The 2017 Toyota Highlander give the Honda Pilot a very low blow as the Pilot simply cannot compete with the good looks offered by the Highlander. Of course the Pilot also hasn’t been made available in a hybrid version either.
We expect when a newly refreshed vehicle comes out offering more it is going to arrive with a price tag that is higher. This hasn’t applied to the 2017 Toyota Highlander despite the fact that it does come with more equipment. Strangely enough the price tag of many of the trims now comes in lower than before.
The Toyota Highlander was shown off at the New York Auto Show and with it came numerous improvements to the front of the vehicle along with the interior. The vehicle comes with the 3.5 litre V6 engine which offers up 263 torque and the vehicle also offers eight speed gearing.
In the LE and above trim you get Stop and Start technology and the Toyota Highlander is offered with the six cylinder engine along with the electric motors which offer up 306 horsepower. The green versions of the Toyota Highlander are offered with all-wheel drive but the rest come with the choice of two-wheel or four-wheel drive.
There is a backup camera and the Safety Sense P drivers assistance package. This is featured as standard on all of the versions and it offers up lane departure warning, automatic high beams, pre-collision, pedestrian systems and adaptive cruise control.
You can get the Toyota Highlander Hybrid in the LE trim and this offers up assisted setup and will cost you $47, 210. If you go for the XLE trim you get it for $42, 270. If you choose the Limited or the Platinum Limited you make savings compared to last year.
The Platinum Limited comes with a price tag of $48, 820 and this saves you $2, 605. The Limited comes in at $45, 700 and this means that you save $3, 110. But which version of the Toyota Highlander would you choose to go for?