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2017 Highlander

2017 Toyota Highlander Overview at Kelowna Toyota in Kelowna, BC

For 2017 the Toyota Highlander has received an overhaul on the inside and out. It is Canada’s only mid-sized hybrid with a starting MSRP of $35,500. The Highlander offers six models (LE V6 AWD, LE V6 AWD, XLE V6 AWD, Hybrid XLE, Limited V6 AWD, Hybrid Limited) making the options and configurations endless in this line up of SUVs. Come to Kelowna Toyota today to see the 2017 Toyota Highlander.

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Starting at $35,500

Bluetooth Capable
Heated Seating
$35,500 starting msrp

The 2017 Highlander offers two available engine options for its model lineup. The choices are a V-6, and a Hybrid model engine. The V-6 boasts a 3.5-litre engine with direct injection being added for this model year. The engine creates 295 horsepower and 263 ft.-lb. of torque. The Hybrid engine is a 3.5-litre V-6 (now also with direct injection). This hybrid model has electric motors in front and in back. The engine creates a net horsepower of 306 and the engine and front motor are linked to Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive (HSD) system. The system includes intelligent fuel saving features like regenerative braking to recapture the friction energy that is usually lost which is then sent back to the engines. The 2017 Highlander isn’t just all show, offering a towing capacity of 5000 lbs. The exceptional 8 year/160,000km hybrid component warranty comes standard. This SUV also has very impressive fuel efficiency. The gas only engine comes in at 11.8L/100km for city and 8.7L/100km for highway. The Hybrid rating is 8.1L/100km for city and 8.5L/100km for highway.


Toyota as a company has always focused on being ahead of the curve in the safety department. The 2017 Toyota Highlander is loaded eight standard airbags and has a remarkable list of safety features to keep its passengers safe. The Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) is included and features front and rear clearance sonar which gives the driver an alert if there is an obstruction in the front or rear of the vehicle, even if it is below the sight line. The TSS system also includes lane departure warning with lane departure prevention. Both these features audibly and visually alert the driver if he or she is straying from the lane way. The system uses sensors to monitor the lane lines and if drift is detected it gently guides the vehicle back into the lane. The 2017 Highlander also includes the heralded STAR® Safety system with intelligent features like brake assist, anti-lock braking, anti-lock braking, stability control and anti-lock braking to which all aid in keeping the vehicle sturdy, locked to the pavement and out of the grasp of roll over.

For 2017 the Highlander received makeover. A newly designed front end gives the Highlander a more stylized look adding to the front end truck like brawniness. The front and rear fascia design and LED head and tail lamps add a touch of luxury. Although truck-like on the outside, the inside has a luxury car feel. In the front there are heated front row captain’s chairs. The middle row features 60/40 split bench seats or with the SE package you can have heated reclining captain’s chairs. The 2017 Highlander easily seats 7-8 adults and offers an available power rear door to make loading in and out a breeze.


The 2017 Highlander has intelligent technology features like “driver speak easy” which utilizes a small microphone by the steering wheel and projects the voice to the back of the SUV. The 2017 Highland also offers the available “Stop and Start Engine System” which shuts down the engine when during idling and cruising and then restarts it seamlessly when the accelerator is pressed. This feature is a huge saver for gas usage and emissions. The “Limited” gas and hybrid models offer the “Bird’s Eye View System” that combines a panoramic mix of camera images to show a full view of the vehicle from above making obstacles easy to spot. XLE and Limited (gas and hybrid) models offer SiriusXM® Satellite Radio integration with Navigation projected on a larger 8” display. The standard Highlander includes a 6.1” touchscreen with two USB ports.


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