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2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Product Information

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Product Information

September 27, 2016

'The Year of More' for the 2017 Highlander with More Power, More Safety, and More Model Choices

'The Year of More' for the 2017 Highlander with More Power, More Safety, and More Model Choices

September 27, 2016
More power and fuel economy? That’s the name of the game for the 2017 Highlander thanks to its new 3.5-liter V6 D-4S Injection engine and Direct Shift – 8AT 8-speed automatic transmission. Taking full advantage of this revised powertrain is a new-for-2017 SE grade that brings a premium, sporty personality to the lineup. Not to be out shined by its gas-sipping siblings, the Highlander Hybrid adds two additional entry-level grades – LE and XLE – to its popular range. All Highlander models receive revised front and rear styling and enhanced interior convenience and comfort. Long story short, it’s great to be a Highlander buyer for 2017.... more

2016 - 2017 Toyota Full-Line and Scion Pricing

2016 - 2017 Toyota Full-Line and Scion Pricing

September 14, 2016

Toyota's Debut of 2017 Highlander Mid-Size SUV to Showcase Significant Performance Updates

Toyota's Debut of 2017 Highlander Mid-Size SUV to Showcase Significant Performance Updates

March 14, 2016
TORRANCE, Calif., March 14, 2016 -- Toyota will be debuting the significantly enhanced 2017 model year Highlander mid-size sport utility vehicle (SUV) on Wednesday, March 23 at the upcoming New York International Auto Show.  The popular Highlander, receives an array of new and updated equipment and technology, inside and out, including a new Direct Shift 8-speed (8AT automatic transmission).... more

Toyota Light Truck and SUV Chronology

February 29, 2016

Toyota Highlander Hybrid Chronology

February 28, 2016

Toyota Recalls Certain Vehicles for Power Window Master Switch

Toyota Recalls Certain Vehicles for Power Window Master Switch

October 21, 2015
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2015 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. today announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 2,000,000 vehicles related to the driver’s side Power Window Master Switch.  The involved vehicles include certain:... more

2016 Toyota Highlander: Leader of the Midsize Crossover Pack

2016 Toyota Highlander: Leader of the Midsize Crossover Pack

September 23, 2015
The Toyota Highlander started the midsize crossover SUV category 15 years ago, so it had a head start on becoming a benchmark. The third-generation model, now entering its third year, offers room for up to eight, a choice of three powertrains and four model grades. It all adds up to the ideal family vehicle.... more

2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Product Information

2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Product Information

September 22, 2015

With 8 Million Units Sold, Toyota Proves Hybrids Have Staying Power

With 8 Million Units Sold, Toyota Proves Hybrids Have Staying Power

August 21, 2015
Toyota City, Japan (August 21, 2015) — Toyota Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada likes to tell the story of how his team couldn’t get the first Prius prototype to move for 49 days. According to him, “We had no idea what was wrong, so we worked late every night trying to figure it out. We finally got it to move around Christmas time, but it only went 500 meters!”... more

Toyota is Global Hybrid Leader with Sales of 7 Million

Toyota is Global Hybrid Leader with Sales of 7 Million

October 14, 2014
TORRANCE, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2014) – Toyota Motor Corporation announced today global hybrid sales surpassed the 7 million unit mark in September. Toyota achieved this latest million-unit hybrid milestone at the record pace of nine months.... more

CHCI Goes Green with Toyota During Hispanic Heritage Month

CHCI Goes Green with Toyota During Hispanic Heritage Month

October 02, 2014
Washington D.C. (Oct. 2, 2014) – The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will serve as the official vehicle of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) as it welcomes Toyota once again as a sponsor. Commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month, CHCI’s Public Policy Conference is themed “Building Our Future, Together” to reflect the growing strength of the Latino community and its impact on the success of America, including the environment. With the goal of raising awareness of the importance of reducing carbon emissions, Toyota is presenting a Highlander Hybrid to CHCI President and CEO Esther Aguilera for the organization to use to carry out its mission.... more

2015 Toyota Highlander: Room for Up to Eight in a Package That’s a Perfect Ten

2015 Toyota Highlander: Room for Up to Eight in a Package That’s a Perfect Ten

September 26, 2014
It’s turning heads all over town.  What really sets the 2015 Highlander apart from its competitors is a distinct balance of style, comfort, performance and utility. Three powertrain choices stand out, including Hybrid Synergy Drive which delivers 280 total system horsepower and segment-leading fuel economy. The others include a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder and a 270-horsepower 3.5-liter V6. The four and the V6 are both mated with a six-speed automatic transmission.... more

2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Product Information

2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Product Information

September 26, 2014

Three Reasons You Should Be Driving a Hybrid

Three Reasons You Should Be Driving a Hybrid

August 07, 2014
You don’t have to be a pious Prius driver (but it sure helps) to enjoy the benefits of hybrid technology.
 
  1. Help others breathe a little easier. Since 2000, the Prius family of vehicles has saved an estimated 26.5 million tons of COemissions in the U.S.
 
  1. Save gas. Prius family owners could drive around the earth 4.39 million times with the fuel saved.
 
  1. Save gas money. Over the last 14 years, the Prius family (compared to an average car) has saved Americans about $5 billion in fuel costs.
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NALEO Educational Fund Welcomes Toyota as Presenting Sponsor of the NALEO 31st  Annual Conference in San Diego

NALEO Educational Fund Welcomes Toyota as Presenting Sponsor of the NALEO 31st Annual Conference in San Diego

June 23, 2014
Los Angeles, Calif. (June 23, 2014) – The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund will welcome Toyota as presenting sponsor of the NALEO 31st Annual Conference in San Diego.  The nation’s largest gathering of Latino elected officials, the NALEO 31st Annual Conference runs from Thursday, June 26 to Saturday, June 28.  The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will also serve as the conference’s official vehicle. ... more

2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Product Information

April 21, 2014

2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Product Information

April 17, 2014

All-New 2014 Toyota Highlander Rings in the New Year with All the Bells and Whistles

All-New 2014 Toyota Highlander Rings in the New Year with All the Bells and Whistles

December 13, 2013
Dashing through the snow in a 270-horse all-new Highlander.  Active families will be able to add holiday cheer to their new year when the all-new 2014 Highlander sport utility vehicle (SUV) begins rolling into dealer showrooms later this month.  The all-new fuel-efficient Highlander Hybrid will arrive at Toyota dealers in mid-February 2014.... more

Toyota Motor Sales Dominates Auto Club Green Car List

September 26, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 26, 2013) – California drivers looking for a green vehicle at a good value need look no further. Toyota, Lexus and Scion took top honors in the 2013 Green Car Guide, published today by the Automobile Club of Southern California. Six of the top ten overall green vehicle and “best value” scores are held by the Toyota family. ... more

#Toyota and #Lexus in the U.S. Accounted for Nearly 2 Million of Total 5 Million Global Hybrid Sales Revealed Today

April 17, 2013
Torrance, Calif., April 16, 2013 -- Nearly 2 million (1,951,243) Toyota and Lexus hybrid vehicles have been sold in the United States, significantly reducing CO2 emissions and fuel consumption.... more

Toyota’s Prius and Highlander Hybrid Earn U.S. News and World Report’s Best Cars for Families Awards

March 12, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., March 12, 2013 – The Toyota Prius and Highlander Hybrid have garnered category honors as part of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Cars for Families awards. The 2013 Toyota Prius took top honors in the Best Hatchback for Families category, while the 2013 Highlander Hybrid won the Best Hybrid SUV for Families award for the third year in a row.
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Toyota Brings Hybrids to the Living Room as First Automaker on HSN

October 08, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 8, 2012 – Toyota introduced its all-new Avalon Hybrid and its hybrid vehicle lineup into millions of living rooms across America on Sunday, Oct. 7, with a “Discover Toyota” showcase that aired on multichannel retailer HSN at 12 noon, 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. EDT.... more

2013 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid Add New Entune® Multimedia System Features and 'Highlander Plus' Grade

September 13, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., (Sept. 13, 2012) -- The Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid offer additional value for 2013 with more standard equipment, new option packages and audio systems. A new Highlander Plus model grade replaces the former Tech Package and adds numerous popular features, including a rear back-up camera.
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Toyota Announces 2013 Prices for FJ Cruiser, 4Runner, Highlander and Highlander Hybrid, Sequoia and Tundra

August 17, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., August 17, 2012 - - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) for the 2013 FJ Cruiser and 4Runner mid-size SUVs, Highlander and Highlander Hybrid crossover SUVs, Sequoia large SUV and Tundra full-size pickup truck.
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