Buy or Lease a 2018 Toyota Highlander near Santa Barbara, CA

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The 2018 Toyota Highlander
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The 2018 Toyota Highlander is a new Toyota SUV designed to accommodate what's important to you. If you're a solo adventurer ready to explore the California coast, the new Highlander has you covered with its impressive powertrain options and captivating technology features. Are you growing your family? Let the Highlander SUV be your home away from home, with an 8-passenger capacity and spacious cargo room to make the most out of every family vacation. Learn more about the 2018 Highlander by visiting our Toyota dealership near Santa Barbara, CA, for a test-drive.

2018 Toyota Highlander Engine Specs & Performance

2018 Toyota Highlander Engine Specs & Performance

A quartet of powertrain options await your selection when you're deciding which new 2018 Toyota Highlander SUV to buy. Stick with the standard 2.7-liter engine and you'll enjoy stellar fuel efficiency with up to 185 horsepower. For more power, upgrade to one of two 3.5-liter V6 powertrains and enjoy 295 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque. If it's eco-friendly performance you crave, the 2018 Highlander Hybrid trim is perfect for every expedition due to its superb 306 hybrid system net horsepower. Plus, when properly equipped the new Highlander can tow up to 5,000 pounds, so don't hesitate to hitch up a trailer. Your detailed 2018 Highlander engine specs are:

2.7-liter 4-cylinder DOHC engine

  • This standard engine outputs 185 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque
  • Features Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence

3.5-liter V6 direct-injection Atkinson-cycle engine

  • This available engine generates 295 hp and 263 lb-ft of torque
  • Features VVT-iW (Variable Valve Timing-intelligent Wide) intake
  • Features VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing with intelligence) exhaust
  • Optional Feature - Stop and Start Engine System (S&S)

3.5-liter V6 Atkinson-cycle hybrid engine

  • Yields a 306 hybrid system net hp
  • Features VVT-iW (Variable Valve Timing-intelligent Wide) intake
  • Features VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing with intelligence) exhaust
  • Offers EV, ECO and POWER Modes

Other performance options can include

  • Dynamic Torque-Control All-Wheel Drive System
  • Electronic On-Demand AWD system with intelligence
  • 19-inch 5-spoke Chromtec® alloy wheels
2018 Highlander Interior Comfort & Technology

2018 Highlander Interior Comfort & Technology

You can seat up to eight passengers in the new 2018 Highlander SUV, so load up the entire family and hit the road for a weekend vacation. Upgrade to second-row captain's chairs and your crew will love traveling even more, or enjoy the third-row seating and take full advantage of your SUV's passenger capacity. And when you get caught in a traffic jam, boredom will never be an issue due to excellent technology perks like the available Rear-Seat Blu-ray Disc™ entertainment system. Fill your 2018 Toyota Highlander interior with other great cabin features, which can include:

  • Entune™ Audio Plus with Connected Navigation App
  • Entune™ Multimedia Bundle
  • Driver Easy Speak
  • 8-inch high-resolution touchscreen display
  • Panoramic moonroof
  • Puddle lights with folding feature
2018 Toyota Highlander Safety Features

2018 Toyota Highlander Safety Features

Safety is always a top priority for Toyota engineers, which is why the new Highlander SUV is equipped with an Advanced Airbag System, including a driver knee airbag, that offers all-encompassing protection throughout the cabin. The new Highlander also features two standard safety suites: Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P) and the Star Safety System™. Both packages utilize passive and active technologies to enhance your protection on the road. These innovations include a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist and so much more. Upgrade trims and receive even more safety perks, such as Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Blind Spot Monitor, that help keep an eye on your hard-to-see zones. Additional 2018 Toyota Highlander safety options can include:

  • Smart Stop Technology®
  • ToyotaCare
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

Discover everything you need to know about the 2018 Highlander SUV at Toyota of Santa Barbara. Schedule a test-drive, then speak with our Toyota financing team to lease or buy the new Toyota Highlander and drive it home today!

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