When shoppers think of full-size SUVs, “eco-friendly” may not be the first thing that pops into their mind. But the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is changing that. The Highlander is available with a hybrid powertrain on four of the five available Highlander trim levels – LE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum. To make things even better for shoppers, for the first time ever the Highlander Hybrid is available with 2WD or AWD to appeal to even more Toyota shoppers.
The sleek exterior of the 2020 Highlander Hybrid is complimented by the range of color options available, including five new options for 2020. The Highlander Hybrid can be wrapped in Opulent Amber, Blueprint, Ruby Flare Pearl, Moon Dust, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Celestial Silver Metallic, Midnight Black Metallic, or Blizzard Pearl. Keep reading to find out what else the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is bringing to shoppers in Birmingham, AL.
The 2020 Highlander Hybrid is even more efficient than the previous generation model, with a 17 percent increase in fuel economy. Powered by a 2.5-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine paired with two electric motors, the Highlander Hybrid offers a manufacturer-estimated 34 combined mpg. This next-generation hybrid powertrain gives shoppers the option of AWD or 2WD, allowing them to find the model that best fits their driving style and environment.
Selectable driving modes allow drivers to tweak their vehicle’s performance to amplify their experience on the road. NORMAL mode sets the vehicle up for optimal performance in typical driving conditions, while ECO mode delivers maximum efficiency from the vehicle’s battery and fuel. SPORT mode helps to boost performance of the hybrid system and amplify the vehicle’s acceleration response.
Inside the cabin of the 2020 Highlander Hybrid a 4.2-inch multi-information display keeps drivers in touch with their vehicle’s health and performance on the road. The 8-inch touchscreen multimedia display allows drivers to play their favorite playlists, podcasts, audiobooks, and more all through the vehicle’s audio system. The available ambient interior lighting sets the mood for every drive, while the standard Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 keeps drivers and passengers safe out on the road.