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Toyota completely redesigns 2014 Highlander

Revamped Toyota Highlander SUV heads to Chicago

CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Already one of the most recognized names in terms of family-minded SUVs, the Toyota Highlander looks to build on its reputation with a complete redesign for 2014 models. In the efforts to build a greater connection between Toyota vehicles and their drivers, the revamped 2014 Toyota Highlander heads to Toyota of River Oaks to provide Chicago-area families with class-leading features and safety.

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Almost unrecognizable from previous year models, the 2014 Highlander takes a much bolder styling approach. Upgraded with a more aggressive grille design, hood and side panels, the refreshed Highlander now features looks to match its legendary capability. These new exterior improvements are also functional, the body design of the 2014 Toyota Highlander actually increases outward visibility to provide a safer driving environment.

The inside of the Toyota Highlander also sees some changes for 2014. Building on the assumption that the Highlander will be carrying multiple passengers, Toyota has increased both the comfort features and dimensions in its 2014 model. Generous amounts of soft-touch surfaces and up-scale finishes now cover nearly every inch of the 2014 Highlander's interior along with extra inches of leg and headroom.

More technology also finds its way into the Highlander with Toyota's Entune infotainment system, which provides available apps and advanced controls to the driver and front seat passenger. In addition, the new Highlander models also receive an information display located near the gauge cluster to more readily provide helpful vehicle information. A class-exclusive, and first in the automotive world, voice projector will also be an available option on 2014 Highlander models, which lets the driver communicate with rear seat occupants via the SUV's speakers.

The 2014 Toyota Highlander will be available with either a four-cylinder or V-6 engine option. Both engine options are operated by a six-speed transmission and can be combined with all-wheel drive systems.

To learn more about the all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander, contact the professionals at Toyota of River Oaks online or by phone at 888-926-4570. Toyota of River Oaks is located at 1970 River Oaks Drive, Calumet City, IL 60409.

Media Contact: Jimmy Lambert, Toyota of River Oaks, 888-926-4570, [email protected]

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