2018 Toyota Highlander

If you’re a Danvers, Peabody, or Salem driver with a big family, then you’re also going to need a big vehicle. And the 2018 Toyota Highlander ought to keep every passenger satisfied.

This 8-passenger SUV has all the safety, comforts, and power that you’re looking for. The Ira Toyota of Danvers team has written this review just to show you.

2018 Toyota Highlander Safety

One of the main goals of the 2018 Toyota Highlander is to keep your family safe out on those unpredictable roads. In order to do this, it employs both structural reinforcements and a number of safety technologies.

First and foremost, your Highlander comes with front and rear crumple zones and side-impact door beams. When these are paired with the energy-dissipating interior trim, the Highlander is capable of absorbing and redistributing impact forces away from the passenger cabin.

Of course, an accident may never occur with your safety technologies working overtime. First and foremost, you’ll have the Star Safety System™, which includes your standard handling and brake boosters.

However, you’ll also have Toyota Safety Sense™ P. This suite utilizes cameras and sensors to predict when accidents are about to occur and completely prevent them from happening.

LEARN MORE: Toyota Highlander Safety Review

2018 Highlander: Interior Comfort

Like we said, the 2018 Highlander seats as many as eight passengers. So, if you’ve got a big family, then this is likely the best choice for you.

In total, the passenger cabin includes 144.9 ft3 of space for passengers, as well as 13.8 ft3 behind the third row for your cargo. That ought to leave enough room for passengers to stretch and stow their luggage.

Just like in your safety array, you’ll have plenty of technology up front for entertainment purposes. Namely, you’ll have the Entune™ audio suite on your side.

Entune™ features a number of different gadgets, but the most prominent may be the 6.1-inch touchscreen and 6-speaker audio system. In addition to these, you’ll also have hands-free calling and texting. Altogether, it’s an entertaining and highly convenient package.

Toyota Highlander Performance Specs

Despite the fact that it’s a larger SUV, the Toyota Highlander doesn’t opt for a massive, gas-guzzling powertrain. Instead, it comes equipped with a 2.7L 4-cylinder. This engine is enhanced with dual variable valve timing with intelligence, which simplifies power flow through the engine for added response.

The Highlander engine is easily able to produce as much as 185 HP and 184 lb-ft of torque. With that power, you’ll be able to haul up to 1,500 pounds of cargo.

The Highlander also comes with a 6-speed electronically controlled transmission with intelligence. This feature comes with a sequential shift mode and snow mode for added traction and handling on rough roads.

Learn More About the 2018 Toyota Highlander

Do you think that the 2018 Toyota Highlander may be the right choice for your Danvers, Peabody, or Salem family? Then you’ll want to come speak to our team for more information about a Toyota Highlander lease. Contact Ira Toyota of Danvers today to learn more!


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