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New 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Price, Photos, Reviews & Features

New 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Exterior

Pricing

  • MSRP*:$40,170 to $46,370
  • Invoice Price*:$36,956 to $42,428
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EPA Fuel Economy (MPG)

  • Fuel Efficient Badge
  • City: 28
  • Highway: 28

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Safety Rating

  • Overall Safety:****
  • Frontal Crash:****
  • Side Crash:*****

Consumer Reviews Summary

Overall Rating:
4.7/5
Value:
4.6/5
Exterior:
4.3/5
Interior:
4.4/5
Comfort:
4.7/5
Performance:
4.6/5
Reliability:
4.9/5

6 of 7 (85%) customers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

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2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Overview

The more fuel economy friendly version of the Highlander midsize crossover, the 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has a lot in common with its gas-only relative just with a large helping of fuel economy which adds up savings at the pump.

The exterior of the new 2013 Highlander Hybrid is similar to the 2013 Highlander, with flared body panels draped over prominent front and rear fender arches. As a whole, the Highlander Hybrid takes on a puffy, shapeless style that is well-balanced and streamlined, although not necessarily expressive. It won’t turn heads; this is a mature looking crossover. Its exterior features are equally grown-up with automatic projector headlights, color-matched door handles, 17-inch alloy wheels, and UV filtering glass all standard on the Highlander Hybrid. Exterior options include de-icing windshield wipers, an easy access rear hatch, 19-inch alloy wheels, roof rack, and fog lights.

The interior is similar to the exterior. Above all else it’s a functional, understandable space. The Highlander Hybrid offers a few additional standard interior features compared to the gas-only model. Air conditioning, a central touch-screen to control the audio system, navigation system, Entune, a backup camera, and nifty 40/20/40 folding rear seats come on every Hybrid model. Options include automatic climate control, leather trim, and a rear-seat entertainment system.

The mechanics of the Highlander Hybrid are based on a beefed-up Prius system. A large battery pack supplies supplemental energy to electric motors that drive the wheels. The engine is a 231-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 that combines with the electric motor to put down 280 total horsepower, making the Hybrid actually the most powerful of the Highlander models. Regenerative braking is also utilized to harness braking energy for the batteries. The Highlander Hybrid returns fuel economy of 28/28 mpg city/highway, about 25-percent higher than the Highlander.

The 2013 Highlander Hybrid is a very safe car, according to the IIHS which gave it a Top Safety Pick award. This award is unsurprising considering the lineup of safety features that are standard: seven airbags, whiplash-reducing active headrests, side-impact door beams, and all manner of electronic traction and brake control systems. In addition, the brake discs are massive – 12.9 inches front and 12.2 inches rear – offering plenty of stopping power which is helpful for avoiding accidents.

Ably combining utility and efficiency, the 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a great choice for those who don’t want to compromise between space and fuel economy.

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Days on Lot:Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

Monthly Trend for:
2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
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*MSRP and Invoice prices listed do not include applicable gas tax and destination charges.