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Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander side view
Toyota Highlander angular front perspective
Toyota Highlander angular rear perspective

Overview of the Toyota Highlander

Learn about the Toyota Highlander


The Toyota Highlander is an affordable midsize SUV that comes with many standard active safety features, an extra row of seats, and above-average fuel economy for its class. For even better fuel efficiency, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a safe investment. The ride on the Toyota Highlander has been consistently rated smooth and comfortable, while the driver and front passenger have plenty of dashboard technology for their trip. You'll also find that the Toyota Highlander offers a lot more bang for your buck than many others in its class.

Pros and cons of the Toyota Highlander

  • Standard high-tech safety features
  • All-wheel drive
  • Hybrid models available
  • Tight third-row seating
  • Dash design hasn’t evolved in recent years
  • Wide dash can make some controls difficult to reach
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Toyota Highlander

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags8

Specifications of the Toyota Highlander

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats7 - 8
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption6.7 - 13 L/100km
  • Highway consumption7.2 - 9.8 L/100km
  • Width1925 mm
  • Length4855 - 4889 mm
  • Trunk space385 - 391 L
  • Cargo space2339 - 2370 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Toyota Highlander

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Toyota Highlander 2014 - 2019 is available in 5 trims:

LE Hybrid trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Toyota Highlander

Dimensions of the Toyota Highlander

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20191730 mm1925 mm4889 mm
20181730 mm1925 mm4889 mm
20171730 mm1925 mm4889 mm
20161730 mm1925 mm4855 mm
20151730 mm1925 mm4855 mm
20141730 mm1925 mm4855 mm

Towing capacity of the Toyota Highlander

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
2019454 kg2268 kg
2018454 kg2268 kg
2017454 kg2268 kg
2016454 kg2268 kg
2015454 kg2268 kg
20141588 − 2268 kg