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3/4 Front Glamour 2012 Toyota Highlander

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 Toyota Highlander specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Toyota Highlander warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2012 Toyota Highlander Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive2012 Toyota Highlander Base V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive2012 Toyota Highlander Base V6 4dr All-wheel Drive
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$28,240$29,395$30,845
    Invoice *$25,783$26,838$28,161
    Engine2.7L I-4 187 HP3.5L V-6 270 HP3.5L V-6 270 HP
    Transmission6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City20.0 mpg18.0 mpg17.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy25.0 mpg24.0 mpg22.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.7L I-4 187 HP3.5L V-6 270 HP3.5L V-6 270 HP
    Transmission6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD5-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
    AlternatorN/A130 amp130 amp
    Axle Ratio4.363.483.48
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank19.2 gal.19.2 gal.19.2 gal.
    Exhauststainless steelstainless steelstainless steel
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfull-time all wheel
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/Apermanent
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stabilityelectronic stability
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels17.0 " machined aluminum17.0 " machined aluminum17.0 " machined aluminum
    Front TiresP245/65SR17.0BSW ASP245/65SR17.0BSW ASP245/65SR17.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size aluminumfull-size aluminumfull-size aluminum
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity777
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls8-way8-way8-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seatsbucketbucketbucket
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Third Row Seats50-50 split-bench50-50 split-bench50-50 split-bench
    Seat Trimclothclothcloth
    Door Trimclothclothcloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Dashboard Insertmetal-lookmetal-lookmetal-look
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Auxiliary Visorsdualdualdual
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storage, conversation mirrormini with storage, conversation mirrormini with storage, conversation mirror
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bincovered bin
    Seatback Storage222
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Air Conditioningrear air with separate controlsrear air with separate controlsrear air with separate controls
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers666
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Cruise Controlwith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controlswith steering wheel controls
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Remote Fuel Flap Releasemechanicalmechanicalmechanical
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Power Outlets333
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Opendriverdriverdriver
    Tinted Windowsdeepdeepdeep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor stripsun visor stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead Airbagcurtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbagcurtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbagcurtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Knee Airbagdriverdriverdriver
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfrontfrontfront
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume95.4 cu.ft.95.4 cu.ft.95.4 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length188.4 "188.4 "188.4 "
    Exterior Width75.2 "75.2 "75.2 "
    Exterior Height68.1 "68.1 "68.1 "
    Wheelbase110 "110 "110 "
    Front Tread64 "64 "64 "
    Rear Tread64 "64 "64 "
    Turning Radius19.4 '19.4 '19.4 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating5,500 lbs.5,800 lbs.6,000 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,946 lbs.4,045 lbs.4,266 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight1,500 lbs.2,000 lbs.2,000 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.34.34.34
    Front Legroom43.2 "43.2 "43.2 "
    Rear Legroom38.3 "38.3 "38.3 "
    Front Headroom40.6 "40.6 "40.6 "
    Rear Headroom40.1 "40.1 "40.1 "
    Third Row Headroom36.3 "36.3 "36.3 "
    Front Hiproom56.7 "56.7 "56.7 "
    Rear Hiproom56.5 "56.5 "56.5 "
    Third Row Hiproom42.3 "42.3 "42.3 "
    Front Shoulder Room59.7 "59.7 "59.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room59.5 "59.5 "59.5 "
    Third Row Shoulder Room55.0 "55.0 "55.0 "
    Passenger Volume146 cu.ft.146 cu.ft.146 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume10.3 cu.ft.10.3 cu.ft.10.3 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded42.3 cu.ft.42.3 cu.ft.42.3 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear Spoilerlipliplip
    Bumpersfront body-colored with chrome insertfront body-colored with chrome insertfront body-colored with chrome insert
    Rear Bumperwith black insert, 1 rear tow hook(s)with black insert, 1 rear tow hook(s)with black insert, 1 rear tow hook(s)
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside Insertchromechromechrome
    Grille Moldingssilversilversilver
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual power remotedual power remote
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles24/25,00024/25,00024/25,000
    Maintenance Months/Miles24/25,00024/25,00024/25,000
    Accessories Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 Toyota Highlander safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Base V6 4dr All-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Base V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Limited V6 4dr All-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Limited V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SE 4dr Front-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SE V6 4dr All-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
SE V6 4dr Front-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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