First Drive 2014 Toyota Highlander (Review) (The Torque Report)

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First Drive: 2014 Highlander (Review)

The midsize SUV is one of the hottest segments with buyers ditching their sedans and boring minivans for the versatility that an SUV provides. knows this and has just its all-new 2014 Toyota SUV, which marks the of the third-generation of the popular SUV. have several choices in segment from the Ford to the Nissan Pathfinder and Honda so Toyota has pulled out all the stops to sure the Highlander stays at the top of the

Compared to the last two Highlander the all-new 2014 Highlander an exterior that is bold and more masculine than The last Highlander’s styling was forgotten, but since Toyota is to inject a bit more excitement the styling of its models, the 2014 is no longer the wallflower of the segment. describes the Highlander’s styling as on Strong with its bold angled headlights and more side panels.

From some angles the Highlander does look minivan-like than a traditional but its styling is a big improvement.

With its fixed, Toyota also one of the big complaints about the last — the way it drives. The 2014 is offered with the same 2.7L four-cylinder and 270-hp V6 engines as the second-generation Highlander, but to the six-speed transmission’s programming, electric power steering and a suspension set up, yield dividends in the way the new drives. Compared to the last which suffered from steering and a floaty ride, the Highlander feels more on the road.

If you want a Highlander Hybrid, still offers one at the top of the lineup a 3.5L V6 and three electric that generate a total 280 Its powertrain is the same system in the Highlander and is rated at 27/28 which is a slight improvement the all-wheel-drive 3.5L Highlander is rated at 18/24 mpg. The equipped Highlander is only with front-wheel-drive and is rated at mpg, while the FWD 2.5L V6 has a mpg rating.

As an alternative to a minivan, the midsize SUV to have plenty of room for With that in mind, the Highlander is larger than and now has room for up to eight passengers. The Highlander now has more legroom, hip and cargo capacity than

The 2014 Highlander’s interior gets a long list of new like three-zone climate Toyota’s Entune infotainment and a new Driver Easy Speak that uses a microphone to the driver’s voice to passengers the rear speakers.

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With three different to choose from, which one is best? The 2014 Highlander is now heavier than before and every seat occupied, it be one heavy SUV. This that the 2.7L four-cylinder is not an ideal choice due to the fact it will constantly be straining and though it is rated one mpg better in the than the V6, it should be overlooked.

even knows this and less than 10 percent of buyers to actually choose it. At the end of the spectrum, the 2014 Highlander looks better on paper its 27/28 mph rating and 280 horsepower, but hybrid technology comes at a with the 2014 Highlander starting at $47,300. This the 3.5L V6 as the best all around

Pricing for the 2014 Highlander range from $29,215 for the LE FWD to $43,590 for the Limited V6 AWD with Package and tops out at $49,790 for the Limited with Platinum

Pros: Roomier interior, driving dynamics, up to 5,000 towing capacity

Cons: version has high entry four-cylinder isn’t a good

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