2021 Toyota Highlander

What's New For the 2021 Toyota Highlander?

The Toyota Highlander is one of the most reliable SUVs in the auto industry and continues to remain popular among drivers. The latest model looks more stylish, upscale, and edgy than previous generations and comes with unique 20-inch wheels. The vehicle also has new black exterior accents and more calibration with a sporty suspension. Drivers can also have more visibility with the LED projection headlamps, which are now a standard feature. All trims also come with more driver-assistance features, including semi-automated emergency steering technology for increased safety when spending time behind the wheel.

Which Trims & Features Are Available in 2021?

The Highlander and Highlander Hybrid offer ten trims, including some of the same trim levels. The first trim is the L, and it includes Wi-Fi charging, folding seats in the back two rows, a sound system with six speakers, and a power-operated driver's seat, and three zones of climate control. Its technology includes an eight-inch touchscreen interface that supports Amazon Alexa, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.

The second trim is the LE, which adds fog lights and a leather steering wheel. With the XLE comes a sunroof and roof rails. The seats are upgraded in material and design with simulated leather upholstery and heating-the seating configuration changes to seven with captain's chairs. The new XSE trim adds in navigation and ambient interior lighting. The Limited upgrades its seats again to leather. Its seats are ventilated and heated.

The Platinum trim that tops the line gets a 12.3-inch infotainment display and a panoramic sunroof. The Hybrid LE, which is the base trim, includes the first two Highlander trim' features. The XLE trim follows with a wireless phone charger and heated seats. The Limited gets navigation and leather upholstery, while the Platinum includes a panoramic sunroof and 12.3-inch touchscreen.

2021 Toyota Highlander Interior

Highlander Performance

Under the new Highlander hood, drivers will find a solid V6 engine with competitive fuel efficiency in its class. The vehicle manages to stay composed when taking sharp turns without a lot of body roll. The vehicle generates 295 horsepower and pairs with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Hybrid model pushes out a total of 243 HP with its gasoline engine and electric motor.

Front-wheel drive is available, but drivers can upgrade to all-wheel drive for increased traction under the wheels. The steering is also responsive and slightly firm.

2021 Toyota Highlander Safety Technologies

Toyota is generous with the number of safety features it includes in the latest model of the Highlander. The vehicle comes with standard features like automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane departure warning, lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring, rear-cross traffic alert, and adaptive cruise control. Drivers can also utilize lane trace assist, a rearview camera, and automatic high-beam headlights.

When driving in heavy storms and harsh weather conditions, the optional rain-sensing windshield wipers improve visibility and work well with the optional adaptive headlights. There's also an optional rearview camera on the mirror. The parking sensors on the front and back of the car also reduce the risk of a collision.

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