The Toyota Highlander Hybrid leverages an efficient 3.5 liter engine with hybrid capabilities to deliver fuel efficient transport in the full size SUV segment. The increased operational efficiency of Toyota’s renowned hybrid powertrain, effectively reduces the vehicle’s life-cycle environmental footprint and life-cycle operating costs. Win, win!
The Highlander Hybrid lead the full size SUV segment in the Automotive Science Group’s (ASG) 2018 Automotive Performance Index™ (API), proving the value of Toyota’s hybrid SUV platform. With an EPA estimated 29 MPG combined (30city/28 hwy/29 combined), the Highlander Hybrid outperforms competitors in class by an average 9 MPG, revealing new possibilities for fuel economy gains and reduced fuel costs in the full size SUV segment, earning ASG’s 2018 Best Environmental Performance award.
ASG’s environmental performance analysis is a comprehensive data-driven life-cycle assessment, analyzing environmental factors from raw material extraction and vehicle production through each vehicles’ operational life.
The Highlander earned a class leading environmental performance rating, outperforming all vehicles in its segment with the smallest carbon footprint in class, and earning ASG’s 2018 honor. The Highlander’s carbon footprint is 28% smaller than the average vehicle in class, according to ASG’s findings.