If you’re choosing the Toyota New Highlander 2020 over the practically similar Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the Toyota New Highlander 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It’s also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made as of late, however the Toyota New Highlander 2020 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Toyota New Highlander 2020 gives ruggedness and excessive towing capability that only this type of automobile can ship. A V8 engine comes normal, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction once you want it most.
The Toyota New Highlander 2020, nevertheless, also has some flaws commonly related to this sort of vehicle. Cargo house is not as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the Toyota New Highlander 2020’s experience and driving experience begin to fall consistent with extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest checking out the Toyota New Highlander 2020’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it surely has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale vehicle.
The optional Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides ahead collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions are available on supporting models at extra cost. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Toyota New Highlander 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The Toyota New Highlander 2020 also gives power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Toyota New Highlander 2020 recent by adding a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Value Bundle in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embrace the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Toyota New Highlander 2020, which pushes the Toyota New Highlander 2020 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in long wheelbase Suburban kind as well, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.