Review 2005 Toyota Highlander

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Review: 2005 Toyota

Aug 15, 2005

Today, nearly successful car company’s lineup a crossover vehicle, and for good SUVs that ride on underpinnings boast superior figures, a softer ride, and ingress and egress. And they these brochure-friendly high while still offering the all-wheel drive, in-command position, and roomy interior of truck-descended counterparts—though they do the towing capacity and off-road of their beefier brethren. For these vehicles offer product development, as they share platform and drivetrain with other volume

Sales of the prudent Highlander increased steadily each since its release; in 2004, the was the top-selling crossover sport/ute on the

By far the biggest Highlander news for is the introduction of the hybrid model, the such SUV with seating for The hybrid is available only as a model with a 3.3-liter V-6 mated to two, or in the case of models, three, high-speed motors. Regardless of how many are driven, overall peak is 268 horsepower, making the hybrid’s numbers better than of the regular V-6 Highlander, which out 220 horses.

The EPA rates the front-wheel-drive Highlander at 33 mpg in the city and 28 on the highway, and it’s as a SULEV (super ultra low vehicle). Toyota still some truck-based SUVs, but as people gravitate toward and hybrid models, Toyota is the way toward having your SUV and eating it, too.

Toyota Highlanders in three trim base, Limited, and hybrid. SUVs can be driven by front- or systems and fitted with for five or seven passengers. originates from either a four-cylinder or a 3.3-liter/220-horse V-6 engine.

All Highlanders come with windows and door locks, control, tilt steering, a AM/FM/CD sound system, and a wiper with defroster. models add amenities such as front seats, an eight-speaker heated outside mirrors, and an system.

Toyota dresses the basic two-box shape sculpted muscle lines in the giving an otherwise boring some character. The Highlander an elevated seating position, being an overly tall Available appearance upgrades 16-inch aluminum wheels, mudguards, tinted windows, and a spoiler.

Ingress and egress are slide-in/slide-out maneuvers thanks to the just-right height. Loading into the rear is usually though in tight quarters, the liftgate may not have room to fully. Hoisting things up to the fastening rails also is easy, due to the Highlander’s relatively 68-inch height.

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The Highlander’s interior is generally and comfortable. Visibility is above thanks to the high perch and body pillars. Ergonomics are instrumentation and controls are simple and to read.

The overall dash was daring when introduced and has well.

Second-row occupants less legroom than in the Freestyle or Mitsubishi Endeavor, but comparable to that of a mid-size Two-across seating is quite and a third person is manageable. The also sports ample cubbies for front- and rear-seat alike.

The third-row collapsible seat was offered in 2004. Only will be able to scramble there and be comfortable, as only inches of knees-in-the-face legroom is The back row does get a fan-speed controls for the rear heating along with cup holders.

handles and a convenient step in the opening immensely aid ingress to the row.

An available rear-seat DVD can help keep passengers in back row entertained, and a navigation is optional to assist front-seat with the journey.

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