2011 Toyota Highlander Values

Select a 2011 Toyota Highlander trim level

2011 model year changes

For 2011, the Toyota Highlander has been given revised front and rear styling, with slimmer headlights, a new grille and silver accents around the bumper-mounted fog lamps. New taillights and rear trim have also been fitted. The Sport model has been discontinued, and the Hybrid model has been given more power through the use of a 3.5L V6 in place of last year's 3.3L unit, pushing horsepower up from 270 in 2010 to 280 in 2011. A third-row seat is now standard on all models.


Competitive comparison

Roomy and versatile interior; seating for seven adults; responsive acceleration; confident ride; hybrid availability; V6 towing capability


Special features for 2011

The 2011 Toyota Highlander is still seen as one of the best combinations of an SUV and sedan available in the United States. Offering seating for seven adults, the Highlander is surprisingly versatile. When properly equipped, the upper-end Highlanders can tow up to 5,000 pounds. MSRP starts at $27,390. Estimated mileage is 20 mpg city and 27 mpg highway for the base 4-cylinder trim. The hybrid version starts at just under $35,000 and is capable of 27 mpg in the city.




Highlander-4 Cyl.

Utility 4D 2WD
Utility 4D SE 2WD
The 2011 Toyota Highlander is a mid-size SUV available with two different engine options; a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 187 hp and 186 lb-ft of torque or a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 270 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. The base engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and FWD while the upgraded engine is paired with a 5-speed automatic transmission and 4WD. Fuel mileage for the base Highlander is an EPA estimated 20 mpg city and 25 mpg highway. Options include 9-speaker audio system, navigation, rear seat entertainment system, power liftgate with jam protection and 19-inch 10 spoke alloy wheels. Safety is comprised of enhanced vehicle stability control, traction control system, anti-lock brake system, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, smart stop technology, driver and front passenger advanced airbag system, front seat-mounted airbags, tire pressure monitoring system, hill start assist control and downhill assist control. The Highlander is backed by a basic 3-year/30,000-mile warranty.