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23 Dec 2020 | No Comment | 262 views

          By Don Hammonds

It’s hard to stand out in a crowded SUV market.

So many products look the same, offer the same equipment, and provide pretty much the same benefits–and issues.

But Toyota has clearly set itself apart with the Highlander.

On top of all the terrific perks that you get with any Toyota–dependability, impeccable quality, longevity, high resale value–Toyota has bestowed a completely new look on the Highlander, which instantly helps distinguish this much-loved brand against its competitors.

Though …

Sports Utility Vehicles / Crossovers, Toyota, Uncategorized »

5 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 1,501 views
2014 Toyota Highlander:  Putting on top hat and tails

By Don Hammonds

Wow, have things ever changed for the Toyota Highlander!

We just test drove the 2014 model, and it is vastly different from its predecessors. To be sure, its still quiet, utterly appropriate for family needs, and built to last. None of that has changed.

But what HAS changed is the demeanor and message that the Highlander puts out there.  It comes across as being a lot more expensive than it is, thanks to its elegant new design that has enough …

Reviews, Sports Utility Vehicles / Crossovers, Toyota »

10 Jun 2010 | No Comment | 2,158 views
2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid LTD

Model: Toyota Highlander Hybrid LTD
Engine: 3.3-liter V6
Horsepower/Torque: 209 hp @ 5,600 rpm/212 lb-ft. @ 3,600 rpm + 167 hp @ 4,500 rpm and 247 lb.-ft. @ 0-1,500 rpm for electric motor
Transmission: Electronic CVT
Wheelbase: 109.8 in.
Length/Width/Height: 188.4 x 42.3 x 69.3 in.
Tires: P245/55R19 (full-size spare)
Cargo volume: 10.3/42.3/94.1 cu. ft. (behind 3rd row/behind 2nd row/behind 1st row)
Fuel economy: 27 mpg city/25 mpg highway/21.2 mpg test
Fuel capacity: 17.2 gal.
Curb weight: 4,641 lbs.
Sticker: $46,174 (includes $800 delivery charge and $5,054 in options)

The Bottom Line: …

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