Toyota Highlander 2017

Which SUV Has the Best Third Row?

By Fred Meier on October 1, 2018

CARS.COM — For popular three-row SUVs, a reason for being is the third row that provides extra seats for a big family, carpooling or the ability to take a bigger group in just one vehicle. So you&#... Read More
2017 Mid-Size SUV Driving Ranges

By Rick Popely on September 17, 2018

CARS.COM — Mid-size SUVs are America’s favorite type of family vehicle because they offer what many consider the right amount of passenger and cargo room, at least reasonable fuel economy, en... Read More
How Do Car Seats Fit in a 2018 Toyota Highlander?

By Jennifer Geiger on August 7, 2018

Editor’s note: This Car Seat Check was written in September 2017 about the 2017 Toyota Highlander. Little of substance has changed with this year’s model. To see what’s new for 20... Read More
2017 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid Review: First Drive

By Brian Wong on August 1, 2018

CARS.COM — We learned about the 2017 Toyota Highlander at the New York International Auto Show earlier this year, the updates of which touch most parts of the three-row, mid-size SUV, including the... Read More
What’s the Best 3-Row SUV for 2017?

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 18, 2018

CARS.COM — With as many as eight seats, three-row SUVs are the vehicles of choice for families that prefer the styling and optional all-wheel drive of an SUV over a minivan. The market has changed ... Read More
Which 3-Row SUVs Fit Car Seats Best?

By Jennifer Geiger on March 9, 2018

CARS.COM — Of all the many, many things we haul around in our vehicles, among the most important are our kids and their car seats. For many families — especially larger ones — a three-row SUV is a ... Read More
Which 3-Row SUV Has the Most Usable Cargo Space?

By Brian Wong on March 1, 2018

CARS.COM — An important consideration for three-row SUV shoppers is not just how well they fit passengers, but also cargo. Each of the four contenders in’s 2017 Three-Row SUV Challen... Read More
Which 2017 Three-Row SUVs Offer Captain's Chairs?

By Jennifer Newman on March 1, 2018

CARS.COM — When it comes to seating in mid-size and full-size three-row SUVs, less seating can be more. Opting for captain’s chairs for your SUV’s second row over a three-position bench... Read More
Does a 3-Row SUV Really Rival a Minivan for Family Hauling?

By Fred Meier on February 22, 2018

CARS.COM — Our 2017 Three-Row SUV Challenge evaluated four SUVs to pick the best of the bunch. But let’s be honest, when it comes to family life, the real top dog might have been sitting acro... Read More
We're Not Mad, We're Just Disappointed: 8 Cars That Can Do Better

By Brian Normile on December 15, 2017

CARS.COM — After a year full of rigorous Challenges and comparisons, there is one clear conclusion: Some of the cars out there are just … not great. While winning one of our Challeng... Read More