Toyota has no intention of slowing down manufacturing of its 20-year-old Highlander model,

which continues to hold its own in a market that is obscenely saturated. 

This mid-size SUV underwent several upgrades for 2023 in order to compete with other high

 contemporary vehicles, but it nevertheless stays loyal to its mid-range providing foundation.

The 2023 Toyota Highlander boasts a new turbocharged 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine in place

the outgoing V6 as well as a 2.5-liter four-cylinder with two electric motors across seven

. The first one combines with an eight-speed automatic gearbox and produces 265 horsepower and 309 lb-ft

 The second powerplant has a continuously variable automatic gearbox (CVT) and generates