Examine the features of the 2016 Toyota Highlander

December 9th, 2015 by

2016 Toyota Highlander

Features of the 2016 Toyota Highlander in Naperville, IL

Just about every automaker currently doing business in the United States has at least one midsize crossover SUV to offer to buyers. The 2016 Toyota Highlander is the latest version of the popular midsize crossover SUV that not only started the crossover SUV class, but is also the model that sets the tone for the rest of industry segment. Shoppers can take a much more extensive view of the new Highlander in the comforts of the Toyota of Naperville showroom, now that the vehicle has arrived. Among the many things they will learn is that the features of the 2016 Toyota Highlander in Naperville, IL are second-to-none and ready to continue to dominate the class.

Interior features of the 2016 Toyota Highlander

Like its rough-and-tumble forbearers, the interior features of the 2016 Highlander are centered around the idea of flexibility. Passenger space is one of the most popular elements of the Highland line of vehicles. With the proper configuration, the 2016 Highlander can seat up to eight passengers, however, some trim-grades offer captain’s chairs in the second row; dropping the capacity down to seven. Regardless of which seating option that is chosen, rear seat passengers can have more than 38.4 inches of leg room to work with. This is on par with most full-size sedans on the market today.

Available cargo space is another common point of pride for the interior of the 2016 Highlander. The same space that easily accommodates up to eight passengers can easily be converted to one of the largest cargo bays in the midsize crossover SUV class. With the rear two rows properly stowed and out of the way, owners of the 2016 Highlander can have more than 80 cubic-feet of cargo space to use in the vehicle.

Standard equipment for the 2016 Highlander by trim


  • Air conditioning for front/rear passengers
  • Adjustable seats for driver/front passenger
  • Optitron instrument display
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Power windows/locks
  • 12 cup/bottle holders
  • 12-volt outlets
LE Plus

  • Triple-zone climate controls with filter
  • Fold-flat third-row seat with 60/40 split
  • Tilting/Telescoping steering wheel
  • Steering wheel-mounted controls
  • Soft-touch trim and metallic accents

  • LCD Multi-Information Display
  • Driver Easy Speak
  • Leather-trimmed seats
  • Smart Key
  • Overhead storage

  • Backup camera w/ guidelines
  • heated/cooled seats
  • Blue ambient lights
  • Programmable seats
Limited Platinum

  • Heated steering wheel
  • Pre-collision Alert w/ Radar cruise control
  • Lane departure alert w/ Auto high beams
  • Toyota Safety Connect
2016 Toyota Highlander
2016 Toyota Highlander
2016 Toyota Highlander
2016 Toyota Highlander
2016 Toyota Highlander
2016 Toyota Highlander

Performance features of the 2016 Toyota Highlander

The standard engine for the 2016 Toyota Highlander is a 2.7-liter, four-cylinder motor that can make more than 180 horsepower and uses a six-speed automatic transmission to be able to achieve Environmental Protection Agency fuel economy scores of 20 miles per gallon on the highway and 25 miles per gallon in the city. For the most performance possible, there is an upgrade available. Toyota of Naperville can opt for a 3.5-liter, V-6 engine that will produce 270 horsepower. In addition to the standard six-speed transmission, customers will have the ability to choose between front- and all-wheel drive. Fuel economy scores for the V-6 engine are within a few points of those of the four-cylinder engine.

If you would like to take a closer look at the features of the 2016 Toyota Highlander in Naperville, IL make an appointment with a Toyota of Naperville sales professional today.