How Much Can a Toyota Highlander Tow?

February 29th, 2020 by

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When properly equipped, the 2020 Toyota Highlander towing capacity is a max 5,000 pounds. If you’re searching for a versatile midsize SUV that can tackle those tough jobs in Lexington – and look great out-and-about in Frankfort, we think you’ll agree that it fits the bill! In the guide below, we’ll take a look at the 2020 Highlander’s stylish design, engine specs, and towing features that uniquely suit it for active families.

How much can a Toyota Highlander tow at each trim level? Explore our new Highlander inventory, and then visit us in Richmond to learn more about 2020 Highlander trims and optional towing features.

2020 Toyota Highlander Towing Features

The Highlander matches prodigious towing power with towing features designed to ensure safety – even while towing loads at max capacity. No matter what road conditions or weather you encounter, the intelligent driver-assist towing features act as your sixth sense on the road and automatically make adjustments to keep you steady while towing. Available towing features include:

  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD
  • AWD Integrated Management
  • Downhill Assist Control
  • Hill Start Assist Control

2020 Toyota Highlander Engine Specs

No matter which of the five trims you choose, your Toyota Highlander towing capacity is 5,000 pounds! All trims come with standard FWD and are available with AWD, and are equipped with a powerful V6 engine:

2020 Toyota Highlander Engine – 3.5L V6

  • 8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
  • 295 hp and 263 lb-ft of torque
  • 1,685-lb payload capacity

Looking for the Highlander’s power with a smaller carbon footprint? The Highlander Hybrid brings 243 combined-system horsepower to your Berea drives. The gas-electric engine is reliable and responsive in any driving conditions:

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Engine

  • 2.5L I-4-based powertrain and CVT

Test Drive a 2020 Highlander in Richmond!

Looking for Richmond car dealerships or “new car dealerships near me” where you can explore how much can a Toyota Highlander tow? Stop by our showroom in Richmond to speak with our team about towing features for your Highlander or Highlander Hybrid! We’ll work with you one-on-one to find the crossover, truck, or SUV configuration that best matches your driving needs and budget. Plus, not all Richmond car dealerships offer special lease and finance specials for Frankfort-area drivers! Contact us to schedule your test drive today.

 

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