It isn’t a secret that hybrids are the most popular category today and with the arrival of the 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, they are ensuring that they remain in the same position for many years ahead. Toyota’s engineers and officials have been really busy with this model that they have forgotten some others. That means they have turned all the attention to the new Highlander. That means that the result must arrive. Let’s see will that hard work can pay out as fast as possible.
2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Exterior Look, Specs, Review
We`re used to from Toyota that they always know how to produce amazing looking cars and SUVs. This time, Highlander will remain that recognizable shape and style as with the previous generation. That`s the way how they`re telling that they really take great care about the customers and the feeling they`re provided with. Of course, his chassis is improved in so many different aspects. Toyota`s engineers are paying close attention to make the overall weight of the new 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid reduced. Due to that, they`re probably going to reveal that the chassis is made from mostly lightweight materials. Among them, the most popular ones are carbon fiber and aluminum.
We can`t forget to say that both of the bumpers on 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid are made from the hard steel. That`s more than necessary on every new SUV. That is the thing that increases the power and safety on new Highlander. When it comes to the details, they`ve said that they`re trying to create at least minimum changes. The first thing we can spot is placed on the front part. Those are the headlights. New Highlander has them a bit wider than before. That way, the creators of new Highlander are ensuring some new things to be talked about this SUV. There are newly arranged lines on the front part which are spreading all across to the back part of this SUV. It makes it look sportier and stronger.
2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Interior Look, Shape, Comfort
Of course, the first thing that comes on your mind when you hear 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is amazing comforts level. That`s due to some previous generation of Highlander. Now, Toyota wants you to think about that again. Therefore, new Highlander is made to offer even more room for the passengers inside and for their luggage. That is surely the result of more attention turned towards the thing that is happening under the hood of new Highlander. To be honest, we are more than pleased with how the cabin of this SUV is designed. Everything that needs to be inside is there and there isn`t any single piece that is jammed without a real need for that. We can see that the biggest attention is turned now towards the instrument board.
The engineers have made it with fewer buttons which is a great way to make you control everything easier than before. New 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid can brag with having one of the finest infotainment systems on the market. We don`t even need to talk about the seat design because we know they`re maybe the finest on the market. The infotainment system is extremely important for new Highlander. There are so many newly arranged and software improved functions. Some of the standard ones inside are: adaptive cruise and traction control, satellite radio, parking sensors, emergency braking system, all-around view camera, blind spot monitors, overtaking assist, hill assistant, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connection systems among numerous of old ones.
2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Engine, Power, MPG
It is more than interesting to talk about the engine unit of 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid even though it isn`t actually released on the market. Now, Toyota`s engineers are talking only about one engine options. This time, that`s going to be the combination of the 3.5-liter V6 petrol powered unit and the electric motor that`s going to use lithium-ion batteries. According to the first details, there are three batteries available for new Highlander. Together, they can develop great power. That’s close to the 240 horsepower which is more than enough for an SUV like this.
It is said that this engine works in pair with the 2-speed CVT gearbox. That`s the gearbox that suits new Highlander the most and we`re more than happy about it. The fuel consumption is a really important part of new Highlander and we`ve said it`s going to be 34 mpg in combined driving city/highway. Those aren`t the official numbers and we expect them to be better.
2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Price and Estimated Launch Date
The release date for new 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is scheduled to be in April 2019. We`re wondering about his price and according to the officials, it`s going to be $37.500.