It is indisputable that the Toyota Highlander series offers great performance and couples that with great styling and design. This model that has done very well in the market is set for a new variant that will be the much awaited 2019 Toyota Highlander. All the interested fans expect the model to be way better than was the 2016 edition. The manufacturer is working tirelessly to make this possible and asserts that the 2019 edition will be the best production in the family yet.
The overall impression that will be created by the 2019 Toyota Highlander will be strength, durability, boldness and elegance. The manufacturer will allow the model to retain the typical SUV design but will add outer details that will make this edition more appealing. Among the aspects that will be redesigned and restyled will be the headlights, the rear lights and both the front and rear bumpers. These changes will be primarily made so as to increase the aesthetic value of the car. The model will come fitted with 5 doors. Since the model will be solely made to withstand difficult terrains and weather conditions, very strong materials and wheels will be employed in its construction.
Inside this automobile, there will be much style and comfort. It will be fitted with seats that will accommodate a total of 5 passengers. These will be well fitted to ensure optimal support and comfort and will be upholstered with fine materials among them leather. Ample head and legroom will be provided in both the front and second seat rows so that any adult can fit comfortably. Among the features that will enhance the passenger comfort will be climate control and a 12 speaker audio system. The infotainment features will be revamped and will be controlled using the 8.1 inch touch-screen display. These will include Blue-tooth and USB connectivity, satellite navigation, and many others. User safety will be guaranteed via the installation of features and gear such as airbags, seatbelts, adaptive cruise control, electric parking brakes, a parking camera, cruise control, among others. The optional features that will be availed will include radar cruise control, a heated steering wheel, internet connectivity, a sunroof, Bi-xenon and blind spot monitors.
Engine and Performance
Since this model will be powerful it will run using the power that will be generated by a 3.5 liter V6 engine model. This engine type will produce an estimated 270 horsepower and will tolerate 250 pound feet of torque. The second engine option will be a 2.7 liter 4 cylinder engine that will generate 185 horses and will handle 250Nm at the front wheels. A 6 speed transmission system will be availed. Both the engines rare ranked as ULEV meaning that the 2019 Toyota Highlander will be an Ultra Low Emissions vehicle. The top speed for this model will be 188km/h and the engine will need only 10.3 seconds to rocket to the 100km/h mark from the initial point in the latter engine and 8.7 seconds for the 3.5 liter model.
2019 Toyota Highlander Release Date and Price
Toyota is yet to make public any information about the specific date of release for the model. This is, however, likely to happen in the course of 2016 or in early 2019. The cost of retail also remains unconfirmed. Experienced car enthusiasts have given an estimate of $30,000 for the base level Highlander while the higher trim level will have an approximate price of $44,000.