2012 Toyota Highlander comes with Front-Wheel Drive (FWD), full-time Four-Wheel Drive (4WD), and for the hybrid versions use the electronic on-demand 4WD with intelligence (4WD-i). Three rows of seats inside this crossover can seat up to seven passengers that support by comfortable front seats, versatile second-row seating (sliding & folding), and easy-folding third row, even for some passengers the rear-seats too tight. Discover good advantages than previous model of 2011 Toyota Highlander from the long list of safety equipments, quite ride, powerful V6 engine, fuel-efficient on four-cylinder and also for the hybrid versions get better. Thatâ€™s the overall become the great selection for family-vehicle in the affordable midsize SUV although without fun-to-drive feel that some rivals offers it. Five trims for the new 2012 Toyota Highlander from the base Highlander, SE, Limited, Hybrid, and Hybrid Limited.
2012 Toyota Highlander Performance
Three engines are offered under the hood of 2012 Toyota Highlander. First choice, 2.7-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder (gasoline engine) with dual VVT-i which produces 187-horsepower @ 5800 rpm & 186 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4100 rpm. Second option, 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 (gasoline engine) with dual VVT-i that produces 270-hp @ 6200 rpm & 248 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4700 rpm. While the hybrid trims use 3.5-liter DOHC 24-valve V6 (hybrid engine) with VVT-i EV and ECON modes which generates 280 hybrid system net hp (209 kW).
2012 Toyota Highlander (base)
The 2012 Toyota Highlander base has the starting price at $28,240 MSRP with 20/25 mpg rating. Highlight features are 50/50 split third-row seat, 17-inch allow wheels, seven airbags, and Center Stowâ„¢ second-row seats.
2012 Toyota Highlander SE
It has the starting price at $32,845 MSRP with 20/25 mpg rating. 2012 Toyota Highlander SE completed by the highlight features, such as: power liftgate, leather-trimmed front- and second- row seats, power tilt/slide moonroof, and multi-stage heated front seats.
2012 Toyota Highlander Limited
Get the starting price of 2012 Toyota Highlander Limited at $35,745 MSRP with 18/24 mpg rating. Highlight standard features show from wood-grain-style interior trim, 10-way power driverâ€™s seat, three-zone automatic climate control, and Smart Key System.
2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
Itâ€™s starting price at $38,540 MSRP with 28/28 mpg rating. Discover the 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid highlight features: electronic on-demand 4WD, 280 hybrid system net horsepower, Hybrid Synergy DriveÂ®, and EV & ECON modes.
2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited
As the upper trim level, itâ€™s has the starting price at $44,195 MSRP with 28/28 mpg rating. The highlight features of 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited, there are wood-grain-style interior trim, 10-way power driverâ€™s seat, three-zone automatic climate control, and Smart Key System.