The 2023 Toyota Highlander has arrived, finally. Not only in the stores, but also on the roads. It has caused a renewed interest in the popular Highlander series from the trusted house of Toyota. While trying to marry purpose with style, Toyota claims that the Toyota Highlander 2023 comes ‘with advanced capabilities and a confident drive, [which] puts you and your crew in position to upgrade your adventures.’

If we look around, we can feel a significant amount of exhilaration among the auto freaks across the globe, which finds reflection on the endless posts around this brand-new car on leading social media platforms and popular auto community channels. 

At the first glance, the all-new Toyota Highlander seems to be a decent upgrade over its immediate predecessor. Till date, the overall response to the car is quite overwhelming. Let’s get along a ride with it to figure out what it exactly brings to your garage. Here we go! 

Toyota Highlander 2023

In a nutshell, the latest addition to Toyota’s long-standing Highlander series, appears to be a great choice, so far as the top-notch cars of the year are concerned. [Image Credit: Toyota]

2023 Toyota Highlander

Being blessed with the luminous presence of modern infotainment, composed ride and solid braking performance, the 2023 Toyota Highlander appears to be a piece of dazzling beauty. Despite missing out on a few points like — minuscule fuel-economy gains, a bit less spring in its step and cramped third row, the Toyota Highlander 2023 manages to tick most of the important boxes. 

Let’s have a close look at the major specifications of the 2023 Toyota Highlander to understand its capabilities. 

2023 Toyota Highlander Specifications 

Model Name: 2023 Toyota Highlander Platinum AWD

Vehicle Type: front-engine, all-wheel-drive, 7-passenger, 4-door wagon


Base: $52,560/$54,372

Options: Running boards, $599; dashcam, $375; carpeted floor and cargo mats, $358; roof-rack cross bars, $350; door edge guards, $130


Turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4, aluminum block and head, port and direct fuel injection

Displacement: 146 in3, 2393 cm3

Power: 265 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque: 310 lb-ft @ 1700 rpm


8-speed automatic


Suspension, F/R: struts/multilink

Brakes, F/R: 13.3-in vented disc/13.3-in disc

Tires: Goodyear Eagle Touring

235/55R-20 102V M+S


Wheelbase: 112.2 in

Length: 194.9 in

Width: 76.0 in

Height: 68.1 in

Passenger Volume, F/M/R: 55/49/31 ft3

Cargo Volume, Behind F/M/R: 84/48/16 ft3

Curb Weight: 4529 lb


60 mph: 7.2 sec

1/4-Mile: 15.5 sec @ 92 mph

100 mph: 18.5 sec

[Results above omit 1-ft rollout of 0.3 sec.]

Rolling Start, 5–60 mph: 7.7 sec

Top Gear, 30–50 mph: 3.5 sec

Top Gear, 50–70 mph: 4.7 sec

Top Speed (gov ltd): 113 mph

Braking, 70–0 mph: 170 ft

Roadholding, 300-ft Skidpad: 0.84 g


Observed: 21 mpg


Combined/City/Highway: 24/21/28 mpg

In a nutshell, the latest addition to Toyota’s long-standing Highlander series, appears to be a great choice, so far as the top-notch cars of the year are concerned. Meanwhile, Toyota looks a bit aggressive in its bid to win the bragging rights of the auto world in 2023, as the company has already rolled out two more over-the-top cars — 2023 Toyota Tacoma and Toyota Prius 2023

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