...A four-speed automatic transmission is standard on four-cylinder models, while V6 Highlanders upgrade to a five-speed automatic. Buyers can get front-wheel drive (2WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD) with either engine. Fuel economy ratings range from 22 mpg city/28 mpg highway on 2WD four-cylinder models to 18/24 on AWD V6 Highlanders. Tow ratings are on the light side, the maximum being 3,500 pounds on a properly equipped V6 model. Safety: All 2007 Toyota Highlanders come with antilock disc brakes (with brake assist), stability control, front-seat side airbags and side curtain airbags for the...
...The 2007 Toyota Highlander is available in three trims, the Standard, the Sport, and the Limited. All are available with 4WD and 2WD. The 2.4-liter inline-4 comes standard, with 160 horsepower. The 3.3-liter, 230 horsepower V6 is optional on the base Highlander and standard on the Limited and the Sport. With the Sport, buyers also got sport-tuned suspension. Fuel economy is about 20/24 mpg. The 2006 Highlander is available as a five-passenger or seven-passenger vehicle via an optional third-row seat.Drivers find the 2007 Toyota Highlander to be very comfortable, easy to drive, and a good...
...The Highlander Hybrid achieves an SULEV emissions rating, and front- and all-wheel-drive versions are offered. Lexus, Toyota's luxury division, markets a hybrid SUV named the RX 400h. The Highlander Hybrid provides standard seating for five and optional seating for seven. Three battery packs sit under the rear seat, which is 20 millimeters higher than the regular Highlander's. A power meter replaces the usual tachometer in the instrument cluster, and the optional navigation system includes energy-monitor and consumption modes. Combining a 208-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 engine and an electric motor...
...He can't hear the engine running, because the car starts on the electric battery, and hence he doesn't know the car is backing out; another great reason to opt for the back-up assistance camera. Although the finish inside the 2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is nice and fairly upscale (but still easy to clean up most spills not of the goose-poop variety), and the wood-grain paneling adds to its green feel, the exterior styling of the Highlander Hybrid is remarkably unremarkable. Despite a lovely array of nine color choices with names like Salsa Red, Oasis Green (how fitting), Bluestone and...
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