The Highlander Hybrid is the most featured Hybrid of Toyota. Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive allows an electric powered mode for short distances and speeds.
All Toyota Highlander Hybrids are all-wheel drive; The Highland Hybrid has a 3.3-liter 3MZ-FE V6 engine with 208 horsepower. It also has some new features like Electronically Controlled Brakes and VDIM.
The EPA has rated the hybrid at 27 mpg (8.7 L/100 km; 32 mpg-) city/25 mpg (9.4 L/100 km; 30 mpg) highway. This hybrid’s fuel economy is better than the Lexus. It gives significantly fewer emissions.
In 2006 the Toronto Fire Services purchased 9 specially equipped Highlander Hybrids as response vehicles. The new highlander hybrid has advance features than previous hybrids.
The first-generation highlander was known for its comfort and fuel efficiency while the second-generation Highlander standard safety features along with those features.
The New Highlander 2011 is featuring a new front fascia, hood and fenders. Its lights and lamps are also modified. The 2011 Highlander Hybrid can be easily separated from its gasoline model by unique bumper design. Apart from the changes, one thing remains same which is its smooth and safe rides and its comfort. The new Highlander model is equipped with four-wheel disc brakes.