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The Highlander Hybrid was unveiled at the 2004 North American International Auto Show. It uses Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive technology. Toyota began offering the Highlander Hybrid to the public in July 2005 as a 2006 model.

The Toyota Highlander Hybrid is an automobile assembled by Toyota using Toyota's There was an error working with the wiki: Code[1] in Japan and Australia. Each generation surpasses the previous, offering greater power and less cost. The Hybrid Cars powertrain adds a mere 300 pounds to the vehicle’s curb weight. The majority of this extra weight is mounted low in the vehicle. To manage the additional weight, Toyota made the chassis of the Highlander Hybrid stronger. The Lexus RX, There was an error working with the wiki: Code[16], There was an error working with the wiki: Code[17], and There was an error working with the wiki: Code[18] are all built on the same platform with slight modifications between the sedans and the SUVs.

The gasoline-powered part of the engine system is a 3.3L 3MZ-FE There was an error working with the wiki: Code[2]. It produces 268 There was an error working with the wiki: Code[19] when aided by the two additional electric motors. Under normal driving conditions, only the front motor and gasoline engine will be used. The rear motor will only be used under full-throttle acceleration or when the front wheels lose traction (if so equipped). The gasoline engine will switch off automatically when the vehicle is either stationary, decelerating, or being driven at a slow speed and the electric motor will take over. A Ni-MH battery is responsible for powering the motors, and it is charged during deceleration and from the heat energy caused from braking.

The assistance of the electric motor increases the vehicle's performance, the Highlander Hybrid Cars can reach 60 mph (97km/h) in less than 8 seconds which is quicker than the normally aspirated Highlander. Despite the increased performance, the Highlander Hybrid consumes roughly the same amount of fuel as a compact four-cylinder There was an error working with the wiki: Code[3]) in America.

See WikiCars' comprehensive

Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

Recent Changes

The Highlander Hybrid is new for the 2006 model year.

Styles and Major Options

Standard Equipment

Fabric-trimmed interior

Silver interior trim pieces

Tilt steering wheel

Power tilt-and-slide There was an error working with the wiki: Code[4] with one-touch open/close and sliding sunshade

Remote keyless entry

Hybrid Optitron IP gauges with kW power meter

Roof rack with rails

Air Conditioning with clean air filter

Deluxe AM/FM/Cassette/CD audio system with 6 speakers

HomeLink® Universal Transceiver

Limited Package

Leather trimmed interior w/power adjustable driver and front passenger heated seats

Burled maple wood grain simulated wood trim

JBL® 8-speaker Premium Audio System with There was an error working with the wiki: Code[5] changer

Leather wrapped steering wheel with audio controls

Leather trimmed shift lever with chrome stalk

Automatic on/off headlamps

Integrated foglamps

Anti-theft alarm and engine immobilizer

Optional Equipment

Touchscreen DVD Navigation with JBL® System/8-speaker Premium Audio System with There was an error working with the wiki: Code[6] changer - $2,000

Rear-seat DVD entertainment system with rear-seat audio and two wireless headphones (includes 115V power outlet and RCA jacks)

Dealer Accessories

All-weather floor mats

Car cover

Cargo mat

Cargo net

Front-end mask

Tow-hitch receiver

Wheel locks

Wireless headphones

Pricing

Today's actual prices for the Toyota Highlander Hybrid can be found at CarsDirect.

Model Trims

FWD

4WD

FWD Limited

4WD Limited

MSRP

$33,030

$34,430

$37,890

$39,290

Invoice

$29,561

$30,814

$33,944

$35,198

Fuel consumption

As seen on the FuelEconomy.gov website, the City/Highway MPG averages are as follows:

Trim

2006 Highlander Hybrid FWD

2006 Highlander Hybird AWD

MPG

33/28

31/27

It has been suggest include the fuel consumption also in l/100km

Reliablity

Safety

Front seat-mounted side There was an error working with the wiki: Code[20]s (SRS)

Driver's and front passenger's advanced There was an error working with the wiki: Code[21] system (SRS) with crash-severity sensors

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Star Safety System with (VDIM)

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Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (There was an error working with the wiki: Code[8])

Reinforced Body

Three-point seatbelts with pre-tensioners There was an error working with the wiki: Code[9] for all seats

Lower Anchors, tether anchors for children (LATCH) in 2nd row seat

Daytime Running Lights

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Traction Control (TRAC)

Theft-Deterrent System with engine immobilizer

LED tailights

Main Alternatives

Ford Escape Hybrid

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Saturn VUE Green Line

Unique Attributes

The Toyota Highlander Hybrid is currently the only hybrid There was an error working with the wiki: Code[11] that offers a 3rd row seat.

Resale Values

Kelley Blue Book offers a range of resale value information, with mileage and equipment levels factored in.

Criticisms

This vehicle's price places it within some premium There was an error working with the wiki: Code[12] competition.

Toyota Highlander Generations

Current Model (2004-present)

The Harrier Hybrid Cars went on sale in Japan on March 2005, and the Highlander Hybrid went on sale later the same year. It is offered for the 2006 model year in North America. Europe and Asia will also receive the Hybrid Cars Highlander in 2006.

These North American-market cars were initially built in Japan and sold in Japan as the Kluger in 2001. Production of the RX 330 started at Toyota's Cambridge, Ontario, Canada plant in September 2003 (some North American RX 330/RX 350 models are still made in Japan). The Highlander Hybrid is powered by a 3.3 L 3MZ-FE There was an error working with the wiki: Code[13], producing 268 total There was an error working with the wiki: Code[14] SAE and is available in either front or four wheel drive. An interesting difference between the Highlander Hybrid and its upscale sibling, the There was an error working with the wiki: Code[27], is that the Highlander Hybrid is available with a 3rd row seat. The Lexus RX, no matter the model or trim, is not.

For European and Asian markets, the second generation RX was launched in early 2003, where it continues to be a RX 300 and is made in Japan. Mechanical specification is more or less identical to the 3.0 L There was an error working with the wiki: Code[15] There was an error working with the wiki: Code[28], with only the four wheel drive version available. Once again, air-suspension and Mark Levinson audio can be specified.

Worldwide

The Toyota Highlander Hybrid Cars is sold in Japan as the Kluger Hybrid.

While the Kluger is also sold in Australia, no announcement has been made of offering the Hybrid Cars model there.

Design quirks and oddities

Unique Front Bumper for increased cooling

Unique Grille

Unique Fog Lamps

New Tailights with LEDs instead of incandescent bulbs

18 inch wheels

Performance tires

External Links

Toyota Highlander Hybrid - Official Site

Toyota Motor Company USA - Offical Site

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