Crossover 2018-2019 Toyota Highlander third generation officially debuted in the spring of 2013-th year at the New York Auto Show, but in our country there was a car just now.
In comparison with a precursor of a new generation crossover slightly increased in size.
By the length of the body added 7 centimeters, and now the figure is 486.5 cm.
The width of the car has increased by 1.5 cm – up to 192.5 cm.
But the car’s height was reduced to 173 cm.
Wheelbase length remains the same – 279 cm.
The height clearance of 20 centimeters.
Depending on the equipment crossover unladen weight can be from 1875 to 1995-ti-ti kilogram.
Significant conversion received Salon 2018-2019 Toyota Highlander.
It can be a 7-seater and 8-seater.
In the first place, we note the emergence of more high-quality finishing materials, as many owners of the previous generation model, trim were dissatisfied.
Moreover, all the rows of seats received even more space.
Also much more interesting in terms of design has become the front panel.
Ergonomics has clearly improved.
In addition, there was a wide shelf for various small things.
Anyway, the salon has become more functional, offering new options for transformation.
The luggage compartment in the new generation 2018-2019 Toyota Highlander also slightly increased.
Now, a width of 191.5 cm and the boot floor is slightly lowered, so that the volume increased to 391 th liters.
If you fold the rear seats, the luggage compartment capacity increases to 2370 liters.
In the Russian market for 2018-2019 Toyota Highlander new generation are 2 petrol power unit.
The role of the base motor went 4-cylinder 16-valve 2.7-liter unit 1AR-FE series.
It has a dual camshaft system changes and develops maximum power of 188 horsepower at 5800 rpm.
Maximum torque of 252 Newton-meters is achieved at around 4200 rev / min.
To him in a couple of proposed 6 -speed automatic transmission.
With this engine mated to the previous generation of the crossover, it fully complies with environmental standards Euro-5.
With him the maximum speed of the machine is 180 kilometers per hour, and the acceleration from zero to the first “hundred” will need 10.3 seconds.
Interestingly, various sources indicate different fuel consumption.
Thus, the data sheet specifies that the combined cycle the engine consumes about 10.7 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers.
The Russian company’s website indicates a 9.9-liter.
And in the United States for independent tests and all were of the order of 12.5 liters per 100 kilometers.
The second engine is also well known by the previous generation 2018-2019 Toyota Highlander.
However, it slightly modernized and reduced power.
Now the 6-cylinder 24-valve 3.5-liter engine 2GR-FE produces 249 horsepower, which are available at 6200 rev / min.
Maximum torque remains the same, its peak in the 337 Newton-meters is achieved at around 4700 rev / min.
This engine also got a dual system of variable valve timing and automatic 6 A range gearbox.
With this powertrain 2018-2019 Toyota Highlander is capable of accelerating from zero to 100 kilometers an hour in 8.7 seconds and top speed is still the same 180 kilometers per hour.
In mixed driving cycle on the passport consumed 10.6 liters, although tests indicate consumption of 13 liters ti.
Crossover 2018-2019 Toyota Highlander 3rd-generation built on increased and improved platform from the Camry sedan, supplemented with some details of the Lexus RX.
For example, the latest model from the novelty has received a multi-link rear independent suspension and all-wheel drive system with magnetic coupling JTEKT.
It remains the front suspension, which is only slightly reconfigured.
The front wheels of the car are equipped with twin-piston ventilated brakes, and rear wheels mounted single-piston brakes.
Already in the basic version of the machine equipment it has a large number of electronic assistants.
In particular, we note the VSC system of exchange rate stability, traction TRAC system, help system during the descent (DAC) and rise (HAC), as well as cruise control.
In place of the traditional left, and such electronic aids like ABS anti-lock brake assist system BAS emergency braking and brake force distribution EBD.
Note that all-wheel drive system will be available only for 2018-2019 Toyota Highlander with a 3.5 liter engine.
For crossover with 2.7-liter engine is offered only drive on the front axle.
In addition, if the first four-wheel drive was a constant, but now it will be connected.
In the Russian market a new generation of crossover 2018-2019 Toyota Highlander is presented in two equipment versions – “Elegance” and “Prestige”.
In the initial configuration the car is equipped with LED optics front, front fog lights, leather seats, alloy wheels 19-inch, 3-zone climate control, heated seats and steering wheel, power accessories, rain sensors and light, luggage compartment door electric, rear parking sensors , Power driver’s seat 8 -th directions, front and side airbags, as well as music system with 6 speakers USB / AUX IR port and Bluetooth.
Cost Crossover 2018-2019 Toyota Highlander new generation launched in the Russian market from 1 760 000.