Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2WD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2WD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 6 recalls, 1 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 201 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.

Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
Front Crash
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
2007 2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 5 5 5 Not Rated
2006 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 4-DR. Not Rated 5 5 5 5 Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Toyota has manufactured models of Highlander Hybrid 2WD for 2 years. They average 26.5 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2007 Highlander Hybrid 2WD below average at 26 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2007 Highlander Hybrid 2WD to be $1,500 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $250 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Highlander Hybrid 2WD consumes about 13 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2WD 26 25 28
2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2WD 27 25 28

MPG breakdown by model options

The Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2WD has 2 different model options on record with the EPA since 2006. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2007 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.3 L 26 25 28
2006 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 6-cyl, 3.3 L 27 25 28