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How Many Engine Options Does the 2020 Highlander Have?

By Product Expert | Posted in Performance, Toyota Highlander on Friday, January 10th, 2020 at 9:43 pm
Blue and white 2020 Toyota Highlander models

2020 Toyota Highlander Towing Power and Engine Specs 

The 2020 Toyota Highlander has been causing buzz since it first debuted and now that it is hitting dealership lots, a lot of shoppers are wondering what kind of power the hybrid and gasoline-powered Highlander models have to offer. This towing power and engine specs guide is going to dive into what kind of power the 2020 Toyota Highlander has beneath its hood while answering the question as to how many engine options are available for the 2020 Highlander.  


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2020 Highlander Gas and Hybrid Engine Lineup 

The 2020 Highlander is offered in a gasoline-powered model and a hybrid variant with one engine option available for each model. Whether shoppers choose to go with the hybrid or traditional Highlander model they will find the power generated and the fuel economy in each model more than impressive. Red 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

The gasoline-powered Highlander is fitted with a 3.5-Liter V6 Dual Overhead Cam aluminum alloy engine and generates a heart-pounding 295 horsepower at 6,600 rpm and 263 pound-feet of torque while out on the road. The Highlander Hybrid is powered by a high-efficiency 2.5-liter engine mated with two electric motors to generate a combined 243 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm. Gasoline-powered Highlander models come equipped with a Direct Shift-8AT 8-speed automatic transmission setup, while the hybrid variants feature perfectly fitted electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission with sequential shift mode.  

The 2020 Toyota Highlander offers an impressive towing capacity in both gasoline-powered models and hybrid offerings to help make conquering projects easier than ever. When properly equipped, gasoline-powered Highlander models offer a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds, while hybrid variants are rated at a maximum of 3,500 pounds. 


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The power found in both the 2020 Highlander and Highlander Hybrid is a perfect fit for a full range of projects. Whether you need towing power for your next big move, road trip, or camping trip, the 2020 Toyota Highlander is the perfect partner. You can find your next Toyota Highlander in the Serra Toyota online inventory today. Find a model that catches your eye and book a test drive on our online scheduling page.

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