The Toyota Kluger is a contemporary and advanced crossover SUV which is primarily oriented for the families than off-road experiences. However, the off-road capability is not its bad side at all. The Kluger is also known as the Highlander in the United States. It has three rows of seats and it is able to welcome approximately eight guests. Also, it reveals excellent safety ratings and it features an effective V-6 system under its hood. The 2018 model year is already readily available on the market. However, the latest reports declare that the maker is preparing the most recent 2019 Toyota Kluger.
The Kluger has entered the market as the 2018 model year but it hasn’t undergone any major changes. And we presume that it will be the same with the newest 2019 Kluger. We might just anticipate a couple of new exterior colors and perhaps some upgrades in the technology department.
2019 Toyota Kluger Engines and Performances
Under the hood of the 2019 Toyota Kluger will most likely be fitted the very same engines as in the past. The one choice will be a 2.7-liter inline-4 which will be able to make 185 hp and the torque of 184 pound-feet. This unit will pair with a 6-speed automatic transmission and will come with the standard front-wheel drive system. When it comes to the fuel economy, it gets 20 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.
The second choice is a 3.5-liter V-6 which will be mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. The overall output of this unit will be 295 horses and the torque of 263 pound-feet. The fuel performance of this unit will differ depending on a trim level and drivetrain.
On the other hand, the new Kluger could feature a hybrid engine too. It ought to be a combination of a 3.5-liter V-6 engine and electric motors. The overall output of this engine will depend on 306 horses. In the base trim, this system will get 30 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway. In the higher trims, it is estimated to be 29 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway.
2019 Toyota Kluger Design
The 2019 Toyota Kluger won’t vary from the present model. The front end is dominated by the big grille and a set of slim and narrow headlamps. Its styling is distinct and rather non-traditional which you either like it or not. When we take a closer look at the interior of the 2019 Toyota Kluger we will observe wide dashboard, quality materials, and many contemporary features. It is very spacious and able to invite approximately 8 guests in 3 rows of seats. On the center of the dash, there will be a 6.1-inch touchscreen with the infotainment system. However, the higher trims will receive an 8.0-inch screen.
Among basic devices, there will be Bluetooth, a rearview electronic camera, cloth upholstery, 18-inch alloy wheels, tinted windows and so on. The greater trim levels will add navigation, leather upholstery, three-zone environment control, heated seats etc.
2019 Toyota Kluger Release Date and Price
The carmaker hasn’t exposed when the 2019 Toyota Kluger will be presented worldwide. The price is also not known but we presume that it could begin at around $32,000.