How Much Can a Toyota Highlander Tow?

January 29th, 2020 by

highlander towing capacity

With the impressive 2020 Toyota Highlander towing capacity, you’ll have enough power to get from Lake Park to Palm Beach County with all you need. Whether you need to haul a boat, trailer, or equipment for the worksite or weekend adventures, a new Toyota Highlander can get the job done, all the while providing the driver and passengers a smooth and spacious ride. Read on below to discover the Toyota Highlander towing capacity and other towing features.

Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

Let’s get into the numbers. While the 2019 Toyota Highlander base configuration has the ability to tow up to 1,500 pounds, that standard four-cylinder engine has been discontinued in 2020. Now, all Toyota Highlander Trim levels — the new entry-level L, and the increasingly enhanced LE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum models — come with a powerful V6 engine that generates enough force to tow up to a maximum of 5,000 pounds.

Toyota Highlander Towing Performance Features

Hauling what you need behind you Toyota Highlander is safe and smooth with features like Trailer Sway Control to help you maintain control in adverse conditions. In addition to such safety measures, you can also opt for Available All-Wheel Drive (AWD) with Dynamic Torque-Control of the available Trailering Package for an even better Toyota Highlander towing experience.

Toyota Highlander Cargo Capacities

Taking a weekend beyond Palm Beach Gardens often means you’ll also be taking passengers along with other additional cargo. With the roomy Toyota Highlander interior dimensions, you can travel with ease and comfort to your destination. The various cargo configurations are as follows for the 2020 Toyota Highlander:

  • 16 cubic feet behind the third-row seats
  • 48.4 cubic feet with the third row folded down
  • 84.3 cubic feet with the second and third rows folded down

Explore Toyota Highlander Towing at Earl Stewart Toyota

Now that you’ve read about the 2020 Toyota Highlander model’s outstanding 5,000-pound towing capacity, are you ready to feel it’s power right from the driver’s seat? If so, contact us to schedule a test drive. With any other questions regarding Toyota Highlander performance, lease deals, or available models, please stop into the dealership today to learn more.