2021 Toyota Highlander Towing

October 8th, 2020 by

2021 Toyota Highlander Towing Boat on lakeside road

When it comes to reliable SUVs that provide more strength on Los Angeles roads, the 2021 Toyota Highlander towing capacity reaches up to 5,000 pounds so you can haul everything from trailers and boats to sport equipment and so much more. Keep moving and bring everything you need for the journey with the Toyota Highlander tow package, which delivers impressive engineering and advanced safety features to support your commute. Learn more about the 2021 Toyota Highlander towing capacity, and then shop for your next crossover or SUV at Toyota of Downtown LA!

2021 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

While the Toyota Highlander towing capacity reaches up to 5,000 pounds on the Highlander L, LE, and XLE trims, the Highlander LE Hybrid features a different engine configuration that delivers a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds. No matter which Highlander trim you’re driving around Los Angeles, you’ll be supported by a wealth of towing features across the board such as trailer sway control, independent MacPherson strut front suspension, a multi-link rear suspension with stabilizer bar, and electric power steering, as well as a standard front-wheel-drive or an available all-wheel-drive system. Here’s a breakdown of the Toyota Highlander towing capabilities and engine specs below:

Maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds (Highlander L, LE, XLE)

  • 3.5L V6 Atkinson engine
  • 295 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission

Maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds (Highlander Hybrid LE)

  • 2.5L 4-cylinder engine with permanent magnet synchronous motors
  • Electronically-controlled CVT
  • 243 net horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque

Toyota Highlander Towing Features and Interior Space

If you’re making the most of your Toyota Highlander towing capacity and need some extra space to haul everything you need around downtown LA in one trip, the Highlander’s interior offers versatile cargo space thanks to fold down seats that enable you to customize your storage room. Here’s how much cargo room you’ll have to keep your belongings secured behind each row:

  • Cargo Space behind the third row: 16 cubic feet
  • Cargo Space behind the second row: 48.4 cubic feet
  • Cargo Space behind the first row: 84.3 cubic feet

To ensure that every towing job you take on is safe, the Toyota Highlander towing performance is supported by a range of advanced features, which include driver-assist technologies that provide more control and visibility, as well as exterior features that enable you to handle the elements with ease. Take a look at some of the additional safety and performance features you’ll have access to behind the wheel of the Highlander:

  • Toyota Safety Sense™
  • Star Safety System™
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System
  • Snow Mode + Drive Mode Select (Eco, Normal, Sport)
  • Available Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Test the Toyota Highlander Towing Power at in Toyota of Downtown LA

Now that you know more about how much the Toyota Highlander can tow, are you ready to put this exciting Toyota SUV to the test in person at Toyota of Downtown LA? Explore our online inventory to find a new Highlander for sale that you like best, and be sure to check out national incentives and new vehicle specials for more offers on Toyota SUVs and crossovers. Get started online today with our financing application, or value your current trade-in vehicle. Contact us today for more information on the 2021 Toyota Highlander towing capacity and to schedule a test drive in any vehicle from our Toyota dealership located in downtown Los Angeles.

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