2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Trim Comparison
Within the Toyota inventory, the Highlander has the distinction of being one of the charter members of the crossover SUV class and has often set the bar very high for the rest of the segment. Now that the new generation of the popular platform has spawned a new generation, a 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Trim Comparison would be helpful information to customers. The gasoline-electric hybrid version of the popular crossover SUV is available in four trim grades, LE, XLE, Limited and Platinum. Toyota has not only redesigned the 2020 Highlander Hybrid, but the automaker has streamlined the vehicle’s engine line to help improve its overall fuel economy, makes all-wheel-drive available on all four trims and offer the entire package at one of the most affordable price points in the segment. Serra Toyota of Decatur customers can start the pre-ordering process today by calling, 256-274-4354.
All 2020 Highlander Hybrid models offer three rows of seats that can hold seven or eight passengers, depending on which of the four trims a customer takes home. When the gas-electric hybrid crossover SUV is holding as many people as possible, there will be 16 cubic-feet of cargo volume behind the third row. Folding the rear-most row down will expand the available cargo volume to 48.4 cubic-feet. When the interior of the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is properly configured, owners will be able to utilize up to 84.3 cubic-feet. The 2020 Highlander Hybrid joins several other 2020 Toyota models that are available with the automaker’s latest connectivity technology. While every 2020 Highlander Hybrid is available with a smartphone-compatible infotainment system, the top-end trims also offer wireless charging. The Bird’s Eye top-down camera system is available on the Limited and Platinum trims.
|Engine: 2.5-L, 4-Cyl. Hybrid||Keyless entry, liftgate, ignition, locks||Wireless Smartphone Charging (XLE, Limited, Platinum)|
|186 hp/175 lb.-ft. torque||Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Amazon Alexa||10-inch color heads up display (Platinum)|
|Max. Towing: 3,500 lbs.||Wi-Fi Hotspot||Bird’s Eye/360-deg. Camera system (Limited, Platinum)|
|27 mpg (city)/31 mpg (hwy.)||Hybrid system monitoring||Two 120-V outlets (Limited, Platinum)|
Performance, Capability and Efficiency
Toyota is employing a single powertrain for the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. All four trim grades will have a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine under the hood that is mated to an electric motor to improve fuel economy. Front- and all-wheel-drive is available on all trims. An eight-speed automatic transmission is also standard equipment. When the gasoline and electric systems are working together, the 2020 Highlander Hybrid will produce 243 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. Each of the four 2020 Highlander Hybrid trim grades will be able to tow up to 3,500 pounds.
Every 2020 Highlander Hybrid will be able to achieve at least 35 miles per gallon in the city and about 35 miles per gallon on the highway, regardless of trim grade and drivetrain.