What Are the 2020 Toyota Highlander Towing and Payload Specs?

How Much Can the 2020 Toyota Highlander Tow? 

The next-generation 2020 Toyota Highlander is born and bred for family adventures with room for up to eight passengers. Armed with a family-friendly platform, the Toyota Highlander is ready for adventure and well equipped to tow your family camper or boat on your next vacation. Families who need a midsize SUV with towing power want to know – how much can the 2020 Toyota Highlander tow – and we are here to help at Downeast Toyota.  

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2020 Toyota Highlander Power, Payload and Towing Specs 

Ready for action, the 2020 Toyota Highlander is powered by a fun-to-drive and fuel-efficient 295-horsepower 3.5-liter Atkinson-cycle V-6 engine that manufactures 263 pound-feet of torque. Married to an eight-speed Direct Shift automatic transmission, the front-wheel drive Toyota Highlander will achieve 21 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway with a Stop and Start Engine System.  

When equipped for towing duties, the 3.5-liter Toyota Highlander will tow an impressive 5,000 pounds of cargo – more than enough power for a small camping trailer or small boat and trailer. With up to 84.3 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats laid flat, entry-level Toyota Highlander models have a maximum payload of 1,685 pounds. 

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Power, Payload and Towing Specs 

Are you looking for an ultra-efficient hybrid crossover? The 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is armed with a 2.5-liter Toyota Hybrid System that features a 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle gas engine and a pair of high-torque electric motors that make 243 total horsepower. Paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid will make 35 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway with Electronic On-Demand AWD. Highlander Hybrid variants provide families with 84.3 cubic feet of available storage space and a maximum payload of 1,595 pounds. The fuel-efficient Toyota Highlander Hybrid will tow up to 3,500 pounds of cargo when properly equipped.  

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How much can the 2020 Toyota Highlander tow? If you are planning ahead for your next adventure and you need towing power, the 2020 Toyota Highlander will check all the boxes. Visit the Downeast Toyota inventory today to find a Toyota car, truck or crossover to meet your needs!  

April 8, 2020
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