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Toyota Highlander Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Toyota Highlander Reviews

The Toyota Highlander is a 4-door SUV offered in a AWD 4dr V6 XLE (Natl), FWD 4dr V6 Limited Platinum (Natl), FWD 4dr V6 LE Plus (Natl), FWD 4dr V6 LE (Natl), AWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl), AWD 4dr V6 Limited Platinum (Natl), AWD 4dr V6 LE (Natl), FWD 4dr I4 LE (Natl), AWD 4dr V6 LE Plus (Natl), FWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl) and FWD 4dr V6 XLE (Natl). The powertrains include 2.7-liter 4 (185 hp), 3.5-liter V6 (270 hp) and 3.5-liter V6 hybrid (280 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and CVT transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 18 mpg city to 24 mpg highway. The Highlander XLE V6 uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Kia Sorento, Chevrolet Traverse, Dodge Durango and Ford Flex.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014

Reviewed Toyota Highlanders from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2014 Toyota Highlander XLE V6
  • 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited V6 CVT
  • 2008 Toyota Highlander Limited V6
  • 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited V6 CVT

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