Toyota Highlander crossover is a large and powerful car that combines excellent off-road performance, impressive design and absolute reliability, which has become a characteristic feature of all cars of this largest Japanese manufacturer. From 2000 to 2018, 3 generations of the model were released, and today, all SUV connoisseurs are interested in the question of when the new Toyota Highlander crossover will be released and what the 2019 car will be. Toyota Highlander 2006 à vendre au Bénin
The first generation was presented in 2000 and at home was known as Kluger. The model was based on the Camry platform and equipped with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The choice of buyers were offered modifications with 5 and 7 local salon. The first generation received two significant improvements: in 2004, instead of gasoline 2.4 and 3.0-liter engines, the crossover received a new 3.3 liter power unit with a capacity of 225 hp; in 2005, the first hybrid version was released.
The second generation of the SUV was introduced in 2007. In addition to visual changes in the exterior and interior of the car received a 3.5-liter V6 with a capacity of 270 liters. . In 2010, appeared a redesigned Highlander of 2nd generation. And in 2013, the third generation of the crossover came out, the features of which were: a spacious 7-seater salon; stylish exterior; new line of powerful power units.
The 4th generation or restyling of the 3rd one?
The new Toyota Highlander, shown in the photo, will go to car dealerships before 2019, because the model was presented at the end of 2017 at the LA Auto Show. Experts believe that the car will compete with such popular crossovers as the Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer and Nissan Pathfinder.
Although the model has not been updated long enough, there is no need to expect dramatic changes in the exterior of the popular crossover. Last but not least due to the fact that buyers are attracted by a bright aggressive exterior, the provided level of comfort and functionality of the model. Of course, Toyota Highlander 2019 will receive a number of improvements, because the new model should have a recognizable style and stand out against the background of its predecessor …. The car, introduced by Toyota in Los Angeles, first of all attracts the attention of such elements as: elegant elongated profile; effective design of the frontal part; massive 2-level grille; modern optics using LED modules; vertical air ducts, giving the image of the car some aggressiveness; stylish body elements; original design of mirrors with turn signal doublers; an abundance of chromed elements in the design of the hybrid version; effective design of rear optics with a 3D effect; laconic rear bumper with integrated size modules; large wheels (18 or 19 inches), presented in 4 design options …. Despite the fact that the 2019 Toyota Highlander did not receive a new body and cardinal changes in appearance, it became even more luxurious, which can be seen on presented in our photo. It is a reliable and status car that fully reflects the success and active life position of its owner …. Interior of the novelty In the automotive world, the quality is read in the smallest detail. Once in the cabin of this luxury crossover, you immediately realize that the car belongs to the premium class. It should be noted the high quality of the materials used in the decoration and design: natural leather and Alcantara, as well as soft but resistant to mechanical stress plastic …. Ergonomic and functional interior of the model is formed: a rather large dashboard, on which besides the speedometer and tachometer is a compact display on-board computer; laconic, but stylish center console with a narrow screen of the climate system and a large touch-screen display located between the air ducts; multifunctional three-spoke steering wheel; comfortable wide seats with the possibility of adjusting for individual parameters; a large number of niches for storing various small items; 5 USB ports for driver and passengers; multimedia complex and powerful acoustics; modern multizone climate system; interior lights. Toyota Venza 2014 Is Reliable As Camry, Comfortable As Avalon And Functional As Toyota Highlander
The 2019 model will also receive a wide range of color schemes: Blizzard Pearl; Alumina Jade Metallic; Toasted Walnut Pearl; Midnight Black Metallic; Celestial Silver Metallic; Predawn Gray Mica; Salsa Red Pearl; Ooh La La Rouge Mica.
Since there is currently no official information about when Toyota Highlander 2019 will be released, its characteristics can only be based on the features of the hybrid presented in Los Angeles.
There is a high probability that the next generation car will also be equipped with a hybrid installation, which will be based on a gasoline power unit, supplemented by powerful and economical electric motors. Motor gamma includes: Petrol 4-cylinder, Petrol V6, Hybrid V6 (gasoline + electric).
Cars with petrol engines will be equipped with a reliable 6-tipper automatic, and a hybrid of a new generation – an innovative 8-mid-range automatic transmission.
Working on the improvement of the model, Toyota engineers paid special attention to the safety of passengers and the driver. The car showed really good results, which is confirmed by the certificates of IIHS. They help to ensure maximum safety: a complete set of pillows; the latest generation of adaptive cruise control with a lane retention function; emergency braking system; collision avoidance function; a number of additional options to help the driver.
The price and the start of sales
The new crossover should appear in showrooms before 2019. Presumably the price of the model will vary in the range of 32 000 – 47 000 dollars, depending on the configuration, which promise as many as five: LE (base); LE Plus (enhanced); XLE (partially leather upholstery + option package); SE (19 inch alloy wheels, leather + stylish black grille); Limited (top of the range) .