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Vehicle XLE 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
Review The Highlander Hybrid is comfortable and looks great inside and out. The "hybrid" part so far is a big disappointment in terms of performance and gas mileage. On long drives, we have simply decided to forego Eco Mode and avoid what feels like a battle between car and driver otherwise. Our gas mileage so far has been 25.5mpg at best and 19mpg at worst during a long trip between northern and southern California. Eco mode on the long trip only improved this by 2mpg. So, unless you need to cross the 6,000gvwr for business reasons, I don;t see any advantage to the hybrid.
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Is the 2017 Toyota Highlander-hybrid safe? The 2017 Toyota Highlander-hybrid earned a 5-star overall safety rating from NHTSA and "GOOD" ratings from the IIHS in the following caregories: Side Impact Test, Roof Strength Test, Rear Crash Protection/Head Restraint, IIHS Small Overlap Front Test Results, Moderate Overlap Front Test Results, and a JD POWER overall quality rating of 4.0 out of 5. Among Edmunds' many tools and resources for finding your perfect car are detailed safety ratings and analysis from NHTSA, IIHS, and JD Power, including overall ratings, frontal barrier crash ratings, side impact tests and crash ratings, rollover test results, roof strength tests, rear crash protection and head restraint ratings, side barrier ratings, combined side barrier and pole ratings, and more.
What options are available on the 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid?
Available Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2017 Submodel Types: SUV
Available Trims: Limited, Limited Platinum, XLE, Base
Exterior Colors: Blizzard Pearl, Midnight Black Metallic, Classic Silver Metallic, Black, Predawn Gray Mica, Celestial Silver Metallic, Alumina Jade Metallic, Bluestone Metallic, Cypress Pearl, Millenium Silver Metallic, Ooh La La Rouge Mica, Silver Sky Metallic, Wave Line Pearl, Attitude Black Metallic, Sonora Gold Metallic, Super White, Toasted Walnut Pearl, Creme Brulee Mica, Iced Amethyst Mica, Oasis Green Pearl, Shoreline Blue Pearl