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2008 Highlander Sport Sport Utility Specs

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2008 Highlander Sport Sport Utility Specs

Section Opened 2008 Highlander Sport Sport Utility Performance Hide
Engine: 3.5L V 6 DOHC and variable valve timing
Unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 17 MPG city, 23 MPG highway and 19 MPG combined
Multi-point fuel injection
19.2gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 270 hp @ 6,200 rpm; 248 ft lb of torque @ 4,700 rpm
Section Opened 2008 Highlander Sport Sport Utility Handling & Brakes Hide
Four-wheel ABS
3.478:1 axle ratio
Brake assist system
Four-wheel disc brakes: two ventilated
Electronic brake distribution
Electronic traction control (via ABS & engine management)
Immobilizer
Space-saver spare tire with alloy rim
Stability control
Independent front and rear strut suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs
Section Opened 2008 Highlander Sport Sport Utility Exterior Hide
Body-color front and rear bumpers
Day time running lights
Body-color driver and passenger power door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 188.4, overall width (inches): 75.2, overall height (inches): 69.3, ground clearance (inches): 8.1, wheelbase (inches): 109.8, front track (inches): 64.0, rear track (inches): 64.0 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 38.7
Front fog lights
Headlights: halogen with complex surface lenses
Alloy-look trim
Pearl paint
Rear window with defroster
Roof rails
Roof spoiler
Tinted glass on cabin, rear and side
Underbody protection for fuel tank and for engine
Weights: gross vehicle weight (lbs): 6,000, published curb weight (lbs): 4,255, gross trailer weight braked (lbs): 2,000 and payload allowance (lbs): 1,745
Intermittent windshield wipers
Section Opened 2008 Highlander Sport Sport Utility Interior Hide
Two 12V power outlet(s) in front, one 12V power outlet(s) in cargo area
Climate control
Diversity antenna
Audio system with AM/FM radio, six CDs (reads MP3 format)
Cargo area cover/rear parcel shelf
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat down (cu ft): 95.4 and all seats in place (cu ft): 10.3
Trip computer: includes average speed, average fuel economy, current fuel economy and range for remaining fuel
Dashboard console with covered storage, floor console with covered storage, overhead console
Cruise control
Front cup holders
Outside air temperature indicator
Intelligent driver and passenger front airbag
Driver bucket front seat with 12-way power power thigh support, front passenger seat bucket front seat
Height adjustable driver and passenger front seat belts with pre-tensioners
Front seat center armrest
Headlight control with dusk sensor
Two active height-adjustable front seat head restraints, three height-adjustable rear seat head restraints, two 3rd row seats head restraints
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.6, rear headroom (inches): 40.1, front hip room (inches): 56.7, rear hip room (inches): 56.5, front leg room (inches): 43.2, rear leg room (inches): 38.3, front shoulder room (inches): 59.7 and rear shoulder room (inches): 59.5
Driver knee airbags
Low tire pressure indicator
Rear camera parking distance sensors
Remote power locks
Power steering
Front windows with one-touch on one window, rear windows
Front and rear reading lights
Rear seat belt, passenger rear seat belt, 3-point center rear seat belt
Rear seat center armrest
Split-folding rear seats:
Rear view mirror
Steering wheel mounted remote audio controls
Remote control trunk/hatch release
All three rows protected by curtain airbag
Seating: seven passengers
Premium cloth upholstery
Service interval indicator
Front side airbag
Six speakers
Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping steering wheel
Tachometer
Passenger third row seat belts
Third row seats: folding,, bench with seating for two fold flat to floor
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with micro filter
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