2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Specs Release Date
Toyota Highlander Hybrid – New Toyota Highlander is a medium row crossover with seating up to eight passengers. Crossover slots on top of compact RAV4 and below full-size Sequoia. The standard front-wheel drive comes standard and all-wheel drive is optional.
The hybrid variant is available and comes with the standard all-wheel drive. while Toyota’s other affordable three-line competitor is the Sienna minivan, which is also available with all-wheel drive.
The name pretty much says it all. The 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is just a fuel-efficient version of the standard three-level Highlander. We love the Highlander, so this is certainly a compliment. Hybrid technology will continue to grow and be loved by the community.
Like the standard Highlander, the Hybrid is a relatively wide, calm and comfortable crossover. It also comes with many standard types of equipment, including the latest in the latest driver safety aids. The most striking difference is the Hybrid powertrain. It combines V6 petrol and electric motors with a total of 306 horsepower and a combined 29 mpg.
Toyota continues to be the only non-luxury car manufacturer offering a hybrid three-line hybrid crossover. If fuel savings and high utilities are a priority, Highlander Hybrid is the right choice.
Notice that Hybrid is more expensive. If you buy one new item, you will need a few years to cover the cost (compared to the regular Highlander) in fuel savings only.
2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Engine
The Toyota Highlander 2020 offers three engine options including a 2.7 liter I-4 185 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque, a 3.5-liter V-6 with 295 hp and 263 lb-ft, and a hybrid powertrain that incorporates a 3.5-liter V-6 with three motors electricity, CVT, and nickel metal hydride batteries with a total output of 306 hp.
A six-speed automatic is the only transmission available with a basic four-cylinder engine and the V-6 comes exclusively with an eight-speed automatic.
EPA fuel rating is 20/24 mpg city/highway for four-cylinder front and 20/27 mpg models for V-6 models with front-wheel drive. The all-wheel-drive model is rated 20/27 mpg for LE Plus, 19/26 mpg for LE, and 20/26 mpg in XLE, SE, Limited, and Limited Platinum trims. The most efficient Highlander is Highlander Hybrid at 30/28 mpg for LE Plus trim and 29/27 mpg for XLE and Limited and the last, Limited Platinum trims.
The cargo space is 13.8 cubic feet behind the third row, 42.3 cubic feet behind the second row and up to 83.7 cubic feet behind the front seat on LE and LE Plus models. Trim XLE, SE, and Limited has a slightly less cargo space of 83.2 cubic feet and adds more panoramic heat retaining capacity to 82.6 cubic feet.
When properly equipped, a four-cylinder Highlander can pull up to 1,500 pounds while a V-6-powered one can generate 5,000 pounds. Highlander Hybrid can only carry up to 3,500 pounds if properly equipped.
2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Specs
The standard on all Highlanders is the Toyota Safety Sense-P, which combines forward collision warnings, pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, trail alert alerts with the help of steering, automatic beam, and adaptive cruise control. Blind spot warnings with cross-traffic traffic alerts are available only on XLE, SE, Limited and Limited Platinum trims.
Standard features of the trim Highlander LE trim include 18-inch alloy wheels, 4.2-inch multi-information displays, upholstered fabric, second and third row 50/40 split-folding, keyless entry, five USB ports, Ensey Toyota infotainment system with 6.1 touchscreen inch, Bluetooth connectivity and a rearview camera.
The Highlander LE Plus class adds a larger 8.0-inch touch screen, tri-zone climate control, power adjustable front seats, and leather-wrapped steering wheel. Jump onto the Highlander XLE trim and you get navigation and leather seats, heated front seats, sunroof and keyless start. The Highlander SE trim has similar equipment with XLE but adds sporty design cues such as black leather seats with contrasting stitching, a unique suspension order and a 19-inch alloy that finishes in black.
Move to Highlander Limited trim and add a hollow leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, second-row captain seat, JBL premium audio system, 19-inch alloy wheels, and LED accent strips on the headlights.
Highlander Limited Platinum topping range gets a panoramic sunroof, dark chrome featuring 19-inch alloy wheels, a 360-degree camera system and a heated steering wheel and a second heated row seat. The second-row captain seat is also available on the XLE trim while the rear seat entertainment system is available on all LE and LE Plus models.
2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Technology
The standard High Evade accident avoidance package is a great reason to consider this family crossover, especially if you do not have the money for topping models. Infotainment technology is very easy to use. The interface of the Toyota touchscreen infotainment is not too touchable or packed in full, yet easy to use. The 8 inch Highlander (upgraded) screen is very fast to respond to inputs and features of large and easily pressed icons.
Each Highlander comes standard with forwarding collision warning and auto braking (including pedestrian detection), adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning and steering assistance. Blind point monitoring and rear traffic alert are optional.
2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Release Date and Price
According to some official site, we expect the vehicle to get into the marketplace at the end of 2019. Upon the release of the previous years, we predict the price of 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid starts from $49,275. If there are changes we will immediately notify you. so, monitor our blog updates.