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2017 Toyota Highlander Throws Sneaky Punch At Honda Pilot

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The 2017 Toyota Highlander threw a sneaky sucker punch at the Honda Pilot due to the fact that the Highlander looks a lot better than the Pilot. This means that the Pilot isn’t able to compete in the design department and of course it is let down by the fact that it doesn’t come with a hybrid.

Generally when a new version of a vehicle arrives on the market it comes with a price tag that is bigger. However this time around things are different as the Toyota Highlander has many improvements over the model that came before it but yet it comes with a price tag that is lower.

The 2017 Toyota Highlander will cost you many thousands of pounds less than before on some of the trims. When it arrived at the show it came with many improvements on the front and in the cabin and people loved it.

It comes with the 3.5 litre V6 engine and this offers up 259 horses along with 263 torque and eight speed automatic gearing. On the LE and above trim level you get stop and start technology and it is available with a six cylinder engine along with electric motor offering an output of 306 horses. If you go for the green versions you get all-wheel drive, however the remainder of them are in two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive.

The 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has a backup camera as standard along with the Safety Sense P package. This means that it has lane departure, pre-collision assistance, pedestrian system and adaptive cruise control.

It is available with the electric assisted setup if you go with the LE trim and this sets you back $37, 210, while the XLE is offered for $42, 270. The Hybrid version is now cheaper for the Limited and the Limited Platinum trims. The Limited is down by $3, 110 and costs $45, 700 and the Platinum is down by $2, 605 and is now $48, 820.

The 2017 Toyota Highlander should be out on the market by the middle of November in the US.

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