2015 Toyota Highlander

2015 Toyota Highlander

FWD 4dr I4 LE (Natl)

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Style NameFuel TypeDrive TypeMPGMSRP
AWD 4dr V6 LE (Natl)Gasoline FuelAll Wheel DriveCity: 18
Hwy: 18
AWD 4dr V6 LE Plus (Natl)Gasoline FuelAll Wheel DriveCity: 18
Hwy: 18
AWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)Gasoline FuelAll Wheel DriveCity: 18
Hwy: 18
AWD 4dr V6 Limited Platinum (Natl)Gasoline FuelAll Wheel DriveCity: 18
Hwy: 18
AWD 4dr V6 XLE (Natl)Gasoline FuelAll Wheel DriveCity: 18
Hwy: 18
FWD 4dr I4 LE (Natl)Gasoline FuelFront Wheel DriveCity: 20
Hwy: 20
FWD 4dr V6 Limited (Natl)Gasoline FuelFront Wheel DriveCity: 19
Hwy: 19
FWD 4dr V6 LE (Natl)Gasoline FuelFront Wheel DriveCity: 19
Hwy: 19
FWD 4dr V6 LE Plus (Natl)Gasoline FuelFront Wheel DriveCity: 19
Hwy: 19
FWD 4dr V6 Limited Platinum (Natl)Gasoline FuelFront Wheel DriveCity: 19
Hwy: 19
FWD 4dr V6 XLE (Natl)Gasoline FuelFront Wheel DriveCity: 19
Hwy: 19

2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Front Wheel Drive
Base MSRP: $29,765.00
Invoice: $27,175.00
Hwy MPG: 25 mpg
City MPG: 20 mpg


Roomy, good ground clearance, stylish and technology-filled interior, sleek exterior styling, available hybrid power and all-wheel drive

Model Highlights

The 2015 Highlander is powered by one of three different drivetrains. Base models make due with a 2.7L 4-cylinder engine making 180 horsepower. In this guise, the Highlander is rated at 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. The mid-level V6 displaces 3.5L and makes 270 horsepower, while the top of the line hybrid uses an electric motor in conjunction with a V6 to make 280 horsepower. The hybrid Highlander returns 27 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway, extremely impressive numbers for a vehicle equipped with third-row seating. The Highlander comes standard in front-wheel drive, though all-wheel drive is an option for those who need it.

There are four trim levels offered on the 2015 Toyota Highlander: LE, LE Plus, XLE and Limited, which offers buyers plenty of options.

LE is the most basic trim, and is the only trim to feature the smaller 4-cylinder engine. However, it still comes loaded with 18-inch wheels, an Entune stereo with a 6.1-inch touchscreen, a backup camera, Bluetooth streaming, heated mirrors, a couple of USB ports and third-row seating.

Stepping up to LE Plus adds a number of desirable items. Highlights include a height-adjustable power rear liftgate, an 8-way power adjustable driver's seat, satellite HD radio, 3-zone automatic climate control, fog lamps and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.

The XLE trim includes a smart key and push-button start, leather seating surfaces, heated front seats, roof rails to help secure extra luggage, rear window shades, an eight-inch touch screen, HomeLink, a navigation system and a moonroof.

The top-spec Limited trim offers 19-inch wheels, LED daytime running lights, various parking aids and a blind-spot monitor, perforated leather seating, heated and cooled front seats, and a powered passenger seat. The Limited Highlanders are also the only trim that can be equipped with the optional hybrid powertrain.

Options include a Technology package with radar-controlled cruise control, a Lane Departure system and automatically dimming high beams; as well as a Platinum package, which includes everything in the technology package along with a heated steering wheel, heated second-row seats and a panoramic moonroof. A Rear Seat Entertainment system is also optional.

Safety is aided by anti-lock brakes, stability control and traction control, as well as optional items like a blind-spot monitor. Of course, should an accident occur, the Highlander is equipped with eight airbags in order to minimize any possible damage to its occupants.

Model News

Following a redesign for 2014, the Toyota Highlander is unchanged.

Value Writeup

The Toyota Highlander is a mid-sized near-luxury crossover competing in a crowded segment where just about every major auto manufacturer has a hat in the ring. What makes the Highlander successful is its blend of technology, convenience and Toyota durability at the right price. With plenty of standard features, plus a bevy of options, all wrapped in an attractive package, the the Highlander stands out in a crowded field.


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Exterior Color Interior Colors

Silver Sky Metallic

Manufacturers Code: (1D6)

  • Black
  • Ash

Alumina Jade Metallic

Manufacturers Code: (6W4)

  • Ash

Creme Brulee Mica

Manufacturers Code: (5B2)

  • Black

Shoreline Blue Pearl

Manufacturers Code: (8V5)

  • Black
  • Ash

Attitude Black Metallic

Manufacturers Code: (218)

  • Black
  • Ash

Blizzard Pearl

Manufacturers Code: (070)

  • Black
  • Ash

Predawn Gray Mica

Manufacturers Code: (1H1)

  • Black
  • Ash

Nautical Blue Metallic

Manufacturers Code: (8S6)

  • Ash

Ooh La La Rouge Mica

Manufacturers Code: (3T0)

  • Black


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year8.0 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score5.0 (Est)
EPA ClassificationSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD


DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
Trans Type6
Trans Description Cont.Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)3.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1)1.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.71
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.61
Reverse Ratio (:1)4.15
Clutch SizeN/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)4.36
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), HighN/A
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), LowN/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy25 MPG
Cruising Range - City384.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City20 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined22 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy480.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - CityN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - HwyN/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - CombinedN/A
Engine TypeRegular Unleaded I-4
Displacement2.7 L/163
Fuel SystemSequential MPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM185 @ 5800
SAE Net Torque @ RPM184 @ 4200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)N/A
Cooling System
Total Cooling System CapacityN/A


Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity8
Passenger Volume145 ft³
Front Head Room40.7 in
Front Leg Room44.2 in
Front Shoulder Room59.3 in
Front Hip Room57.2 in
Second Head Room39.9 in
Second Leg Room38.4 in
Second Shoulder Room59.6 in
Second Hip Room57.1 in
Third Head Room35.9 in
Third Leg Room27.7 in
Third Shoulder Room55 in
Third Hip Room45.6 in
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase109.8 in
Length, OverallN/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors75.8 in
Height, Overall68.1 in
Track Width, Front64.4 in
Track Width, Rear64.2 in
Min Ground Clearance8 in
Rear Door Opening HeightN/A
Rear Door Opening WidthN/A
Liftover HeightN/A
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2N/A
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3N/A
Cargo Area Width @ BeltlineN/A
Cargo Box Width @ WheelhousingsN/A
Cargo Box (Area) HeightN/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 183.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 242.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 313.8 ft³


Weight Information
Base Curb Weight4134 lbs
Curb Weight - FrontN/A
Curb Weight - RearN/A
Maximum Payload CapacityN/A
Curb WeightN/A
Total Option Weight0.00 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.1500 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.150 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.1500 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.150 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity1500 lbs
Suspension Type - FrontStrut
Suspension Type - RearDouble Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - FrontN/A
Shock Absorber Diameter - RearN/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - FrontN/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - RearN/A
Front Tire SizeP245/60SR18
Rear Tire SizeP245/60SR18
Spare Tire SizeCompact
Front Wheel Size18 X 7.5 in
Rear Wheel Size18 X 7.5 in
Spare Wheel SizeCompact in
Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
Steering TypeRack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), OverallN/A
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb38.7 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to WallN/A
Brake Type4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness12.9 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness12.2 in
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx19.2 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, ApproxN/A

Warranty Information

3 Years/36,000 Miles

5 Years/60,000 Miles

5 Years/Unlimited Miles

Roadside Assistance:
2 Years/Unlimited Miles

2 Years/25,000 Miles

Crash Test Rating


Overall Rating: * * * * *

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating: * * * *

Overall Side Crash Rating: * * * * *

Side Barrier Rating: * * * * *

Combined Side Barrier and Pole Ratings:
Front Seat Rating: * * * * * Rear Seat Rating: * * * * *

Overall Rollover Rating: * * * *
Dynamic Test Result: No Tip
Risk of Rollover: 18.5%

Note Regarding Driver Rating:

Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Rollover Note: Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Recall Information


Mfg's Report Date:
MAR 12, 2015


Potential Number Of Units Affected:

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2015 Camry, Camry Hybrid, Highlander, and Highlander Hybrid, and 2014-2015 Rav4 vehicles. A component of the electric power steering (EPS) electronic control unit (ECU) may have been damaged during the manufacturing process. Over time, this damage may result in failure of the electric power steering system.

An unexpected loss of power steering increases the risk of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the serial number of the EPS ECU or steering column assembly. If the number is within the affected range, the EPS ECU will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began on May 7, 2015. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.

Dates of Manufacture:
AUG 14, 2014 to DEC 22, 2014

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