2020 Toyota Highlander Review

2020 Toyota Highlander Review

With versatility and interior comfort, the Toyota Highlander has made a favorable impression on anyone who drives it around the Tallahassee, Quincy, and Crawfordville areas. If you’re thinking a new SUV is in your future, you can certainly look through our 2020 Toyota Highlander review to get a feel for this acclaimed model.

At Peter Boulware Toyota, we continually try to bring helpful insight to nearby drivers. So if you finish the review and still have questions about the Highlander, or maybe you want to arrange a test drive, don’t hesitate to give us a call!

2020 Toyota Highlander Engine Specs

Looking Under the Hood

If you peer into the performance of the 2020 Toyota Highlander, you’ll see a potent V6 engine as one option and a fuel-sipping hybrid motor as the other. Going with the 3.5L V6 gives your SUV access to 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque.

The hybrid engine is a 2.5L whose net horsepower measures 243. Of course, if you’re going hybrid, it’s the fuel economy you’re after. The hybrid Highlander receives an estimated 36 city MPG/ 35 highway MPG.1

Still, the V6 gets pretty good returns on fuel economy, too. In front-wheel drive, the SUV returns an EPA-estimated 21 city MPG/ 29 highway MPG with the 3.5L engine.2

2020 Toyota Highlander Interior Space

Interior Space and Cargo Room

A comfortable and usable cabin is often the most important factor for families or folks who love to take long weekend trips. With the Toyota Highlander, you have access to a spacious and versatile SUV.

The headroom measures 41.2 inches up front, 39.4 inches in the middle row, and 36.1 inches in the very back. Legroom is also a plus, measuring 42 inches up front, 41 inches in the middle, and 27.7 inches for those positioned in the third row.

Then, it’s a matter of cargo volume, which can be broken up into three key categories:

  • 16 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row
  • 48.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the second row
  • 84.3 cubic feet of cargo space behind the first row

2020 Toyota Highlander Towing a Boat

Maximum Towing Capacity

If you feel that the ample cargo volume isn’t enough space for you, or you want an SUV that is capable of hauling your boat up to the lake each weekend, the Toyota Highlander has your back.

Even if you opt for the hybrid motor, you’ll receive a sturdy towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. By opting instead for the V6 engine, you’ll see an impressive maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds!

Give the 2020 Toyota Highlander a Spin

If you’re thinking about a new, adventurous, and accommodating SUV around Tallahassee, Quincy, and Crawfordville, you can’t do much better than the Toyota Highlander. If you want to review the SUV yourself, just give us a call at Peter Boulware Toyota!

1 2020 preliminary mpg estimates by Toyota. EPA estimates not available at time of posting. Actual mileage will vary.

2 2020 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.

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