The Toyota Highlander, which debuted in Western Europe in 2021, stands out for its modular seven-seater interior and sophisticated AWD-i all-wheel drive.
The 2023 Highlander adopts the new Toyota Smart Connect® multimedia system. It boasts a 12.3-inch high-definition touchscreen and additional features, including cloud-based navigation, with up-to-date real-time information on traffic conditions, as well as a built-in voice assistant. Cloud browsing is accessible without having to pair a smartphone and at no extra cost: the new Highlander comes standard with a four-year subscription, which also covers remote system updates.
A cloud navigation system
The 2023 Highlander Hybrid comes standard with Toyota Smart Connect ®, which also includes an integrated navigation system for planning routes when connecting to the cloud is not possible. Toyota Smart Connect ® also offers 3D urban mapping, road sign recognition and fixed speed camera location information.
The 2023 Toyota Highlander has a wireless smartphone connection via Apple CarPlay, as well as a wired connection for Android Auto. All Highlanders have a wireless smartphone charging tray, which has been repositioned on the center console for easier use.
Some functions of the Highlander 2023 can be controlled remotely via MyT, such as locking and unlocking doors or operating hazard lights to locate the car in a parking lot.
A new customizable instrument cluster
The instrument cluster has undergone a complete overhaul with the introduction of a new 12.3-inch digital panel offering a more comfortable and intuitive information display. It gives the effect of a group of concave meters in three dimensions, with customizable graphics according to the driver’s preferences according to four design themes: Casual, Smart, Tough and Sport.
Another design development on the 2023 Highlander is a new beige leather seat upholstery that reinforces the premium look of the cabin. On the outside, this model receives new 20-inch alloy wheels glossy black Arizona on the Lounge finish, and a new shade of Cypress Green metallic paint is now available.
The 2023 Highlander retains its 248 hp self-charging hybrid engine which, with CO emissions2 from 158 g/km (WLTP combined cycle).
The new Highlander is available to order now and the first deliveries will begin in early 2023.