The Toyota Highlander is one of the newer additions to the Toyota SUV family and has received a poor reputation in the past because of poor designing and a lot of shortcomings. This year’s Highlander is the vehicle that will make people forget about that reputation as the vehicle has been significantly upgraded by Toyota. It features a more powerful and efficient engine that complements amazing technology and essential safety. For those in Morgantown, WV looking for an affordable dealership to buy a 2016 Toyota Highlander in, visit Washington Toyota.
The Toyota Highlander has certainly come a very long way from the days it was considered a secondary vehicle. This year’s 2016 Highlander LE contains the goods that will elevate this vehicle into a top-seller in the SUV segment. It has an amazing exterior design with a front bumper that holds projector-beam halogen headlights, daytime running headlamps, and automatic fog lights. On each side of the vehicle, the Compass sports four 18” alloy wheels that match well with body-colored side mirrors that have power-heated features and their very own turn signal indicators. Finally, in the back of the vehicle is an automatic tailgate release that is powered by the vehicle’s remote keyless entry system.
The cabin of the Highlander LE is one that delivers pure comfort and luxury as it is decked out in leather and fabrics of the highest quality. The cabin is divided into 3 rows with the 3rd row acting as ideal cargo storage while the first two rows are designed to transport 5 passengers on leather front and rear seats with built in power and manual adjustment features. These even have ergonomic lumbar support to provide posture comfort for passengers.
Opening the hood of the 2016 Toyota Highlander LE, the vehicle reveals a powerful and economic 3.5 liter V6 engine that propels the vehicle at maximum speeds of 270 horsepower with 248 pound feet of torque. This engine is also designed with a 6-speed shift-able automatic transmission and variable valve timing to provide good fuel economy ratings.
Moving to the technology side of the 2016 Toyota Highlander LE, users will definitely appreciate its many modern interior and exterior tech features. It has remote keyless entry that automatically locks/unlocks car doors and trunk upon sensing the vehicle’s key fob in the vehicle’s immediate proximity. Upon sensing the key fob, all vehicle doors and trunk lid unlocks automatically and locks when the key fob is away. It also has power-heated side mirrors that prevent smog accumulation produced under colder driving temperatures. Other tech features of the Highlander LE are:
- Backup Sensors - To provide further assistance in parking, the SUV has multiple backup sensors that conveniently guide users in parking in tight spaces.
- Rear View Camera - Assisting drivers in parking is a rear view camera found in the vehicle’s rear bumper. This camera transmits live video feed of the car’s rear to the Toyota Entune entertainment screen to assist drivers in backing up.
- Front Collision Warning - Sensors in the front of the pickup that warn users when the vehicle is in close proximity with another vehicle or object.
Inside the Highlander, there are many tech features such as:
- Toyota Entune Audio System
- SiriusXM Satellite Radio
- USB/Auxiliary Ports for Mobile Device Synchronization
- Steering Wheel Controls
- Tri-Zone Climate Control
Another vehicular highlight that definitely adds a lot of value for the SUV is its essential safety features. These features are part of Toyota’s award-winning STAR safety system. It has an anti-theft system that monitors all outside movement in the vehicle. This system automatically alerts users in the event of a vehicular break-in and even has its very own engine immobilizer that suspends its engine temporarily. The vehicle also has Lane Departure Sensors that guide users when changing lanes abruptly on the road. Other safety features provided by the Compass Sport are:
- Tire-pressure Monitoring System
- Anti-lock Brakes
- Electronic Brake Distribution
- Traction Control
Inside the vehicle, the 2016 Toyota Highlander LE also has a lot of safety features such as:
- Multiple Airbags
- Front and rear seat seatbelts
- Child Seat Fasteners
- Child Safety Locks
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