maroon 2018 Toyota Highlander with fall foliage

2018 vs 2017 Toyota Highlander

Ever since it was first introduced, the Toyota Highlander has attracted a wide variety of shoppers who are searching for a reliable, safe, and comfortable vehicle that does not skimp on performance and technology. Because the Highlander was revamped for the 2017 model year, there are no notable updates for 2018. That isn’t to say drivers will be disappointed with the 2018 Highlander. In fact, quite the opposite is true. The 2018 Toyota Highlander comes with a great selection of standard and available features as well as advanced capabilities that are sure to appeal to a wide variety of shoppers. Let’s take a closer look.

You may also like: How does the Toyota Highlander compare to the Hyundai Santa Fe?

Features and capabilities of the 2018 Toyota Highlander

red 2018 Toyota Highlander side profile
2018 Toyota Highlander dashboard and steering wheel

Safety Technology

Perhaps the most notable component of the 2018 Toyota Highlander is its standard Toyota Safety Sense P, which includes a suite of driver-assist technologies, such as the Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and Automatic High Beams.

Performance Capabilities

Under the hood, the 2018 Highlander is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine that is capable of producing 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque and is paired to the Direct Shift-8AT 8-speed automatic transmission. The Highlander is able to achieve up to EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.

Interior Space

The versatile Toyota Highlander can seat up to 7 passengers comfortably, thanks to three rows of seating and an impressive 158.7 cubic feet of total cabin volume. With all seats upright, drivers can utilize 13.8 cubic feet of cargo space, which adds up to 83.7 cubic feet when second- and third-row seats are lowered.

Test drive the 2018 Toyota Highlander near Pittsburgh, PA

If you are located in the Pittsburgh area and are interested in getting behind the wheel of the new Toyota Highlander, we invite you to take a look at your current Highlander inventory at Baierl Toyota and schedule a test drive at your convenience. We look forward to helping to determine whether or not the Highlander is the right fit for you!

New Highlander Inventory