2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: Price, Specs, Features, Photos

February 4th, 2020 by


Introducing our all-new 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid! Larger on the outside, roomier inside, and all-around improved fuel economy makes this the SUV of the year.

At South Dade Toyota, we pride ourselves on making whatever trip you’re taking, an enjoyable one. Long gone are the days of tight backseats. The Highlander is a strong competitor in the world of 3-row midsize SUVs. With this hybrid, there is no need to compromise between comfort and style, the good news is that prices start as low as $30,000.

The totally redesigned Highlander’s new V6 and hybrid powertrains promise 34 mpg and the 8-passenger seating makes this vehicle world-class.

Choose Your Trim

Enjoy exterior styling with sportive sophistication or chiseled lines and muscular stance. The Highlander is offered in 5 distinct styles. L, LE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum trims are sure to have you stand out on the road. L, LE, and XLE models have a black grille with silver trim while the Limited and Platinum editions have chrome accents around the black grille.

These editions also have chrome-plated rear fascia and powerful projector-beam headlamp treatment to match the first-ever 20-inch wheel package. We promise you’ll love the way you look in this sportive SUV.

The trim you ultimately choose will affect the seating configurations within your vehicle. L and LE with have a second-row bench which will have 8 passengers sitting comfortably.

In contrast, XLE and Limited will have 7 passenger seating with second-row captain’s chairs. But don’t worry! All three rows will have access to the tri-zone climate control system. Travel in comfort and style with whichever trim you choose! In the end, it comes down to personal preference and lifestyle adjustments. If you have children you may choose a model with different seating arrangements or elite safety features.


If you chose a standard model, your vehicle will be equipped with 295-horsepower, 3.5-liter V6 mated to 8-speed transmission. Torque is rated at 263 pounds which gives you a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds when the vehicle is equipped with the optional tow package. Two-wheel drive systems are available on the V6.

Although, a more sophisticated setup than previous models this 2020 SUV has a system that includes dynamic torque vectoring, various drive modes and a driveline disconnect for better fuel economy. With this feature, the vehicle’s includes drive modes with multi-terrain selections for inclement weather, mud and sand, and rock and dirt for more powerful off-road capabilities.

Your Dream Hybrid

The hybrid powertrain offers greater output and fuel economy than the model before it. Toyota’s 2020 version is equipped with a 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder engine with two electric motors. The combined output is at 240 horsepower, good for an EPA of 34 combined mpg, up from last year’s model at 28 mpg.

This hybrid model is equipped with three drive modes, Normal, Sport and Eco. Another amazing feature is the Highlander’s Predictive Efficient Drive system that analyzes your daily driving habits and tailors the vehicle to make your commute more comfortable. The more miles covered, the more data is collected, allowing the system to adapt itself to scenarios you may encounter while on the road. This Hybrid is as smart as it is eco-friendly.

Special Features

The 2020 Highlander includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Alexa In-Car compatibility. Other features offered are Waze, Sirius XM Satellite radio and Wi-Fi connectivity through AT&T. Expect all models to come fully equipped with Toyota Safety Connect and a free one-year subscription.

The Highlander XLE and Limited have dynamic navigation options available, which is standard on Platinum models. They also come with an impressively larger 12.3 center screen. Another standard feature on the Limited and Platinum models is premium audio with 1,200 watts of power and 11 speakers.

Another impressive special feature of the 2020 Highlander is the Toyota Safety Sense 2.0. This second-generation system has pre-collision alert systems in place to protect you and your passengers wherever you go. With full pedestrian detection, full-range radar-based smart cruise control, lane departure alert with steering assist, automatic high beams, lane tracing assist and road sign assist. LE and higher models include blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert and rear cross-traffic braking. The 360-degree view camera is available on all Limited and Platinum models.

Our Promise

South Dade Toyota is committed to getting you places, safely. Our 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid boasts state of the art comfort and style. This vehicle will not only impress with its safety features but is also the most stylish SUV on the market.

We are proud to be your Toyota dealer and strive to make wherever you’re going, a safe trip. Being able to freely travel on the open road is something we stand for and will always protect. We will always strive to be the best Toyota dealership not just for ourselves but for our community. Being one of the safest and now most spacious vehicles on the road will help us get there. Let’s Go Places!

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