2023 HIGHLANDER

Features

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New Gas Drivetrain: 2.4L Turbo

A new 2.4L turbo 4-cylinder engine provides 265 horsepower with an enhanced 310 lb.-ft. of torque. Along with up to an EPA-estimated 25 combined mpg rating, Highlander is ready to take on your adventures.

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XSE Sport-Tuned Suspension

Unique to Highlander XSE is a sport-tuned suspension that lets it hug the road a little tighter. Retuned shock absorbers, higher-rate springs and a rear stabilizer bar give you enhanced handling on the road, while its lower, athletic stance shows everyone that it’s ready to hit the ground running.

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Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD

Enjoy an upgrade in all-wheel-drive performance. Available Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive (TV-AWD) improves responsiveness and stability by sending up to 50 percent of the power to the rear and then further distributing more power to the wheel that needs it.

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Towing Capacity

The epitome of power and smoothness. Highlander’s new 2.4L turbo engine flexes some muscle with its up to 5000-lb. towing capacity.

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Multi-Terrain Select

Offering you more capability when the pavement ends, Highlander features Multi-Terrain Select (MTS) on All-Wheel Drive (AWD) models. Choose between four modes (Mud & Sand, Rock & Dirt, Snow and Normal) for enhanced traction. When activated, the system is designed to sense slippage and regulate wheelspin—helping to maximize driving performance on different surfaces.

Drive Modes

Three distinct drive modes let you tailor Highlander’s driving dynamics to match your mood. Sport Mode provides sharper acceleration, Eco Mode helps maximize fuel efficiency, and Normal Mode blends fuel economy with performance.

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Exterior

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Captivating Exterior Design

Highlander’s bold design is hard to ignore. Its sculpted shape and contoured lines display the perfect balance between power and refinement. Now available in the Cypress color, it sets a new standard for curb appeal. Get ready to turn heads wherever you go.

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Power-Folding Mirrors

Available automatically folding side mirrors activate when parked, for added protection and peace of mind—even in the tightest spots.

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Twin-Tip Exhaust

Underneath XSE’s unique rear bumper features Highlander’s eye-catching twin-tip exhaust. Chrome-plated for durability and added attention, it helps finish off the sportier rear design.

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20-In. Wheels

Highlander shows off more style with its 20-in. alloy wheels. Standard on XSE, Limited and Platinum, these sleek wheels add more sophistication without compromising performance.

Hands-Free Power Rear Liftgate

Experience freedom, even with your hands full. When you need to engage its available hands-free power liftgate, Highlander senses your Smart Key fob and is designed to open automatically when you kick your foot under the rear bumper.

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LED Headlights

The dynamic front end of Highlander shows off its modern look. The stylish standard LED headlights provide a crisp, clean light, while available auto-leveling LED projector-beam headlights help keep light aimed down at the road for better visibility.

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Interior

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12.3” Fully Digital Gauge Cluster

Standard on Limited and Platinum, the 12.3-in. fully digital gauge cluster presents turn-by-turn directions, safety info, alerts and more, all at a glance, so you can keep your eyes on the road.

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Panoramic Moonroof

Follow the stars above with Highlander's available panoramic moonroof with front power tilt/slide moonroof. Open it up to catch a breeze and enjoy the wide-open view, or easily find cover with a power-retractable sunshade.

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Qi Wireless Charging

Highlander has available Qi-compatible wireless smartphone charging. Leave the cables at home and seamlessly charge on the go by placing your smartphone on the shelf right below the touchscreen.

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Third-Row Seating

Highlander’s roomy interior gives you enough space to seat up to eight, making it great for larger groups and families.

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Two-Tone XSE Interior

Feel the sporty vibe of XSE every time you enter. With its available red and black leather-trimmed seats with red accent stitching across the instrument panel, you can’t help but feel a little more empowered behind the wheel.

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Heated and Ventilated Front Seats

Make every seat more comfortable. Available heated and ventilated front seats cool down or warm up on demand, while available heated second-row seats can help keep passengers warm. Simulation shown.

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Technology

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12.3-In. Toyota Audio Multimedia Display

The available 12.3-in. multimedia display is your hub for accessing playlists, podcasts and entertainment options with ease. As you make your way to your destination, you can stay connected with mobile apps on demand. Best of all, Highlander allows you to access its system controls with the sound of your voice.

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Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™

Turn up the convenience with tech that’s all about you. Utilizing wireless Apple CarPlay® is the smarter, safer and more enjoyable way to use your iPhone® in the car. For compatible Android™ devices, wireless Android Auto™ gives you access to all your favorite music, apps and more, right in front of you.

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Wi-Fi Connectivity and Five USB Ports

With an active Wi-Fi Connect subscription, you can turn your Highlander into a hotspot with 4G connectivity. This feature allows up to five devices to stay connected to your favorite apps, while five USB ports and two 12V outlets help everyone find a charge.

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SiriusXM® Platinum Plan 3-Month Trial

SiriusXM® has premium entertainment that you won’t hear anyplace else. With the SiriusXM® 3-month Platinum Plan trial, you get 425 channels, including 165+ channels in your vehicle, to enjoy ad-free music, plus sports, news, talk, comedy and more. Experience even more on the SXM App, featuring a collection of podcasts, Xtra channels of music, personalized Pandora® stations, SiriusXM® video and more.

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JBL® Audio System

Experience the clear sound of Highlander’s available JBL® audio system. With its 1200 watts, 11 speakers, surround sound and high-quality engineering, phenomenal sound is delivered to amp up every drive.

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Connected Services

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Remote Connect

With an active Remote Connect subscription, Highlander is up to speed with the latest tech. Using Toyota’s available Remote Connect through the Toyota app, you can start the engine, lock/unlock doors and locate your vehicle with your compatible smartphone or smartwatch. One-year trial available.

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Wi-Fi Connect

With an active Wi-Fi Connect subscription, you can turn Highlander into a hotspot. 4G Wi-Fi Connect lets you easily connect up to five devices. And, depending on your existing mobile provider, you can add the Wi-Fi Connect subscription to your current mobile plan. Trial is for 30 days or 3 GB, whichever comes first.

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Safety Connect®

Because the unexpected can happen at any time of day—or night. Every new Highlander comes with an up to 10-year trial of Emergency SOS Assistance and 24/7 Toyota Roadside Assistance to help you drive with added peace of mind.

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Drive Connect

Take the stress out of being in unfamiliar territory. With an active Drive Connect subscription, you'll have Destination Assist to allow you to talk to a live agent while they help you find your destination’s coordinates along with directions on how to get there. One-year trial available.

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Service Connect

Stay up to date on your Highlander’s information. Your Highlander comes with an up to 10-year trial to Service Connect, which provides you with data such as mileage, fuel level and service history. Enable maintenance alerts and receive maintenance reminders that can also be sent to your preferred dealer for extra convenience. Up to 10-year trial included.

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Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+

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Pre-Collision System With Pedestrian Detection

The Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD) can help mitigate or avoid impact with a vehicle or pedestrian in certain situations. Using a camera and radar, PCS w/PD provides both audio and visual alerts, and if you don’t react, the system is designed to brake automatically.

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Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

Intended for highway use, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) lets you drive at a preset speed. The system uses vehicle-to-vehicle distance control, helping maintain a preset distance from the vehicle ahead of you.

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Lane Departure Alert With Steering Assist

When detecting white or yellow lane markings, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA) is designed to issue an audio/visual warning if it detects an inadvertent lane departure. The system is also designed to provide gentle corrective steering if the driver does not take corrective action.

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Lane Tracing Assist

When Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) is enabled and lane markers are detectable, Lane Tracing Assist (LTA) uses the lines on the road and/or preceding vehicles to help keep the vehicle centered in its lane.

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Road Sign Assist

Using an intelligent camera, Road Sign Assist (RSA) is designed to detect speed limit signs, stop signs, Do Not Enter signs and yield signs, and display them on the Multi-Information Display (MID).

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Automatic High Beams

The Automatic High Beams (AHB) are designed to help you see more clearly at night at speeds above 25 mph. The AHB system is designed to detect the headlights and taillights of other vehicles, then automatically toggle between high and low beams.

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Convenience

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Blind Spot Monitor With Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

The available Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) is designed to warn you when a vehicle is in Highlander’s blind spot on either side. When Highlander is placed in reverse, available Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA) is designed to detect certain vehicles approaching from either side. If the system senses cross traffic, it is designed to warn you with side mirror indicators and a warning tone.

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Front and Rear Parking Assist With Automatic Braking

Available Front and Rear Parking Assist with Automatic Braking (PA w/AB) has audible and visual warnings, and in certain conditions may automatically apply the brakes when there is a possibility of contact with a stationary object or vehicle. Simulation shown.

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No Cost Maintenance Plan and Roadside Assistance

Every new Highlander comes with ToyotaCare, a maintenance plan that covers normal factory scheduled service for 2 years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first, and 24-hour Roadside Assistance for 2 years, unlimited mileage.

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Hybrid

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Highlander Hybrid Bronze Edition

Make a grand entrance wherever you go with the Highlander Hybrid Bronze Edition. From the 18-in. bronze-finished wheels to the mid-century-inspired embossed fabric seat inserts and bronze-colored stitching throughout the cabin, this special edition is decorated with subtle yet captivating details inside and out.

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Impressive Efficiency

From a night out to a day trip beyond city limits—Highlander Hybrid is ready to take on every challenge. A responsive 4-cylinder gas engine with two electric motors gets you to more places with fewer stops along the way.

Hybrid Drive Modes

Highlander Hybrid offers multiple selectable driving modes that let you choose how it performs: Normal for everyday driving, Eco for impressive efficiency, Sport for enhanced acceleration, EV Mode, which allows electric-only driving at low speeds for short distances, and Trail Mode, which gives AWD models even more traction.

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FWD or AWD Hybrid Drivetrain

Highlander Hybrid offers two powertrains to best match your needs. Front-Wheel Drive (FWD) delivers intelligent capability, while Electric On-Demand All-Wheel Drive (AWD) provides extra traction.

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Electronic On-Demand AWD

The power of an intelligent grip. Highlander Hybrid’s available Electronic On-Demand All-Wheel Drive (AWD) provides all-weather capability and confident on-road driving dynamics. The system uses a dedicated electric drive motor to automatically supply power to the rear wheels for instant improvement in traction.

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120V/1500-Watt Power Outlet

Power up your favorite electronics anywhere. Use the 1500W power inverter to turn on projectors, generators and more devices while taking a break from the road or setting up for a night under the stars.

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Performance

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