of the 2018 Toyota Highlander. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- V-6 gas mileage
- Consistent cabin quality in first and second rows
- Handy dashboard device tray
- Huge storage bin between front seats
- Power-adjustable cushion length available (driver's seat)
- Sluggish acceleration from a stop (V-6)
- Firm, busy ride
- Vague steering feel
- Whistling sound at highway speeds
- Small third row
- Apple CarPlay, Android Auto not offered
- Seats up to eight in three rows
- Four-cylinder or V-6 engine
- Front- or all-wheel drive
- Eight-speed automatic available
- Automatic emergency braking standard
- Hybrid version available
What it is: The Toyota Highlander is a three-row SUV that competes with the Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe and others. It’s available as a hybrid or a traditional gas-powered SUV.
The base LE trim comes with a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine, six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. Other gas models use a 3.5-liter V-6 and eight-speed automatic, and they’re available with front- or all-wheel drive.
All Highlander Hybrid models come with a 3.5-liter V-6, continuously variable automatic transmission, nickel-metal-hydride battery pack and all-wheel drive. An electric motor powers the rear axle for on-demand AWD.
There are no changes this year.
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36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
24 months / unlimited distance
24-hour roadside assistance, trip-interruption services, Carfax vehicle history report, travel protection and toll-free assistance line
1 year / 12,000 milesComprehensive: 12 months/12,000 miles from date of purchase. Powertrain: 7 years/100,000 miles from original in-service date ($50 deductible) Note: In AL, FL, GA, NC and SC, 7-year/100,000 mile limited warranty coverage begins Jan. 1 of the vehicle's model year and zero (0) odometer miles and expires at the earlier of seven years or 100,000 odometer miles. Hybrid: 8-year/100,000 mile warranty on Factory HV Battery for Toyota Hybrid Vehicles.
Under 6 years / 85,000 milesVehicles receive a 160 point inspection and reconditioning.