2017 Toyota Highlander LE vs 2017 Toyota Highlander XLE

Are you looking for a family-friendly, three-row SUV? Look no further than the 2017 Toyota Highlander at J. Pauley Toyota. A family favorite that makes room for eight passengers in standard configurations and incorporates an athletic style and powerful engine options, the Toyota Highlander checks all the boxes. Available in six trim levels – LE, LE Plus, XLE, SE, Limited and Limited Platinum – it can be difficult for car shoppers to find the right fit. Delve deeper into the Highlander lineup with this 2017 Toyota Highlander LE vs 2017 Toyota Highlander XLE trim level comparison.

When you opt for the entry-level Toyota Highlander LE trim level, you will enjoy a wealth of standard features that highlight a spacious, family-friendly cabin. With the addition of Toyota Safety Sense, all Toyota Highlander grades will deliver impeccable safety ratings – perfect for families on the go. Highlight features of the Highlander LE include 18-inch alloy wheels, an integrated rearview camera and a standard Tow Package for six-cylinder models. The Toyota Highlander XLE takes family adventures to the next level with a Driver Easy Speak feature, a power moonroof, push-button start and more.

2017 Toyota Highlander LE vs 2017 Toyota Highlander XLE

2017 Toyota Highlander LE VS 2017 Toyota Highlander XLE
$30,630 Base MSRP $38,520
2.7-liter Four-Cylinder, 3.5-Liter V-6 and Hybrid Synergy Drive Engine Options 3.5-Liter V-6 and Hybrid Synergy Drive
Premium Cloth Interior Leather/SofTex
6.1-Inch Toyota Entune Audio Infotainment System 8-Inch Toyota Entune Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation

Find the 2017 Toyota Highlander Trim Level that Fits Your Lifestyle and Budget

Find a Toyota Highlander model that will fit your budget with this in-depth 2017 Toyota Highlander LE vs 2017 Toyota Highlander XLE trim level comparison. Families on a budget will love the versatility and value that they find when they select the entry-level Toyota Highlander LE, which starts at just $30,630. If you desire a more luxurious commute, the Toyota Highlander XLE will deliver on all counts and starts at an affordable $38,520.

Whether you are looking for impressive towing power or frugal fuel-economy ratings, the 2017 Toyota Highlander will fit the bill. Base Toyota Highlander LE models employ a 185-horsepower 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission to make 20 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. Upgrade to an innovative 295-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 married to an eight-speed Direct Shift automatic that promises 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway with a towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds.

If you are looking a perfect combination of power and efficiency, the available Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive system will exceed expectations. A 3.5-liter Atkinson Cycle V-6 engine paired with a high-torque electric motor will manufacture 306 total horsepower. Mated to a Continuously Variable Transmission, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid powertrain will make 30 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

When you get behind the wheel of the Highlander LE, you will be greeted by a 6.1-inch Toyota Entune Audio touchscreen display. With Bluetooth connectivity, Siri® Eyes Free capabilities and a six-speaker sound system, the entry-level Toyota Highlander trim will keep you entertained and informed. Premium fabric interior ensures that you ride in comfort and style when you opt for the 2017 Toyota Highlander LE at J. Pauley Toyota.

Looking for an upgrade in style, comfort and technology? Look no further than the 2017 Toyota Highlander XLE trim level. Leather and SofTex interior are complemented by heated front seats, Toyota Smart Key technology, a power moonroof, an auto liftgate and much more that will amplify your experience. At the heart of the Toyota Highlander XLE cabin, you will find an eight-inch Toyota Entune Premium Audio touchscreen display with Integrated Navigation and Entune App Suite.

Red 2017 Toyota Highlander Front Exterior Grille
Black 2017 Toyota Highlander Leather Interior
Red 2017 Toyota Highlander Rear Exterior
2017 Toyota Highlander Dashboard with Toyota Entune