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2015 Toyota Highlander Review, Changes, Interior


The 2015 Toyota Highlander is a great vehicle to invest in. The highlander was redesigned for the 2014 model year inside and out. If your looking for a great SUV to invest in then this is the SUV for you.

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2015 Toyota Highlander redesign

Beginning with the exterior is available with nine different exterior colors. The Toyota Highlander 2015 is a four door SUV with a rear power lift gate. The new Highlander’s exterior comes in five different trim levels starting with the base model LE trim, LE plus, XLE, Limited, and Hybrid Limited. If money is no object the limited is the best exterior/interior trim for the new Toyota Highlander. Lights are LED Daytime Running which is very stylish and modern. As for the wheels Limited model has 19-in. Chromtec wheels, on other side XLE and LE Plus have unique 18-in – spoke alloy wheels. Towing capacity is whole 5000-lb.

Colors:

– Alumina Jade Metallic
– Attitude Black Metallic
– Blizzard Pearl
– Predawn Gray Mica
– Shoreline Blue Pearl
– Silver Sky Metallic
– Creme Brulee Mica
– Nautical Blue Metallic
– Ooh La La Rouge Mica

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Toyota Highlander 2015 Interior

When looking at interior features, those are dependent on the trim level your talking about. Dashboard is made from softer materials and added metallic accents and as option available wood-grain. Cabin had acoustic-type glass which is great isolation from outside noise, if you like driving on a sunny day this SUV has Panoramic moonroof, glass made. The LE comes standard with a backup camera The LE trim also comes with standard En tune audio system.

2015 Toyota Highlander-interior dash

A 6.1-in. or 8-in. touch-screen multi system information display comes standard in the LE with the En tune audio system. For children on rear seats Toyota has 9-in. display screen, with RCA jacks, this comes with two headphones. All new Toyota Highlanders 2015 are equipped with 8 passenger seating as well as some of the features listed above with leather-trimmed, heated and in 8-way power adjustable driver’s seat. The XLE and Limited Highlander trims come with the navigation system which includes a backup camera, navigation system, backup camera, en tune, and blue tooth.

Toyota Highlander 2015-interior towing capacity

2015 Toyota Highlander Engine, gas mileage

The engines in the highlander vary with the trim level just like some of the interior features listed above. There are three available engines. The first one is the 2.7 liter four cylinder that is standard in the LE trim highlander. The 2.7 liter/4-Cylinder 185 hp @ 5800 rpm with 184 lb.-ft. @ 4200 rpm, is paired to a six speed automatic transmission. The LE trim can also come with a 3.5 liter V6 paired to a 6-speed Electronically Controlled automatic.

The 3.5 liter 270 hp @ 6200 rpm with 248 lb.-ft. @ 4700 rpm is more common in the LE plus, XLE, and limited trims. The other engine is a hyrbid synergy drive engine from Toyota available only in the hybrid limited trim. The 2.7 liter has a estimated fuel economy of 20/25 MPG. The 3.5 liter V6 has a estimated fuel economy of 19/25 mpg. Finally the new Toyota Highlander hybrid engine has a fuel economy of 27/28. If your looking to save on gas the hybrid is the way. The 3.5 liter hybrid is 280 hp hybrid system the way to go for power.

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Price and Release Date

The 2015 Toyota Highlander has already been released. The pricing for the highlander begins with $30,300.00 on the base LE model and varies going up with the higher trim levels. The LE plus starts at $33,065.00. The XLE starts at $37,700.00. The hybrid highlander jumps all the way up to $47,500.00. The limited highlander falls right between the XLE and Hybrid at $45,070.00. If your looking for a dependable SUV loaded with features then the new Highlander is what you want. Basic warranty is 3 Yr./ 36000 Mi.

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