2023 Toyota Highlander – It seems that Toyota is preparing to phase out the tested and proven 3.5-liter V-6 engine. The 2023 Highlander 3rd-row model will be taking over the natural-aspirated engine to the more efficient turbocharged 2.4-liter inline-four engine that produces 265 horsepower, with 309 pounds of torque. This is a decrease of 30 horsepower from the initial V-6 engine but it’s an increase of 46 pounds in torque. Toyota says that their four-cylinder engine can attain an equivalent 24 mpg as the V-6 based on the EPA rating.
2023 Toyota Highlander Redesign
The brand new gas engine is paired to an automated transmission with eight speeds and comes with either front-wheel or all-wheel drives. It is usually described in”the Lexus NX350 also uses an equivalent engine and, in that model, it is rated at 317 pounds of power. Towing capacities of the Highlander will remain at 5500 tons. Its hybrid engine will be identical for the model year of 2019, and it could be able to achieve a similar EPA figure of 36mpg or more when equipped with front-wheel drive.
Other changes include an easy-to-use 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster which is available to models that have the Limited and Platinum trim levels. Mirrors that fold up are now available on all models. The models with XLE as well as XSE trim with a power liftgate is an option available on the standard. The smartphone charger, which is wireless, has been located in a more comfortable location in the center of the instrument panel. There are some minor trimming changes to the exterior as well as the exterior color shift is known as Cypress.
2023 Toyota Highlander Release Date & Price
Toyota hasn’t announced pricing for the new Highlander however we believe it will be more expensive in comparison to the 2022 model which begins at $37.070 as the standard model, and goes up to $51,175 when you upgrade to the platinum version.