The world first laid eyes on the Toyota Highlander back in 2000 at the New York Auto Show and, being built on the Toyota Camry platform, it was one of the first car-based crossover/SUVs. The first generation model ran until 2007, and the second generation ran until 2013 when Toyota finally ushered in the third-generation model that was longer, wider, and more crossoverish than ever before. Highlights included a larger grille, and lower-mounted fog lights, and much more rounded body. Inside, it offered three rows of seating for up to eight passengers, a host of safety equipment, and Toyota’s Entune multimedia system with a 6.1-inch touchscreen display. Under the hood, one could find a 2.7-liter V-6 with a six-speed automatic and front wheel drive, or a 3.5-liter with a six-speed automatic and the option for all-wheel drive.