2013 Toyota Highlander

Base FWD 4-Dr Sport Utility I4 auto trans

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$26,600

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$29,020

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2013 Toyota Highlander
2013 Toyota Highlander

New For 2013

The four-cylinder is now available only in the base model. A touch-screen stereo display is now standard, and Toyota’s Entune infotainment system is optional on the SE.

Overview

If you’re considering a crossover on practical grounds, it’s hard to do better than the Toyota Highlander. It squeezes three rows of seats into a manageable mid-size package. It outflanks competitors with three powertrain offerings—an in-line four-cylinder, a V-6, and a V-6 hybrid that achieves 28 mpg combined. The conventional six-cylinder likely would get better fuel economy if it, like the 2.7-liter four-cylinder, came with a six-speed automatic transmission rather than a five-speed. The interior, although lacking the pizazz of some newer offerings, remains a strong point, featuring large controls and all the technology buyers in this segment expect. The Highlander’s styling borrows from Toyota’s larger, tougher trucks, but the Highlander isn’t fooling anyone: it’s a minivan for those who don’t want to be seen driving a minivan. There are some features that will please former minivan owners, such as second-row captain’s chairs that can slide together to become a bench seat. A power liftgate is standard on all but base models. Driving dynamics aren’t usually a top consideration in this segment, but we still think Toyota engineers could do better than the Highlander’s limp, numb steering and “safe” handling. In fact, Toyota’s own minivan, the Sienna, is more engaging to drive.

Safety

Front, side, side curtain, and driver’s knee air bags; ABS; traction and stability control; a backup camera; and a tire-pressure monitoring system are standard.

You'll like:

  • Lots of powertrain options
  • Hybrid fuel economy
  • Versatile, user-friendly interior

You won't like:

  • Bland exterior
  • Numb driving experience

Key Competitors For The 2013 Toyota Highlander

  • Chevrolet Equinox
  • Hyundai Santa Fe
  • Kia Sorento
  • Mazda CX-9
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2013 Toyota Highlander Specifications

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Engine
2.7L I4Engine
Fuel economy City:
20 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
25 MPG
Horsepower:
187 hp @ 5800rpm
Torque:
186 ft lb of torque @ 4100rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Steering Wheel Tilt (optional)
  • Cruise Control
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front (optional)
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Radio
  • CD Player (optional)