Toyota Highlander Reviews

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Before making the Toyota Highlander your next vehicle to drive around Gastonia, Charlotte, and Lincolnton, it’s important to do some homework. To help with this research, Toyota of Gastonia has created several resources for you to take advantage of.Each resource dives into the Toyota Highlander in more detail, running through its standard features, performance specifications, available technology, and much more. The more you learn about the model, the better!

If you have further questions, reach out to our insightful team.

Selecting Your Performance Specifications

Red Toyota HighlanderTo help you customize the performance of the Highlander to meet your day-to-day needs, it comes with several powertrain options.

Under the hood, you’ll find a 2.7L 4-cylinder engine, which churns out up to 185 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. If you need a boost in power, then choose the 3.5L V6, a durable engine that delivers 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque.

As for the transmission, you can select from a few options as well, which includes:

  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (eCVT)

To capably handle inclement weather and rain-slick roads, the Highlander also comes with the available Dynamic Torque-Control AWD system for enhanced traction and stability.

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Space for the Whole Gang

When you climb into the cabin of the Toyota Highlander, you’ll quickly find out that there’s ample room for each member of the family.

For example, front-row passengers will enjoy 40.7 inches of headroom, while the second-row passengers will have up to 39.9 inches of headroom. Even third-row passengers will be comfortable, especially with 35.9 inches of headroom.

As for legroom, the three rows provide the following space:

  • 44.2 inches up front
  • 38.4 inches in the middle
  • 27.7 inches in the rear

Whether you’re going on your next weekend adventure or stopping by the grocery store, you’ll be able to easily fit all your necessary items. Behind the third-row seats, you’ll have 13.8 cubic feet. Need more space? Fold down the back row and the cargo space expands to 42.3 cubic feet. If you’re moving and need to fit in furniture or other large items, fold the second and third rows to open up 83.7 cubic feet of cargo space!

Toyota Highlander Interior

Safety Anywhere You Travel

Toyota Highlander Safety OptionsSafety is a priority in the Toyota Highlander. To keep you and your passengers secure no matter where you happen to be traveling, the latest driver-assistance technology has been included with the standard Toyota Safety Sense™ P suite. With this package, you’ll have the following standard safety systems:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

This is only the beginning of the safety technology, however. The Star Safety System™ kicks off a whole other lineup of features, including Brake Assist and Smart Stop Technology.

Explore the Toyota Highlander

Before you take the Toyota Highlander out for a cruise around Gastonia, Charlotte, and Lincolnton, be sure to check out the many resources we have at Toyota of Gastonia!

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Yelp Oct 21, 2020

This is the 3rd car we have purchased at Toyota of Gastonia, it was the only dealership visited during our shopping. Have always been impressed with the level of service and respect from the sales staff. A lot of dealers could learn from the staff of Toyota of Gastonia. Thank you so much for an excellent experience again.

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DealerRater Oct 20, 2020

Great service. I have been a customer since March 2004, I have always had great service. The staff members have always gone above and beyond to ensure that I was truly satisfied. Thanks KIm Jimisha, Jess, and Scott!

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DealerRater Oct 15, 2020

I had them donew car 5000 mile service on our 2020 Prius which was purchased at another dealer. Records of previous service on other vehicles came up and made registration of this car less time consuming. The only issue I have is I did not receive a line by line tasks performed summary.

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Yelp Oct 15, 2020

Quick and efficient service for my Toyota lease even during COVID-19

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Yelp Oct 14, 2020

Painless and Professional Great job!

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Google Oct 13, 2020
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DealerRater Oct 13, 2020

Quick service the day of, enjoyed the tv channel that was on and the choice in the delicious coffee. The visit went well, and I say thank you. Excellent service today.

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DealerRater Oct 13, 2020

Quality and timely and affordable service. Friendly staff. Mike in service dept was very helpful and it was a nice benefit to get a loaner car.

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DealerRater Oct 13, 2020

Good service, everything was explained to me and was done in a timely manner. Service area was clean and allowed for social distancing All service personel were very friendly..

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Google Oct 13, 2020

Ricardo was very helpful and patient as we selected our Tacoma. The Toyota of Gastonia staff were accommodating to us arriving after work in the evening and while there was a clear emphasis on taking a car that was already on the lot rather than what we exactly asked for, they were accommodating of our preferences.

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