Highlander Hybrid

2016 Toyota Highlander LE v6

With the success of the Prius, it was no surprise that 2016 Toyota Highlander LE V6 gave the hybrid treatment to more cars in its lineup. The first was the Camry derivatives, which includes the Highlander.

The test vehicle, a 2016 Toyota Highlander LE V6 in top-line Limited Platinum trim, has Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive system, but it’s quite unlike the system in the Prius. In the Highlander, a 3.5-liter V-6 is combined with three electric motors, two in front and one in the back.

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