Toyota Highlander Performance Specs

Toyota Highlander Performance Specs

Understanding the specs of a model like the Toyota Highlander is going to help you determine if this SUV is the right match. From the trim levels available to the power and fuel economy figures, the Toyota Highlander specs prove to be favorable for any lifestyle near Charlotte, Lincolnton, and Gastonia. In addition, the specifications can be altered when you move between different model configurations.

At Toyota of Gastonia, we wanted to lay out key aspects of the Highlander for you. If you still have questions about the SUV after reading, our staff is around to provide insight!


2020 Toyota Highlander Engine Specs & MPG

Highlander Fuel Economy and Performance Specs

With both sterling power outputs and the ability to travel great distances without having to stop for a fill-up, the 2020 Toyota Highlander has a lot going for it. A hybrid motor is available, and if you select it with the pairing of FWD, you can expect a 36 city/35 highway MPG.1

If instead you think the V6 engine is more your speed, you can receive as much as an EPA-estimated 21 city/29 highway MPG2 when you again opt for the FWD setup.

So, what kind of power can you expect? The 3.5L V6 is going to deliver 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque. Switching to the hybrid 2.5L option results in a net horsepower rating of 243!

2020 Toyota Highlander Interior Space

Toyota Highlander Cabin Specifications

With a flurry of SUVs on the open market, ensuring you pick one with the right interior proportions is key. With the Toyota Highlander, you can expect room in all rows, plus space for cargo.

Headroom measures 39.6 inches up front, 39.4 inches in the middle row, and 36.1 inches in the rear. Legroom is favorable as well, checking in like this:

  • 42 inches of front legroom
  • 41 inches of middle-row legroom
  • 27.7 inches of rear legroom

And when you’re trying to reconfigure the cabin for cargo, you can enjoy 16 cubic feet behind the third row, 48.4 cubic feet behind the second row, and 84.3 cubic feet behind the first row!

Toyota Highlander

2020 Highlander Trim Levels

Choosing the powertrain, style, features, and specifications of your 2020 Highlander is going to come down to the Highlander trim level. In all, there are nine trims, many of which have a gas-powered vs. hybrid option.

It all starts with the standard L and moves up with the LE, Hybrid LE, XLE, and Hybrid XLE. You begin to veer into luxury territory with the remaining trims, which include:

  • Limited
  • Hybrid Limited
  • Platinum
  • Hybrid Platinum

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Further Explore the Toyota Highlander Specs

There are still plenty of specifications of the 2020 Toyota Highlander worth exploring. At Toyota of Gastonia, we can help you get a firm grasp on everything this model offers before you give it a test run near Charlotte, Lincolnton, and Gastonia!

12020 preliminary mpg estimates determined by Toyota. EPA estimates not available at time of posting. Actual mileage will vary.  

22020 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.

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