After the full redesigning 2014, 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, as few versions between has not undergone many changes in term of design and exterior look. However, this is one of the most wanted cars for family driving mostly because of a spacious cabin, three rows with eight seats and plenty of technology not only for entertainment and comfort but for safety purposes. Like that is not enough, so Highlander had the best scores on test driving and their fuel economy is above the averaged in the class. Now, when it became a hybrid vehicle, we are sure that it should be recommended to any family we know.
As the large vehicle 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is far away of usual trucks in this class. Massiveness starts at the front end, with wide trapezoidal gridded air intake made of chrome. Above it is smaller and also gridded front grille, with thin LED front lights incorporated in hood line. The side of the car is slightly curved, with a deep line on the bottom of the doors. The rear end is only slightly rounded, with also thin taillights and spoiler on the top of the rear glass as sun protection.
Describing the cabin in 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid as nutshell the manufacturer claims that it is one of the most protected cabins on the market. Mostly because of protections in metal, but also thanks to many air bags inside, the family inside is literally protected from impacts. However, high luxury cabin with leathered adjustable seats is great option for long trips, while modernly designed cabin parts provide comfort and enjoyment. Toyota has built modern devices and command in the dashboard as always and decorated it with chromatic lines and details. In term of safety are worth of mentioning pre collision warnings, navigation system and cruise control made as last technology on the market.
As we said, one of the most mentioned features about 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is fuel economy, thanks to an improved 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine, combined with two electro motors. Their fuel consumption is measured at 19 mpg city driving and 25 mpg highway driving. That is, together with the strength of 306 horsepower, among the most practical engines on the market. The engine is stable and safe for driving, providing enough strength for as heavy cargo as you can have on long trips.
2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Price
Although the price of Toyota Highlander Hybrid Hybrid LE starts from $36,27, it is expected that buyers will choose to add many of optional equipment and increase it for at least couple of thousand dollars (Source Price – Toyota). There are 2 more verions, Hybrid XLE starting at $41,330 and Hybrid Limited starting at $44,760.