General InformationHighlander BaseExplorer BaseTraverse LSPilot LX
MSRP$28,090$28,190$29,370$28,045
ClassMid-Size SUVMid-Size SUVMid-Size SUVMid-Size SUV
BodystyleSUVSUVSUVSUV
Rating
Standard Standard Optional Optional
EnginesHighlander BaseExplorer BaseTraverse LSPilot LX
2.7-liter Inline-4 187 hpStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]20 / 25---------
3.5-liter V6 250 hpNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---------17 / 23
3.5-liter V6 290 hpNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---17 / 25------
3.6-liter V6 281 hpNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]------17 / 24---
Transmissions
5-speed automaticNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
6-speed automaticStandardStandardStandardNot Available
Exterior DimensionsHighlander BaseExplorer BaseTraverse LSPilot LX
Length [in.]188.4197.1205.0190.9
Width [in.]75.290.278.478.5
Height [in.]68.170.472.870.1
Wheelbase [in.]109.8112.6118.9109.2
Front Track [in.]64.067.067.867.7
Rear Track [in.]64.267.067.467.5
Exterior Features
4 doorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandardStandardStandard
Trailering HitchNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Underbody ProtectionNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Interior DimensionsHighlander BaseExplorer BaseTraverse LSPilot LX
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]145.7151.7153.1153.7
Seating Cap.7788
Headroom Front [in.]40.641.440.440.0
Headroom Rear [in.]40.140.539.439.8
Headroom Third [in.]36.337.837.838.2
Legroom Front [in.]43.240.641.341.4
Legroom Rear [in.]38.339.836.838.5
Legroom Third [in.]29.933.233.232.1
Shoulderroom Front [in.]59.761.362.061.5
Shoulderroom Rear [in.]59.561.061.362.2
Shoulderroom Third [in.]55.050.857.658.9
Hiproom Front [in.]56.757.359.158.6
Hiproom Rear [in.]56.556.757.856.9
Hiproom Third [in.]42.340.748.348.4
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]10.321.024.418.0
Interior Features
Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Air ConditioningStandardStandardStandardStandard
Cruise ControlStandardStandardStandardStandard
CupholdersStandardStandardStandardStandard
Power WindowsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Window DefoggerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Remote Keyless EntryStandardStandardStandardStandard
TachometerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Trip ComputerNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Vehicle Information SystemNot AvailableStandardStandardNot Available
Cloth Seat-UpholsteryStandardStandardStandardStandard
Bucket Driver's SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Manual Driver AdjustmentsStandardNot AvailableStandardStandard
Bucket Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Manual Passenger AdjustmentsStandardStandardStandardStandard
6-way Front SeatNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardStandard
8-way Front SeatStandardStandardNot AvailableNot Available
4-way Passenger SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Bench SeatNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Bucket Rear SeatStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Folding Rear SeatStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Split-Folding Rear SeatNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Third Row Bench SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Split-Folding Third Row SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
RadioStandardStandardStandardStandard
CD-PlayerStandardStandardStandardStandard
Satellite-radioNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Satellite-radio capabilityNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Internet AccessNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
6 SpeakersStandardStandardStandardNot Available
7 SpeakersNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Safety FeaturesHighlander BaseExplorer BaseTraverse LSPilot LX
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardNot AvailableStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandardStandardStandard
Anti-roll ControlNot AvailableStandardStandardNot Available
Front AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Knee AirbagStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Front Anti-Whiplash Head RestraintsStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Traction ControlStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandardStandard
Emergency Communication SystemNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Technical Features
DrivelineFWDFWDFWDFWD
Day-time Running-lightsStandardNot AvailableStandardStandard
Security SystemNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Theft DeterrentNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandardStandard
TrackerNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.]3,9464,5094,7204,319
Weight Distribution---------56 / 44
GVWR [lbs.]5,5006,1606,459---
Coefficient of Drag0.34---------
Towing Capacity [lbs.]3,5005,0005,2003,500
Fuel Capacity [gal.]19.218.622.021.0
Steering
Power SteeringNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandardStandard
Suspension
Front MacPherson StrutsStandardNot AvailableStandardStandard
Rear Multi-LinkNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Rear MacPherson StrutsStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Tires
Front P245/65 SR17StandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Front P245/65 TR17Not AvailableStandardNot AvailableStandard
Front P245/70 SR17Not AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Rear P245/65 SR17StandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Rear P245/65 TR17Not AvailableStandardNot AvailableStandard
Rear P245/70 SR17Not AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Brakes
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Vented Disc BrakesNot AvailableStandardStandardNot Available
Rear Disc BrakesStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard