The list of installed on power trains Toyota Highlander consists of two petrol engines of 2.7 and 3.2 liter capacity of 188 HP and 249 HP, respectively. Both of them have driven chain of camshafts and a system of change of phases of gas distribution mechanism.
The first of them is in-line four-cylinder engine, the second – V-shaped six-cylinder one. It is also equipped with 2014 Toyota Highlander hid headlights, a system of changing the length of the intake collector. Toyota Highlander accelerates to “hundreds” in 8.7 seconds and uses a mixed mode of 10.6 l/100 km.
With a 2.7-liter engine Toyota Highlander reaches the speed of 100 km/h in 10.3 sec. and consumes 9.9 litres/100 km.
Both engines are aggregated with a six-speed automatic transmission with a direct fourth gear and enhancing the fifth and sixth ones, which provide lower fuel consumption.
Under normal conditions of the control system of all-wheel drive of Toyota Highlander involves only the front wheels for fuel economy. During acceleration, slippage of the front wheels or skid it automatically connects all wheel drive, all the way to distribution engine power between the axles in the ratio of 50:50.