As one of the hottest selling classes in the automotive industry, crossover SUVs offer shoppers at Allan Nott Toyota a nearly endless world of possibilities. At the top of that class sits the third-generation 2016 Toyota Highlander near Lima, OH. The new version carries over all of the most impressive features from the previous model-year and also features some new capabilities. This ideal family vehicles offers potential owners three powertrain options spread across four trim grades. The end result is a spacious SUV with the highest levels of refinement and adaptability. The value of the 2016 Toyota Highlander becomes very clear once a shopper begins to examine the long list of standard features and take into account the peace of mind offered by the standard ToyotaCare warranty.
Among the most impressive changes made to the 2016 Toyota Highlander near Lima, OH is the expanded availability of the Tow Prep Package. Now available on the LE and LE Plus trim grades, properly equipped versions of the 2016 Highlander will be able to pull a trailer weighing up to 5,000 pounds. In addition to offering the external components necessary to pull this amount of weight, Toyota engineers have also included important internal components like a more robust cooling system to help lessen wear and tear on the vehicle. The 5,000-pound towing capacity of the 2016 Highlander is in line with the Society of Automotive Engineers J2807 Towing Standard.
Buyers have been flocking to the Highlander platform for a number reasons for a long time. Chief among these reasons is the incredible amount of room offered to passengers. Just about every automaker offers a three-row SUV. However, very few offer a three-row SUV that is as useful as the 2016 Toyota Highlander near Lima, OH. Second row riders in the Toyota SUV can have more than 38 inches of legroom to work with and third row passengers will be able to have nearly 30 inches of room for their legs. That same space can be easily translated into varying amounts of cargo space. Even with all three rows holding passengers, there is still about the same amount of room a passenger sedan has in its trunk. When both rear rows are properly stowed, that spaces rapidly expands to 83.7 cubic-feet.
The base engine option for the 2016 Toyota Highlander near Lima, OH is a 2.7-liter, four-cylinder making up to 185 horsepower. A six-speed automatic transmission sends power to the front wheels. Fuel economy scores for the new Highlander are set at 20 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway. A powerful 3.5-liter, V-6 engine is also available on some of the higher trim grades. Making this choice will give buyers the ability to make 270 horsepower as well as utilize the 5,000-pound towing capacity.