A multi-purpose mobile command centre. A place to connect with family and friends. The perfect vehicle for that weekend getaway. Your sanctuary from the everyday. The 2023 Highlander is all of that and more. Choose from 5 unique gas-powered models, including the sporty XSE or 4 hybrid models, plus the standout Hybrid XLE Bronze Edition. All featuring flexible seating for 7 or 8, Toyota Safety SenseTM 2.5+ standard across the lineup, as well as Connected Services that elevate convenience and safety, and premium touches in every seat. Get into the 2023 Highlander, then Drive Your World.
A modern realm filled with luxurious touches, like standard 8-way power adjustable and heated driver's seat, Highlander is your command centre. The intuitive central console puts controls close at hand. Available features, like a heated steering wheel (standard on Limited models), Qi wireless charging, 10" head up display, and LED ambient lighting put you in charge while making you wish the journey would never end.
The 2023 Highlander is as flexible as you need it to be. XSE, Limited and Platinum models offer seating for 7 with 2nd row Captain's Chairs - heated on the Platinum. All other models comfortably seat 8 courtesy of a 2nd row bench. Large rear doors provide easy access to the 3rd row. Three-zone climate control lets everyone set their own comfort zone. New for 2023, XLE models and up are available with 8-way Power Adjustable Front Passenger Seat.
With 60/40 split fold-flat 3rd row seats, and fold-flat 2nd row seats, the 2023 Highlander offers plenty of room for cargo, so you can carry what you need for wherever you are going. The available hands-free power liftgate makes loading up and loading out even easier.
Express yourself in the low, wide and aggressively sculpted 2023 Highlander. This vehicle features a powerful stance fused with a sophisticated attitude. While its design will turn heads, it also delivers greater aerodynamic efficiency for enhanced vehicle stability.
Toyota's renowned self-charging gas and electric Hybrid powertrain is standard on all Highlander Hybrid models. It includes advanced features like regenerative braking to recapture energy so you never have to plug in, while delivering a robust 243 net horsepower. In short, it's the no compromise family SUV.
Highlander's high-performance battery is designed to last. And Toyota hybrids require no additional routine maintenance. In fact, they follow the same maintenance schedule as our conventionally-powered vehicles.
Highlander Hybrids never need to be plugged in. They recharge on the go, using innovations like regenerative braking to capture and transform energy into electricity and store it in the battery.
Start your journey with a 7" Gauge Cluster Hi-Color Display Screen. Then expand your experience with the Limited and Platinum Grades to a full 12.3" Full TFT MID screen.
Your multimedia experience includes an 8" touchscreen, Safety and Service Connect® (up to 10-year trial)1, Remote Connect (3-year trial), and SiriusXM Satellite Radio (All Access 3-month trial), along with wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto compatibilityTM.
Elevate convenience by adding a 12.3" touchscreen display plus Drive Connect (3-year trial) with embedded navigation2, embedded traffic and weather, and Destination Assist3.
TOYOTA MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM
New Toyota Multimedia offers a suite of smart technologies that help keep you safe and informed, while simplifying your everyday life with standard features like wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM or available Cloud Navigation and Intelligent Assistant. Moreover, all 2023 Highlander grades receive a complimentary up to 10-year trial* for Safety Connect and Service Connect.
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MORE AVAILABLE TECHNOLOGY
The available 265-horsepower, 2.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine serves up an ideal blend of power and efficiency. Backed by next-generation technology, like Dual Variable Valve Timing-with intelligence (Dual VVT-i), and mated to an 8-speed direct shift automatic transmission - putting power and responsiveness at your fingertips, while helping to make the most of every litre.
10.3L / 100km
COMBINED FUEL EFFICIENCY RATING
UP TO 5000-LB TOWING CAPACITY*
Turns out you can take it with you. On Highlander Hybrid models, you can tow up to 3,500 lbs of cargo. On gas models, the available towing package allows you to take 5,000 lbs along for the ride. Features include: a heavy-duty radiator, engine oil cooler, and Trailer Sway Control (TSC) to restrict unwanted trailer movement.
Whenever you come to a full stop - like at a stop light - Highlander's engine automatically shuts off to save fuel and reduce emissions. Lift your foot from the brake pedal, and the engine instantly restarts, to get you effortlessly on your way.
Go with confidence. Available Multi-Terrain Select lets you choose between four modes - Mud & Sand, Rock & Dirt, Snow, and Normal - helping to maximize traction when the roads or the weather take a turn for the worse.
* Available on Gas models only
DYNAMIC TORQUE VECTORING AWD (DTV-AWD) WITH REAR DRIVELINE DISCONNECT
Think of it as the ultimate multi-tasker. A Toyota-first, DTV-AWD can send up to 50 percent of engine torque to the rear wheels, then distributes power to the wheel that needs it most - enhancing stability, responsiveness and control. When it isn't needed, the system sends all driving force to the front wheels to improve fuel economy and deliver a smoother ride.
* Available on Gas models only
ELECTRONIC ON-DEMAND ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD)
With a dedicated electric motor for the rear wheels, Hybrid models adapt based on driving conditions - from 100 percent to the front wheels, to an even 50:50 split between front and rear. It all happens seamlessly and automatically to give you better traction when the going gets tough, and performance that brings a smile when accelerating and cornering.
INTELLIGENT CLEARANCE SONAR (ICS)
Take the guesswork out of parking. Standard on Limited and Platinum models, strategically placed sensors issue an audible warning alerting you to the presence and position of objects in and around your vehicle.
STANDARD 8 AIRBAGS
We've got you covered. The 2023 Toyota Highlander features dual stage airbags for driver and passenger as well as driver's knee, passenger seat cushion and side curtain airbags for all three rows.
STANDARD BLIND SPOT MONITOR WITH REAR CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT
At your service. Highlander's Blind Spot Monitor works to heighten your awareness on the road, alerting you to the presence of vehicles that have entered your blind spot on either side. While Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)1 helps you backup more confidently, warning you of approaching vehicles that may cross your path. Standard on Highlander LE grades and above.
REAR CROSS TRAFFIC BRAKING (RCTB)
Next level safety. Working in tandem with the ICS system, RCTB not only warns you of approaching cross traffic when backing up, but will automatically apply the brakes if the sensors determine that a collision is imminent. Standard on Limited and Platinum models.
BIRD'S EYE VIEW CAMERA
There's more to see in the 2023 Highlander. Available on Platinum, the Bird's Eye View Camera gives you a live, rotating, 360° view of your surroundings when parked.
The 2023 Highlander is the first Toyota in Canada to feature Toyota Safety SenseTM 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+), the next evolution of this advanced suite of active safety technologies and capabilities.
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Anti-Lock Brake System | Brake Assist | Smart Stop Technology | Vehicle Stability Control
Traction Control | Electronic Brake Force Distribution