Toyota Highlander (Kluger) is a mid-size crossover. It was developed on the platform Toyota K, known on Camry, Sienna, Lexus ES, etc. In the large range of Toyota SUVs, Highlander is situated between the compact Toyota RAV4/Venza and the large body-on-frame Toyota Land Cruiser Prado and Toyota 4Runner/HiLux/Tacoma. Among the competitors of Toyota Highlander there are such SUVs as Chevrolet Equinox, Nissan Pathfinder, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Kia Mohave, Honda Pilot, Mazda CX-9, Subaru Tribeca and other similar cars.
The most popular Toyota Highlander engine is the 3.5-liter V6 2GR-FE. It is quite a powerful engine, known on Camry. Along with it the straight 4 cylinder engines 1AR 2.7-liter are installed also. For the first Highlander generations the V6 (1MZ and 3MZ) 3.0 L and 3.3 L were used, and also 2.4-liter 2AZ four-cylinder Toyota engines. Along with that the hybrid engines Toyota MZ and GR were installed. All Toyota Highlander engines are gasoline, no diesel engines have been meant.
Having chosen your model below, you will be able to find reviews and specs of Highlander engines, their problems, popular malfunctions and repair, lifespan, tuning, etc. And also what engine oil to use, capacity, change intervals and a lot of other things.
List of Toyota Highlander models:
1st generation, XU20 (2000 – 2007):
Toyota Highlander (157 HP) – 2.4 L
Toyota Highlander (223 HP) – 3.0 L
Toyota Highlander (218 HP) – 3.3 L
Toyota Highlander (230 HP) – 3.3 L