2023 Toyota Highlander Updates Include New Turbo Engine

Toyota Highlander | Dixon, IL

For the 2023 model year, the popular Highlander arrives with several attractive upgrades designed to keep it at the top of the midsize SUV segment. The Toyota Highlander updates include a new turbocharged engine, larger multimedia screens, and other improved features that should appeal to small and large families alike.

New turbocharged, environmentally friendly engine

For 2023, the Highlander’s previous 3.5-liter V6 has been replaced by a turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder that produces 46 lb-ft of extra torque. That leads to more thrust and responsiveness, making the Highlander better at towing heavy loads or hauling its eight potential occupants. It’s also just as efficient as the previous engine and much more environmentally friendly, as it produces less than half the amount of NOx and NMOG — and fewer CO2 emissions as well.

More display area than ever before

The 2023 Toyota Highlander Limited and Platinum now feature two standard 12.3-inch displays, one serving as the main infotainment touch screen and the other as a full digital instrument cluster. The latter is offered at the XLE and XSE trim levels as well and give the Highlander more screen space than ever before.

The 2023 Toyota Highlander updates don’t stop there. Call or visit Ken Nelson Toyota in Dixon, Illinois, to learn more about America’s bestselling midsize SUV and reserve your own!

All-New Toyota Highlander Commercial

All-New Toyota Highlander - Dixon, IL
All-New Toyota Highlander – Dixon, IL

The fourth generation of the Toyota Highlander is coming to dealership lots as soon as February. This next-generation midsize SUV is completely redesigned from the ground up. In order to kick off the new ad campaign, Toyota is debuting a 60-second commercial spot for the all-new Toyota Highlander during the Big Game. Football fans all over the U.S. will get the first glimpse of a new ad campaign set to run until July.

The new Toyota Highlander features practical family solutions such as the option of seven- or eight-passenger seating and a standard Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 suite of features. There’s also high-tech and performance-oriented features such as the new addition of an efficient hybrid powertrain and the inclusion of Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and Waze and Amazon Alexa compatibility. Plus, with a bold new design set on the 2020 Toyota Highlander’s new TNGA-K platform, drivers will ride in style.

Toyota has a habit of debuting new ad campaigns for vehicles during the Big Game. In 2019 both the 2019 RAV4 and Supra made their TV debut at the same time, and Toyota also had spots during the 2012, 2015, and 2018 games. Keep your eyes peeled for the all-new Toyota Highlander while you tailgate.

Experience the latest iteration of the Highlander for yourself when you stop by Ken Nelson Toyota for a test drive.