2018 Toyota Highlander Review in Tinley Park, IL

A black 2018 Toyota Highlander driving through the countryside by the sea 

Are you in search of a highly capable SUV that has the comfort, utility, and power your active family demands? Look no further than the all-new 2018 Toyota Highlander. Available at Orland Toyota, this powerful and fun Toyota SUV delivers on all fronts. Keep reading to learn about all the ways the new Highlander can serve your family.

If you already know the new Toyota Highlander is the perfect SUV to tackle your daily drive, browse our new Highlander inventory to see all of the available models at our Toyota dealership in Tinley Park, IL.

2018 Toyota Highlander: Engine & Performance

The standard 2.7L 4-cylinder engine of the 2018 Toyota Highlander delivers more than enough power to tackle your everyday to-do list, pumping out 185 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque. If you’re looking for even more power, the available 3.5L V6 engine is capable of producing nearly 300 horsepower. Key engine specs and performance metrics are as follows:


2.7L 4-Cyl.

3.5L V6


185 HP

295 HP


184 lb.-ft.

263 lb.-ft.


Six-speed automatic

Eight-speed automatic

Drive Type

Front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive or All-wheel drive

Fuel Economy (city/hwy)

20/24 MPG

20/27 (FWD)

19/26 (AWD)

Towing Capacity

1,500 lbs.

5,000 lbs.

2018 Toyota Highlander: Seating & Cargo Capacity

The 2018 Highlander can comfortably seat up to eight passengers. It also offers 13.8 cu. ft. of cargo space behind the third row, 42.3 cu. ft. behind the second row, and a whopping 83.7 cu. ft. total.

Seating capacity of the 2018 Toyota Highlander

2018 Toyota Highlander: Interior & Exterior Design

From family road trips to your daily commute, the Toyota Highlander delivers all of the practical features and stylish design details you need to make every drive memorable. Explore interior and exterior design features of the 2018 Highlander below.

Interior Features:

  • Air conditioning
  • 6.1-in. touch-screen display
  • 4.2-in. color LCD Multi-Information Display
  • Fabric-trimmed six-way adjustable driver’s seat; four-way adjustable front passenger seat
  • Fabric-trimmed 60/40 split, reclining, fold-flat third-row seat
  • Remote Keyless Entry System
  • Eight cup holders and four bottle holders

Exterior Features:

  • Projector-beam halogen chrome-accent headlights
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • LED taillights and stop lights
  • Color-keyed heated power outside mirrors with signal lights and folding feature
  • 18-in. split 5-spoke machined alloy wheels with gunmetal-gray finish
A family enjoying their 2018 Toyota Highlander
The front end of the 2018 Toyota Highlander


2018 Toyota Highlander: Safety & Technology

Toyota is known for delivering industry-leading safety technology in every one of its vehicles. Inside the new Highlander, the coveted Toyota Safety Sense™ P and Star Safety System™ delivers the priceless peace of mind you need every time you hit the road. You’ll also appreciate the innovative Entune™ infotainment system, which allows you and your family to stay connected until you reach your destination.

Safety & Technology Features:

  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P – Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams, and Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Star Safety System™ - Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, and Smart Stop Technology
  • Advanced airbag system
  • Integrated backup camera with projected path
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • ToyotaCare featuring a no cost maintenance plan with roadside assistance
  • Entune™ Audio with Entune™ Multimedia Bundle and Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • Siri® Eyes Free

* Entune™ Audio with Entune™ Multimedia Bundle includes AM/FM CD player, six speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port with iPod® connectivity and control, advanced voice recognition, hands-free phone capability, and phone book access and music streaming

2018 Toyota Highlander: Price & Incentives

Drive home in a new Toyota Highlander for just $31,030 starting MSRP today! Be sure to check out our Toyota incentives to see if you qualify for amazing savings with a current finance and lease deals.

Schedule a Test Drive in Tinley Park, IL!

Get behind the wheel of the all-new 2018 Toyota Highlander today by scheduling a test drive at our Toyota dealership in Tinley Park, IL. If you have any questions, reach out to the Orland Toyota team by calling (708) 429-3900 or though our contact form.


A 2018 Toyota Highlander driving down an open road

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