The Toyota lineup features several impressive SUV options. The lineup starts with the C-HR and goes up from there with the RAV4, Highlander, 4Runner, and the top Land Cruiser. If you are looking for an impressive three-row SUV from the Japanese auto manufacturer, then the Highlander is a great place to start. With seating for up to eight, the Highlander is ideal for families both big and small. If you want a new 2020 Toyota Highlander in Swansea, MA, then check out the inventory we have here at Bristol Toyota. Otherwise, keep reading to learn more about this impressive Toyota SUV.
In all, there are five trim levels available for the 2020 Toyota Highlander. The lineup begins with the L trim and goes up from there with the LE, XLE, Limited, and the top Platinum. All trim levels come standard with front-wheel drive but are also available with all-wheel drive. Interestingly, most of the trims do offer another option as well. From the LE trim on up, you can select a hybrid drivetrain.
Under the hood, you get a standard 3.5-liter V6 engine that can output up to 295 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque while still providing up to 21-city and 29-highway mpg in front-wheel drive. The hybrid variants can get up to 36-city and 35-highway mpg. The hybrid drivetrain utilizes a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and an electric motor for a net horsepower rating of 243.
Every Highlander for 2020 comes with Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 which itself includes a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure alert with lane tracing assist, automatic high beams, full-speed range dynamic radar cruise control road sign assist, and more! Of course, you also get vehicle stability control, traction control, ABS, brake assist, and smart stop technology.
The standard infotainment system in the 2020 Highlander features an 8-inch screen with built-in Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. This means you can use all your favorite apps on your phone right through your infotainment system. That includes music, audiobooks, and even navigation.
In terms of cargo room, you get 16 cubic-feet of cargo room behind the third row, but you can fold down both the second and third rows to give you up to 84.3 cubic-feet of cargo room. In terms of towing, the Highlander can tow up to 5,000 pounds making it perfect for towing many of your toys.