2016 Toyota Highlander in Lakeland, FL
Serving Brandon & Plant City, FL
With an extensive range of powertrains, adaptable second-row seats, and an easy third-row access, this year’s 2016 Toyota Highlander continues to showcase a versatile and good-looking minivan alternative. This latest Highlander version offers both four-cylinder and V6 engines along with automatic and front or all-wheel drive options for a smooth and fuel-efficient drive. It’s also loaded with safety functions including a total of eight airbags as well as a standard rearview camera and Hill-start Assist on all models. The Highlander comes with many standard high-tech components like Bluetooth and Toyota’s Entune smartphone connectivity. This remarkable family-friendly vehicle offers a distinguished three-row crossover utility vehicle for up to eight passengers, and it’s backed by Toyota’s reputation for quality and value. Check out the Toyota Highlander and take it for a test drive here at Lakeland Toyota in Lakeland, FL. Our friendly and informed sales staff are standing by and ready to welcome our neighbors in Brandon and Planet City, FL.
Trim Levels and Options for the 2016 Toyota Highlander
The base Highlander LE includes 18-inch wheels, premium cloth interior, a rearview camera system, Bluetooth, a USB port, and Toyota's Entune smartphone connectivity. The LE trim also features split-folding second- and third-row seats for extra flexibility and comfort.
Above the Highlander LE, there's an LE Plus Package, which adds three-zone climate control, power tailgate with flip-up glass, satellite radio capability, and a power driver's seat.
Moving up, the Highlander XLE trim level features:
- Pushbutton start
- Leather upholstery
- Heated front seats
- Universal garage-door opener
- Eight-inch touch screen system
- Navigation system
Optional features for the Highlander XLE include a Blu-Ray DVD entertainment system and captain chairs which will replace the second-row bench seat.
The Limited Trim is available with the standard V6. Limited Highlanders include 19-inch wheels, a blind-spot monitoring system, second-row captain's chairs, rear parking sensors, heated and ventilated front seats, premium audio, and a power front passenger seat. A panoramic glass roof is an individual option.
In the Highlander XLE and Highlander Limited trims, a feature called Driver Easy Speak employs a microphone to pipe front-seat voices to back-seat occupants—making a message to third-row kids so much easier and calmer.
Top of the trim line is the Platinum Package. The Highlander Limited Platinum includes the Driver Technology Package (Lane Departure Alert with Automatic high beams, Cruise Control, Safety Connect, and pre-collision with Dynamic Radar); a heated steering wheel, heated captain's chairs, rain-sensing wipers, and a panoramic sunroof.
Also, for 2016, all Highlander models with a V-6 engine include the Towing Package, which accepts up to a 5,000-pound pulling capacity. This great hauling bundle includes a heavy-duty radiator, transmission oil cooler, engine oil cooler, 150-amp alternator, and 200-watt fan coupling.
2016 Toyota Highlander Powertrains
The 2016 Toyota Highlander offers a four-cylinder or V6 engine selection with a choice of front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive for most of the models (see separate page for Hybrid edition). All are fuel-efficient and smooth-running -- whether you need to run errands around town -- or you’re driving cross-country to visit friends or relatives.
The base 2.7-liter four-cylinder comes synchronized with a six-speed automatic and is available only with front-wheel drive. It generates a solid 185 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque for an easy ride.
Most Highlander models will come with the 3.5-liter V6 engine that creates a beefy 270 horsepower and 248 pounds-feet of torque. It’s paired with a six-speed automatic, but can be paired up with either with front- or all-wheel drive. It’s a smooth, strong, and fuel-efficient choice.
For 2016, all V6 (non-hybrid) engine driven Highlander models will include a towing package that grants them to tow up to 5,000 pounds. The four-cylinder versions allows up to 1,500 pounds.
The 2016 Toyota Highlander’s Loaded with Safety Features
This year’s Highlander features eight airbags and a standard rearview camera along with Hill-start assist. Outward visibility is another outstanding feature in this current generation of the Highlander.
The 2016 Highlander offers advanced safety options including blind-spot monitors, parking sensors, and a lane-departure warning system. A Driver Technology Package adds adaptive cruise control and a pre-collision warning system.
Test drive a 2016 Toyota Highlander today at Lakeland Toyota in Lakeland, FL
The 2016 Toyota Highlander’s front-strut and independent-rear suspension offer impressive response handling that makes it a treat for drivers from all over the greater Lakeland, FL area. It’s a great family wagon whether you’re dashing through the city or you’ve set out for a long highway vacation. The 2016 Toyota Highlander presents a comfortable ride, plenty of room for passengers as well as cargo, and a full list of high-tech safety features. You’ll get amazing customer service and an incredible price when you purchase a reliable, Toyota Highlander Lakeland Toyota in Lakeland, FL. Be one of the first in Brandon and Plant City, FL to own this handsome family-friendly vehicle.View Inventory