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Engines & Power

Explorer Base FWD

Highlander Base 4X2 I4

Standard Engine 3.5L 290 hp V6 2.7L 187 hp I4
Horsepower 290 @ 6500 RPM 187 @ 5800 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 255 @ 4000 RPM 186 @ 4100 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 24/DOHC 16/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 3497 2673
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.64 X 3.41 3.54 X 4.13
Compression Ratio 10.8:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/SEFI
Turbocharger No No
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

Explorer Base FWD

Highlander Base 4X2 I4

Standard Transmission 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive

Payload & Towing

Explorer Base FWD

Highlander Base 4X2 I4

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 151.70 145.70
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 21.00 10.30
Standard Towing (lb.) 2000 1500
Max Towing (lb.) 5000 3500
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) 6160 5500
Max GVWR (lb.) 6160 5500

Braking & Traction

Explorer Base FWD

Highlander Base 4X2 I4

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A N/A
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling N/A N/A
Electronic Brake Assistance Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A N/A
Traction Control Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std.
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