Best Toyota SUVs

Toyota has integrated some exciting updates to their line of 2017 SUVs and crossovers. With the addition of high-tech safety features to all models, the 2017 lineup showcases the reliability, functionality, and safety that these Toyota models have been known for. With sleek new exteriors and comfortable, tech-savvy interiors, the 2017 Toyota SUVs and Crossovers are sure to deliver in more ways than one. 

The Toyota RAV4 has been a staple Crossover for Toyota ever since the beginning. The 2017 model ushers in the another exciting year for this great model. One of the most notable features of the 2017 RAV4 is the automatic emergency braking that will activate to avoid hitting another car or a pedestrian. One of the biggest cosmetic changes made to the exterior is the aggressive expression integrated onto the front end. The interior of the 2017 RAV4 still maintains the familiar comfort and spaciousness of the previous model year.

Under the hood, the 2017 RAV4 is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 176 horsepower and 172lb-ft of torque. It is driven by a 6-speed automatic transmission, and you can choose whether you prefer FWD or AWD. Getting *23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway, the new and improved RAV4 can dominate the competition and get great gas mileage while doing it. 

The 2017 Toyota Sequoia has a lot to offer the way of spaciousness, updated technology, and cosmetic alterations. With detailed refinements incorporated all throughout, the 2017 Sequoia has undergone more than just a facelift. From the outside, it’s clear to see that the radiator grille has been widened and stretches across the length of the hood, the grille has been designed with an aluminum surround, and Bi-xenon headlights were installed to improve road illumination. All of these changes are just the beginning. 

Inside the cabin, the seating is wide and spacious, and the padding is comfortable. The interior’s style is attractive with its stylish materials and smooth surfaces. A modern multimedia LED touch screen has been installed in the wells. While it may seem that the number of buttons and gadgets within the 2017 Sequoia may be overwhelming, Toyota made sure to compartmentalize the array of options in a functional way that leaves drivers and passengers in a stress-free zone. 

The 6-speed automatic transmission that operates the Sequoia is powered by a 5.7-liter engine that produces 400 horsepower and 440lb-ft of torque. It gets *13 mpg in the city and 17 mpg on the highway. This modified Toyota Sequoia delivers when it comes to utility and style.

The 2017 Land Cruiser is one of Toyota’s most luxurious new models for the upcoming year’s line up. From the exterior, equipment updates include LED lights, cosmetic changes include winged accents of chrome and a slightly modified bumper with anti-fog lights.

Interior changes include a new steering wheel, a new dashboard that is paired with whatever the color of the car is, and a 4.2-inch screen. Updates also include a redesigned center console that houses the multimedia system with touch controls and a 9-inch touchscreen. 

Inside the cabin, the steering wheel has changed, a new dashboard based on the color of the car and a 4.2″ screen is fitted. Also, the center console has become more modern, and its main purpose is to house the multimedia system with touch controls and the 9″ touchscreen. Climate control systems have been integrated with a wide variety of choices.

Under the hood sits a 5.7-liter V8 engine that produces 381 brake horsepower and 543Nm of torque that is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. This new design enables the 2017 Land Cruiser to get *13 mpg in the city and 18 on the highway. 

The 2017 Toyota Highlander has undergone its first significant update in several years. Its most groundbreaking alteration is the new, direct-injected V-6 engine that is operated by an eight-speed automatic transmission. As with tradition, the Highlander will offer a choice of three powertrains: a 2.7-liter four-cylinder with FWD only, a V-6 with FWD and AWD drive, and a gas-electric hybrid model.

Its new V-6 engine has profited off of receiving two additional gears in its automatic transmission. Toyota has also added auto stop-start as a way to increase fuel efficiency. The safety equipment that comes standard with each trim level is lane-departure warning, forward-collision warning with pedestrian detection, automatic pre-collision braking, adaptive cruise control, and automatic high-beam lights. The blind-spot warning system is also included, while the top-spec Limited Platinum trim will gain a 360-degree-view monitor. Another notable change made that has taken the passengers into consideration is the inclusion of 5 USB ports. 

With *20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, this model is one of the most fuel efficient SUVs that Toyota has to offer. Keep an eye out for the fantastic 2017 Highlander because it is rolling into dealerships this fall. 

The 2017 Toyota 4Runner has been redesigned with a sharp, sleek exterior that can’t go by unnoticed. It’s still as practical and comfortable as ever on the inside. With a 4.0-liter V6 engine that is operated by a 6-speed automatic transmission, the 2017 4Runner produces a hefty 270 horsepower and 278lb-ft of torque. It gets *17 mpg in the city and 22 on the highway. The 4Runner comes standard with FWD or AWD.

Some of the most major changes to the 4Runner have taken place on the inside. A 6.1-inch infotainment system has been installed and made standard on the LE, SE, and XLE trims, but limited models receive a 7.0-inch unit. The Entune system, which enables your smartphone to connect to the head unit, has been integrated along with Bluetooth connectivity, eight-way power driver’s seat, Siri Eyes Free,which enables voice control of an iOS mobile device that is linked to a car’s in-dash audio system, and a rearview camera, just to name a few.

The interior cabin design is consistent with the 4Runner‘s reputation of being stylish and spacious. User-friendly knobs and buttons are draped throughout, and the front seats are power adjustable and provide comfortable support.

All of these 2017 SUV and Crossover models showcase how dedicated Toyota is to pinpoint the needs and desires of its customers. Be on the lookout for these fantastic models as some of them are arriving in showrooms this fall.

*2017 EPA-estimated city/highway mileage. Actual mileage will vary.