Having established its identity as a reliable and powerful midsize SUV, the Toyota Highlander is back for 2022 with a bang. Available in several trims and a large number of configurations, the 2022 Toyota Highlander appeals to massive demography. Be it performance features, technology enhancements, interior elements, exterior accent lines, safety and driver-assistance features, or fuel economy rating, the 2022 Toyota Highlander has been in all praises since it was unveiled. Owing to its overall ratings, the 2022 Toyota Highlander is in a great place to come on top in its segment, beating the likes of Kia Telluride, Mazda CX-9, and Hyundai Palisade. Head to Dan Cava Toyota World in Fairmont, WV, and check out the new 2022 Toyota Highlander today.
The 2022 Toyota Highlander comes with either hybrid or gasoline engines. While the gasoline engine is a 3.5-liter V6 DOHC 24-valve powertrain, the hybrid engine is a 2.5-liter L4HV Double Overhead Cam (DOHC) 16-valve machine. The former can generate a maximum of 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft torque, and the latter makes a maximum output of 243 combined net horsepower and 175 lb-ft torque. The hybrid engine sends power to the wheels of the 2022 Highlander through an Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission system. The gasoline engine leverages a Direct Shift-8AT 8-speed Electronically Controlled automatic gearbox to do the same. When it comes to fuel economy rating, the 2022 Highlander performs well. The hybrid variants offer 35/35/35 MPG city/highway/combined, and the gasoline versions offer 20/27/23 MPG city/highway/combined.
NHTSA rates the 2022 Toyota Highlander as a safe and reliable SUV with an overall good score. Standard safety features include Low-Light Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert, Steering Assist, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Tracing Assist, and Automatic High Beams, among many others.
Unlike other Toyota SUVs, Blind Spot Monitor With Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Front and Rear Parking Assist With Automatic Braking does not come standard with the 2022 Toyota Highlander; instead, they are available at an additional cost.