The 2009 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: The versatile, performance oriented, cleaner, and efficient hybrid crossover

    TORONTO, Sept. 19 /CNW/ - Toyota's popular Highlander hybrid mid-size
crossover SUV with astonishing performance, handling, fuel efficiency and
emissions performance, is in a class by itself. Delivering smooth acceleration
thanks to its powerful Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive(R), the Toyota Highlander
Hybrid is a remarkable combination of flexibility and performance, fuel
efficiency and driving comfort. For the 2009 model year, the already
well-equipped Highlander Hybrid offers new and revised option packages adding
greater levels of convenience, comfort and style to enhance this versatile
hybrid crossover's forceful styling, generous performance and segment-leading
    "With the Toyota Highlander Hybrid Canadians can enjoy a flexible
people-mover that supports their active lifestyle even as it minimizes their
impact on the planet," explained Warren Orton, Director, Toyota Canada Inc.
"The Highlander Hybrid continues to deliver the driveability of a sedan plus a
highly flexible interior that's equally at home on the weekday commute or a
weekend escape to the cottage or campground. With electronic, intelligent,
on-demand four-wheel-drive, the Highlander Hybrid delivers the right
performance and ride in every situation."
    For 2009, the Highlander Hybrid is available with a more comprehensive
Comfort Package, which includes - new for this year - an automatic headlamp
system, in addition to 19 inch tires, an in-dash six-disc CD changer, 3rd row
seating for two additional passengers, and a dozen other enhancements. Also,
new for 2009 is an available Leather Package, which includes leather seat
surfaces, heated driver and front passenger seats, plus all items in the
Comfort Package.
    The 2009 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is now on sale across Canada. The
Toyota Highlander Hybrid carries a manufacturer's suggested retail price
starting at $40,920, while the Highlander Hybrid Limited starts at a suggested

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For further information: including a full product detail, please email or contact: Dawn Soulis, Public Relations Manager, Toyota
Canada Inc., (416) 431-8333

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