Many drivers are interested in the Toyota Highlander SUV, so they understandably have questions about its performance, interior, and technology. That's why the team at Toyota of Bowie thought it would be helpful to share some of the most common questions we receive.

1. Does the Highlander have three rows?

Yes, the Toyota Highlander has three rows of seating. Its third row has space for three passengers. Depending on the trim, you'll have two or three seats in the middle row, bringing the total seating accommodations to seven or eight.

2. Is all-wheel drive standard in the Highlander?

All-wheel drive is not standard. However, all trims come equipped with either an all-wheel or front-wheel drive. With all-wheel drive, the Highlander could also have a Multi-Terrain Select program. It comes with mud and sand, rock and dirt, and normal drive modes.

3. How much horsepower does the Highlander have?

There are two available powertrains. The first uses a 3.5-liter V6 engine, and it delivers 295 horsepower. The other option is a hybrid powertrain. It uses an electric motor and a 2.5-liter gas-powered engine. These two components work together to deliver a combined horsepower of 243.

4. Does the Highlander include driver-assist technology?

Every Highlander comes standard with the Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ safety package that consists of numerous driver-assist technologies. The SUV has a pre-collision system, lane departure alert, steering assist, lane tracing assist, road sign assist, and adaptive cruise control. It also has automatic high beams, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert.

5. What is the infotainment system like in the Highlander?

This SUV can either have an eight-inch or 12.3-inch touchscreen. Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa, Bluetooth, and SiriusXM are all standard. Navigation and a JBL sound system are available.

To learn more about the Toyota Highlander, contact or visit Toyota of Bowie today.

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