Highlander: review, photos, videos, test drive

The 2018-2019 Toyota , one of the leading car manufacturers, until could boast of exceptional growth and almost limitless prosperity. Unfortunately last year the auto giant from Japan pursued failure after failure. Despite the difficulties the automaker struggles with its aging product line and is at the International Motor Show in Moscow, an updated model of the popular crossover – the 2018-2019 Toyota the Highlander .

Though the automaker over the past year has done little in terms of fuel efficiency and did not shine innovation systems of safety and comfort, the Camry and Corolla in , an updated version of which received very minor updates – is still sold in large quantities. Updated Sienna was also well received and sold poorly, and RAV4 pleases fans using electric Tesla powertrain production. What we offer updated Highlander ? Let’s see …

Under the hood, the new Highlander offers the same 3.5-liter V6 engine that 2018-2019 Toyota completes most of its cars. Reliable powertrain with a six-cylinder engine develops 270 horsepower at 6200 rev / min and 335 Nm of torque at 4700 rpm.

For the model year Highlander mounted five-speed automatic gearbox, which works reliably, smoothly and quietly, almost imperceptibly, shifts gears. The truth seems strange decision to complete the automaker’s six-speed automatic transmission only version with an engine capacity of 2.7 liters. So the choice of the latter, by a 3.5-liter V6 will have to give.

Highlander Fuel consumption in is 16.6 liters in the city, on the highway of 12.6 liters of fuel. In general, count on an average consumption of 15 liters per 100 kilometers. For those wishing to have a more efficient crossover, you can choose the Highlander Hybrid, which is the average fuel consumption is 10 liters per 100 kilometers, and the price starts from 37 and a half thousand dollars.

Although the manufacturer and declares the comfort of the interior space of the new Highlander, a place for the second and the third row is not quite enough. Overall adult passengers will not be very comfortable on long journeys. But the vast majority of owners of Highlander in will use the third-row seat is extremely rare. Furthermore, the rear and the middle seat of the second row is easy to hide, providing a rich space for luggage. And at the combined seats of the second and third row, luggage space reaches an impressive volume of 2690 liters.

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