The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is three in a row crossover mid-size offered Limited and Limited Platinum trims. Seven passenger seating standard, with a layout that includes the two second-row captain’s chairs and 60/40-split third-row bench with three seats. The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid standard features include 19-inch alloy wheels, a sunroof, LED running lights, fog-lights, a flip-up rear hatch window, an adjustable-height power lift-gate, a rear spoiler, ignition key-less and entry, ambient interior lighting, tri-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, heated and air front seats, eight-way power driver seat, driver memory functions, a four-way passenger power seat, the driver who makes the word of bargaining with the rear passengers, the table in the second row captain’s chairs and retractable second-row sunshades.
The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Electric features include a blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert, back-up camera, rear parking sensors, an 8-inch central screen, smartphone app integration, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and 12 -speaker JBL audio system with satellite radio, HD radio and iPod / USB connectivity.
Optional for the 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited Driver Technology package, which adds to Toyota’s Safety Connect Telematics, adaptive cruise control, a collision mitigation system with automatic braking, lane travel warning system and automatic high-beam control. The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum includes all those things plus a panoramic sunroof, the heated steering wheel and heated second-row seats. The rear-seat Blu-Ray entertainment system with 9 inch display is provided as a stand-alone option.
2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Interior
It you are expecting a unique interior flourishes within the pricey 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, we’re about to burst your bubble. Without the usual smattering estimate of hybrid-specific information screens, the Hybrid of a Highlander Limited with different powertrain. Thankfully, though, the inside of the Highlander’s receiving an extreme makeover in 2014, and it’s nice enough to pass muster up at prices superior hybrid. Gone are the bland hard plastic that is used to cover the dashboard, surfaces supple with subtle stitching at the seams. Cabin aforementioned Infiniti QX60 Hybrid may look and feel more special, but the deficit Toyota modest here should not be a deal-breaker.
The number of 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid features to help the cause storage, there is a unique dashboard shelf, for example, what a perfect resting place for phones, a hole in the back that lets you feed him with the power of a point below. Also, the storage box under the armrest console is much broader now, to provide what Toyota describes as into a large bag.
The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid comes in Limited trim, it does not offer three second-row bench that is a lesser standard on Highlander models. The two captain’s chairs, however, very sweet, and slide farther forward than before, to allow easy third row. Commenting on the way back, adults will still find it cramped relative other competitors, but will be fine and three children beyond the third row seats are offered in the Highlander credentials as a substitute of the truck. Yet the novel “Driver Easy Talk” feature, which uses a Bluetooth microphone pipe parental discipline your voice through the sound system’s Highlander.
When presented with the needs of the cold war, the 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid endless battery pack its enough to get in the way. There is a usable 13.6 cubic feet of space behind the third row, the increase is 42 cubes and the third row folded and maximum 82.6 cubic feet of capacity with both rows folded the rear.
2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Engine
The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid powered by a V6 3.5-liter combined with three motors electric and battery. Total output is rated at 280 horsepower. All-wheel drive standard, as is an automatic transmission continuously variable (CVT). Under normal conditions, the hybrid works as a car front-wheel drive-, but when wheel slippage is detected or a serious rush sought, the motor axle building’s electric kicks in for full traction power.
According to the EPA, the 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Highlander returns 28 mpg combined (27 city / 28 highway), which is almost as good as it gets for a three crossover zilandelana. A well equipped Highlander Hybrid can be said up to 3,500 pounds, or 1,500 fewer than the conventional 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid V6.
2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Safety
The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid comes with stability control, front-seat side air-bags, anti-lock disc brakes, a driver knee airbags, a front passenger seat-cushion air-bag and full-length side curtain air-bag. The blind-spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alerts is also standard, and the optional Driver Technology package adds a frontal collision mitigation system with automatic braking, lane warnings from and Toyota’s Safety Connect Telematics.
In government crash tests, the 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid received five stars out of five overall, including four stars for frontal-impact safety and stars five for side-impact safety. In crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, non-hybrid Highlander received highest possible rating of “Good” in the moderate-printing directly overlap, side-impact and roof-tests. In the frontal test print a small overlap, it received a second rating of “Acceptable.” 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid design seat / head to prevent rated “Good” for Whiplash protection in rear impacts.