Review: 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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The mid-size Toyota Highlander Hybrid remains one of the few vehicles on the market that offers a large SUV experience, while getting reasonable fuel economy for its size. To start, the Highlander Hybrid is a four-wheel drive SUV that seats seven in three rows of seats.

2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Sneak Peak

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For years, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid has been the go-to hybrid crossover for well-heeled suburbanites who were too embarrassed to drive a minivan. Set to go on sale sometime in late 2013 or early 2014, the new Highlander was designed to be “a mid-size SUV with No Sacrifice”.

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‘10 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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The 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a large SUV that makes use of the company’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system in order to return fuel economy numbers that are more often associated with family sedans rather than heavy trucks. Additional Reviews of the 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV: Edmunds.

2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review

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The Toyota Highlander Hybrid remains the sole seven-seat hybrid vehicle on the market, and it has been redesigned and updated for the 2014 model year. hybrid sales, the 2014 Highlander Hybrid stands at the top of Toyota''s mid-size SUV line. While smaller vehicles--the Prius far ahead of any other model--make up the bulk of U.S. Our model was rated

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2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Debuts In New York

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A brand new generation of the Toyota Highlander crossover made its debut at the 2013 New York Auto Show this morning, and with it came a new version of the popular Highlander Hybrid. The new Highlander is bigger and bolder than the model it replaces, now looking much more like a full-blown SUV than a crossover, though at the same time it promises

2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: Quick Drive, Highest MPG With Third Row

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If you need to carry up to seven people at once, and you're quite horrified by the mileage ratings on most of the three-row vehicles that are truly up to the task, we have the vehicle for you: the 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. With EPA ratings of 28 mpg city, 28 highway, it's the highest-mileage three-row vehicle, based on Combined

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2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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Unlike dedicated hybrids without a comparable gas-only version, the 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid carries its gasoline-electric powertrain in a body that looks just like the conventional Highlander mid-size crossover utility vehicle. It’s a family-friendly hybrid utility vehicle, spacious and well-equipped, though hardly a car for the

2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Will Be U.S. Made, Says Toyota

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Buy a gasoline 2012 Toyota Highlander crossover in the U.S., Opt for the more fuel efficient 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid model, and your car will have been made a third of the way around the world in Japan. and the chances are it will have been made at Toyota’s Princetown factory in Indiana. Not for much longer, says Toyota Motor North

2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Engine Stalling Investigated

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On February 15, the NHTSA opened an investigation into 32 complaints of engine stalling in 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid sport-utility vehicles. While Toyota clearly hopes the worst of its recall problems are behind it, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a new investigation into an older Toyota vehicle. Of those, 21

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, Prius 'marvel,' electric-car tax credits: Today's car news

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Today, Toyota announces the refreshed 2017 Highlander Hybrid and a new Prius hybrid variant for the 2016 New York Auto Show, and we look at when electric-car tax credits expire. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Nissan Leaf is withdrawn from New Zealand, and electric-car sales there plummet as a result. The refreshed 2017 Toyota. Today in Car News

2006-2007 Lexus RX 400h, Toyota Highlander Hybrids: Recall

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The affected models are the Toyota Highlander Hybrid and the Lexus RX 400h, which share an understructure and Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive system. Toyota said today it will begin a voluntary safety recall that covers about 82,000 hybrid sport utility vehicles sold in the U.S. during 2006 and 2007. Lexus will recall roughly 36,700 RX 400h

English team wins fuel efficiency challenge

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Refreshed Toyota 2017 Highlander features 8AT, two new hybrid grades

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The refreshed Toyota 2017 Highlander mid-size sport utility vehicle will feature a new Direct Shift 8-speed (8AT automatic transmission), as well as two new grades for the hybrid version of the model. The Highlander Hybrid adds two new grades, (LE and XLE) to its existing lineup of Limited and Platinum models for a total of four. All Highlander Hybrid models will continue to be all-wheel drive (AWD).

2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Update

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2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review. The Toyota Highlander got a mid-cycle makeover last year (2011) that included changes to its front-end look such as a new hood, grill, headlights, and chrome accented black rocker panels. Toyota Highlander

Toyota Mirai manga, VW diesel deadline, electric-car speed record: Today's car news

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We have live photos of the 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid from the 2016 New York Auto Show. Today, the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car gets its own manga, Volkswagen misses a deadline to present a diesel solution that satisfies regulators, and a converted Corvette sets a speed record for electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

2011 Hybrid Highlander Raises The Bar Again

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Modest changes give the 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid a slightly different look, better fuel economy, more horsepower, and some additional standard features. The seven-passenger 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid delivers an estimated 28 mpg. Toyota Highlander

2011 Hybrid Highlander Raises The Bar Again

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Modest changes give the 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid a slightly different look, better fuel economy, more horsepower, and some additional standard features. The seven-passenger 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid delivers an estimated 28 mpg. Toyota Highlander

Toyota Hybrid Breakthrough! One-mile EV Range Highlander Hybrid!

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AutoBlogGreen has the details on the '08 Highlander, and it includes an EV mode! Toyota could deliver a plug-in hybrid highlander, get 20 miles all-electric and 75 mpg using NiMH today! Tags: highlander hybrid electric cars plug-in hybrid fuel cell toyota Lithium NiMH Now you will be able to move the car across the street for street cleaning days without using gasoline.

Toyota gives Highlander Hybrid a rework

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Both the Highlander and Highlander Hybrid vehicles have received a significant revision ahead of a 2011 re-launch. The 2011 Highlander Hybrid has an estimated fuel economy of 28mpg city and 28mpg [.]. Tags: Green cars Latest news Toyota new Toyota Highlander new Toyota Highlander Hybrid Toyota Highlander Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Toyota recalling about 113,000 Highlander and RX 400h hybrids

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One involves approximately 133,000 MY 2006-2010 Highlander Hybrid and MY 2006-2008 Lexus RX 400h vehicles. In the involved Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Lexus RX 400h vehicles, transistors within the hybrid system’s inverter assembly can experience heat damage due to variations in characteristics of the transistors’ parallel circuits. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., will conduct two voluntary safety recalls.

‘09 Escape Vs. ‘09 Highlander

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Head To Head: 2009 Ford Escape hybrid vs 2009 Toyota Highlander hybrid. In comparison, the price out the door for a 2009 hybrid Toyota Highlander really depends on how many options or which package you select. Essentially, the base Highlander starts where the Escape leaves off.

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2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid: Full Details From NY Auto Show

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The 2014 Nissan Pathfinder enters its second year as a seven-seat family crossover with a new model added: the first-ever Pathfinder Hybrid, a direct shot across the bows of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid. The 2014 Pathfinder is unchanged in style from the model introduced last year, with its rakish tall-wagon look and more curvaceous lines than

Toyota to increase Highlander output, including hybrid and exports, in Indiana

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Toyota will increase production of the Highlander mid-size SUV in late 2013 at the company’s Princeton, Ind. The company will invest about $400 million to support global demand for the Highlander, which will no longer be built in Japan by late 2013. Toyota builds Highlander in China for that market only. Annual Highlander production volume is expected to increase by approximately 50,000 units at TMMI.

2011 Highlander Hybrid Equipped with Larger Engine, Improved Fuel Economy

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2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. Toyota has significantly revised its Highlander and Highlander Hybrid crossover sport utility vehicles for 2011. Among the changes, the Highlander Hybrid debuts a new, more powerful 3.5-liter V6 for 2011, replacing the previous 3.3-liter V6, while also improving fuel economy. The 2011 Highlander Hybrid receives EPA estimated fuel economy ratings of 28 mpg city and 28 mpg highway (8.4 Conventional engine Highlander.

Gevo signs letter of intent with Highlands EnviroFuels to license isobutanol technology for Florida plant; sugar cane and sweet sorghum

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> Highlands EnviroFuels, LLC has signed a letter of intent to become a Gevo licensee to produce renewable isobutanol, using syrup from sugar cane and sweet sorghum as feedstock. Highlands will build a commercial-scale “Brazilian-style” syrup mill in Highlands County, Florida, which would have a production capacity of approximately 200,000 metric tons of fermentable sugar per year. — Bradley Krohn, President of Highlands.

What’s New With The 2009 Highlander Hybrid?

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If you are in the market for a brand spankin’ new hybrid SUV with the ability to haul all your friends, your toys and still not spend a fortune at the pump, the 2009 Toyota Highlander hybrid is a great pick. Priced from $34,700 to $41,020, this sister to the conventionally fueled Highlander doesn’t vary much in terms of style and options from its counterpart. When comparing a gas-only Highlander to a hybrid version, the main difference lies under the hood.

Recall Alert: Avoid Limp Home Mode

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Such is the case with the 2006-2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid & 2006-2008 Lexus RX 400h. To fix the problem, Toyota has issued a voluntary recall covering 133,000 Toyota Highlander Hybrids and Lexus RX 400h hybrids.

Toyota Begins Production of Highlander SUV in China

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held a line-off ceremony today for the Highlander SUV, produced on GTMC’s new production line at its plant in Nansha District, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. The China-produced Highlander has a 2009 sales target of 20,000 vehicles; the new line will eventually produce 160,000 units per year. For GTMC, production of the Highlander marks its third vehicle series, following the Camry, which went into production in May 2006, and the Yaris, which GTMC first produced in May 2008.

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BP cancels plans for Highlands cellulosic ethanol plant in US; investing in “more attractive projects”

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BP last week announced it was canceling plans to build a commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol plant in Highlands County, Florida and refocusing its US biofuels strategy on research and development as well as licensing its biofuels technology. The Highlands project (formerly known as Vercipia Biofuels, earlier post ) was targeted to be the first commercial-scale cellulosic biofuel plant using dedicated energy grass.

2017 Lexus RX 450h hybrid gas mileage review

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It was also the brand's first hybrid crossover, sharing underpinnings with its larger and less-pricey Toyota Highlander Hybrid sibling. The Lexus RX pretty much invented the luxury mid-size SUV category, and it remains a substantial part of the brand's sales in the U.S. 20 years later. The RX was recently redesigned, and we've now had a chance to

Toyota conducting voluntary safety recall of some 2006 and 2007MY Highlander Hybrid and RX 400h vehicles

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TMS) will conduct a voluntary safety recall involving approximately 45,500 Highlander Hybrid and 36,700 Lexus RX 400h vehicles sold in the US. Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. No other Toyota or Lexus vehicles are involved. The Intelligent Power Module (IPM) located inside the Hybrid System Inverter contains a control board with transistors.

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid: Overshadowed By Prius, Competent Nonetheless

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In fact, the 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid and 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid have been somewhat overshadowed in recent With the 2012 Toyota Prius V wagon, 2012 Toyota Prius C, and 2012 Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid all launching within the past 12 months, it’s been easy to forget that there are other Toyota hybrids outside of the Prius brand.

2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: New Styling, Higher Mileage

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Top 5 Most Researched Hybrid SUVs

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Based on searches and page views from HybridSUV.com, the 2009 Toyota Highlander hybrid was the most researched vehicle on our site, followed very closely by the 2009 Ford Escape hybrid and the Mazda Tribute hybrid.

Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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You will notice that some of the best options are hybrids (RX 450h and Highlander for example). Toyota Highlander Hybrid. Toyota Highlander. The last time I checked, gas prices in the United States had increased every day for 33 consecutive days.

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97 SUVs For 2012

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Toyota Highlander Highlander. Toyota Highlander. Most visitors to HybridSUV.com are here for one of two reasons. Either they want to learn more about hybrid-electric SUVs, or they are looking for a sport utility vehicle that gets decent gas mileage.

Hybrid Fans to Toyota: The Next Step is Plug-in Hybrids

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Tags: highlander hybrid plug-in hybrid hybrid synergy alternative fuels toyota

Quick Look At Hybrid SUVs

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Toyota Highlander Hybrid – $40,170 – 28 mpg. Many visitors who arrive on HybridSUV.com may be overwhelmed with the amount of information available here.

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Hybrid Cars Safer To Crash In, Worse If You're A Pedestrian

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It's true - according to data gathered by the Highway Loss Data Institute (via Automotive News), crashing in hybrid vehicles like the Honda Accord Hybrid or Toyota Highlander Hybrid is less likely to result in injury compared to an There are many good reasons to drive a hybrid car, but did you know that one of them is improved safety levels?

Third-Row, 7-Seat Family Vehicles With Highest Gas Mileage

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The answer is simple: There's only one, the 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. We get asked a lot about hybrids with seven seats. But the question is really more about fuel efficiency: What family vehicles with a third row of seats that can carry seven people get the best gas mileage? It's a major question for larger families, those with kids on