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Vehicle Reviews:
2016 Toyota Highlander

The 2016 Toyota Highlander is a top contender in the family-friendly crossover SUV segment. It offers seating for up to eight passengers, mountains of great features, and excellent marks in safety crash scores. Consumers also love it for its minivan-like space but with the cool looks only an SUV can provide.

An interior that offers functionality

As a family SUV, Toyota’s 2016 Highlander offers the functionality required for a full crew of passengers and their cargo. Depending on model, the Highlander is available with seven- and eight-passenger seating. Those equipped with the eight-passenger configuration get second- and third-row bench seats, while those with seven seats get a second row with two captain’s chairs. No matter which configuration is chosen, consumers love the comfort and space the Highlander provides.

There is also a number of family-friendly storage features that further boost the functionality of the Highlander. It comes with a built-in shelf on the dashboard, which provides handy storage for small items, and it also has a spacious storage box beneath the console armrest that is great for large items like iPads or even purses.

Consumers find the Highlander to be a great companion for errands and traveling due to its cargo space that measures a nice 83.7 cubic feet with rear seats lowered. This number makes the Highlander an asset for major grocery runs or a luggage-filled trip out of town.

The Highlander is pleasant and capable

Finding a vehicle that provides a pleasant driving experience, but is also capable of things like towing can prove difficult. The 2016 Highlander flawlessly evokes both of these essentials with both its 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine and 3.5-liter V6. While both engines are worthwhile, our customers find the Highlander’s V6 engine to be a triple win, providing stronger driver engagement, smooth as silk acceleration, and almost the same fuel economy as the four-cylinder. Another quality the 2016 Highlander provides is precise steering, which consumers feel adds security and confidence behind the wheel.

For consumers seeking an SUV for towing family-fun toys like boats and jet skis to vacation hot spots, the Highlander is an excellent choice. When equipped with the four-cylinder engine, the Highlander can tow up to 1,500 pounds, while those with the V6 manage up to 5,000 pounds.

For the ultimate family-friendly SUV, grab the 2016 Toyota Highlander. To learn more about buying and leasing options, visit our Ron Hibbard Toyota dealership in Gallatin, Tennessee, near to Madison and Nashville. While you are there you can also test drive the Highlander or any other Toyota Model.