2014 Toyota Highlander Overview
What’s New for the 2014 Toyota Highlander
The Toyota Highlander has been completely redesigned for the 2014 model year and now offers seating for up to eight passengers.
2014 Toyota Highlander Exterior
Clearly the first thing people will notice about the 2014 Toyota Highlander redesign is its sleek exterior styling, which brings the aerodynamic feel of popular crossovers into the realm of larger SUVs. The 2014 Highlander’s wide-mouth grille is met at either side with standard LED running lights for an aggressive stance.
2014 Toyota Highlander Performance
Under the hood is about the only aspect of the Highlander that remains the same in 2014. The base 2.7-liter four-cylinder generates 185 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque, while drivers opting for the available 3.5-liter V6 will see those figures rise to 270 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque.
2014 Toyota Highlander Efficiency
The 2014 Toyota Highlander’s base four-cylinder engine returns a noteworthy 20 mpg city and 25 mpg highway, and what’s more impressive is that those numbers don’t falter much when the larger engine is under the hood. The Highlander’s higher-performing V6 still manages to return 19 mpg city and 25 mpg highway.
2014 Toyota Highlander Interior
The upgraded 2014 Toyota Highlander interior gives off a feel reminiscent of luxury SUVs thanks to premium materials and a spacious design. There are also several new standard features for the 2014 model year, including Bluetooth connectivity, a 6.1-inch touchscreen, and the option Entune system with smartphone app integration.
2014 Toyota Highlander Safety
Available safety features in the 2014 Toyota Highlander include a rearview camera, parking sensors, blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning, a rear cross-traffic warning system, a pre-collision system, and hill-start control, along with a comprehensive suite of airbags.
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