2015 Toyota Highlander hybrid, release date, review

Before 2001, the concept of crossover vehicles was not present in market. It was Toyota Motor Corporation which pioneered this concept and manufactured a sedan on it. This sedan was named as “Toyota highlander”. Since its debut in 2001, it became one of the most popular sedans in automobile market. Currently, the latest model from this series 2015 Toyota Highlanderis ruling the crossover market.

2015 Toyota Highlander front

This vehicle has become popular among all car lovers but it was dearer to people who want a vehicle with multiple properties. It has a design which resembles any normal SUV and it can also have enough space for cargo and third row seats. 2015 Toyota Highlander is one of those few cars which can carry passengers and cargo alike and still deliver quite good fuel economy.


2015 Toyota Highlander comes in two variants with either front wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The former model has an engine with four cylinders having volume 2.7 litres. It can deliver up to 185 horsepower and 184 pound feet torque. An all wheel drive highlander has a V6 engine with 3.5 litres stroke volume and it can develop 270 hp power and 248 lb-ft torque. Both types of engines are fitted with a six speed automatic transmission system.

There are four trim levels of 2015 Highlander to choose, for buyers. This car is available in LE, LE Plus, XLE and limited. LE version highlander has 18 inch alloy wheels which is quite impressive in its segment. It is also equipped with a touchscreen display, camera for rear view and Bluetooth and USB connectivity.

2015 Toyota Highlander rear


The LE models of 2015 Toyota Highlander are better equipped with features than L models. They have rear window which can be flipped up, power liftgate and driver seat and climate control facility. XLE models are real high end models with some very attractive features. You will get keyless entry facility and ignition system and navigation system with this model. There is also an option of integrating your smart phone with your car.

2015 Toyota Highlander interior

2015 Toyota Highlander: Limited Edition

The limited edition models of 2015 Toyota Highlander are sport themed cars which have high end features. You will get a 19 inch alloy wheel, heated seats for both driver and passengers and a better audio system. The finish of seats is also of some premium leather. Special safety features such as blind spot monitoring, collision prevention system and lane maintaining system are also fitted.

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