2023 Toyota Highlander Review, Pricing, and Specs

2023 Toyota Highlander – It seems that Toyota has decided to ditch the well-tested 3.5-liter V-6 engine. Toyota’s 2023 Highlander 3-row crossover is replacing the engine that is naturally aspirated to accommodate the most modern turbocharged 2.4-liter inline-four engine that generates 265 horsepower and 309 pounds-feet of torque. This is a drop in power of just 30 hp over the V-6 however, it’s a boost of 46 pounds in torque. Toyota claims that the four-cylinder engine will be able to achieve an equivalent 24mpg which is determined by its EPA rating.

2023 Toyota Highlander
2023 Toyota Highlander

2023 Toyota Highlander Review

The brand new gas engine is equipped with an automated transmission featuring eight speeds and is available with either front-wheel wheel drive or an all-wheel. It is known by”the” Lexus NX350 and also has a variant of the engine that at this point be capable of producing 317 pounds of torque. The towing capacity of the Highlander is still 5500 pounds. The Highlander’s hybrid engine won’t be changing for models coming out in the coming year and will be able to achieve similar EPA figures of up to 36 mpg in models with the front-wheel drive.

2023 Toyota Highlander Specs
2023 Toyota Highlander Specs

New Design

Other upgrades include the addition of a 12.3-inch gauge, which is digitally and is available in models that have the Limited and Platinum trim levels. Mirrors that fold are now offered in all models. Additionally, models that have XLE, as well as XSE trims, have the power liftgate that comes with an additional option. The charger for smartphones that is wireless is placed on a comfortable spot at the top of the steering wheel. There are also tiny internal trim adjustments and an external color change which is known as Cypress.

2023 Toyota Highlander Engine
2023 Toyota Highlander Engine

2023 Toyota Highlander Release Date & Price

Toyota has not yet announced the prices of the new Highlander We believe it will be priced higher over the 2022 model which begins at $37,070 for the L model as the base model which goes up to $51,175 when you upgrade to Platinum.