What is the Towing Capacity of a 2021 Toyota Highlander?

November 27th, 2020 by

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If you’re looking to buy the capable Toyota Highlander for your outdoor adventures, then you may be wondering: “What is the towing capacity of a Toyota Highlander?” The 2021 Toyota Highlander towing capacity reaches 5,000 pounds when properly equipped with its optional tow package, meaning that Irmo families can bring a boat or a trailer to their favorite outdoor camping spot. This spacious Toyota SUV offers a comfortable interior for family and friends while providing you with the features you need to stay connected to the world around you. Learn more about the 2021 Toyota Highlander towing capacity below, then contact our team to take this mid-size SUV for a test drive.

Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

Powered by a 3.5L V6 engine, the Toyota Highlander sports an impressive amount of power and capability on Columbia roads. The Toyota Highlander towing capacity reaches up to 5,000 pounds with the optional tow package. See the other performance-enhancing features available on the 2021 Toyota Highlander below:

  • Available 3.5L V6 engine with 295 hp
  • Available All-Wheel Drive (AWD) with Dynamic Torque-Control
  • Available eight-speed automatic transmission

Toyota Highlander Hybrid Towing Capacity

Like many Toyota vehicles, the Highlander has a Hybrid model for Irmo drivers to consider. The Toyota Highlander Hybrid offers the same features drivers love from the gas-powered model alongside a 2.5L four-cylinder ECVT hybrid engine that delivers up to 36 MPG city/ 35 MPG highway EPA-Estimated fuel economy. While the Highlander Hybrid engine delivers 186hp and 175 lb-ft of torque, you may be wondering “What is the towing capacity of a Toyota Highlander Hybrid?” The 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid can tow up to 3,500 pounds when equipped with its towing package. This means drivers will be able to enjoy hybrid performance on the road while still being able to take their favorite boat, trailer, or outdoor equipment on their next adventure. Learn more about the Toyota Highlander Hybrid when you visit our Irmo showroom for a test drive!

Toyota Highlander: Passenger & Cargo Space

The Toyota Highlander is classified as a mid-size SUV, meaning it has an abundance of interior cargo room for hauling equipment or supplies from Lexington to Chapin. With an optional third-row, this SUV has a versatile interior that can be rearranged to fit all of your luggage or accommodate up to eight passengers. Learn more about the Toyota Highlander passenger and cargo space below:

  • Cargo Space: The 2021 Toyota Highlander has 16 cubic feet of dedicated cargo space behind its optional third-row seats. When the seats are folded down, drivers can take advantage of up to 84.3 cubic feet. With all this space, drivers and passengers will be able to transport their luggage, equipment, and even some extra amenities on their next outdoor adventure.
  • Passenger Volume: Driver and passengers can stretch their legs and relax with up to 141.3 cubic feet of cargo room. Each passenger will be able to enjoy their own space while listening to their favorite tunes or podcasts on your next roadtrip.

Test Drive the Toyota Highlander Today!

Now that you know more about the 2021 Toyota Highlander towing capacity, visit the Irmo showroom to explore each of the Toyota Highlander configurations – including the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid models. When you’ve found the right build for your needs, browse our offers and incentives and contact our finance department to begin the car buying process. We look forward to putting you behind the wheel of a 2021 Toyota Highlander!

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