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Selected Style FWD 4-Door I4 LE (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door I4 LE 20 25 $26,673 $29,215
FWD 4-Door V6 LE 19 25 $27,864 $30,520
AWD 4-Door V6 Limited 18 24 $37,524 $41,100
FWD 4-Door V6 Limited 19 25 $36,191 $39,640
AWD 4-Door V6 LE Plus 18 24 $31,225 $34,200
FWD 4-Door V6 LE Plus 19 25 $29,892 $32,740
AWD 4-Door V6 XLE 18 24 $34,238 $37,500
AWD 4-Door V6 LE 18 24 $29,199 $31,980
FWD 4-Door V6 XLE 19 25 $32,905 $36,040
FWD 4-Door V6 Limited Platinum 19 25 $38,465 $42,130
AWD 4-Door V6 Limited Platinum 18 24 $39,798 $43,590
2WD 4-Door S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door S 20 26 $26,942 $29,210
2WD 4-Door SV 20 26 $29,787 $32,300
2WD 4-Door SL 20 26 $32,503 $35,250
2WD 4-Door Platinum 20 26 $36,830 $39,950
4WD 4-Door S 19 25 $28,415 $30,810
4WD 4-Door SV 19 25 $31,260 $33,900
4WD 4-Door SL 19 25 $33,976 $36,850
4WD 4-Door Platinum 19 25 $38,303 $41,550
2WD 4-Door SV Hybrid 25 28 $32,548 $35,300
2WD 4-Door SL Hybrid 25 28 $35,264 $38,250
2WD 4-Door Platinum Hybrid 25 28 $39,592 $42,950
4WD 4-Door SV Hybrid 25 27 $34,022 $36,900
4WD 4-Door SL Hybrid 25 27 $36,738 $39,850
4WD 4-Door Platinum Hybrid 25 27 $41,065 $44,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,673
$26,942
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,215
$29,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$487 / month
$487 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Toyota Highlander covers familiar territory, without straying too far into Adventure Land. With a new hybrid model, the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder has the Toyota Highlander and its hybrid model in its sights.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) 27.7 30.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.9 39.4
Third Hip Room (in) 45.6 42
Second Shoulder Room (in) 59.6 60.4
Front Leg Room (in) 44.2 42.3
Third Head Room (in) 35.9 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 145 157.8
Front Hip Room (in) 57.2 56.8
Third Shoulder Room (in) 55 57.1
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4 41.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 42.2
Second Hip Room (in) 57.1 56.1
Passenger Capacity 8 7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.3 60.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 64.4 65.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8 7
Length, Overall (in) 191.1 197.2
Height, Overall (in) 68.1 69.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.2 65.7
Wheelbase (in) 109.8 114.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.8 77.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 13.8 16
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.3 47.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 83.7 79.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - 19.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - 31.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 51.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - 45.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 78.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 12.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.9 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.2 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 38.7
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/60SR18 P235/65SR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/60SR18 P235/65SR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 1500 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 225 750
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4134 4168
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement 2.7 L/163 3.5 L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5800 260 @ 6400
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 184 @ 4200 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.36 5.58
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.42 -
Trans Type 6 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.15 1.77
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.61 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.30 2.37 - 0.44
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Toyota Highlander Nissan Pathfinder
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.3 (Est) 8.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 150
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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