The fourth-generation 2020 Toyota Highlander is bringing more than just style and space. This full-sized SUV is loaded with impressive technology, some of the most advanced safety features, and an incredibly powerful engine. The 2020 Highlander is available in both gas-powered and hybrid-powered models, offering every driver a vehicle that is fit for them.
Five different model options make up the Highlander lineup, including L, LE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum models. Drivers can opt for a new-generation hybrid powertrain in LE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum Highlander trim grades. Continue reading to find out what design and technology features the 2020 Highlander is bringing to Serra Toyota in Birmingham, AL.
Toyota Hybrid System with high-efficiency 2.5-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine
Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Amazon Alexa
Available Captain’s Chairs
240 – 295 horsepower
Toyota Safety Sense 2.0
Blizzard Pearl, Celestial Silver Metallic, Midnight Black Metallic, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Moon Dust, Ruby Flare Pearl, Blueprint, and Opulent Amber exterior color options
22 combined MPG in gas-powered models, 34 combined mpg in hybrids
2020 Toyota Highlander Design Features and Specs
Gas-powered 2020 Highlander models feature a 295-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine that delivers 263 pound-feet of torque. Drivers earn a manufacturer-estimated 22 combined mpg in gas-powered Highlander models. The lineup of Highlander Hybrid models features a new-generation Toyota Hybrid System with a high-efficiency 2.5-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine paired to 10 electric motors. Highlander Hybrid models deliver 240 horsepower and offer a manufacturer-estimated 34 combined mpg.
Highlander L and LE models are fitted with three-passenger second- and third-row bench seats, offering to seat up to eight passengers. The XLE, Limited, and Platinum Highlander models feature two Captain’s Chairs in their second rows, replacing the three-passenger bench and making room for seven riders. These Captain's Chairs can be replaced to upgrade the seating room back to eight passengers in XLE, Limited, and Platinum models.
Technology is prevalent throughout the entire Highlander model, from safety to entertainment. Each model comes equipped with a standard 8-inch touchscreen audio system with Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, and Amazon Alexa capability. Higher grade Highlander models offer an upgrade to a larger 12.3-inch display. Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 comes standard in every 2020 Highlander model and includes Pre-Collision System with Steering Assist, Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beam, Lane Tracing Assist, and Road Sign Assist.