Review 2016 Toyota Highlander Features & Specs In Evansville, IN

Take a Look Evansville Toyota Shoppers - the Highlander has Arrived

The 2016 Toyota Highlander is virtually unchanged coming into the new model year. It continues to offer seating for up to eight passengers, a four-cylinder and V6 engine, and a fuel-efficient hybrid model. Available in five trims: LE, LE Plus, XLE, Limited and Limited Platinum, the SUV caters to a wide range of buyers with different needs. Additionally, coming into 2016, all V6-equipped models come standard with a towing package, giving drivers the ability to haul large loads and trailer recreational vehicles with ease. Read our 2016 Toyota Highlander review below to discover more info about this new standard package and other equipment options on the full-size SUV.

If you plan on using your 2016 Toyota Highlander in Evansville to haul and trailer large items, you're in luck. All models equipped with the V6 displacement now come standard with a towing package. Offering a towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds, the new package features a heavy-duty radiator with engine oil cooler, fan coupling, a 150-amp alternator and a supplemental transmission oil cooler. Aside from this new offering, the SUV is also available with a Driver Easy Speak system that allows a driver to project their voice through the car's speakers using a microphone. It works wonders when you want to talk to passengers in the rear seat and communicate with the kids.

Most versions of the 2016 Toyota Highlander in Evansville come with a 3.5L V6 engine, generating 270 horsepower and 248 lb.-ft. of torque. The LE model is the only one that sports a 2.7L four-cylinder instead, which delivers 185 horsepower and works alongside a six-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. The Highlander Hybrid model also comes equipped with the V6 engine, as well as an electric drive motor-generator that works in line with the engine to output 280 horsepower. Together they help to produce an EPA-estimated 28 mpg combined, 27 city and 28 highway.

For more info about the new Highlander model, keep reading our 2016 Toyota Highlander review. 

Quick Stats for the Toyota Highlander

The 2016 GMC Acadia, Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer, Buick Enclave, Dodge Durango and the Chevrolet Traverse are outperformed by the 2016 Highlander in a variety areas. The Highlander's handy cabin features and cut-rate sticker price are just a few of the enticing characteristics that shoppers will enjoy. Compare its price against the opposition and you'll clearly see that it's a spectacular value, which makes it a first choice for many Evansville Toyota customers. The bullet list below will give you even more info about its specs!

  • 2016 Toyota Highlander MSRP: $29,990
  • 2016 Toyota Highlander MPG: 20 city / 25 highway
  • 2016 Toyota Highlander Body Style(s): SUV
  • 2016 Toyota Highlander Seats: 8 passengers
  • 2016 Toyota Highlander Colors: Shoreline Blue Pearl, Ooh La La Rouge Mica, Blizzard Pearl, etc...
  • 2016 Toyota Highlander Doors: 4-door
  • 2016 Toyota Highlander 0-60 MPH in 7.6 seconds
  • 2016 Toyota Highlander Cargo Space: 13.8 cubic feet

Find out more about the 2016 Toyota Highlander at Kenny Kent Toyota

Thank you for reading our complete 2016 Highlander review, written by Kenny Kent Toyota's expert authors. It's our job to serve reviews drafted by the best automotive writers in the business - it's just one of the things that makes us a well-known Evansville area Toyota dealer. Everything perspective car buyers need to make sound decisions is right here, including info regarding fuel economy and other specs. Each paragraph is jammed with practical material and specs - all at your fingertips. Please visit our Toyota review and compare directory if you feel the Highlander is not tailor made for you; there you&ll learn about Kenny Kent Toyota's entire lineup.

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