A 2023 Toyota Highlander carrying two bicycles

How Does the 2023 Toyota Highlander Perform as an SUV?

Performance Features of the 2023 Toyota Highlander 

Are you in search of the perfect family vehicle to upgrade to this year? If yes, we have exciting news for you. Toyota returns to the SUV segment with its ever-popular Highlander, conquering the urban landscape yet again with its rugged design and exceptional driving capabilities. Here, we take a look at the performance features of the 2023 Toyota Highlander. If the latest version of Highlander looks like the one for you, make sure to check it out at Toyota San Luis Obispo. Drop by our dealership in San Luis Obispo, CA, for a detailed vehicle tour with one of our team members. Get in touch with us to find out more about the new Highlander. 

What are the Upgrades in the 2023 Toyota Highlander? 

A more dynamic powertrain drives the 2023 Highlander. Besides this, you get a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster and a matching 12.3-inch infotainment display in the Limited and Platinum trims. These models also come with power-folding exterior mirrors. Meanwhile, the XLE and XSE trims have been packaged with a hands-free power-operated rear liftgate. 

Dashboard of the 2023 Toyota Highlander
Seats of the 2023 Toyota Highlander

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Powertrain of the 2023 Toyota Highlander 

The 2023 model houses a standard 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine generating 265 horsepower. It is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and either all- or front-wheel drive. On the other hand, the hybrid model comes with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder coupled to two electric motors, collectively pumping out 243 horses. This has been designed to mate with a continuously variable transmission and is offered in both all- and front-wheel drive models. 

Drive a New Toyota Model in San Luis Obispo, CA 

Visit Toyota San Luis Obispo to explore the new Highlander and other 2023 Toyota models. Also, schedule a test drive with us to take the vehicle of your choice out for a spin!