2021 Toyota Highlander

What's New For the 2021 Toyota Highlander?

Most drivers looking for an SUV that performs well and is comfortable driving choose the Toyota Highlander because it's had a long history in the auto industry. The model has been redesigned with a new style and accommodating features to make it more functional and robust with active safety features, 20-inch wheels, black accents on the body, and an even sportier calibration. The XSE is a new trim added to the 2021 model.

What Are the Highlander Trims & Features?

The 2021 Highlander is available in six trims with the L, LE, XLE, XSE, the Limited, and the Platinum. There are four trims available for the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: LE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum. Lower trims come with a standard 8-inch infotainment screen, whereas upper trims include a 12.3-inch display on the dashboard. The graphics are sharp, and the menus are easy to use.

The higher trims come standard with heated seats, a power sunroof, and a wireless smartphone charging pad. Additional accommodations in the lower trims include a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, Amazon Alexa, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.

The Hybrid base trim is the LE and combines features in the first two Highlander trims. Next up, the XLE trim adds heated seats and a wireless phone charger. The Limited gets navigation and leather upholstery, and the Platinum trim includes a panoramic sunroof and 12.3-inch touchscreen.

2021 Toyota Highlander Interior

Featuring Great Performance

Under the hood of the 2021 Toyota Highlander, you'll find a 3.5-liter V-6 engine rated up to 295 horsepower with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle is also available in a hybrid form, with a powerplant producing 243 horsepower. Front-wheel drive comes standard, and all-wheel drive is available for those who prefer more traction. The acceleration is solid, allowing the vehicle to reach 60 mph in 7.3 seconds.

When taking sharp turns, the SUV manages to feel composed and doesn't have a lot of body roll. It also drives smoothly on different roads and has an excellent suspension system.

2021 Toyota Highlander Safety Features

One of the highlights of driving the new Toyota Highlander is the safety features, including semi-automated emergency steering technology. The feature helps the driver avoid collisions on the road. Additional features that come standard include lane-keeping assist, automatic high-beam, pedestrian detection with emergency braking, and blind-spot monitoring.

Drivers will be happy to know the vehicle earned a five-star rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety also named it a Top Safety Pick.

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