2014 Toyota Highlander, BCAS Edition

Derek Kreindler
by Derek Kreindler
2014 toyota highlander bcas edition

What’s happening here? Is Toyota finally getting some style all of a sudden? The 2014 Highlander, shown here in Sanjeev Brown (my new name for Brown, in honor of all the misspellings of our dear Sajeev’s name that come across TTAC’s inbox) actually looks macho and handsome. The 2.7L 4-cylinder and 3.5L V6 are standard Toyota fare, though a new 6-speed automatic is a welcome update. All the usual active safety features, from lane departure warning to cross traffic alert to a blind spot monitoring system, are standards.

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  • Big Al from Oz Big Al from Oz on Mar 28, 2013

    We have them here, but we call them Kluegers. Work has one and the fuel economy is very poor. A one way 350km drive and they use nearly a tank of fuel. It has more than enough power with the V6. They are uncomfortable and noiser than my old 2004 Kia Sorento. Actually, talking of Sorento's, just change the grill and it would look nearly like a Sorento. I hope this one is an improvement as I consider this is a poor offering by Toyota.

  • Art  Vandelay Art Vandelay on Mar 29, 2013

    I'd haul the family in it. It doesn't offend which these days makes it OK I guess.

    • OldandSlow OldandSlow on Mar 29, 2013

      That's what the Highlander is for, to haul your family around without any drama.

  • Chuck Norton And guys are having wide spread issues with the 10 speed transmission with the HP numbers out of the factory......
  • Zerofoo "Hyundais just got better and better during the 1990s, though, and memories of those shoddy Excels faded."Never. A friend had an early 90s Hyundai Excel as his college beater. One day he decided that the last tank of gas he bought was worth more than the car. He drove it to empty and then he and his fraternity brothers pushed it into the woods and left it there.
  • Kwik_Shift There are no new Renegades for sale within my geographic circle of up to 85 kms. Looks like the artificial shortage game. They bring one in, 10 buyers line up for it, $10,000 over MSRP. Yeah. Like with a lot of new cars.
  • Ribbedroof In Oklahoma, no less!
  • Ribbedroof Have one in the shop for minor front collision repairs right now,I've seen more of these in the comments than in the 30 years I've been in collision repair.