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Toyota Highlander Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2008)

How powerful is the engine? How much room is in the back seat? Get the 2008 Toyota Highlander specs.

2008 Toyota Highlander Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 4dr SUV
Wheelbase 109.8 in
Length 188.4 in
Width 75.2 in
Height 68.1 in
Curb Weight 3979 lb.
Fuel Capacity 19.2 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 40.6 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 59.7 in
Hip Room, Row 1 56.7 in
Legroom, Row 1 43.2 in
Headroom, Row 2 40.1 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 59.5 in
Hip Room, Row 2 56.5 in
Legroom, Row 2 38.3 in
Headroom, Row 3 36.3 in
Shoulder Room, Row 3 55.0 in
Hip Room, Row 3 42.3 in
Legroom, Row 3 29.2 in
Total Legroom 110.7 in (over 3 rows)
Cargo Volume, Minimum 10.3 ft3
Cargo Volume, Behind R2 42.3 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 95.4 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2008 Toyota Highlander

2008 Toyota Highlander Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
4 cup holders see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Third row seating and 2nd row has more leg room than the Murano by about 1". see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
The widest seats of all Midsize SUVs (X5, Q7, Tourag, Cayenne, etc.) see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Limo-like leg room and captains chairs see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 Toyota Highlander Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
seats were hard and flat. Even top of the line luxury model seats were a big disappointment . . . one of the principal reasons we did not choose this vehicle see full Toyota Highlander review
2009 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Only two seats in the 2nd row, very small leg room in the 3rd row. see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
3rd row seat is full bench seat and individual side can not be raised or lowered independently. Access and available room much less than MDX. see full Toyota Highlander review
 

2008 Toyota Highlander 4-door SUV Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim Base Sport Limited Hybrid Hybrid Limited
Standard Engine 3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
270 hp@6200
248 lb-ft@4700
3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
270 hp@6200
248 lb-ft@4700
3.5L V6
DOHC-4v
270 hp@6200
248 lb-ft@4700
3.3L V6 Hybrid
DOHC-4v
209 hp@5600
212 lb-ft@3600
3.3L V6 Hybrid
DOHC-4v
209 hp@5600
212 lb-ft@3600
Standard Transmission5-speed manually-shiftable automatic5-speed manually-shiftable automatic5-speed manually-shiftable automaticCVTCVT
Standard DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDAWDAWD
Optional Drivetrain(s)AWDAWDAWD  
Standard Tires245/65R17 tires245/55R19 tires245/55R19 tires245/65R17 tires245/55R19 tires
Optional Tires   245/55R19 tires 

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Powertrain of the 2008 Toyota Highlander

2008 Toyota Highlander Powertrain: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Engine was quiet and felt powerful; transmission shifted smoothly see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Great performance, acceleration, handling see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
Quiet, strength, streightness - and economically too see full Toyota Highlander review
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Seamless 5 speed AT matched perfectly to the 270hp V6 see full Toyota Highlander review
 

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2008 Toyota Highlander MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
4dr SUV Base 26,760 23,883 745
4dr SUV Sport 29,410 26,241 745
4dr SUV Limited 32,900 29,281 745
4dr SUV Hybrid 34,200 30,780 745
4dr SUV Hybrid Limited 40,450 36,202 745

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