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Vehicle 2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Base 2009 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL550 4MATIC
12-Volt Battery Yes No
1 Rear Seat Power Outlet and 2 Cargo Area Power Outlets, 1 With 115-Volt Inverter No Yes
288-Volt Sealed Nickel Metal Hydride Battery Yes No
2 Front Foglights, 1 Rear Foglight No Yes
2 Front Power Outlets Yes No
2 Front Power Outlets, 1 Integrated With Cigarette Lighter No Yes
2 Third Row, 2 Cupholders Total Yes No
3-Function HomeLink(R) Universal Garage Door Opener No Yes
3 Memory Adjustments For Driver Side Includes Exterior Mirrors, Seat and Steering Wheel No Yes
3-Position Memory Steering Column No Yes
4508-Lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes Yes
4-Wheel Electronic Traction System (4-ETS+) Traction Control Controlled By ABS and Engine Management No Yes
5.5-Liter, V8, 32-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 382@6000, Torque Of 391@2800, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
6944-Lb Gross Vehicle Weight Rating No Yes
7-Speed Electronically Controlled Manually Interactive Adaptive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive and Steering Column Mounted Shifter No Yes
8 Cupholders Total No Yes
Adaptive Automatic Transmission Yes Yes
Adaptive Bi-Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlights No Yes
AIRmatic Adaptive Damping System (ADS-II) Adaptive Variable Suspension No Yes
Alloy Trim Located On Center Floor Console, Steering Wheel and Doors No Yes
Alloy Wheels, 17-In. X 6.5-In. Yes No
All-Wheel Drive Yes No
Ambient Lighting No Yes
AM/FM Radio With 6 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3/WMA Player Yes No
AMG Alloy Wheels, 21-In. X 10-In. No Yes
Audible Warnings Include Headlights On and Key-In-Ignition No Yes
Audio Pre-Wiring Yes No
Automatic Climate Control With Sun Sensor No Yes
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Dusk Sensor No Yes
Automatic Locking Hubs No Yes
Automatic Locking Retractors No Yes
Auxiliary Audio Input Jack No Yes
Battery No Yes
Brake Assist Electronic Brake Assistance No Yes
Bright Trim Located On Exhaust Pipes No Yes
Burl Walnut Genuine Wood Trim Located On Center Floor Console, Doors and Steering Wheel No Yes
Cargo Area Power Outlet Yes No
Cargo Area Tiedown Hooks Yes No
Cargo Area Tie-Down Hooks No Yes
Cargo Net No Yes
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Cargo Area Yes Yes
Center Stow(TM) Second Row 40/20/40 Split Folding Reclining Hideaway Bench Seat With Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Armrests Yes No
Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors No Yes
Chrome Exterior Rails No Yes
Chrome Grille Yes No
Chrome Grille and Body Side Molding No Yes
Chrome Located On Doors Yes No
Clock No Yes
Cloth Seats Yes No
Comand GPS Hard Drive Navigation Aid With Real-Time Traffic, 6.5-In. Screen, Voice Activation and Zagat Survey(R) Restaurant Guide No Yes
Comand Modular Control System Centralized Control Instrumentation For Phone, Audio, Navigation and Telematics No Yes
Compact Spare Tire No Yes
Compass No Yes
Continuously Variable Electronically Controlled Adaptive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
Cornering Lights No Yes
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor Yes Yes
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal No Yes
Cruise Control No Yes
Delayed Courtesy Light Yes No
Delayed Courtesy Lights No Yes
Digital Clock Yes No
Drive-By-Wire Control For Electronically Controlled Throttle With Intelligence (ECT-i), Electronically Controlled Brakes (ECB) and Electric Power Steering (EPS) Yes No
Drive-By-Wire Control For Throttle No Yes
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes Yes
Driver Knee Airbag Yes Yes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total No Yes
Dual Power Folding Power Adjustable Heated Signaling Exterior Rearview Mirrors With Driver Side Electrochromic, 3-Position Memory and Passenger Side Automatic Tilt-Down No Yes
Dual Vanity Mirrors Yes No
DVD Player Located In Front Row No Yes
Easy Entry Seat Yes Yes
Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror No Yes
Electroluminescent Instrumentation Yes No
Electronic Brake Assistance Yes No
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes Yes
Electronic Stability Program (ESP(R)) Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via Engine Power Reduction, ABS and Traction Control Measures Steering Wheel Angle/Direction, Yaw Rate, Wheel Speed and Lateral Acceleration No Yes
Engine Start/Stop Button Yes Yes
Enhanced Voice Control Voice Activated Controls For Audio, Navigation System and Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes Yes
Fender Flares No Yes
First Aid Kit No Yes
Front Active Head Restraints Yes Yes
Front Air Dam Yes Yes
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts Yes No
Front and Rear Automatic Load Leveling No Yes
Front and Rear Automatic Locking Retractors Yes No
Front and Rear Color-Keyed Bumpers Yes Yes
Front and Rear Crumple Zones Yes Yes
Front and Rear Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Front and Rear Power Windows With One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down No Yes
Front and Rear Reading Lights No Yes
Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags Yes Yes
Front Auxiliary Audio Input Jack Yes No
Front Carpeted Floormats Yes No
Front Dual Color-Keyed Folding Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Front Dual Door Mounted Storage Yes No
Front Dual Drive Dynamic Multi-Contour Heated Massage Bucket Seats With 3 Settings, Adjustable Seat Height, 3-Position Driver Power Memory and Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Front Dual Reclining Bucket Seats, Driver Seat Manually Adjusts 8-Ways Total, Passenger Seat Manually Adjusts 4-Ways Total With Driver Adjustable Seat Height, Adjustable Headrests and Armrest Yes No
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets Yes Yes
Front Dual Seatbelt Height Adjusters Yes No
Front Dual Sunvisors Yes No
Front Dual Sunvisors With Extensions No Yes
Front Floor Mats No Yes
Front Map Lights Yes No
Front Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment Yes No
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total No Yes
Front Power 328-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 310-mm Solid Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Power 373-mm X 32-mm Vented Disc and Rear Power 330-mm X 22-mm Vented Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power Glass Tilt and Slide Sunroof No Yes
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters Yes No
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters No Yes
Front, Second Row and Third Row 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front, Second Row and Third Row Pretensioners With Force Limiters No Yes
Front Side Airbags No Yes
Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Full-Size Spare Tire Yes No
Full-Time 4-Wheel Drive No Yes
Fully Automatic Power Liftgate No Yes
Glove Box Yes No
Halogen Headlights Yes No
Hard Drive With 40GB Total No Yes
Harman/Kardon(R) HD AM/FM Radio With 610-Watts, Speed Sensitive Volume, LOGIC7(R) Surround Sound System and 11 Speakers Total; 6-Disc CD Changer; MP3 Player; Sirius(R) Satellite Radio (Includes 6 Months Of Service, Unavailable In Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico) No Yes
Heated Headlight Washers No Yes
Heated Washer System No Yes
Hill Descent Control No Yes
Hill Start Control Yes Yes
HVAC Rest Mode No Yes
Hybrid Synergy Drive(TM) 3.3-Liter, V6, VVT-i 24-Valve, DOHC, SEFI Engine; Front Mounted With Horsepower Of 209@5600, Torque Of 212@3600, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads; Front Permanent Magnet Electric Motor With Horsepower Of 167@4500 and Torque Of 247@0-1500RPM; Rear Permanent Magnet Electric Motor With Horsepower Of 68@4610-5120 and Torque Of 96@0-610RPM (Hybrid System Net Horsepower Of 270) Yes No
Illuminated Entry Yes No
Illuminated Entry Includes Footwell No Yes
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Anti-Dive Geometry, Air Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Multi-Link MacPherson Strut Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers Yes No
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Anti-Squat, Alignment Control, Air Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers No Yes
Infrared Glass No Yes
In-Glass Radio Antenna Yes No
Interior Dust and Pollen and Activated Charcoal Air Filter No Yes
Interior Load Area Light Yes Yes
Interior Spare Tire Mounted Under Cargo Floor No Yes
Intermittent Rear Window Wiper Yes No
iPod(R) Auxiliary Audio Input Jack No Yes
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes Yes
Keyless Go Card Key No Yes
L A T C H Yes Yes
Leather Located On Center Floor Console and Doors No Yes
Leather Seats No Yes
Lockable and Illuminated Glovebox No Yes
Locking Fuel Filler Door No Yes
Manual Air Conditioning Yes No
Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission No Yes
Manual Sunshade Located On Front and Rear Sunroof No Yes
Metallic Paint (If Selected) Yes Yes
Multi-Contour Front Dual Power Lumbar Support No Yes
Music Register For Download Of MP3 Files and Gracenote(R) Media Database No Yes
Night Security Illumination Perimeter Lighting Located On Headlights Activated Via Time Delay No Yes
Overhead Console Storage Yes No
Panic Alarm No Yes
Parktronic(TM) Front and Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Audio-Visual Sensors and Ultrasonic Sensors and Camera No Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Weight Yes Yes
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Power Door Locks With Automatic Locking Yes No
Power Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering Yes No
Power Side Vent Windows No Yes
Power Tailgate Lock/Unlock No Yes
Power Telescopic Steering Column No Yes
Power Tilt Steering Column No Yes
Power Vehicle Speed Sensing Rack and Pinion Variable Assisted Steering No Yes
Power Window Lockout No Yes
Power Windows With Driver One-Touch Up, One Touch Down and Pinch Protection Yes No
Pre-Safe(R) Accident Preparation System Operated Via Vehicle Stability Control System and Electronic Brake Assistance Automatically Tightens Seatbelt, Adjusts Seating Position, Closes Windows and Sunroof No Yes
Programmable Daytime Running Lights No Yes
Programmable Power Door Locks Operated Via Remote With Automatic Locking No Yes
Radio Antenna No Yes
Rain Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Real-Time Traffic Information No Yes
Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt Yes No
Rear and Side Gray Privacy Glass Yes No
Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Camera Yes No
Rear Glass Sunroof No Yes
Rear HVAC Ducts No Yes
Rear HVAC Unit No Yes
Rear Seat Audio Controls No Yes
Rear Seat HVAC Controls No Yes
Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Rear Step Up Bumper Yes No
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Rear Window Intermittent Wiper/Washer No Yes
Regenerative Braking System Yes No
Remote Fuel Door Release Yes No
Remote Liftgate Release No Yes
Retractable Cargo Area Cover No Yes
Rollover Sensor Yes Yes
Running Boards No Yes
SBRP245/65R17 105S BSW, All-Season Tires Yes No
SBRP295/40R21 All-Season Performance Tires No Yes
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes No
Second Row 3-Point Center Seatbelt No Yes
Second Row 60/40 Split Folding Heated Bench Seats With Manually Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Armrest No Yes
Second Row Carpeted Floormats Yes No
Second Row Floor Mats No Yes
Second Row Side Airbags No Yes
Selective Unlocking No Yes
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls No Yes
Service Interval Indicator For Brake Wear and Oil Level No Yes
Side and Rear Privacy Glass No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Silver and Burled Maple Woodgrain Trim Yes No
Skid Plates No Yes
Smart Access Multi-Function Remote Operates Anti-Theft, Exterior Lights, Door Lock/Unlock, Liftgate, Panic Alarm and Engine Start/Stop Button Yes No
Smartkey(R) Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Liftgate, Fuel Door, Illuminated Entry, Exterior Lights, Anti-Theft, Power Windows, Panic Alarm and Sunroof No Yes
Star Safety System(TM) Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio and Trip Computer Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio, Instrumentation Display and Transmission No Yes
Subwoofer No Yes
SULEV Emissions Yes No
Tachometer No Yes
Tele Aid Telematics Includes Automatic Collision Notification, Emergency Response, Direct Connection To Roadside Assistance, Automatic Alarm Security System Notification, Stolen Vehicle Tracking, Remote Door Unlocking; 12 Months Included At No Charge With Subscription No Yes
Tele Aid Vehicle Location System No Yes
Tele Aid Vehicle Theft Tracking No Yes
Theater Style Rear Seating No Yes
Third Row 50/50 Power Split Folding Hideaway Bench Seats With Manually Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Third Row Hideaway Folding Bench Seat With Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes Yes
Tow Hitch Receiver Yes No
Towing Prep Package Yes No
Traction Control Yes No
Transfer Case No Yes
Trip Computer With Average Fuel Consumption, Miles To Empty and Stop Watch No Yes
Trip Computer With Average Speed, Average Fuel Consumption, Miles To Empty, Instantaneous Fuel Consumption, Stop Watch, Trip Odometer Yes No
ULEV Emissions No Yes
Underbody Tire Carrier Yes No
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers With Windshield Wiper De-Icer Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm, Anti-Lift Sensor, Interior Monitoring and Engine Immobilizer No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Engine Immobilizer Yes No
Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) Operated Via VSC Vehicle Stability Control System, TRAC Traction Control, Anti-Lock Brakes, Electronic Brake Assistance, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Electric Power Steering (EPS) and Electronically Controlled Brakes (ECB); Measures Yaw Rate, Steering Angle and Wheel Speed Yes No
Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via ABS, Traction Control and Engine Power Reduction Yes No
Warning Lights Include Door Ajar, Low Fuel, Oil Low, Low Coolant, Low Washer Fluid No Yes
Warning Lights Include Seatbelt Unfastened, Airbag, Door Ajar, Oil Pressure, Brake System, Low Fuel, Low Washer Fluid and Oil Temperature Yes No
Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth(R) Enabled Devices No Yes
Wood and Leather Steering Wheel No Yes






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