How Much Can the Toyota Highlander Tow?

August 6th, 2019 by

2019 Toyota Highlander with Trailer
The 2019 Toyota Highlander offers Normal-area drivers the capability to tow their boat or trailer from Springfield for an exciting and much-needed weekend getaway, all while still having lots of room to bring the family along for the ride. Join us at Sam Leman Toyota Bloomington as we explore the well-reviewed Toyota Highlander towing capacity, as well as its performance and carrying features.

Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

The new Toyota Highlander offers:

  • Base Towing – Pulls up to 1,500 pounds with the standard four-cylinder engine found in the entry-level Highlander configuration.
  • Maximum Towing – Upgrade past the base trim LE trim, and you will receive a V6 engine that increases the maximum towing capacity to 5,000 pounds.

Toyota Highlander: Performance Features

If you want to enhance even further the overall performance and towing power of the Toyota Highlander on Morton roads, see the available performance-boosting features you can add on:

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

Toyota Highlander: Cargo Space

Yes, the Toyota Highlander towing capacity is quite impressive, however, sometimes you have additional cargo to load. No sweat! This eight-seater Toyota SUV has lots of interior space for carrying people, cargo, or both!

  • Cargo Space – You get 13.8 cubic feet of dedicated cargo space behind the rear seats and a maximum cargo volume of 83.7 cubic feet with the seats folded down.

Discover Your Toyota Highlander in Bloomington

Now that we have answered the question “How much can the Toyota Highlander Tow?” you should experience firsthand all the reasons why drivers choose the Highlander. At Sam Leman Toyota Bloomington, we offer a wide variety of new and used Highlander models in stock at our Bloomington showroom. No matter your driving needs or budget, we have the Highlander model for you, and we can’t wait to get you behind the wheel of the new Highlander model that fits you best! And if you’re not sure the Highlander is the right fit, compare it to the more rugged 4Runner.

Don’t forget to take a look at our available new vehicle specials so you can drive home to the Morton area in a new Highlander for less! Contact us to schedule your test drive today.

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