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2023 Toyota Highlander L AWD
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2023 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
MSRP
$38,020
Invoice
$34,711
Average Price Paid
$38,020
217 listings nationwide

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Carbon Edition AWD
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L AWD
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Carbon Edition AWD
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Specs

2023 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
2023 Mazda CX-9
Carbon Edition AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.9 gal 19.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
265 hp @ 6,000 RPM
250 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
320 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11:1
10.5:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 41 in
Back Legroom 38.7 in 39.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft 14.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,605 lbs 1,434 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 194.9 in 199.4 in
Width 76 in 86.9 in
Height 68.1 in 69 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 115.3 in

Available Options

2023 Toyota Highlander
L AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Cypress
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Special Color
  • Wind Chill Pearl
2023 Mazda CX-9
Carbon Edition AWD

Exterior Colors

  • POLYMETAL Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Illuminated Doorsill Trim Plates

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