Toyota Unveils Its First Highlander Hybrid in P.R

Carmona, José L.
June 2005
Caribbean Business;6/9/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 22, p34
Introduces the 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid sport utility vehicle at Toyota dealerships in Puerto Rico. Delivery of increase horsepower; Improvement of the federal Environmental Protection Agency fuel-economy rating; Product features; Assessment of the suggested retail price; Enhancement of ride comfort.


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