2018 Toyota Highlander Performance

October 23rd, 2018 by

2018 Toyota Highlander Driving

The 2018 Toyota Highlander offers up to 295 hp and 263 lb-ft of torque with an available 3.5L V6 engine. It also has a number of performance features like Dynamic Torque-Control All-Wheel Drive that allow for capable handling in Lincolnton. When you’re ready, find out more about its features and specs today at Toyota of Gastonia.

Toyota Highlander Engine Options

With several engines on offer (include a hybrid powertrain in the Toyota Highlander Hybrid model), the Highlander is ready to hit the road near Charlotte. Browse its specs today:

  • 2.7L 4-Cylinder Engine
    • Horsepower: 185 hp
    • Torque: 185 lb-ft
    • Fuel Economy (City/Highway): 20 mpg/24 mpg
  • 3.5L V6 Engine
    • Horsepower: 295 hp
    • Torque: 263 lb-ft
    • Fuel Economy (City/Highway): 21 mpg/27 mpg
  • 3.5L V6 Hybrid Engine
    • Horsepower: 306 lb-ft
    • Fuel Economy (City/Highway): 30 mpg/28 mpg

Performance Features

With a range of trim levels on offer, (from the 2018 Toyota Highlander XLE to the sporty SE edition) you can customize your Highlander to your ideal level of performance. Check out a few of your options before visiting us near Hickory:

  • Dynamic Torque-Control All-Wheel Drive – Not all all-wheel drive systems are created equal. This feature sends power to the wheels that can best use it while also managing the braking system. It ensures better control on or off road.
  • Towing Features – The Highlander can be equipped with a heavy-duty radiator and transmission oil cooler that allows for up to 5,000 pounds of towing capacity.
  • Transmission – Choose between a 6-speed automatic with the 4-cylinder engine or an 8-speed automatic with the V6. The Highlander hybrid engine includes an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (CVT).
  • Suspension – Even out bumps in the road with a MacPherson strut front suspension and double-wishbone multi-link rear suspension. The SE trim is specially tuned for more aggressive performance.

2018 Toyota Highlander

Find the Toyota Highlander for Sale at Toyota of Gastonia

To find out about the 2018 Toyota Highlander interior, visit Toyota of Gastonia today. We’re proud to offer this capable three-row SUV to families in Gastonia, so check out our online inventory to find your perfect model.

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