5 Fun Facts You Might Not Know About the 2021 Toyota Highlander
The Toyota Highlander has been one of the brand’s longest-standing offerings, going back two decades. The 3-row midsize crossover is known for its mix of practicality, capability, and attractive design.
The 2021 Highlander comes in six trim levels: L, LE, XLE, newly added XSE, Limited, and Platinum. It gets its motivation from a 295-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine, which ties to an 8-speed automatic transmission. There is also an efficient hybrid powertrain based on a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine. The Highlander is available with standard front-wheel drive (FWD) or optional all-wheel drive (AWD) and has a tow rating of up to 5,000 pounds.
For 2021, the mildly refreshed Highlander gets enhanced safety equipment, a new trim level, and standard LED projector headlights. With so many great features and facets, it’s hard to narrow down our favorite ones. But here are five fun facts that certainly make the Highlander a crossover worth considering.