|All-New Toyota Harrier|
|Sporty and striking design|
The dramatic curve of the front bumpers toward the rear creates a powerful, compact front end, while the deeply chiseled front face makes the all-new Toyota Harrier to stand out from the competition. Contoured wheel flares give it a wide look, while a low-profile rear bumper emphasizes the short overhang and lends a sporty touch to the rear of the crossover. The all-new Toyota Harrier makes innovative use of LED lamps, which have been made standard in models.
|First generation Toyota Harrier|
|Driver oriented cockpit|
The curving door handle curves blends with the design of the dashboard. The cabin offers a level of quietness befitting a premium crossover SUV, with special attention paid to optimizing the placement of sound-absorbing and sound-blocking materials. The center console includes a wireless charger for charging smartphones and other mobile devices. Behind the steering wheel is a multi-information screen that key vehicle information.
Driving posture has been optimized by changing the shape of the driver’s seat and the steering wheel attachment angle. The thin front pillars and large side mirrors offer better all-round visibility for easier driving. A tilt and slide power glass moonroof, with a motorized roller shade, is available as an option on all grades. The rear boot door can be opened and closed automatically at the touch of a button. The repositioning of the rear shock absorbers has resulted to more rear storage space.
|Striking rear design|
Classy design, uncompromised comfort and top not luxury are key qualities that make the all-new Toyota Harrier a must have crossover. The crossover is much improved and promises to be a hot gem even when it starts to be available in the second hand market. The Toyota Harrier’s sibling, the Lexus RX, is set to be refreshed very soon. Seeing what is now available on the all-new Harrier, the 2016 Lexus RX will be a genuine head turner. Expect to pay about Kshs 5 million for a used version with low millage.