Toyota Highlander

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Crossover, Mid-Size


2012 Toyota Highlander

The victory goes to Toyota for the second year in a row in this crossover, mid-size segment, as the popular Toyota Highlander outperformed 10 other vehicles in a competitive field, including the Ford Explorer, Hyundai Verazcruz, and Nissan Murano. Not only does the Highlander combine SUV capabilities with passenger car comfort, it combines top quality with best value ownership costs, including a low depreciation rate and outstanding fuel economy, resulting in a total cost of ownership 7% lower than expected.


Cost-of-Ownership Compared to Segment Averages

The Vincentric Best Value in America awards are based on the model level average of all trim levels within the model. Ownership costs for each trim level are measured at annual mileages of 10,000, 15,000, and 20,000.