Daily Tips – Toyotathon 2009: Highlander Engine Choice
Every year Toyotathon makes owning or leasing a new Toyota an even better deal than usual. While incentives help reduce the overall costs of ownership by sweetening transaction prices or finance terms the high value built into every Toyota doesn’t change.
Think Leasing! – December is an ideal time to look at leasing a new Toyota. Residual values may change in January and, with the change of year, may drop a percentage point or two. Combine currently high retained value projections with reduced prices and favorable lease terms and now is the time to become a the proud driver of a new car, Sienna, truck, or SUV.
With TFS Special Lease and Finance incentives to sweeten the deal:
Highlander offers shoppers a choice of advanced technology 4- and 6-cylinder engines.
See your Dealer Daily Incentives site for details on Highlander special lease and finance rates.
Highlander allows shoppers to choose between exceptional economy with good performance, or exceptional performance with economy figures that match or beat any competitor.
Of competitors, only Dodge Journey and 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe offer a 4-cylinder choice.
Technical Information and Details
Both of the Toyota engine choices, the 2.7 liter I-4 and 3.5 liter V-6 feature a combination of technologies that reduce the compromises needed between power and economy.
Both engines are constructed of aluminum alloy with iron cylinder liners giving both good durability and light weight improving handling and economy.
Both engines are dual-overhead cam, 4-valve per cylinder designs with dual continuous variable valve timing.
Both engines have a number of friction-reducing technologies including roller rocker cam followers, resin-coated piston skirts, and low-tension piston rings.
To ensure a wide power band both engines have a dual-path induction system (Toyota Acoustic Control Induction, ACIS).
Toyota Highlander drivers benefit from both economy and performance advantages.
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