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Selected Style 4WD 4-Door (Natl)
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Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door 28 28 $36,956 $40,170
4WD 4-Door Limited 28 28 $42,428 $46,370
FWD 4-Door Hybrid
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 32 28 $43,531 $46,310
AWD 4-Door 30 28 $44,847 $47,710
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,956
$43,531
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,170
$46,310
Monthly Payment Estimate
$670 / month
$772 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 55.0 -
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 36.800
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 145.4 99.700
Second Hip Room (in) 56.3 54.500
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.7 58.000
Third Leg Room (in) 29.9 -
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 37.700
Passenger Capacity 7 5
Third Hip Room (in) 42.3 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.5 57.600
Front Leg Room (in) 43.2 43.100
Third Head Room (in) 36.3 -
Front Hip Room (in) 56.7 55.600
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 68.1 66.300
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.0 63.800
Wheelbase (in) 109.8 107.900
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.2 74.200
Track Width, Front (in) 64.0 64.200
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.3 6.900
Length, Overall (in) 188.4 187.800
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.3 40.000
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 94.1 80.300
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 10.3 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 x - TBD - 12.900 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x - TBD - 12.200 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 17.200
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.790
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.000
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 14.800
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P235/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA N/A
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P235/60R18
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA N/A
Spare Tire Order Code NA N/A
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4641 4520
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 215 @ 4800 - TBD -
Engine Order Code NA N/A
Displacement 3.5L/211 3.5L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 231 @ 5800 295 Combined
Engine Type Gas/Electric V6 Gas/Electric V6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 (2011) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 (2011) 32
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28 (2011) 30
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Type 1 1
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - TBD - NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code NA N/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. CVT Automatic Continuously Variable Ratio
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - TBD - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Highlander Hybrid Lexus RX 450h
Body Style 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear Dual-link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.7 (2011) 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 7 (2011) 7 (2012)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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