For those drivers looking for a large crossover SUV, look no further than the 2016 Toyota Highlander! It combines a refined interior, quiet and smooth ride, and stocked interior to create an SUV drivers are sure to love. Here at your Toyota dealership near Lemon Grove, CA, Toyota Chula Vista, our team loves it and knows you will too!
Are there multiple trims?
The four-door 2016 Toyota Highlander is a three-row midsize crossover SUV that is offered in five trim levels: LE, LE Plus, XLE, Limited, and Limited Platinum. The LE, LE Plus, and XLE come standard with eight-passenger seating, while seven-passenger seating is standard on the Limited and Limited Platinum models and optional on the XLE.
Does it come with any notable tech features?
Yes! Even the base LE is equipped with a central touchscreen interface, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, and a six-speaker audio system with voice controls. Stepping up trims will bring you satellite radio, HD radio, a larger touchscreen, navigation, smartphone app integration through the Toyota brand’s Entune telematics system, and more!
How are the safety scores?
In testing conducted by the NHTSA, it earned a perfect five-star overall rating as well as a perfect five star total side impact rating. The IIHS gave the 2016 Toyota Highlander its highest possible rating of Good in the moderate-overlap frontal-offset, side impact, rear crash performance, and roof strength tests.
What comes under the hood?
It comes powered by one of two powertrains. The base LE gets a 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 185 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque and is paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. Optional on the LE and standard on all other trims is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that delivers 270 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque. It comes standard with the six-speed automatic and either front-wheel or all-wheel drive.
To find out more about the 2016 Toyota Highlander, head on down to Toyota Chula Vista to speak to a member of our team today!