2015 Toyota Highlander Specs
The 2015 Toyota Highlander is a three-line fair size hybrid offered in LE, LE Plus, XLE, Limited and Limited Platinum trim levels. Eight-traveler seating is standard on the LE, LE Plus and XLE, while seven-traveler seating (emphasizing second-column skipper’s seats rather than a three-man seat) is nonobligatory on the XLE and standard on the Limited and Limited Platinum. Note that the related Highlander Hybrid is audited independently.
The base LE kicks things off with 18-inch combination wheels, programmed headlights, warmed outer surface mirrors, protection glass, a back spoiler, journey control, a rear view cam, fabric seating, physically movable front seats (six-way driver, four-way traveler), a sliding and leaning back 60/40-part second-column situate, a 60/40-part third-line situate, a tilt-and-extendable guiding wheel, Bluetooth telephone and sound integration, a 6.1-inch focal touch screen and a six-speaker sound framework with voice control, a CD player, a helper sound jack and an iPod/USB interface.
Picking the LE Plus includes fog lights, a flip-up back seal window, a flexible tallness power lift gate, tri-zone programmed atmosphere control, redesigned upholstery with engineered cowhide (Softex) stresses, an eight-way control driver seat (with force lumbar), a calfskin wrapped guiding wheel, satellite radio and HD radio.
The 2015 Toyota Highlander XLE further includes a sunroof, top rails, keyless section and ignition, cowhide upholstery for the first and second columns (Softex for the third), an updated driver data show, an auto-darkening rearview mirror, a 110-volt electrical plug in the second line, retractable second-push sunshades, driver voice enhancement for corresponding with back travelers (Driver Easy Speak), a 8-inch focal touch screen, a route framework and cell phone application joining (Entune App Suite).
Nearing the top, the Limited accompanies 19-inch wheels, LED running lights, LED surrounding inside lighting, second-line commander’s seats, warmed and ventilated front seats, driver memory works, a four-way control traveler situate, a blind side checking framework, back cross-activity cautions, back stopping sensors and a 12-speaker JBL sound framework.
There are no manufacturing plant choices accessible for the LE or LE Plus trim levels. The XLE could be equipped with the second-line skipper’s seats. A discretionary back seat amusement bundle for the XLE and Limited incorporates a Blue-beam player with 9-inch show, RCA jacks and remote earphones.
On simply the Limited you can likewise select the Driver Technology bundle, which fits the Highlander with programmed high-shaft control headlights, versatile journey control, path flight cautioning, frontal crash cautioning, a frontal effect crash alleviation framework (with programmed braking) and Toyota’s Safety Connect telemetric (crisis support, stolen vehicle area and programmed impact warning).
At last, the top-rack Highlander Limited Platinum harvests the majority of the above as standard and further incorporates a surrounding sunroof, a warmed controlling wheel and warmed second-line seats.
2015 Toyota Highlander Engine
The base new Toyota Highlander 2015 LE begins with front-wheel drive and a 2.7-liter four-chamber motor evaluated at 185 pull and 184 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a six-pace programmed. Efficiency is EPA-evaluated at 22 mpg consolidated (20 city/25 parkway), however that is scarcely superior to the appraisals for the stronger V6 motor.
That 3.5-liter V6 is noncompulsory on the LE and standard on all different trims. It’s evaluated at 270 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. The transmission is again a six-pace programmed that may be mated to either front- or all-wheel drive (Limited Platinum accompanies standard AWD). The front-wheel-drive V6 design attains an EPA-evaluated 21 mpg joined together (19 city/25 expressway), while the AWD V6 drops a tick to 20 mpg consolidated (18 city/24 interstate). We effortlessly met these assessments when we recorded a certifiable 23 mpg on Edmunds’ 120-mile blended driving assessment circle in a XLE AWD.
At the Edmunds test office, we recorded a 7.3-second 0-60-mph time in that same XLE AWD, which is around a second faster than the normal for this section. A Limited with front-wheel drive still outpaced most contenders with a rushed to 60 mph in 7.6 seconds.
The four-chamber Highlander LE is evaluated to tow up to 1,500 pounds. A LE or LE Plus V6 is evaluated up to 2,000 pounds. A legitimately prepared Highlander XLE or Limited (with standard overwhelming obligation radiator, alternator and supplemental oil cooler) can tow up to 5,000 pounds.
2015 Toyota Highlander Safety
The 2015 Toyota Highlander comes standard with footing and solidness control, antilock plate brakes, front seat side airbags, a driver knee airbag, a front traveler seat-pad airbag and full-length side shade airbags. A rearview cam is likewise standard.
The Limited trim gets a blind side checking framework with back cross-activity alarm, and its nonobligatory Driver Technology bundle (standard on Limited Platinum) includes a frontal crash cautioning and alleviation framework (with programmed braking), path flight cautioning and Toyota’s Safety Connect telematics (crisis help, stolen-vehicle area and programmed impact notice). Tragically, these things are inaccessible on lesser Highlander trims.
In a mimicked frenzy prevent from 60 mph led at the Edmunds test office, a Highlander XLE AWD dealt with a braking separation of 116 feet, a great separation for this class.
In government accident testing, the Highlander got a five-star general rating (out of a conceivable five), with four stars for aggregate frontal effect insurance and five stars for aggregate side effect security. Amid testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Highlander got the most astounding conceivable rating of “Great” in the moderate-cover frontal-counterbalance, side-effect and top quality tests. In the little cover frontal-counterbalance effect test, the Highlander got the second-most elevated rating of “Satisfactory.” Its seat and