Toyota Highlander: Car Driven By Gods?

Toyota introduced the midsize crossover SUV named as the Toyota Kluger or Highlander. This car is made on the Toyota Camry platform. This car was announced in the event of New York Auto Show in April 2000 and reaching later in Japan in the year of 2000 and in North America in the year of 2001, firstly it became the car based mid-size crossover or mid-size SUV. It is the counterpart of crossover to more amount of truck based and rugged mid-size 4Runner and made Toyota’s top most selling SUV prior to being exceeded by the smaller RAV4 in the year of 2006. In Australia and Japan, it was unable to utilize its name due to the presence of logo Terracan trim line from Hyundai, its name was modified to Toyota Kluger or ???????? Toyota Kur?g??, pronounced as Klu-ger. The name was originated from the German word ‘Kluger’ that indicates the wise or clever nature.

How Highlander changes to Kluger

In the event of New York International auto Show, Toyota revealed the Highlander as a third generation in March 27, 2013. In early 2014, there were some plans made that these vehicles have to reach the dealerships. This version is wider and longer so that its design and outgoing generation has modified to look that is similar to mid-size SUV’s such as the Jeep Grand Cherokee from its boxy old look, still stay in the crossover realm.

Additional features

Additionally, with some modifications, there was a presence of seating for 8 persons along with sliding point of entry available at second row that provides its additional width space of 4.3 inches, lane departure warning, systems of blind spot monitoring, pre-collision warning and soft touch materials present on the instrument panel.

It contains 3 Powertrain trims which will be provided, comprises of a forward-facing wheel drive base model of a speed of 2.7L/6, the Hybrid trim of the AWD-only along with a companionship of an act of 3.5L/V6 speed and a 6AT model of having a speed of 3.5L/6 for both types of wheels such as all wheel or front wheel drive.

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