The available all-new 3.5-liter V6 direct-injection engine helps give Highlander the perfect blend of power and efficiency. Engineered using Toyota’s next-generation technologies, this advanced engine is mated to an all-new Direct Shift-8AT (8-speed Automatic Transmission) to help give you more control. These components work brilliantly together to help give Highlander brisk acceleration off the line, and more mpg when cruising at speed.
The Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD) helps keep the road safe by detecting pedestrians in certain situations. By combing millimeter-wave radar with a notification to alert you of a possible collision with a pedestrian under certain circumstances. If you don’t react, automatic braking and collision-avoidance support is then given to help prevent a collision.
With a total of five USB ports, it’s easy to power up the family road trip. Three USB ports up front and two USB ports in the rear help everyone keep their favorite portable electronic devices plugged in.
The 2017 Highlander features a refreshed front fascia with an updated grille and redesigned headlights, making for one bold first impression. And with a unique grille tailored for each grade, there's a Highlander that perfectly matches your style.
Let's shine a light on style. Redesigned headlights now feature integrated Daytime Running Lights (DRL), amplifying the 2017 Highlander's signature look. The all-new SE grade ups the excitement with its dark-black-accent headlights, while Highlander Limited Platinum has a powerful presence of its own with smoked-chrome headlight housings. Every Highlander gets all-new LED taillights for added visibility.
Highlander shows off its athletic side with a selection of available alloy wheels. The sporty Highlander SE has 19-in. multispoke alloy wheels with a machined finish.
In-seat entertainment for everyone. Your passengers have the whole sky to entertain them, thanks to the available panoramic moonroof that is part of the Platinum Package.
No matter where you go, the temperature’s perfect inside. The three-zone climate control available on Highlander features individual temperature controls for the driver and front passenger, along with a separate control panel in the back for the second- and third-row vents.
Highlander's available Driver Easy Speak feature has a built-in microphone up front that picks up your voice and transmits it to rear-seat passengers through back speakers.
Part of enjoying the road is not to hear it. Highlander has silencing insulation materials along its floor to help keep things quiet, as well as Acoustic-type glass in the windshield to further reduce noise entering the cabin.
Highlander's available leather-trimmed heated 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat gives you maximum comfort on all your journeys. Highlander Limited features perforated leather-trimmed heated and ventilated front seats for all-season comfort. The distinctive accent-color seat stitching adds visual contrast and unique style. You can also keep your hands warm on chilly days with the heated steering wheel available with the Platinum Package.
With the available Entune Multimedia Bundle, Highlander has the tech to make any drive a whole lot more fun. With the available 8-in. high-resolution touch-screen display, integrated navigation and a suite of popular apps, this is one smart way to help keep you connected. With integrated SiriusXM® Satellite Radio compatibility, you've got coast-to-coast access to over 150 channels of commercial-free music, sports, talk, comedy and more.
Designed to improve your drive. Highlander’s Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) works like conventional cruise control but can do even more. Using forward-facing radar technology, the system is designed to automatically adjust vehicle speed to help maintain a preset following distance between you and the vehicle directly in front of you.
Highlander features the Star Safety System™, a suite of six active safety features that include Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology® (SST).
Highlander’s available Bird’s Eye View Camera helps you see nearby objects and get in to and out of the smallest spaces with ease. The system includes Perimeter Scan - an innovative feature that displays live, rotating 360-degree views of your surroundings when you’re parked.
The available Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) helps to heighten your awareness on the road by alerting you when a vehicle enters a blind spot on either side. Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA) works similarly. When you slowly back out of a driveway or parking spot, it provides audible and visual indicators to warn you of approaching vehicles.