New and Used Toyota Highlander for Sale in Nigeria
Trying to find a balance between a mid – size or full-sized SUV, the Toyota Highlander is a great alternative if you need a minivan, but you want an SUV. Introduced into the automobile in 2001, the Toyota Highlander has seen 3 generations of production, with the third generation being the most advanced Toyota Highlander yet. The Toyota Highlander was once Toyota Motors Co. “best selling SUV” until 2006 when Toyota Rav4 took that spot. Driving through the streets of any Nigerian major city, it would not take you a long time to spot a Toyota Highlander. All three generations are highly utilised by Nigerians who seek the thrill and class the SUV has to offer. At Carmudi Nigeria, we have a variety of Toyota Highlander vehicles available for sale locally.
What to know when Buying Toyota Highlander
Performance and Specifications of Toyota Highlander
In terms of performance, the different trims of the Toyota Highlander meets the demands of a wide variety of SUV drivers. It is available in 4 cylinder and V6 engines, and those engines all come between 2.4 litre engines, which are all 4 cylinder engines all the way to 3.6 litre engines, with the V6engines starting from the 3.3 litre engines. The first generation is available in either 4 or 5 speed transmission, while the second and third generations are available in 5 and 6 speed transmissions. With an average fuel efficiency rating of 22.7 miles per gallon (mpg), the Toyota Highlander is a very fuel efficient and reliable SUV. The Hybrid versions offer a higher fuel efficiency, achieving an average of 31.2mpg, which would have been higher, if not of the weight of the Hybrid versions of the Toyota Highlander. All models come with petrol engines.
How is the design of Toyota Highlander
Toyota Highlander Interior Design
The trim levels of the second and third generation Highlander come with exciting interior features. The Toyota Highlander Sports and Limited versions include a backup camera on a 3.5 inches LCD display screen. The other options come with heated leather seats, touch screen LCD based navigation systems, a smart key system with a JBL stereo. The base models of the first generation models mostly came with fabric seats and an analogue stereo systems with CD and Auxiliary ports. The advanced trims come with leather seating and a more advanced cabin features. The 2016 Toyota Highlander base trim even has an upgraded interior design with roomy cabin of an 8 passenger seating capacity and entertainment features such as lane – departure warning, blind spot monitoring, pre – collision warning, HD radio and Bluetooth (which have become standard across all trim levels), the Toyota’s Etune multimedia system and a 6.1 – inch touchscreen which works as an audio system.
Toyota Highlander Exterior Design
The exterior of the second and third generations have seen major facelifts, especially the Highlander hybrid models. Looking more like a sports SUV, they all have streamlined features. The grille adds both attitude and airflow, with LED daytime running lights adding style. For the 2016 Toyota Highlander, they have tuned the front – strut and independent rear suspensions which makes ride quality a little more athletic and quiet, compared to previous generations. Also, electric power steering is now standard, with an all – wheel – drive system which allows you enjoy the full effect of the torque of the vehicle
What are the best features of the Toyota Highlander
The Toyota Highlander, although is an SUV, offers a cabin space as big as that of a minivan. Seats five people, and an option to fit an additional three more people, providing a total seating capacity of 8 people, including the driver. Asides from its reasonable amount of space, the Toyota highlander also comes with many safety features. All the generations of the Toyota Highlander are fitted with top of the line safety equipment, ranging from the ABS (Anti Brake System), Brake Assist, Brake force distribution system, vehicle stability control and Traction control, to mention a few. Also, the air bags provide protection from the head to knees for both drivers and passengers. The Toyota Highlander is impressive, being both family friendly and safe to drive.
2016 Toyota Highlander Review
With emphasis laid on comfort, the 2016 Toyota Highlander retains many of the comfortable accessories and facilities the third generation of the Toyota Highlander is known for. It also adds to it the ability to choose between 3 power trains and four model grades; it simply is the ideal family car. Other updates made to the 2016 Toyota Highlander would include; addition the towing package on every V6 model they have. To do this, they included a heavy-duty radiator which has an engine oil cooler, coupled with a 200-watt fan and a 150 amp alternator which allows the V6 models tow up to 5,000 pounds. The base trim has a 2.7 liter four cylinder engine while the high trim is fitted with a 3.5 liter V6 engine which has the ability to produce 270 horsepower (hp) and 248 pound feet (lb-ft) of torque. It's also known that the 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid edition will have a V6 engine that is powered by an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (eCVT) and drives on all-wheel drive terrain.
Nig Used and Tokunbo Toyota Highlander in Nigeria
A wide selection of Toyota Highlander SUVs available in the Nigerian automobile market. The used automobile market offers locally used and foreign used Toyota Highlander of different trims, styles, models, engine capacities and body kits. Check out listings of Nig used and tokunbo Toyota Highlander for sale across the country;
The Best Toyota Highlander year to Buy
Until the 2014 Toyota highlander came out, the best Toyota highlander available was the second generation model, which is the Toyota highlander 2010 and the Toyota highlander 2008 year models. It was a breather from the “formally bland” 1st generation Highlander which came with basic amenities. Now, the third generation which has been in production since 2014 has taken over the Toyota Highlander market, and we are positive Toyota Motors Co. have more in store for us in the years to come.
Toyota Highlander Price in Nigeria
A brand new Toyota Highlander in Nigeria has a starting price of N11,000,000. The foreign used (Tokunbo) and Nigerian used ones are cheaper than the cost of the brand new ones, and are available in various year models, engine capacities and trims.
Foreign Used (Tokunbo) Toyota Highlander for sale may cost depending on the mileage readings and general state of the vehicle;
- 2013 Toyota Highlander – 2015 Toyota Highlander: N5,000,000 – N15,000,000
- 2007 Toyota Highlander – 2012 Toyota Highlander: N2,700,000 – N6,000,000
- 2000 Toyota Highlander – 2006 Toyota Highlander: N1,300,000 – N2,500,000
Nigerian Used (Registered) Toyota Highlander for sale depends on the date of manufacture, distance covered and all round state of the vehicle and engine capacity;
- 2011 Toyota Highlander – 2014 Toyota Highlander: N5,000,000 – N8,000,000
- 2005 Toyota Highlander – 2010 Toyota Highlander: N2,500,000 – N4,000,000
- 2001 Toyota Highlander – 2004 Toyota Highlander: N1,000,000 – N2,300,000
Overall Impression of Toyota Highlander
Other SUVs in the Toyota Highlander’s league are the Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer and the Nissan Pathfinder. The Toyota Highlander is more affordable than its rivals, and still provides the facilities they do, and more. With its new chassis and higher grip, it is able to handle more road terrains. Also, it has adjustable and collapsible seats, which makes the storage wider. It is a brilliant choice when stuck in a situation where you have to purchase a mid-sized SUV that meets your space and comfort demands.