The premiere of the crossover's group called Toyota Highlander was held in the framework of the Detroit Motor Show in 2001. This model is developed in order to implement the North American market. Depending on the modifications the model can be with five or seven door, while the construction itself of the car is frame type. In 2008 it was released the second-generation of Toyota Highlander, built on a platform of Toyota Camry.
Corporate look and eye-catching design made this model popular in the world. By popularity is second only to Toyota Highlander Toyota Hilux, manufactured since 1968, but this is a temporary phenomenon, and soon Toyota plans to increase sales of the new model.
Under the hood of is a 3.5-liter petrol engine with capacity of 273 horsepower. The gearbox is automatic, five-speed. The car has a fairly impressive weight, but this does not prevent him for 8.2 seconds to accelerate to 100 km / h. The maximum speed possible for this model is 180 km / h. In the combined cycle the car consumes 11.5 liters of fuel per 100km journey.
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