Sophisticated and dynamic, the new Highlander Hybrid features a progressive silhouette, flush-mounted roof rails for improved aerodynamics, and sculptured side-door panels. The exterior has grown in length by approximately three inches while width is increased one-half inch, conveying a sleek and strong appearance.
Sophisticated, Dynamic Exterior and Premium Interior Design
The Highlander Hybrid model's Hybrid Synergy Drive system pairs the 3.5-liter V6 gasoline engine with a high-torque electric drive motor-generator for additional power and fuel efficiency. All Highlander Hybrid models will be equipped with electronic on-demand all-wheel-drive with intelligence (AWD-i). With new technologies that include enhancements in suspension performance, and optimized electric power steering, the new Highlander Hybrid will provide a more dynamic driving experience. Highlander will have a MacPherson strut front suspension, double-wishbone rear suspension, four-wheel disc brakes, and 19-inch Chromtec® alloy wheels.
Improved Dynamic Performance, Handling, Efficiency
Highlander Hybrid will come standard with Toyota's Entune™ Premium JBL Audio with Navigation and App Suite. Among the many features in the system is an eight-inch high resolution touch-screen with split screen display with12 JBL Green Edge® speakers. The new Highlander will also offer an available Blu-Ray® Rear Seat Entertainment system with an RCA coaxial input terminal at the rear of the center console to allow external devices, such as gaming systems, to be connected.
Advanced In-Cabin, Multimedia Connectivity
All 2014 Highlander's will have eight standard airbags. Like every Toyota, Highlander will feature the standard Star Safety System™, which includes Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, an Anti-lock Braking System, and Smart Stop Technology. All Highlander's will also come equipped with a standard backup camera and Hill-start Assist Control. New available safety and convenience features include rear parking sonar, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Alert, and a Pre-collision System. Value Pricing The 2014 Highlander Hybrid will be available in the Hybrid Limited and new Hybrid Limited Platinum package. The Highlander Hybrid Limited will have a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $47,300. The Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum package adds a Driver Technology Package that includes: • Safety Connect (includes Emergency Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Roadside Assistance and Automatic Collision Notification. Available by subscription), • Pre-Collision System with Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, • and Lane Departure Alert with Automatic High Beam Headlights. The Hybrid Limited Platinum also features a Panoramic Moonroof, heated steering wheel, and heated perforated leather second-row captain's chairs. The Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum package will carry an MSRP of $49,790. Highlander Hybrid MSRP's do not include the Delivery, Processing and Handling (DPH) fee of $860. The DPH for Southeast Toyota (SET) and Gulf States Toyota (GST) may vary. All Highlanders are assembled at Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana (TMMI) in Princeton, Ind. Toyota will also display the one-of-a-kind Spongebob Highlander, next door to the Los Angeles Convention Center at the LA Live Entertainment Complex from November 29 to December 1. The all-new Highlander Hybrid will reach dealer showrooms in February 2014. With excellent fuel economy, low emissions, high performance, and refined styling in an all-wheel-drive SUV, 2014 will be high time for Highlander Hybrid.
Comprehensive List of Safety & Convenience Features