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2006 Toyota Highlander LTD Hybrid-Fuel Full-Size Sport Utility Vehicle

Car Review of the 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid-Fuel Full-Size Sport Utility Vehicle

Base MSRP Range: $33,030-$39,290

Base Invoice Range: $29,561-$35,198

MSRP As Tested: $42,711

Versions: 2WD, AWD

Vehicle Category: Hybrid-Fuel Full-Size Sport Utility Vehicle

Engine Location: Front Engine

Drive Wheels: All-Wheel Drive, Front-Wheel Drive .

Standard Engine as Tested: 3.3-liter, Dual Overhead Cam, 24-valves, V-6,268 – horsepower at 5600 rpm and 212 lb-ft torque at 4400 rpm.

Fuel Economy (city/hwy): 4WD 30/26, AWD 32/27.

Transmission: CVT automatic.

Standard Safety Features: Driver and passenger airbags, Front side airbags, Front and 2nd-row curtain side airbags w/rollover sensor, Tire pressure monitoring system, "> Anti-lock four-wheel disc brakes, Brake assist, Antiskid system.

Competition: Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Kia Sorento, Mitsubishi Montero, Nissan Murano.

Ratings (1-10)

  • Style: 6
  • Performance: 7
  • Price: 5
  • Handling: 7
  • Ride: 8
  • Comfort: 8
  • Quality: 10
  • Overall: 7

More Data

Where Built: Japan

Major Options: Leather Package, Convenience package, Cold weather package. Power sunroof, Navigation system, Fog lights, Side steps, Alloy wheels, and postproduction options also available.

Seating: 7.

Number of Rows: 3.

Length in Inches: 184.6

Warranties: 3 years/36,000 miles bumper to bumper, 5/50,000 miles Extended powertrain (In CA, hybrid components are covered by a 10/150,000 warranty), 5 years/unlimited miles Corrosion protection, 3 years/36,000 miles Roadside assistance.

Weight in Pounds: 3,750 lbs.

Cargo Capacity in Pounds: 1100 – 1500 lbs.

Gross Maximum Vehicle Weight in Pounds: 4,541 lbs. – 4,674 lbs.

Towing Capacity in Pounds: 3500 lbs.

Gas Tank Capacity in Gallons: 18.8 FWD

Destination Charge: $565