Pricing starts at just over £50,000 and two variants are available, the 'Excel' and, for just under £2,000 more, the 'Excel Premium'. The 'Excel' specification includes 20-inch alloy wheels, leather seat upholstery, three-zone air conditioning, a panoramic roof and a JBL Premium Sound set-up. Other equipment features include a multimedia system, satellite navigation, wireless phone charging, smartphone connection via Apple CarPlay and AndroidAuto and a digital rear-view mirror that provides a wide image unobscured by rear passengers or headrests. The 'Excel Premium' model adds a head-up display, a power tailgate with hands-free operation, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, a 360-degree camera and a different 20-inch alloy wheel design.
The Highlander is also equipped with the latest Toyota Safety Sense package of active safety and driver assistance systems. These include a Pre-Collision System with active steer assist, to provide further collision avoidance support. The PCS set-up can also detect pedestrians in the vehicle's path by both and day and night - and bicycle riders in daylight. Other features include full-range Adaptive Cruise Control with Road Sign Assist, Lane Departure Alert and Lane Tracing Assist, and Automatic High Beam.