Truck Trend is the source for official specifications, payload, towing capacity, and other information that matters to real truck users. Check out the latest info for the 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid midsize crossover SUV. The 2011 Highlander Hybrid features a 280-horsepower Hybrid System with a 231-horsepower V6 matted with a electronically controlled continuously variable transmission.

2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Technical Specifications
Hybrid System Net Horsepower 280 horsepower (209 kw)
Type, Materials V6 aluminum block and heads DOHC 24-valve with VVT-i
Valvetrain DOHC, 4-valve/cylinder
Displacement 3.5-liter
Bore x Stroke 3.70 x 3.27
Compression Ratio 12.5:1
Horsepower (SAE Net) 231 hp (172 kW) @ 5,800 rpm
Torque 215 lb-ft @ 4,800 rpm
Fuel System Multi-Point Injection (MPI)
Recommended Fuel 87-octane unleaded (or higher)
Emission Certification SULEV (California) Tier 2 - Bin 3 (all other states)
Evaporative Emission Certification TBD
EPA Estimated Fuel Economy (city/highway/combined MPG) 28/28/28
  Motor Generator 1 (MG1) Motor Generator 2 (MG2) Motor Generator Rear (MGR)
Function Generator, engine starter, transmission ratio control Drives front wheels, regeneration during braking Drives rear wheels, regeneration during braking
Type Permanent magnet motor Permanent magnet motor Permanent magnet motor
Max. Voltage AC 650V AC 650V AC 650V
Max. Output -- 167 hp (123 kw) 247 lb.-ft.
Max. Torque -- 68 hp (50 kw) 96 lb.-ft.
Type Sealed nickel metal hydride (Ni-MH)
Nominal Voltage 288V
Maximum Power Output 45 kW
Layout 4WD-i models equipped with front and rear electric drive motors
Transmission Type Electronically controlled continuously variable transmission with planetary gear unit for gear reduction and power splitting; electronic all-wheel drive control system
Designation (Front/) P313
Differential Ratio (Front) 3.542
Body/Frame Unitized steel
Suspension - Front/Rear MacPherson strut, coil springs/ Dual-link MacPherson strut, coil springs
Type Electronic Power Steering (EPS): Rack and pinion with electronic power assist
Overall Ratio 17:01
Turns, Lock to Lock 3.1 turns
Turning Circle Diameter (curb to curb) 38.7 ft.
Brakes, Wheels, and Tires
Type Electronically Controlled Brake system (ECB) with regenerative control and incorporating Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS), Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist and Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management system (VDIM)
Front Type/Diameter Ventilated Disc/ 12.9 in.
Rear Type/Diameter Solid Disc / 12.2 in.
Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) 4 channel, 4 sensor
Wheel Size 7.5 X 17 inches (Base)
7.5 x 19 inches (Limited)
Wheel Type and Material Aluminum Alloy
Tire Size P245/65 R17 (Base)
P245/55 R19 (Limited)
Tire Type All-season steel-belted radial

2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Dimensions
Wheelbase 109.8 in.
Overall Length 188.4 in.
Overall Width 75.2 in.
Overall Height 68.1 in. (without std. roof rails)/ 69.3 in. (with std. roof rails)
Tread Width (Front/Rear) 64.0/64.0 in.
Ground Clearance 7.3 in.
Coefficient of Drag 0.34
Angle of Approach/Departure 29/24 degrees
Seating Capacity 7
First Row (w/out moonroof / with moonroof) 40.6 in/39.7 in.
Second Row (w/out moonroof / with moonroof) 39.8 in./39.8 in.
Third Row (w/out moonroof / with moonroof) 36.3 in./36.3 in.
First Row 43.2 in.
Second Row 38.4 in.
Third Row 29.9 in.
Shoulder Room
Second Row 59.7 in.
Third Row 59.5 in.
Second Row 55.0 in.
Hip Room
Second Row 56.7 in.
Third Row 56.3 in.
Second Row 42.3 in.
EPA Cargo Volume
Behind 1st row seat 94.1 cu. ft.
Behind 2nd row seat 42.3 cu. ft.
Behind 3rd row seat 10.3 cu. ft.
EPA Interior Volume 155.7 cu. ft.
EPA Passenger Volume 145.4 cu. ft.
EPA Class Mid-size SUV
Curb Weight 4,641 lbs. (Base)
4,762 lbs. (Limited)
GVWR 6,150 lbs. (Base)
6,150 lbs. (Limited)
Payload 1,509 lbs. (Base)
1,388 lbs (Limited)
Maximum Towing Weight 3,500 lbs.
Maximum Tongue Weight 350 lbs.
Fuel Capacity 17.2 gal.

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