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2012 Toyota Highlander

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2012 Base 4dr Front-Wheel Drive
most popular
Price:   -  From $28,240
2012 Base V6 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $29,395
2012 Base V6 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $30,845
2012 SE 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $32,845
2012 SE V6 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $34,000
2012 SE V6 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $35,450
2012 Limited V6 4dr Front-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $35,745
2012 Limited V6 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $37,195

Overview


The Ford Explorer is loaded with optional technology features such as MyFord Touch and has a sophisticated four-wheel drive system that adapts to specific surfaces. But the Ford gets very expensive in higher trim levels. The Chevrolet Traverse is even larger than the Pilot and also offers seating for eight, as well as roughly twice the cargo space of the Highlander when the third-row seat is in place. But the Traverse can struggle with its 3.6-liter V6. The Dodge Durango offers a V8, unique among mainstream three-row crossovers. But the Durango's fuel economy doesn't match up with some of the more efficient crossovers.

In the competitive crossover category, the Highlander holds its own by offering a four-cylinder option on Base and SE trims as well as a smooth V6 and being a size that fits most people's needs.

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Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.7L I-4 / 187 HP / 186 ft.lbs.
Transmission
Standard: 6-spd sequential shift control auto w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
20 / 25 / 22 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
7
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
2.7L I-4 / 187 HP / 186 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
20 / 25 / 22 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent Strut
Spare Tire And Wheel
Full-size Aluminum
Fuel Tank
19.2 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$73
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
95.4 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
146 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
188.4 "
Exterior Width
75.2 "
Exterior Height
68.1 "
Front Headroom
40.6 "
Rear Headroom
40.1 "
Front Legroom
43.2 "
Rear Legroom
38.3 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
59.5 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,946 Lbs.
Wheel Base
110 "
Turning Radius
19.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
17.0 " Machined Aluminum
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone / Clearcoat Monotone With Stripe / Pearlcoat Monotone / Metallic Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote / Dual Power Remote Heated
Bumpers
Front Body-colored With Chrome Insert
Grille Moldings
Silver
Rear Spoiler
Lip
Exhaust
Stainless Steel / Stainless Steel With Polished Tailpipe Finish / Stainless Steel With Chrome Tailpipe Finish
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
7
Seat Trim
Cloth / Premium Cloth / Leather
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
8-way / (8-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
8-way / (8-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
Bucket
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm, Seek-scan / Siriusxm Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan / Xm Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan / Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan
Speakers
6
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver
Tinted Windows
Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
3
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Driver
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
24 Months / 25,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Months
24 Months / 25,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles

Used 2012 Toyota Highlander for Sale

6 vehicles found within 50 miles of your area
Toyota
Limited
Color: White
Price

$9,995

Mileage

203,100 mi

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Deluxe Auto Dealer (27 mi)

Phone: (714) 894-9665
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SE
Color: Green
Price

$10,888

Mileage

151,189 mi

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Woodland Hills Honda (21 mi)

Phone: (818) 887-7111
Toyota
SE
Color: Gray
Price

$11,799

Mileage

110,444 mi

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Auto Sale of K & Z of Newport Beach (35 mi)

Phone: (951) 261-4984
Toyota
SE
Color: Silver
Price

$12,998

Mileage

137,267 mi

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Hi Auto Sales INC. (26 mi)

Phone: (714) 766-6578
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