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2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

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The 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid looks virtually the same from the outside as conventional four-cylinder and V-6 versions of this popular family crossover,

The Highlander Hybrid shares a powertrain with the much pricier, ritzier 2010 Lexus RX 450h. It uses a specially tuned 3.3-liter V-6 paired with two electric motors where the transmission would go, plus one more electric motor that provides all-wheel drive by powering the rear wheels. The gasoline engine is smooth and refined, and when combining gasoline and electric torque, the hybrid system produces 270 horsepower. This gives the 2010 Highlander Hybrid quick V-8-style acceleration, even though it's larger and heavier than previous editions. The EPA rates the Highland Hybrid at 27 mpg city, 25 mpg highway.

The Highlander Hybrid's all-wheel drive, which replaces mechanical drive with an electric motor to power the rear wheels, isn't suitable for extreme off-road conditions though it should be adequate for slippery driveway duty.

For more, see our 2010 Toyota Highlander review, where you'll also find more photos plus prices, specs, and related news.

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Friday, July 8, 2016
2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 4WD 4-Door Limited Platinum (SE)

I am impressed with this Toyota hybrid

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I replaced the Ford Escape Hybrid I had been driving since 2008 with this SUV. I was moving up from a compact to a mid-sized SUV and was not sure what I would be getting in the way of gasoline miles per... + More »
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Monday, April 20, 2015
For 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Does exactly what you should expect from a good "all season" car.

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Because of it's size ,comfort and versatility this is the perfect véhicule for the city and for long safe trips.I wish I could keep it for ever . Even though the fuel economy is a little desapointing,but... + More »
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