The conventionally-powered, four-wheel-drive Highlander is sold in two very well-equipped versions:
The 5-passenger Highlander 4WD V6 is equipped with a 215 horsepower V6 engine and meets Environment Canada's stringent Tier 2 emission standards. In addition, Highlander consists of a range of advan
The 7-passenger Highlander 4WD V6 adds third-row seating for owners and families who need the extra room for passengers.
Highlander's refined ride is enhan
keyless, illuminated entry
power door locks and windows, with driver side auto up and down
windshield wiper de-icer
air conditioning with a clean air filter
6-speaker AM/FM/Cassette/CD sound system
tilt-adjust steering wheel
accessory power outlets
heated exterior mirrors
engine immobilizer system
“Highlander is one of the most versatile vehicles on the road, combining a roomy, comfortable cabin, a refined ride, and the all-weather confiden
As always, great value is also standard equipment. The 5-passenger 4WD V6 Highlander starts at $38.470. The 7-passenger 4WD V6 Highlander starts at $39.520.
The 4WD V6 Highlander, in both 5- and 7-passenger configurations, is equipped with a 6-cylinder engine with dual overhead camshafts and four valves per cylinder that produ
In fact, the 3MZ-FE-equipped Highlander is so efficient, thanks to its efficient design and
Harnessing the V6 power is a 5-speed automatic ECT (Electronically-Controlled Transmission). ECT allows the Engine Control Module to manage shift decisions based on engine speed and load, so that every shift is precise and seamless. It also monitors throttle position, road speed, power requirements and operating temperature to efficiently direct gear selection and adjust shift points to driving demands.
REFINED, CONFIDENT HANDLING
Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system, including Traction Control (TRAC), is standard across the lineup. Using a yaw sensor in conjunction with the ABS and TRAC systems, VSC enhan
Engine speed-sensing rack-and-pinion steering with variable power assist is standard equipment, as are all-season P225/70R16 radial tires and a full-sized spare tire.
Highlander's fully independent suspension uses front MacPherson gas struts and an anti-vibration subframe, plus coil springs with gas shock absorbers and stabilizer bar. The front shock absorbers also have built-in linear control valves and rebound springs for enhanced maneuverability and stable cornering performance.
Braking is provided by power-assisted, ventilated discs in front and solid discs in the rear. An Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) is standard, enhan
Noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) are reduced with sound absorbing and vibration damping materials that isolate engine and road noise. An Active Control Engine Mount cancels out engine vibration during idle.
WELL-EQUIPPED TO GO ANYWHERE
The Leather Package, which may be fitted to both the 5-passenger and 7- passenger Highlanders, includes:
heated front seats with headrest-vertical and tilt adjustments
leather seat surfaces
leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
simulated leather door trim
power driver's seat
To add an extra measure of luxury, the 4WD V6 7-passenger Highlander may also be equipped with a Limited package. The Limited package includes everything in the Leather Package plus:
integrated garage door opener
automatic climate control with outside temperature indicator
8-speaker JBL sound system with AM/FM/Cassette/in-dash 6-CD changer and steering wheel audio controls
power front passenger seat
simulated woodgrain trim
auxiliary rear heater
dual illuminated vanity mirrors
electrochromic rear view mirror with digital compass
light control system
coloured rear spoiler
5-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels with P225/65R17 tires
Highlander's rigid, lightweight unibody structure provides responsive driving performan
Front seat mounted side airbags and roll-sensing front and rear head/side curtain airbags are now standard across the Highlander lineup, as are dual front Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) airbags. Highlander is equipped with an Occupant Classification Sensor for the front passenger seat that deactivates the front passenger airbag for occupants who weigh less than about 70 pounds.
Three-point seatbelts for all passengers and are standard. Driver and front passenger seats are equipped with seatbelt pre-tensioners and for
Acclaimed levels of passive safety are provided by an impact-absorbing body that helps disperse frontal and side impact for
Highlander is equipped with
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