Nightshade Edition Style: The 2024 Toyota Highlander Platinum introduces the Nightshade Edition, enhancing its style with blackout elements on wheels, grille, mirror caps, and badges.
Model Variety: The 2024 Highlander offers a diverse range, with six Hybrid grades and five gas grades, accommodating up to eight passengers.
Powertrain Options: Hybrid models feature a 2.5L 4-cylinder hybrid engine, while gas models come with a 2.4L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine.
Hands-Free Power Liftgate: The MY24 Highlander now includes hands-free power liftgate as standard on select grades, adding convenience.
All-Wheel Drive Choices: Buyers can choose from various AWD drivetrains, including electronic on-demand AWD for Hybrid grades and more.
Impressive Fuel Efficiency: The 2024 Highlander achieves up to 36 MPG combined on the Hybrid and up to 29 MPG on the gas model.
Carbon Neutrality Commitment: Toyota is committed to a "Beyond Zero" future, offering a wide range of electrified vehicles to reduce carbon footprint.
Hybrid Luxury: Highlander Hybrid grades offer luxury features like power moonroof, SofTex-trimmed seats, and advanced technology.
Platinum Grade Luxury: The Highlander Platinum grade adds heated second-row captain's chairs, a Panoramic Glass Moonroof, and advanced lighting technology.
Connected Features: The 2024 Highlander boasts a multimedia system with Connected Services, including Intelligent Assistant, Cloud Navigation, and premium audio options.
The 2024 Toyota Highlander Platinum is making a significant statement in the 2024 model year with the introduction of the Nightshade Edition. This stylish new model, available on the Highlander Hybrid LE and XLE grades, boasts a blackout treatment to the wheels, grille, mirror caps, and rear badging. These captivating details, both inside and out, add an extra layer of style to the already diverse Toyota Highlander lineup.
For 2024, the Highlander is offered in six different Hybrid grades and five different gas grades, with seating capacity for up to eight passengers. The Hybrid models are equipped with a 2.5L 4-cylinder hybrid engine, while the gas grades feature a 2.4L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine introduced in the 2023 model year. Notably, the hands-free power liftgate convenience specification is now standard on all XLE (gas, hybrid, Nightshade) and XSE (gas) grades for MY24. Additionally, it continues to be a standard feature on all Limited and Platinum (gas and hybrid) grades.
Highlander buyers can choose between Front-Wheel or All-Wheel Drive, with various AWD drivetrains available. The Hybrid grades offer an electronic on-demand AWD, while the gas LE and XLE grades have mechanical AWD, and the gas XSE, Limited, and Platinum grades come with Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD. These powertrain and drivetrain options enable the 2024 Highlander to achieve a manufacturer-estimated 36 MPG combined rating on the Hybrid (LE/FWD) and up to 29 MPG on the gas model (LE/FWD).
As part of Toyota's commitment to carbon neutrality, the Toyota Highlander plays a role in the "Beyond Zero" future, which aims for carbon neutrality in products, services, and operations. Toyota offers a wide range of electrified vehicles, including 12 hybrid models, two plug-in hybrid models, the bZ4X battery electric vehicle, and the zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric Mirai. This extensive lineup gives customers the freedom to reduce their carbon footprint.
Traveling in style is a hallmark of the 2024 Toyota Highlander, especially in the Hybrid grades. With an impressive manufacturer-estimated MPG of up to 36 combined, Highlander Hybrid drivers can enjoy both efficiency and style on the road. The Hybrid lineup starts with the LE grade, offering seating for up to eight passengers and a host of standard features.
The Hybrid XLE adds even more luxury with a power tilt moonroof, SofTex-trimmed seats with heating, and a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat. It also includes a hands-free power liftgate, Qi wireless smartphone charger, and more. The Highlander Hybrid Limited and Platinum grades further elevate the Highlander experience with leather-trimmed seats, a 12.3-inch Toyota Audio Multimedia touchscreen, and premium audio systems.
The Highlander Platinum grade takes luxury to the next level with features like heated second-row captain's chairs, a Panoramic Glass Moonroof, a 10-inch color Head-Up Display, and advanced lighting technology. Exterior color choices vary by grade, offering a range of options to suit individual preferences.
Under the hood, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid combines a high-efficiency 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine with electric motor-generators, resulting in 243 total system horsepower and impressive fuel efficiency. The hybrid battery is cleverly positioned under the second-row seats to preserve cargo and passenger space.
The Highlander Hybrid offers selectable driving modes, including NORMAL, ECO, and SPORT, catering to different driving preferences. The ECO mode maximizes efficiency, while SPORT mode enhances acceleration. The Highlander Hybrid's Predictive Efficient Drive (PED) analyzes driving habits and road conditions to optimize battery usage and fuel efficiency.
Inside the 2024 Highlander, passengers can expect a premium experience with comfortable seating and a quiet ride. The Highlander LE grade offers seating for up to eight, while the XLE and Limited grades feature second-row Captain's Chairs for seven-seat capability. The interior design features soft-padded surfaces and modern steering wheel controls.
Highlander models are designed for versatile storage, with ample cargo space that can be expanded by folding the seats. The 2024 Highlander also boasts a multimedia system with available Connected Services, including Intelligent Assistant, Cloud Navigation, Destination Assist, and more. Users can enjoy dual Bluetooth phone connectivity, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and even turn the Highlander into a Wi-Fi hotspot.
For audiophiles, the Highlander offers an optional JBL Premium Audio system with impressive power and Clari-Fi technology. Additionally, a range of connected services, including Safety Connect, Service Connect, and Remote Connect, provide convenience and peace of mind to Highlander owners.
With a focus on connectivity, comfort, and efficiency, the 2024 Toyota Highlander Platinum sets a new standard for SUVs in its class. Stay tuned for more updates and information about this exceptional vehicle.