PHOENIX – Folks wandering into Toyota Motor Sales showrooms this summer may mistake the all-new ’08 Highlander for a big body-on-frame SUV, given the girth the cross/utility vehicle has added in its second iteration, as well as its boxy styling cues. The new Highlander is nearly 4 ins. (10 cm) longer and 3 ins. (8 cm) wider than the model it replaces, also adding 3 ins. to the wheelbase, moving it toward the Ward’s Large CUV category. Fortunately, the extra weight doesn’t sap the 3.5L ...

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