When is the Release Date for the 2020 Toyota Highlander?
The first thing that you’ll notice about the 2020 Toyota Highlander is its more athletic and aerodynamic exterior design that features a fierce front grille, a “floating” roofline, and sculpted front & rear fenders. Under the hood of the 2020 Highlander there is the option of an improved hybrid drivetrain or a powerful and efficient 3.5L V6 engine. The upper trim levels of the 2020 Toyota Highlander also have the option of getting loaded with Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive (AWD) with Drive Mode Select and Driveline Disconnect that optimizes AWD capabilities. You can learn more about the new specs and features of the 2020 Toyota Highlander as well as its expected release date right here below.
What are the New Specs & Features of the 2020 Toyota Highlander?
The 2020 Toyota Highlander debuted on April 17th, 2019 at the New York International Auto Show and will begin arriving at dealerships in December 2019 and the Hybrid Highlander will join shortly after in February 2020.
A new-generation hybrid system pairs a 2.5L 4-Cylinder engine with two electric motors that result in 240 total system horsepower and EPA fuel economy ratings of 34 combined MPG. This 34 combined MPG is a 17% increase over the hybrid drivetrain for the 2019 Highlander that only averaged 28 combined MPG. The standard engine of the 2020 Toyota Highlander is a 3.5L V6 engine that supplies it with 295 horsepower, 263 lb-ft of torque, and with the available towing package it allows the 2020 Highlander to tow up to 5,000 pounds.
There is once again seating for seven or eight people inside the 2020 Toyota Highlander depending on if you choose the 2nd-row bench seat or captain’s chairs. Three-zone automatic climate control is now standard for all trim levels of the Toyota Highlander and it keeps all three rows of passengers comfortable along the drive. Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™ are also now standard in the Toyota Highlander and the Platinum trim level of the 2020 Highlander gets loaded with a 12.3” touchscreen with Dynamic Navigation. If you can’t wait until the 2020 Highlander arrives at Alamo Toyota next winter you can take the 2019 Highlander for a test drive right now today.