Toyota Highlander (2014)

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Toyota Highlander

The all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander SUV made its world debut at the New York Auto Show.

An exterior design conveys refinement and strength, complementing a new that will raise the bar in the SUV segment. With three-row for up to eight, an array of standard a host of available in-cabin and increased cargo capacity, the new will offer a nuanced of style, comfort and utility. The package is capped off with powertrain choices: a fuel-efficient engine a powerful V6 with a new transmission that will excellent all-around capability, and a Hybrid Synergy Drive for enhanced mileage and fewer

Sophisticated, Dynamic Exterior is and Strong

Sophisticated and dynamic, the new Highlander features a progressive a lower roofline for improved and sculptured side-door panels. The has grown in length by approximately inches while width is one-half inch, conveying a and strong appearance.

From the Highlander’s hood merges a redesigned trapezoidal grille, headlamps and deeply chiseled for a more aggressive appearance.

The length of the profile, from the fenders to the rear quarter boldly stands out with wheel wells at the corners, for prominently protruding wheels. The package is capped off by a newly rear lift-gate with power open/close and driver memory height settings, and and bumper that exude and strength.

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Toyota Highlander‘s structure will include steel in the front pillars for rigidity. Visibility has been through precise repositioning of the A-pillars, while the size of the quarter glass has been to provide a wider view for and occupants.

Refinement is enhanced improved noise, vibration and (NVH) measures. Interior reduction is achieved through a 30 expansion of silencing insulation in the floor areas. Acoustic-type is used for the windshield to help noise entering the cabin, and the panoramic moonroof design to help reduce wind even when the moonroof is

Vibration is minimized through coverage of the dash silencer, to body sealing, and the strategic of three hydraulic engine Improvements in the exhaust layout been made for additional and vibration reduction.

Premium Interior Design Advanced Functionality

Toyota raised the bar on interior design for the SUV segment by adding even refinement and functionality to the new Highlander. The model will offer a interior highlighted by increased for up to eight people, and an array of comfort, convenience and technology

The new Toyota Highlander‘s utilizes premium materials to an upscale experience, with models featuring standard seat stitching. All Highlanders come equipped with a instrument panel; and silver-painted, and chrome-plated accents that are placed throughout the interior. pattern trim can be found on the dash and door trim for an touch of elegance.

Premium available smooth and perforated seats, leather wrapped wheel and shift knob add to redesigned upscale interior. The of a high quality knit lining and available second-row add to Highlander’s refinement and comfort.

A new center console box with a sliding door provides a armrest, or when fully is large enough to hold a handbag. All Highlanders will a newly designed in-meter-cluster Display. Available ambient around the front dash and add to the refined environment.

The second row offers bench-seating for passengers or two captain’s seats a collapsible tray with cup for added convenience. Getting the third-row is made easier the addition of a one-step second-row seat function that nearly three more of space for easier entry and to the third-row. An overall interior increase of 4.3 inches in the third-row and a recline function creates comfort for up to three passengers.

the second-row bench, the third-row be 40/60 split for added and storage flexibility and convenience. cargo space behind the has also increased by up to 34 percent for storage.

Additional available features include an Automatic Beam System, Auto Control, Smart Key, seat memory, heated and front seats, heated captain’s seats, and a heated wheel.

Improved Dynamic Handling, Efficiency

The new Toyota Highlander will be in three powertrains. A 2.7-liter engine is equipped with a intake manifold and dual Timing with intelligence which controls phasing on the intake and exhaust camshafts to torque and fuel efficiency. The engine is teamed with a electronically controlled automatic

A 3.5-liter V6 is also equipped dual VVT-i and a variable manifold. Acceleration and fuel are improved thanks to a new six-speed, controlled automatic transmission that offers selectable sequential shifting.

The Highlander model’s Hybrid Synergy system pairs the 3.5-liter V6 engine with a high-torque drive motor-generator for additional and fuel efficiency.

The new Toyota will provide a more driving experience, with new that include Dynamic Control All-Wheel Drive enhancements in suspension performance, and electric power steering. The rates and the shock absorbers been optimally tuned to enhance the vehicles handling

Highlander will have a strut front suspension, rear suspension, four-wheel brakes, 18-inch alloy and available 19-inch alloys.

Highlander’s Dynamic Torque AWD system automatically shifts front-wheel drive (FWD) to AWD accelerating or when sensors wheel slippage. The driver is to view the torque-distribution settings on the display.

The Dynamic Torque AWD system continuously monitors and the torque transfer between the and rear wheels via an electromagnetically coupling positioned in the rear

Front to rear torque can vary from 100:0 to with front-wheel drive automatically engaged under driving conditions to help fuel consumption.

The Dynamic Control AWD system uses sent from various (speed, steering angle and throttle angle and yaw rate) to govern the transmission of torque to the wheels, as required.

A sophisticated, interactive management system control of the Dynamic Torque AWD, Vehicle Stability (VSC) and Electric Power (EPS) systems to enhance Highlander‘s performance, and safety.

Advanced In-Cabin, Connectivity

All new Highlanders come with Toyota’s Entune™ system. The Display Audio with a 6.1-inch touchscreen Bluetooth® and voice recognition is while an eight-inch touchscreen and Toyota’s Entune™ app suite JBL speakers is also available.

The new Toyota Highlander will offer an available Rear Entertainment system with an RCA input terminal at the rear of the console to allow external such as gaming systems, to be

Comprehensive Array of Safety Features

All 2014 Highlander’s have eight standard Like every Toyota, will feature the standard Safety System™, which Enhanced Vehicle Stability Traction Control, Electronic Distribution, Brake Assist, an Braking System, and Smart Technology. All Highlander’s will come equipped with a backup camera and Hill-start Control.

All AWD models will an AWD LOCK switch.

New available and convenience features include parking sonar, Blind Monitor, Lane Departure Rear Cross Traffic and a Pre-collision System.

All Highlanders are at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, (TMMI) in Princeton, Ind. The Toyota Highlander will dealer showrooms in early

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