2016 Hybrid SUV
It is a simple law of physics, at least at the time of steel and aluminium: the largest and most heavy, car gas mileage worse. This principle is not going to change anytime soon, but there are ways to reduce the effects of weight on the mileage. It is where the Toyota Highlander Hybrid in 2016.
For families who do not need a giant toy V8 – take or not take himself to a minivan, the Highlander Hybrid represents the current efficiency of size, utility and fuel of Apex in three-row crossover. It has a wide, quiet and comfortable cabin seating seven and high quality materials and finishing. The V6 engine gas-electric hybrids offers quick acceleration when cruise called, smooth, quiet and 28 mpg combined, unsurpassed fuel economy. In comparison, only gasoline V6 Highlanders are valued 20 combined mpg.
2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a cross of medium-sized three-row, in Limited and Platinum limited trims. Seat passenger and seven is standard, with two captain’s chairs in the second row and a 60/40-split third-row. The Highlander gas only is analyzed separately.
Standard features include alloy wheels 19-inch, LED lights, fog lights, a window’s flip-up rear door, power liftgate, sunroof, roof rails adjustable height, rear spoiler, on key and input, ambient interior lighting, automatic climate control tri-zone, upholstered in leather (with synthetic vinyl SofTex for the third line), front seats, heated and ventilated, a power eight-way (with power lumbar) controller a leather-wrapped steering wheel , tilt and telescopic, functions of memory, a passenger seat, driver of four-way voice amplification to communicate with the passengers (“Driver easy”), a second table of rank among the chairs and umbrellas to second captain of the retractable row.
The hybrid Highlander 2016 is powered by a V6 3.5 liter paired with various electric motors and a battery. Total production is estimated at 280 hp. All-wheel drive is standard, as it is the continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). Under normal conditions, the hybrid is driven by its front wheels. But if a wheel begins to slip or driver requires serious acceleration, rear electric motor activated power and AWD.
2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid comes standard with stability control, brake disc ABS, hill-start assist, side air bags for front seats, driver knee airbag, front passenger seat cushion airbag and curtain side airbags.
2016 Hybrid SUV Crossover
A camera system and rear view of blind spot monitoring with cross alert traffic and rear, rear parking sensors are also standard, while the optional technology package that adds a mitigation system of frontal collision with automatic braking, warning of runoff and Toyota safety connection telematics (emergency assistance, automatic collision notification and stolen vehicle location).
Some hybrid vehicles have frills unique interiors differ from their non-hybrid counterparts. But that is not the usual handful of hybrid specific indicators and information screens, 2016 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is basically a Highlander limited with a different propeller.
While this may disappoint some, especially when one considers the starting of the Highlander Hybrid price significantly increased, the interior is good enough to pass muster. Flexible surfaces cover Panel with subtle stitching at the seams. Infiniti QX60 hybrid cabin can see and feel more special, but modest deficit of Toyota here should not be an ultimatum.
Along the way, the Highlander Hybrid definitely looks great, but is still easy to drive every day. 280 horsepower hybrid system offers rapid acceleration in urban traffic and the da V6/CVT combination to true pepper from a disruption. As with most hybrids, regenerative braking system produces a rare characteristic feeling pedal that can press some slightly sensitive drivers until they have acclimated.
It is interesting to note that the Highlander Hybrid is about 350 pounds heavier than a comparable model only gas. After all, the hybrid handles confidently road within its modest limits as expected. The wheel has a signature, a comforting feel as well, but can be a little heavy during low-speed maneuvers.
Of course, most people will use the 2016 hybrid Highlander mainly to carry passengers around in comfort, and is where it really shines. The cabin remains quiet impressive speed, and bumps and grooves often shrank the crossover with suspension. Read also : 2016 New SUVs Ford Edge