2021 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

December 18th, 2020 by

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The 2021 Toyota Highlander can tow up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped, which is enough to haul a small boat or travel trailer to your favorite camping spot outside of Normal. In addition to its robust towing capacity, this family-friendly Toyota SUV also offers a spacious interior with plenty of room for both passengers and cargo. Learn more about the 2021 Toyota Highlander towing capacity in this guide from Sam Leman Toyota Bloomington.

Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity & Engines

The new Highlander is powered by a capable V6 engine that delivers strong and efficient performance on the Morton roads. This power is reflected in the Toyota Highlander towing capacity, which reaches up to 5,000 pounds with the optional tow package. Standard and available performance-enhancing features of the 2021 Toyota Highlander include:

  • 3.5L V6 engine that generates 295 hp and 263 lb-ft of torque
  • Direct shift 8-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission
  • Available All-Wheel Drive (AWD) with Dynamic Torque-Control

Toyota Highlander: Passenger & Cargo Space

As a midsize SUV, the Toyota Highlander offers an abundance of interior cargo room for hauling everything your Springfield-area family needs. The versatility of the Highlander allows you to carry even large and bulky items with ease, and with the available third-row, you can comfortably seat up to eight passengers. Check out the Highlander interior dimensions below.

  • Cargo Space: The 2021 Toyota Highlander provides 16 cubic feet of dedicated cargo space behind the optional third-row seats, 48.4 cubic feet behind the second row, and a maximum of 84.3 cubic feet with the second- and third-rows folded.
  • Passenger Volume: The roomy Highlander cabin offers up to 141.3 cubic feet of passenger space, so everyone can stretch out and ride in comfort.

Test Drive the Toyota Highlander Today!

Now that we’ve filled you in on how much a Toyota Highlander can tow, it’s time to contact us to schedule a test drive. We carry the full lineup of new Highlander trim levels, and with our current Highlander lease offers, you can take advantage of some of the best deals in the Bloomington area. Looking for a bargain on your next family SUV? Explore our inventory of used Highlander models. If you’d like to continue your research, check out our Toyota RAV4 vs. Highlander comparison.


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