General InformationHighlander BaseExplorer BaseSanta Fe GLSTraverse LS
MSRP$29,020$29,100$28,350$30,510
ClassMid-Size SUVMid-Size SUVMid-Size SUVMid-Size SUV
BodystyleSUVSUVSUVSUV
Rating
Standard Standard Optional Optional
EnginesHighlander BaseExplorer BaseSanta Fe GLSTraverse LS
2.0-liter I4 turbo 240 hpNot AvailableOptionalNot AvailableNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---20 / 28------
2.7-liter Inline-4 187 hpStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]20 / 25---------
3.3-liter V6 290 hpNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]------18 / 25---
3.5-liter V6 290 hpNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---17 / 24------
3.6-liter V6 281 hpNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Mileage City/Hwy [mpg]---------17 / 24
Transmissions
6-speed automaticStandardStandardStandardStandard
Exterior DimensionsHighlander BaseExplorer BaseSanta Fe GLSTraverse LS
Length [in.]188.4197.1193.1203.7
Width [in.]75.290.274.278.5
Height [in.]68.170.466.969.9
Wheelbase [in.]109.8112.6110.2118.9
Front Track [in.]64.067.064.167.3
Rear Track [in.]64.267.064.567.1
Exterior Features
4 doorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Power Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Folding Door MirrorsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear LiftgateStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear-window WiperStandardStandardStandardStandard
Interior DimensionsHighlander BaseExplorer BaseSanta Fe GLSTraverse LS
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.]145.7151.7146.6150.8
Seating Cap.7778
Headroom Front [in.]40.641.439.640.4
Headroom Rear [in.]40.140.539.439.4
Headroom Third [in.]36.337.835.737.8
Legroom Front [in.]43.240.641.341.3
Legroom Rear [in.]38.339.841.336.8
Legroom Third [in.]29.933.231.533.2
Shoulderroom Front [in.]59.761.359.461.5
Shoulderroom Rear [in.]59.561.058.661.0
Shoulderroom Third [in.]55.050.853.957.6
Hiproom Front [in.]56.757.356.758.0
Hiproom Rear [in.]56.556.755.457.8
Hiproom Third [in.]42.340.744.148.3
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.]10.321.013.524.4
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 AvailableStandardStandardStandard
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 AvailableStandardNot Available
Split-Folding Rear SeatNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableStandard
Third Row Bench SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
Split-Folding Third Row SeatStandardStandardStandardStandard
RadioStandardStandardStandardStandard
CD-PlayerStandardStandardStandardStandard
HD RadioNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Satellite-radioNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardStandard
Satellite-radio capabilityNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Internet AccessNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardStandard
Wireless ConnectivityStandardNot AvailableStandardStandard
6 SpeakersStandardStandardStandardStandard
Safety FeaturesHighlander BaseExplorer BaseSanta Fe GLSTraverse LS
Anti-lock BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
Brake AssistStandardNot AvailableStandardStandard
Stability Control (ESC)StandardStandardStandardStandard
Anti-roll ControlNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableStandard
Front AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Side-Curtain AirbagsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Knee AirbagStandardStandardStandardNot Available
Front Anti-Whiplash Head RestraintsStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Traction ControlStandardStandardStandardStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandardStandard
Emergency Communication SystemNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardStandard
Technical Features
DrivelineFWDFWDFWDFWD
Day-time Running-lightsStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Security SystemNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardStandard
Theft DeterrentNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableStandard
Tire-pressure MonitorStandardStandardStandardStandard
TrackerNot AvailableNot AvailableStandardStandard
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.]3,9464,4483,9334,713
GVWR [lbs.]5,5006,1605,5126,411
Coefficient of Drag0.34---------
Towing Capacity [lbs.]3,5005,000---5,200
Fuel Capacity [gal.]19.218.618.822.0
Steering
Power SteeringNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Tilting Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandardStandard
Telescoping Steering-WheelStandardStandardStandardStandard
Suspension
Front MacPherson StrutsStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Multi-LinkNot AvailableStandardStandardStandard
Rear MacPherson StrutsStandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Tires
Front P235/60 TR18Not AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Front P245/65 SR17StandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Front P245/65 TR17Not AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Front P245/70 SR17Not AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Rear P235/60 TR18Not AvailableNot AvailableStandardNot Available
Rear P245/65 SR17StandardNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
Rear P245/65 TR17Not AvailableStandardNot AvailableNot Available
Rear P245/70 SR17Not AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableStandard
Brakes
Front Vented Disc BrakesStandardStandardStandardStandard
Rear Vented Disc BrakesNot AvailableStandardNot AvailableStandard
Rear Disc BrakesStandardNot AvailableStandardNot Available