as the Toyota Kluger (Japanese: トヨタ・クルーガー, Toyota Kurūgā), is a mid-size crossover SUV produced by Toyota.It is built on the same platform as used on the Camry [clarification needed].. 2020 Aston Martin DBX – Car Review – Aston Martin’s best... 2020 Audi A5 40 TSFI S Line Sportback – Car Review... Electric vehicles charge to second consecutive New Zealand Car of the... 2020 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Italia – Car Review – A... Abarth 595 Competizione – Car Review – Fast Fashion. All have the same engine and 8-speed auto trans – there’s no manual available. Pros Lots of standard active safety features It does just about everything you expect, while also standing out in a number of areas like safety, performance, interior quality and dependability. Although the speedo is big and relatively easy to read, with such a smooth quiet engine, having a digital speedo is essential. Pre-Owned 2017 Toyota Highlander Limited SUV. 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Skoda Octavia Wagon and RS Wagon due to land in early... Volkswagen Golf 8 and all-new GTi announced. Another benefit was the reconnect when you get back in the car – again, very quick. I’ll let you decide which is better looking in your eyes. Top-level safety and handling while addressing issues related to a strained economy present significant challenges for car buyers. You can see it’s getting wider and wider at the bottom. The Highlander took on a new exterior look in 2017, giving it a sleeker, sportier look with changes to headlights, taillights, grille, and 19-inch wheels. It has a new look, a new engine (with 17 more Kw of power and 13Nm more torque), and a new transmission Is it worth the jump from the RAV4? The Limited also gets a power tilt/slide sunroof, auto wipers, rear sunshades, adaptive cruise control, heated exterior mirrors, Toyota’s Safety Sense system with Pre-Crash Safety system (PCS), Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), and Automatic High Beams (AHB). The last V6 petrol Toyota SUV I tested was the 2016 Prado, and I really liked it. The “new normal” is likely to include greater efficiency when it comes to everyday transportation needs as well as cross-country traveling. “Maybe in a Hilux, but not in. It also has Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) and Panoramic View Monitor (which provides the driver with a live 360-degree bird’s eye view around the vehicle to see potential obstacles from all angles), Lane Departure Alert (LDA) with steering assist and vehicle sway warning system, front parking sensors and a rear seat entertainment system with 9” roof mounted colour display, remote control, SD card slot, Blu-ray and DVD player and two pairs of wireless headphones. Comfy seats, but about exactly the same room as the Kodiaq. Weird. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The GXL model comes with a power adjustment for the driver’s seat, with 4-way electric lumbar support, and electric adjustment for the length. Ticket gathering speeds, in other words. Located at. You shouldn’t get any complaints from people sitting here. Consumer Reports views the 2017 Toyota Highlander as one of the best used cars for the money, topping the midsize to large SUV class. Toyota Yaris 2017 (17) 1.5 VVT-I ICON M-DRIVE S 5d AUTO 73 BHP 5-Door ... Toyota announces seven-seat Highlander SUV is bound for the UK. Is it worth leaving the ever-popular $90K petrol Prado behind and down-sizing to the Highlander? Fuel economy? Despite the equipment upgrades, the 2017 Toyota Highlander Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) doesn’t change much, with a base 4-cylinder FWD Highlander LE cost… And like the Kodiaq, the seat bases are fairly low, so you are sitting quite flat on the floor. Introduction. I can't recall where it all started, possibly the desire to own a beautiful classic car that was a bit different. Heated in the front too, and I always appreciate that when, 1; it’s the middle of winter; 2: the seats are leather. How could I not buy that car? The 2017 model maintained previous efforts to accommodate the electronic devices of all family members while meeting infotainment needs with the Entune App suite, but lacked the more advanced Apple CarPlay and Android Auto technology. I asked first, and took some photos of these direct two competitors in the full-size, 7-seater SUV market. I suddenly felt like an overweight airline passenger getting kicked off a plane. It’s hard to go past that V6 sound and feel. This can almost be dangerous, as there is no noticeable difference in engine noise between 50 and 60 km/h. You may not want an SUV that looks amazing and would prefer to blend into the crowd, but boy that CX-9 – in Soul Red too – looks incredible. The recalibrated V6 in the 2017 Highlander made this midsize SUV more cost-efficient to operate in comparison to previous models and a top-performer in its class of SUVs. The seats deserve a solid mention; comfy, luxurious, supportive – spot on. The Highlander, built on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA-K) vehicle platform, has a towing capacity of 1,500kg. My next surprise was no Blind Spot Monitoring – again, you have to go to the Limited version to get this. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Drivers looking to invest in a used vehicle with the capacity to meet the challenges of the next decade must consider the 2017 Toyota Highlander. My second revelation; there seems to be Highlanders everywhere. In 2016 my wife and I drove across the USA in a brand-new Dodge Challenger, and then shipped it home. It felt both longer (it is), wider (it’s not) and taller (it is) than the Kodiaq. Toyota suggests a combined rating of 9.5L/100km, but I only managed 13.2l. Prices in the UAE are Dh154,900 for the … I fear a buying decision is going to come down to brand choice. Still, it’s a nice looking SUV, nothing offensive and blends into the pack well, if that’s what you are after. A 12V socket in there naturally, and also a moveable/removable shelf so you don’t lose too much into the depths of the thing. Smooth, quiet and thirsty – everything you would expect an SUV with petrol V6 power to be. Can there really be only one? This Nissan GT-R Owner Drives Where He Wants To Drive, Five Things About the 2019 Aston Martin DB11 AMR. There’s even a cable guide so you can leave your phone on the shelf and hook it into the USB port directly below on the centre console. Adding to an already valuable vehicle, the 2017 Highlander is cost-efficient to drive, is a great buy considering its advanced features and how it maintains its value over the long-term. Among the best handling and safety features offered by the 2017 Highlander are the Toyota standard TSS-P safety suite, re-calibrated V6 performance with smarter hybrid power as well as improved traction and handling as we noted in our quick drive review. A balance of benefits and drawbacks are common when evaluating any auto, but the 2017 Highlander defies the odds by coming in with only 13 minor issues reported by owners, who reported wind noise at higher speeds and some issues with the seats. Is it worth the jump from the RAV4? It hurt. © Copyright 2020 Endgame360 Inc. All Rights Reserved. Our test car was finished in Cosmos Blue, which looked like a bland dark grey when the sun was hiding, but had a nice finish when the sun was out. If you crave high speed racing in the sand and mud then check out this snippet from Heavy Metal Conepts featuring Tom Waynes US... Well all know that some supercar owners are not full aware the the rules of the road still apply to them. My chunky 4WD and I went a bit further, then stopped for pics. I wonder though if it’s getting a bit dated now. Mind you I probably did 65% of that around town and some gentle off roading, so it wasn’t a 50/50 split. After driving the Skoda Kodiaq a few weeks back, with its crisp and clear screen, well the Toyota system looks a little like it belongs to ten years ago. What did the review site find so appealing about this SUV? Good value? Around town, you can really feel the size and weight of this car, but the brakes pull you up quickly and with little drama, although there’s not too much feedback given to the driver through the pedal. Drive Life is New Zealand's Enthusiast Driven Motoring Publication, your stop for in depth car reviews and news. There’s just one 2WD Highlander, in GXL specifications (front wheel drive, interestingly) and priced at $66,490. Project Gigawatt – Back to the Future Delorean – Issue no.1... Project FZ12 : Fraser & Zac’s Hand Built Supercar – Part... Project Rusty – Rob’s Audi UR-Quattro – Part 35: Ups and... Project Rusty – Rob’s Audi UR-Quattro – Part 34: Street Legal! Blending comfort, safety, reliability, and room for up to 8 passengers the 2017 Toyota Highlander remains a top contender in the midsize SUV category. I seemed to have tested a few autos lately where the transmission can’t seem to make up its mind of what gear it should be in, at low speeds. Location Details. Wind noise is very well controlled, and it’s almost as good as a CX-9 (which is the benchmark) on the motorway. At this price point, I would have though all models would have moving guidelines. As always, first things first: pair up my phone. It feels very Toyota-ish when you get into the Highlander. Like John, I had the obligatory Countach poster on the wall. Toyota has unveiled the European specification of its seven-seat Highlander SUV and confirmed it will go on sale in the UK next year. To get some good photos for this article, I took the Toyota off road a little, to Red Rocks on Wellington’s Southern coast. “Maybe in a Hilux, but not in that,” were his words. I see the Highlander as more of a snow-trip car than an off roader, anyway. You know what you are buying, and that’s what you get. My chunky 4WD and I went a bit further, then stopped for pics. Their verdict? Perfect height and size, excellent for notebooks, papers, cellphones and other junk we carry around in our cars. The dual-zone AC controls are a mixture of buttons and knobs, and while these work well the knobs to adjust the temperature for the driver or passenger don’t really stick out far enough from the dash. In Wellington’s small streets, it felt enormous, trying to squeeze it into gaps in the traffic. The design of the 2017 Toyota Highlander targets family conscious buyers by providing features best suited to meeting specific needs. Compared to the Kodiaq though, you can always feel that extra 400Kg. As you would expect with a car weighing two tonne, the ride is pretty good. I'm also an Observer for the Institute of Advanced Motorists - trying to do my bit to make our roads safer. Thank you Toyota for making this quick and easy. I suddenly felt like an overweight airline passenger getting kicked off a plane. It would take 4 SLR cameras I expect, if not more. The most important features for family safety are all available on the Highlander, even as the industry pushes into another decade. However, in spite of a … Toyota Prius 2017 (67) 1.8 Active Hybrid Auto 5-Door ... Toyota announces seven-seat Highlander SUV is bound for the UK. I used this shelf constantly and will miss it heaps. There is some tyre noise on anything but smooth surfaces, but on the whole NVH is well up there. All 7-seaters. Middle row passengers have it pretty good too, with an absolute abundance of legroom. If you do start going around some windier corners, you will get a reasonable amount of body roll and understeer, but the grip from the Michelin Latitude tyres is excellent. It’s all very familiar, and that’s not a bad thing. As you would expect, it’s very much a climb up and into SUV, and I guess that’s why there are so many buyers for SUV – the visibility over other traffic is excellent. This is the 2017 update of the Highlander, which sits below the Prado and above the RAV4, and is the ‘smallest’ in the 7-seater SUV range of Toyotas. Interestingly and totally unplanned, while I was taking photos a new Mazda CX-9 pulled up and parked not far away from me. I’ve got to say it was nice to get behind the wheel of a petrol V6 SUV again. TrueCar has over 898,959 listings nationwide, updated daily. It offers plenty of space for hauling passengers and cargo. How on earth to start this? The 2017 Highlander is a large three-row crossover SUV with seating for eight, but optional second-row captain's chairs reduce capacity to seven. If you’re looking for information on a newer Toyota Highlander, we’ve published an updated review: 2019 Toyota Highlander Review If you’re shopping for a three-row family SUV, the 2017 Toyota Highlander needs to be on your test drive list. 2017 Toyota Highlander – Toyota’s Best SUV June 6, 2017 2017 , Highlander , SUV 0 If you are shopping for your next midsize crossover sport utility vehicle which has a comfortable ride, spacious cabin and smooth powertrain, make sure to put the new 2017 Toyota Highlander on your check-out list. 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe – Car Review – the... 2020 Mazda BT-50 Press Launch – Redefining the box, GWM’s all-new dual-cab GWM Ute coming soon, starting at $29,990. I was really surprised Toyota didn’t fit struts here; this car really needs them. Interestingly and totally unplanned, while I was taking photos a new Mazda CX-9 pulled up and parked not far away from me. VIN: 5TDDZRFH3HS372840 cylinders: 6 cylinders fuel: gas odometer: 30505 paint color: black title status: clean transmission: automatic type: SUV The Highlander took on a new exterior look in 2017, giving it a sleeker, sportier look with changes to headlights, taillights, grille, and 19-inch wheels. This is the 2017 update of the Highlander, which sits below the Prado and above the RAV4, and is the ‘smallest’ in the 7-seater SUV range of Toyotas. Ditto the steering – not much feedback, but on an SUV this size and weight, that’s not unusual. Toyota has unveiled the European specification of its seven-seat Highlander SUV and confirmed it will go on sale in the UK next year. Jiji.ng More than 185 Used Toyota Highlander 2017 in Nigeria for sale Starting from ₦ 12,300,000 in Nigeria choose and buy used Toyota Highlander 2017 today! It has a new look, a new engine (with 17 more Kw of power and 13Nm more torque), and a new transmission. Another case of say kids under ten in here for long trips, but teenagers would be complaining after a while. Bonus points that you get turn-by-turn directions right there in the driver’s information display, perfect. I guess there must be buyers out there for them, as every time there’s a new, larger Toyota SUV – there’s a V6-engined one within the range. I think drivers with, uh, ‘stubby’ fingers, would struggle a bit to do this easily while driving. Then you have a choice of 3 4WD models; the GL ($63,490), GXL ($70,490 – tested) and the top of the range Limited model ($81,490). As I headed out of the Toyota dealership, the rain started to come. 2017 Toyota Highlander. I asked first, and took some photos of these direct two competitors in the full-size, 7-seater SUV market. Incredibly, you have to go to the top-spec $70,000 Limited model to get such a basic function like auto wipers. There’s plenty of space in the front seats, and the passenger’s door seems a mile away from the driver’s side. This absence of significant drawbacks only adds to the family-friendly value of this SUV. You’ve got to hand it to Toyota, still in there with V6 petrol-powered SUVs. As I drove further along I met up with another 4WD – he suggested that I shouldn’t go much further. The media system is the standard Toyota fare, and it works easily and intuitively. The all-new 8-speed automatic is a great gearbox; nicely timed changes, silky smooth and no hunting for gears. I've been car/bike/truck crazy since I was a teen. The base GL model has cloth seats, while the rest get leather accented seating, with 4-way power adjustment for the driver’s seats and seat heaters for both front seats. The 2017 Toyota Highlander meets the expectations of most family conscious drivers by providing a spacious, comfortable ride, allowing for electronic device connectivity and maintaining the cool factor with a sleek, sporty look. On top of that we have also been awarded Dealer of the year the last 4 … Will any buyer of a Highlander GXL have buyer’s remorse? It does what it was built for perfectly well, with little drama. Odometer 30,544 miles Fuel Economy 19.0/26.0 mpg City/Hwy Exterior Color White Interior Color Ash Body SUV Transmission 8-Speed Automatic Electronic with ECT-i … Sure, the 1.4 turbo petrol Kodiaq was a great performer, but that V6 driveability is hard to go past. Volvo Cars. Like in the Kodiaq, I put the same two teenage girls in the third row for a shortish trip. 2017 Toyota Highlander SE In Black.Come see why we are the #1 Chevrolet dealership in the Midwest and #18 in the entire country. One thing many buyers will love and make lots of use of is the almost full-width shelf just below the AC controls. Used 2017 Toyota Highlander XLE SUV. Interesting how we are seeing electric length adjustment trickling down from premium brands now. […] Read more about the Toyota Highlander on http://www.drivelife.co.nz SUV REVIEWS Toyota […]. The GXL and Limited models have Satnav as standard with SUNA traffic alerts included, leather steering wheel, as well as a power tailgate with opening rear window and three zone AC. Toyota does it right. It wasn’t until I parked next to the previous model of Highlander that I could see the changes – this really is just a minor facelift, with the majority of changes going on under the bonnet with the new engine and transmission. Plus, it is offered as a fuel-efficient hybrid model–a segment exclusive. So, what’s the space like in the third row? You can read more on www.usa2nz.co.nz. With only 203mm of ground clearance, you aren’t going to get too serious with off roading, but it’s still a capable car. RELATED: How Do You Pick Between the Toyota Highlander and the RAV4? With an unmatched list of standard advanced driver assistance features, the 2017 Toyota Highlander is one of the best values in the midsize SUV class. It’s actually useable as a seven-seater without a roof pod (maybe), but then it is almost 6 inches longer. This took all of 20 seconds. Come find a great deal on used 2017 Toyota Highlander SUVs in your area today! The Highlander took it in its stride, although I put the diff lock on at the start – that 2,000Kg weight was on my mind the whole time, and you can really feel it, especially on the sand. The 2017 Toyota Highlander is a practical choice among midsize crossover SUVs, delivering the key characteristics that people shopping in this segment seek. If you want a DB11 you’re stuck wit the AMG-sourced 4-litre twin-turbo V8. Another weird omission is the reversing camera; all Highlanders have one, but only the Limited model gets moving guidelines – the rest make do with static lines. I’m concerned about the front design though – it’s starting to border on that ‘gaping mouth’ look that Lexus use, and I don’t like that look. Few used SUVs combine some impressive family features along with being budget-friendly like the 2017 Toyota Highlander, making it a viable solution for the next decade. 2020 Peugeot 2008 GT – Car Review – French quirks,... Five Things About The 2020 Aston Martin Vantage, 2020 Subaru Forester e-Boxer Premium Hybrid – Car Review. Here is my struggle; is the Highlander worth $6K more than the CX-9, and almost $7K more than the Kodiaq? I don’t think so. You see the same menu system, the same controls (that cruise control stalk, ug). The three lower models are fitted with 18” alloys, while the Limited gets 19s. 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