Toyota on Thursday supplied the primary take a look at a new three-row SUV presently within the works and destined for manufacturing within the U.S.
The SUV has been confirmed because the Grand Highlander, and it is set to make its debut on Feb. 8 on the 2023 Chicago auto present. The Grand Highlander will doubtless go on sale later in 2023, as a 2024 mannequin.
A single teaser shot exhibits the car’s tailgate. The Grand Highlander title is featured prominently beneath a Toyota badge, and decrease down the tailgate are “Hybrid MAX” and “Platinum” badges, which discuss with the powertrain and trim stage, respectively.
2023 Toyota Crown
The Hybrid MAX badge is a reference to Toyota’s efficiency hybrid powertrain that debuted within the 2023 Crown. Obtainable completely within the prime Platinum trim within the case of the Crown, the powertrain combines a 2.4-liter turbo-4 with a pair of electrical motors for a complete of 340 hp.
Toyota has additionally beforehand confirmed the brand new SUV will seat as much as eight, and be aimed toward younger, lively households.
Prototypes noticed within the wild level to some styling options shared with the smaller Highlander. The 2 autos will even share a manufacturing web site, on this case Toyota’s plant in Princeton, Indiana. The plant can also be earmarked to construct a three-row Lexus SUV, a car that can doubtless be a twin below the pores and skin with the Grand Highlander. Rumors level to the Lexus being referred to as a TX.