The 2012 Toyota Highlander has a reputation for being a powerful yet efficient crossover, and this has not changed. In fact, you could argue that there is even more space and more room to maneuver around in the back seat area. The design style for 2012 has remained unchanged which is a good thing because there’s never a reason to mess with something that is working well. The starting price for a Toyota Highlander is $28,000 but you could expect to pay all the way up to $36,000. The price will vary greatly depending on what trim level you pick for your new Highlander.
The 2012 Toyota Highlander Base model costs $28,000 and is known for its great gas mileage. The fact of the matter is that there are a lot of positive features included in this car when considering the price that it costs.
The Highlander SE model is quite a bit more expensive at $33,000. You do, however, get many more options with this larger price tag. Not only do you get everything that is included in the base model but you also get a Bluetooth option, iPod input, satellite radio, sunroof, roof rails, fog lamps, and leather interior. These additional features justify the jump in price.
For the Toyota Highlander base model you can expect to get 20 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. The fuel economy is good because the engine is great. A 3.5L V6 engine comfortably and efficiently pushes this car up the road. Features such as all-wheel drive, an MP3 player, 17-inch wheels, rear privacy glass, and a six speaker sound system make the base Highlander very desirable.
When you couple the 2012 Toyota Highlander SE features along with the fact that the fuel economy stays the same, you’ll notice it’s a really nice combination. The engine in the SE is the same as the one in the S. The 3.5L V6 is more than capable regardless if you’re on the highway or driving in the city.
The Limited is the top of the line Highlander that is chock full of options and upgrades. Some of the upgrades that you’ll find in the Limited include 19-inch alloy wheels, exterior chrome trim, wood grain interior, and keyless ignition. The Highlander Limited is the cream of the crop when it comes to Crossovers. It has everything that you could want, including great gas mileage.
The Highlander is also known to be one of the quicker crossovers on the road as it can go from 0-60 in around seven and a half seconds.
The fact of the matter is that the styling and features of the 2012 Toyota Highlander make it very desirable. When compared to other cars in its class such as the Ford Explorer and the Jeep Liberty the Highlander does more than hold its own. Perfect for bigger families, as well as smaller ones, the Toyota Highlander will take care of every need that you may have. The roomy interior and additional space for storage means that it will integrate perfectly into your busy lifestyle as you will have plenty of room for all of the kids and groceries.
An even more impressive fact is that the 2012 Toyota Highlander comes standard with some pretty serious safety features. These features include anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control, hill assist, and a full complement of airbags. No matter where you are or what you’re doing, you can always feel safe when you are behind the wheel of your Toyota Highlander. The safety features really make you feel comfortable.