2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Specs and Under the Hood

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will be the fourth generation of Highlanders, since its hiatus in 2002. This car is very popular all over the world as a luxury sports utility car which is supported with perfect body strength. The car has eight seating capacity that will have significant improvement in the design.

Meanwhile, a couple of older technologies that have been used will be modernized.  The engines that will be used will have the same power as its previous version but, this time is more efficient regarding carbon emission and fuel economy. This car has a couple of great luxury features even though it looks simple from the outside. There will be five different models such as Limited, XLE, and LE Plus, LE and Hybrid Limited, each with a different section of engine and spec.

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Engine and Fuel Efficiency

2017 Toyota Highlander hybrid

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

This new 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will offer two engine options such as 3 liters and 2.7 liters. Both of these engine options will be turbocharged and intercooler by using 16 valves of a type of DOHC. The 3-liter engine will produce more than 270 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque which is making this car reach the top speeds of more than 135 mph and 0 up to 100 in less than 9 seconds.

2017 Toyota Highlander hybrid image

2017 Toyota Highlander hybrid image

The 2.7-liter four cylinder engines will produce 200 horsepower and 180 lb-ft of torque. The maximum speeds of the car will probably more than 124 mph and 0 up to 62 mph that can be reached under 10 seconds. Regarding fuel economy, the car will get less than 25 mpg for both engine options. The brand new 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will feature a six-speed automatic transmission. The dynamic of the car will be controlled by a couple of systems such as Traction control system, stability control unit, antilock brake system and anti-roll system.