2022 Toyota Highlander

2022 Toyota Highlander Review


As one of the most popular Toyota SUVs from the moment it arrived on the scene over 20 years ago, the Toyota Highlander is a crossover that offers everything you could need. Its versatility and incredible performance abilities have only enhanced over the years to ensure that every time you take this model out on the road, you’re in for an incredible drive.

We think once you read this 2022 Toyota Highlander review, you’ll agree with us when we say that this most recent model upholds the long tradition of incredible performance and engineering. Let Ira Toyota of Orleans show you what this model has to offer before you take it out on the roads near Orleans, Eastham, and Harwich, MA.


2022 Highlander: Performance Abilities

You’ll have towing options when looking at the powertrains of the Highlander. There’s the standard gas-powered motor and an available hybrid one. With each option offering unique and dependable performance abilities, you’re sure to find the one that suits your needs:

Gasoline Engine Hybrid Powertrain
Engine 3.5L V6 2.5L engine and electric motor
Transmission 8-speed automatic ECVT
Horsepower 295 HP 243 net combined HP
Torque 263 lb-ft 175 lb-ft
Fuel Economy EPA-estimated 21 city/29 highway MPG1 EPA-estimated 36 city/35 highway MPG1

These powertrains offer an incredible balance between strength and efficiency. Take the standard V6 engine, for instance. Designed to be lightweight and powerful, this can produce up to 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque and offers an EPA-estimated 21 city/29 highway MPG.1 That’ll keep you on the road and away from the gas pump for an extra fun ride.

The available hybrid powertrain is just as exciting. With 243 net system horsepower and an electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT), this will have you soaring along the road with ease. Altogether, this powertrain offers an EPA-estimated 36 city/35 highway MPG.1

Both engines also offer incredible towing abilities. When properly equipped, the V6 engine offers a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds while the hybrid engine offers a maximum of 3,500 pounds.


Toyota Highlander: A Look Inside

2022 Toyota Highlander InteriorInside the cabin of the Highlander, you’ll be met with an abundance of space and an array of exciting features.

Across the three rows, you’ll have seating for up to eight passengers. Those passengers will be easily accommodated thanks to these interior dimensions:

  • Front Row: 41.2 inches of headroom and 42 inches of legroom
  • Middle Row: 39.4 inches of headroom and 41 inches of legroom
  • Rear Row: 36.1 inches of headroom and 27.7 inches of legroom

With up to 41.2 inches of headroom in the front row, 39.4 inches in the middle row, and 36.1 inches in the rear row, your tallest friends will fit comfortably in any seat of the Highlander. Plus, you’ll have loads of cargo space inside the SUV as well.


Highlander: A High-Tech Masterpiece

2022 Toyota Highlander towing boatStandard Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ and the Star Safety System™ include an array of features you can depend on for a safe and comfortable ride around town. These include features, such as:

  • Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control
  • Traction Control
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Road Sign Assist

Since the Highlander also comes standard with eight airbags placed throughout the cabin, you’ll be pleased to know that this SUV is ready to keep you safe on every drive.


Get Behind the Wheel of the Highlander

Think this may be the SUV for you? Find out for sure when you take it for a test drive at Ira Toyota of Orleans. Once you see what this vehicle can do for you, you’ll be itching to take it all over Orleans, Eastham, and Harwich, Massachusetts.

Schedule your test drive of the 2022 Toyota Highlander today!

1 2022 projected EPA-estimated mpg rating estimates as determined by manufacturer. EPA estimates not available at time of posting. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See www.fueleconomy.gov.