Need three rows with seating for seven or eight but don’t want a minivan? The Toyota Highlander is a stylish and practical choice for families. Available in a variety of trims, from budget-friendly to sport-tuned and even ultra-luxurious, there is a new 2022 Toyota Highlander that’s right for your driving needs. With available AWD and hybrid options, the Toyota Highlander is just as capable off-road as it is fuel-efficient around town.
Power and Performance
The new 2022 Toyota Highlander runs on a powerful 295-hp 3.5-liter V-6 with 8-speed automatic transmission. The gas-powered engine pumps out 295-hp and 263 lb-ft of torque. Or, opt for the fuel-efficient Highlander Hybrid that pairs a CVT with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and two electric motors that produce 243-hp. Towing capacity is up to 5,000 lbs in the gas-powered V6.
Both the Highlander and Highlander Hybrid offer available AWD, which comes with Toyota Multi-Terrain Select. Choose between Rock & Dirt, Mud & Sand, Snow or Normal drive modes to optimize performance on any type of terrain. Every new Toyota Highlander features four drive modes Normal, Sport, Snow and Eco so you can maximize performance or efficiency.
For a three-row SUV, the new Highlander gets an impressive level of fuel economy at 29 mpg* on the highway. The 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid boasts a whopping 36 mpg*!
To keep the whole family comfortable, the new 2022 Toyota Highlander offers a host of features and amenities. With 11 trims across the Highlander and Highlander Hybrid lineup, you can choose to be as practical or as indulgent as you wish.
The base Toyota Highlander L offers impressive standard features, including:
- 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat
- 8-inch touchscreen
- Three-zone auto climate control
- Windshield de-icer & rear liftgate windshield defogger
- LED lighting
- Apple CarPlay® / Android Auto™
- 5 USB ports & 2 12V power outlets
- 14 cup holders!
Freeman Toyota loves these upgrade and available features in the 2022 Toyota Highlander LE and above:
- Height-adjustable power liftgate
- Leather-trimmed steering wheel & shift knob
- Heated front seats
- Wireless charging
- Power moonroof
- Auto-dimming rearview mirror
- SofTex® or leather seats
The 2022 Toyota Highlander XSE features sporty exterior accents, black roof rails and sport-tuned suspension. Retuned shock absorbers, a rear stabilizer bar, higher-rate springs and a lower, wider stance to help the 2022 Highlander XSE hug corners and handle like a pro.
For those who prefer a little luxury, the 2022 Highlander Limited adds leather trim to the first two rows and ventilation to the heated front seats, as well as:
- Hands-free power liftgate
- 10-way driver’s seat with memory and lumbar
- 20-inch chrome finish wheels
- 11-speaker JBL® audio system
The 2022 Highlander Platinum is for those who want the best of comfort, technology and safety features:
- 12.3-inch touchscreen
- Power panoramic moonroof
- Bird’s Eye View Camera
- 10-in. color Head-Up Display
- Heated 2nd-row captain’s chairs
- 20-inch alloy wheels
Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ is standard across the new Toyota Highlander lineup, which features advanced driver-assist and safety technology, including:
- Automatic High Beams
- Lane Tracing Assist
- Road Sign Assist
- Lane Departure Alert
- Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
- Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert gets included on the new Highlander LE and above. New Highlander Limited and Platinum add Front and Rear Parking Assist with Automatic Braking.
New Toyota Highlander Bronze Edition
Debuting in the 2022 model year, the new Bronze Edition package is available only for the Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE and above. The new Highlander Hybrid Bronze Edition features striking bronze accents inside and out, including exclusive 18-inch bronze wheels. Other premium Bronze Edition features include:
- Exclusive Cement exterior color
- Hands-free power liftgate
- Digital rearview mirror
- 10-way driver’s seat with memory
- Rain-sensing wipers
- 1500 W power outlets
Explore the new 2022 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid SUV at Freeman Toyota in Santa Rosa, California. Our friendly team will help you understand the different trims and their features to help you determine the best new Toyota SUV for your family and driving needs. Shop online for a new or certified pre-owned Toyota and visit Freeman Toyota in Santa Rosa, CA, to test drive a new Toyota today! Serving Sonoma County since 1963, Freeman Toyota is family-owned and operated.
*2022 Toyota Highlander: 21 city/29 highway/24 combined mpg for Highlander L, LE, XLE, XSE, Limited, Platinum FWD. 20 city/27 highway/23 combined mpg for Highlander L, LE, XLE, XSE, Limited, Platinum A.WD
2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: 36 city/35 highway/36 combined mpg for Highlander Hybrid LE, XLE, Bronze Edition, Limited, Platinum FWD. 35 city/35 highway/35 combined mpg for Highlander Hybrid LE, XLE, Bronze Edition, Limited, Platinum AWD.
2022 projected EPA-estimated mpg rating estimates as determined by manufacturer. EPA estimates not available at time of posting. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See www.fueleconomy.gov.