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 midsize crossover. The 2011 Highlander features a 2.7-liter four-cylinder or a 3.5-liter V6 engine matted with a 5-speed- or 6-speed automatic transmission.


2011 Toyota Highlander Technical Specifications
ENGINE
  FOUR-CYLINDER V6
Type, Materials 2.7-liter, four-cylinder, double- overhead cam, 16-valve with Dual VVT-i 3.5-liter, six-cylinder, double-overhead cam, 24-valve with Dual VVT-i
Valvetrain DOHC, 4-valve/cylinder DOHC, 4-valve/cylinder
Displacement 2,672 3,456 cc
Bore x Stroke 3.54x4.13 in. 3.70 x 3.27 in.
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.8:1
Horsepower 187 hp @5,800 270 hp @ 6,200 rpm
Torque 186 lb-ft @ 4,100 rpm 248 lb-ft @ 4,700 rpm
Ignition System Electronic, Toyota Direct Ignition (TDI) Electronic, Toyota Direct Ignition (TDI)
Fuel System EFI EFI
Recommended Fuel 87-octane unleaded or higher 87-octane unleaded or higher
Emission Certification ULEV-II ULEV-II
EPA Estimated Fuel Economy* (city/highway/combine MPG) 2WD: 20/25/22
4WD: N/A
2WD: 18/24/20
4WD: 17/22/19
DRIVETRAIN
Layout 2WD 2WD/4WD
Transmission Type 6-speed ECT automatic 5-speed ECT automatic
Gear Ratios
1st 3.3 4.235
2nd 1.9 2.36
3rd 1.42 1.517
4th 1 1.047
5th 0.713 0.756
6th 0.608 -
Reverse 4.148 3.378
Differential Ratio 4.356 3.478/2.928
CHASSIS AND BODY
Suspension
Front: Independent MacPherson strut with L-shaped lower arm with stabilizer bar
Rear: Dual link MacPherson struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (front/rear) 1.05 / 0.55 in.
Steering
Type Electric Power Steering
Overall Ratio 17:01
Turns (lock to lock) 3.1 turns
Turning Circle Diameter (curb to curb) 38.7 ft.
Brakes
Type/Diameter, f/r Front: Twin piston steel calipers with ventilated discs /12.9 in.
Rear: Single piston aluminum caliper with solid disc /12.2 in.
Swept Area, f/r 80.0 sq in./43.9 sq in.
WHEELS AND TIRES
Wheels 7.5 x 17 in. Machined aluminum alloy (Base), 7.5 x 17 in. Machined aluminum alloy (Base/SE), 7.5 x 19 in. Machined aluminum alloy (Limited)
Tires P245/65 R17 All-season steel-belted radial (Base/SE), P245/55 R19 All-season steel-belted radial (Limited)


2011 Toyota Highlander Dimensions
EXTERIOR
Wheelbase 109.8 in.
Overall Length 188.4 in.
Overall Width 75.2 in.
Overall Height (without roof rails, Base only) 68.1 in.
Overall Height (with roof rails) 69.3 in.
Tread Width (Front/Rear) 2WD: 64.0/64.2 in.
4WD: 64.0/64.0 in.
Ground Clearance Four-cylinder: 7.8 in.
V6: 8.1 in.
Angle of Approach/Departure Four-cylinder: 29/24 degrees (2WD)
V6: 23/24 degrees (2WD)
INTERIOR
Seating Capacity 7
Headroom
First Row (w/out moonroof; w/moonroof) 40.6 in./ 39.7 in
Second Row (w/out moonroof; w/moonroof) 40.1 in./ 40.1 in.
Third Row (w/out moonroof; w/moonroof) 36.3 in./ 36.3 in.
Legroom
First Row 43.2 in.
Second Row 38.3 in.
Third Row 29.9 in.
Shoulder Room
First Row 59.7 in.
Second Row 59.5 in.
Third Row 55.0 in.
Hip Room
First Row 56.7 in.
Second Row 56.5 in.
Third Row 42.3 in.
EPA Interior Volume 156.0 cu. ft.
EPA Passenger Volume 145.7 cu. ft.
EPA Cargo Volume
Behind 1st row seat 95.4 cu. ft.
Behind 2nd row seat 42.3 cu. ft.
Behind 3rd row seat 10.3 cu. ft.
EPA Class Mid-size SUV
WEIGHTS AND CAPACITIES
  FOUR-CYLINDER V6
Curb Weight (2WD/4WD) Base: 3,946 lbs.
4WD: N/A
Base: 4,045/4,266 lbs.
SE: 4,045/4,266 lbs.
Limited: 4,255/4,464 lbs.
GVWR (2WD/4WD) 5,500 lbs. / 4WD N/A 5,800/6,000 lbs.
Payload (2WD/4WD) Base: 1,554 lbs.
4WD: N/A
Base: 1,755/1,734 lbs.
SE: 1,755/1,734 lbs.
Limited: 1,545/1,536 lbs.
Maximum Towing Weight* 1,500 lbs. standard
3,500 lbs. w/tow prep package
2,000 lbs. standard
5,000 lbs. w/tow prep package
Maximum Tongue Weight 150 lbs. standard
350 lbs. w/tow prep package
200 lbs. standard
500 lbs. w/tow prep package
Fuel Capacity 19.2 gal. 19.2 gal.
Engine Oil 4.2 qt./ 4.6 qt. (w/ oil filter) 6.0 qt./ 6.4 qt. (w/ oil filter)

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