HIGHLIGHTS

For the 2009 model year, Toyota offers an upgraded V6 base model, new options package, and a fuel-friendly powerful 4-cylinder model to enhance Highlander’s forceful styling, generous performance and segment-leading utility.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • A new 2.7-litre 4-cylinder engine delivers more power while using less fuel:
    • Powerfully fuel-efficient, at up to 187 hp @5,800 RPM and using just 10.4/7.3/9.0 litres per 100 km (city/highway/combined)
Highlander V6 models deliver up to 270 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque, towing up to 1,588 kg (5,000 lbs). V6 models deliver up to 12.3/8.8/10.8 litres per 100km (city/highway/combined).

 Standard features new for the 2009 Highlander V6 include:
  • 3.5” LCD display with back-up camera
  • Power rear door with jam protection and flip-up rear glass hatch
  • 8-way power driver’s seat
  • Premium cloth seats
  • In-dash 6-disc CD changer
  • Fog lamps

MODELS and OPTIONS

  • New for the 2009 model year, a 2.7 litre 4-cylinder, front-wheel-drive Highlander model delivers outstanding fuel efficiency plus an impressive power and 186 lb-ft of torque at 4,100 RPM. Mated to an all-new six-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) to deliver V6-like performance, it will remain crossover-capable with a towing capacity of 1,588 kg (3,500 lbs).
  • Highlander V6 may also be ordered with a newly available Leather Package, which adds leather seats, heated driver and front passenger seats, and an Automatic Headlamp System.
 

BASE MANUFACTURER’S SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICING


Model


Engine


Transmission


Base MSRP


Highlander FWD


2.7-litre 4-cylinder


6-speed automatic


$32,600


Highlander 4WD V6


3.5-litre V6


5-speed automatic


$37,570


Highlander 4WD V6 Sport


3.5-litre V6


5-speed automatic


$42,505


Highlander 4WD V6 Limited


3.5-litre V6


5-speed automatic


$46,205

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