2020 Toyota Highlander: Leading The Pack Since 2001
April 30 2019,
The 2020 Toyota Highlander established important standards throughout its existence since it hit the market in 2001. Delivering value, performance and quality, it is back in 2020 and has more to offer than ever before. It is available in five grades, starting with a new L grade, LE, XLE, Limited and the top-of line Platinum. The Hybrid powerplant is offered on all grades except the L grade.)
This year, the Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 suite comes standard on all variants. This active safety system includes items like Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD), Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA), Automatic High Beam (AHB), and Lane Tracing Assist (LTA).
A bold new look in the 2020 Toyota Highlander
Outside, the 2020 Toyota Highlander has a bolder look. The L, LE and XLE grades feature a black front grille with silver trim, while the Limited and Platinum variants get a black grille with chrome trim and chrome-plated lower rear fascia. These models are also equipped with premium projector headlamps and 20-inch alloy wheels. Finally, Platinum models get a silver painted front bumper and rear fascia.
The 2020 Toyota Highlander adds 5 new colors this year: Magnetic Grey Metallic, Moon Dust, Ruby Flare Pearl, Blueprint and Opulent Amber.
Inside, the 2020 Toyota Highlander offers 456 L cargo space behind the third row. Fold the 60/40 split fold-flat third-row and get 1150 L. Finally, you can get up to 2076 L of cargo space when folding the second row.
Great performances and efficiency in the 2020 Toyota Highlander
Under the hood, the 2020 Highlander offers two powertrain choices: a gas V6 or a new version of the Toyota Hybrid System.
First, the 3.5-litre V6 develops an impressive 295 horsepower rating with 263 lb.-ft. of torque. It is mated to a Direct Shift 8-speed automatic transmission. You can opt for the towing package on V6 equipped models. This add-on enables a 5,000-pound towing capacity, while adding a heavy-duty radiator with engine oil cooler. Trailer Sway Control (TSC) uses the Vehicle Stability Control to help control unwanted trailer movement.
If you choose a hybrid model, you’ll get the new-generation Toyota Hybrid System which combines a high-efficiency 2.5-litre DOHC four-cylinder engine with two electric motors. This system boasts 240 hp and offers an impressively light fuel consumption of 6.9 L/100 km combined
The 2020 Toyota Highlander is a leader in its class. Come and see it today at Vimont Toyota Laval.