2014 Toyota Highlander  -  $30,100


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $30,100
Base Invoice: $27,558
Destination Charge: $885
Options: $0
Trim: FWD 4dr I4 LE (Natl)
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 22 | City: 20 | Hwy: 25
Body Style: FWD 4dr I4 LE (Natl)
Transmission: Transmission: Electronic 6-Speed Automatic w/OD
Engine: Engine: 2.7L 4-Cylinder DOHC 16-Valve w/Dual VVT-i

Pros

Roomy, good ground clearance, stylish and technology filled interior, sleek exterior styling, available hybrid drivetrain and all-wheel drive


Model Highlights

The 2014 Highlander is powered by one of three different drivetrains. Base models make due with a 2.7L 4-cylinder engine making 180 hp. In this guise, the Highlander is rated at 20 mpg in the city and 25mpg on the highway. The mid-level V6 displaces 3.5L and makes 270 hp, while the top of the line hybrid uses an electric motor in conjunction with a V6 to make 280 hp. The hybrid Highlander returns 27 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway, extremely impressive numbers for a vehicle equipped with third-row seating. The Highlander comes standard in front-wheel drive, though all-wheel drive is an option for those who need it.

There are four trim levels offered on the 2014 Toyota Highlander: LE, LE Plus, XLE and Limited, which offers buyers plenty of options.

LE is the most basic trim, and is the only trim to feature the smaller 4-cylinder engine. However, it still comes loaded with 18-inch wheels, an Entune stereo with a 6.1-inch touchscreen, a backup camera, Bluetooth streaming, heated mirrors, a couple of USB ports and third-row seating.

Stepping up to LE Plus adds a number of desirable items. Highlights include a height-adjustable power rear liftgate, an 8-way power adjustable driver's seat, satellite HD radio, 3-zone automatic climate control, fog lamps and a leather wrapped steering wheel.

The XLE trim includes a smart key and push button start, leather seating surfaces, heated front seats, roof rails to help secure extra luggage, rear window shades, an 8-inch touch screen, Homelink, a navigation system and a moonroof.

The top spec Limited trim offers buyers 19-inch wheels, LED daytime running lights, various parking aids and a blind spot monitor, perforated leather seating, heated and cooled front seats, and a powered passenger seat. The Limited Highlanders are also the only trim that can be equipped with the optional hybrid powertrain.

Options include a Technology package with radar-controlled cruise control, a Lane Departure system and automatically dimming high beams; as well as a Platinum package, which includes everything in the technology package along with a heated steering wheel, heated second row seats and a panoramic moonroof. A Rear Seat Entertainment system is also optional.

Safety is aided by anti-lock brakes, stability control and traction control, as well as optional items like a blind-spot monitor. Of course, should an accident occur, the Highlander is equipped with eight airbags in order to minimize any possible damage to its occupants.


Model News

The Toyota Highlander has been completely redesigned for 2014. It features all new sheetmetal and a new interior and is now available as a hybrid.


Value Writeup

The Toyota Highlander is a mid-sized near-luxury crossover competing in a crowded segment where just about every major auto manufacturer has a hat in the ring. Toyota knows that for their entry to be successful, they'll have to offer lots of technology and convenience at the right price, to go along with their solid reputation for reliability. The 2014 Highlander plays right into this strategy with plenty of standard features, plus a bevy of options. Attractive new styling is the icing on the cake, helping the Highlander to stand out in a crowded field.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3 (Est)

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5.0 (Est)

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG

Cruising Range - City
384.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
20 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
480.00 mi

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement
2.7 L/163

Fuel System
Sequential MPI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5800

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 4200

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.15

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.36

Passenger Capacity
8

Passenger Volume
145 ft³

Front Head Room
40.7 in

Front Leg Room
44.2 in

Front Shoulder Room
59.3 in

Front Hip Room
57.2 in

Second Head Room
39.9 in

Second Leg Room
38.4 in

Second Shoulder Room
59.6 in

Second Hip Room
57.1 in

Third Head Room
35.9 in

Third Leg Room
27.7 in

Third Shoulder Room
55 in

Third Hip Room
45.6 in

Wheelbase
109.8 in

Length, Overall
191.1 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.8 in

Height, Overall
68.1 in

Track Width, Front
64.4 in

Track Width, Rear
64.2 in

Min Ground Clearance
8 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
83.7 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
42.3 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
13.8 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4134 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs

Maximum Trailering Capacity
1500 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone

Front Tire Size
P245/60SR18

Rear Tire Size
P245/60SR18

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.9 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19.2 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
2

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
25,000

Maintenance Years
2

Maintenance Miles/km
25,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
14V051000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 06, 2014

Component
SEAT BELTS:REAR

Potential Number of Units Affected
7067

Summary
Toyota is recalling certain model year 2014 Highlander vehicles manufactured November 20, 2013, through January 18, 2014. The third row middle seat belt assembly might not have been properly secured to the vehicle floor anchorage during vehicle assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."

Consequence
A seat belt that is not properly secured to its anchorage could increase the risk of injury to an occupant in the event of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the third row middle seat belt anchor, and, if necessary, properly secure it to the vehicle floor anchorage, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2014. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

Dates of Manufacture
NOV 19, 2013 to JAN 17, 2014

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
14V274000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 21, 2014

Component
SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

Potential Number of Units Affected
231

Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2014 Highlander vehicles manufactured April 23, 2014, through April 29, 2014. The affected vehicles may have a second row right-hand seat assembly that does not fully lock into the inboard seat track in the forward first, second and third adjusting positions. As such, these vehicles do not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems."

Consequence
If the seat does not fully lock into the inboard seat track, the seat could move, increasing the risk of injury to an occupant in the event of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the second row right-hand seat, free of charge. The recall began in July 2014. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.

Dates of Manufacture
APR 22, 2014 to APR 28, 2014

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
14V576000

Mfg's Report Date
SEP 18, 2014

Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
15872

Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2014 Toyota Avalon, Camry, Sienna, and Highlander and model year 2015 Lexus RX350 vehicles. Fuel may leak from the one of the fuel delivery pipes in the engine compartment.

Consequence
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace any of the suspect fuel delivery pipes free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during November 2014. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.

Dates of Manufacture
APR 29, 2014 to JUL 24, 2014

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
14V272000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 21, 2014

Component
SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected
48840

Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2014 Highlander and Highlander Hybrid vehicles. The affected vehicles may have improper software installed in the air bag electronic control unit (ECU) for the operation of the front passenger seat belt force limiter, and as a result, the force limiter may use the restraint setting designed for small occupants, such as those that weigh approximately 110 pounds, for all occupants regardless of their size. As such, some of these vehicles do not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Consequence
In the event of a crash, a larger front passenger seat occupant may not be properly restrained and be at an increased risk of injury.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will install a software update in the air bag electronic control unit, free of charge. The recall began on June 27, 2014. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
18.5%

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Engine: 2.7L 4-Cylinder DOHC 16-Valve w/Dual VVT-i

Transmission: Electronic 6-Speed Automatic w/OD -inc: ECT-i, sequential shift mode and snow mode

4.36 Axle Ratio

GVWR: 5,665 lbs

Front-Wheel Drive

1455# Maximum Payload

Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers

Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars

Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering

19.2 Gal. Fuel Tank

Single Stainless Steel Exhaust

Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs

Double Wishbone Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs

4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control

Security System Pre-Wiring

Wheels: 18" Alloy

Tires: P245/60R18

Wheels w/Silver Accents

Steel Spare Wheel

Compact Spare Tire Stored Underbody w/Crankdown

Clearcoat Paint

Body-Colored Front Bumper

Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent

Black Wheel Well Trim

Chrome Side Windows Trim

Body-Colored Door Handles

Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator

Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper and Defroster

Deep Tinted Glass

Variable Intermittent Wipers w/Heated Wiper Park

Fully Galvanized Steel Panels

Lip Spoiler

Black Grille w/Chrome Surround

Liftgate Rear Cargo Access

Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks

Fully Automatic Projector Beam Halogen Daytime Running Headlamps w/Delay-Off

Radio: Entune Audio -inc: the Entune Multimedia Bundle (6.1-inch high resolution touch-screen display, AM/FM CD player, MP3/WMA playback capability, six speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port w/iPod connectivity and control, advanced voice recognition, ands-free phone capability, phone book access and music streaming via Bluetooth wireless technology), Intelligent Touch controls and integrated backup camera display w/projected path

Radio w/Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control and Steering Wheel Controls

Window Grid Diversity Antenna

Front Bucket Seats -inc: 8-way manually adjustable driver's and 4-way passenger w/2-way adjustable headrests,

60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Manual Reclining Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seat w/Manual Fore/Aft

Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer

Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows

Fixed 60-40 Split-Bench 3rd Row Seat Front, Manual Recline, Manual Fold Into Floor, 3 Manual and Adjustable Head Restraints

Front Cupholder

Rear Cupholder

Valet Function

Remote Keyless Entry w/4 Door Curb/Courtesy, Illuminated Entry, Illuminated Ignition Switch and Panic Button

Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Fuel

Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls

Manual Air Conditioning

Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls

HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts and Headliner/Pillar Ducts

Locking Glove Box

Driver Foot Rest

Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Metal-Look Door Panel Insert and Metal-Look Interior Accents

Full Cloth Headliner

Cloth Door Trim Insert

Urethane Gear Shift Knob

Fabric Seat Material

Day-Night Rearview Mirror

Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination, Driver And Passenger Auxiliary Mirror

Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Mini Overhead Console w/Storage, Conversation Mirror and 3 12V DC Power Outlets

Front And Rear Map Lights

Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting

Full Carpet Floor Covering

Carpet Floor Trim

Cargo Space Lights

Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins

Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down

Delayed Accessory Power

Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature

Systems Monitor

Trip Computer

Outside Temp Gauge

Analog Display

Seats w/Cloth Back Material

Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints

Front Center Armrest

2 Seatback Storage Pockets

Engine Immobilizer

3 12V DC Power Outlets

Air Filtration

Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

ABS And Driveline Traction Control

Side Impact Beams

Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags

Low Tire Pressure Warning

Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags

Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags

Airbag Occupancy Sensor

Driver Knee Airbag and Passenger Cushion Front Airbag

Rear Child Safety Locks

Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners

 
50 STATE EMISSIONS
$0

 
SILVER SKY METALLIC
$0

 
BLIZZARD PEARL
$0

 
PREDAWN GRAY MICA
$0

 
ATTITUDE BLACK METALLIC
$0

 
SHORELINE BLUE PEARL
$0

 
OOH LA LA ROUGE MICA
$0

 
CREME BRULEE MICA
$0

 
ALUMINA JADE METALLIC
$0

 
NAUTICAL BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
ASH, FABRIC SEAT MATERIAL
$0

 
BLACK, FABRIC SEAT MATERIAL
$0

 
SPECIAL COLOR
$395

 
PROTECTION PACKAGE
$484

 
PREFERRED ACCESSORY PACKAGE
$308

 
TOWING RECEIVER HITCH W/WIRE HARNESS
$699

 
ALLOY WHEEL LOCKS
$81

 
REAR BUMPER APPLIQUE
$69

 
REAR BUMPER PROTECTOR
$129

 
BODY SIDE MOLDING
$209

 
MUDGUARDS
$129

 
RUNNING BOARDS
$599

 
PAINT PROTECTION FILM
$395

 
CARPET FLOOR MATS & CARPET CARGO MAT
$325

 
CARPET FLOOR MATS & CARGO LINER
$230

 
ALL WEATHER FLOOR MATS & CARGO LINER
$200

 
CARPETED FLOOR MATS & CARGO MAT SET
$225

 
CARGO NET
$49

 
DOOR EDGE GUARDS
$125

 
VIP RS3200 PLUS SECURITY SYSTEM
$359

 
FIRST AID KIT
$29


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