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Take a Sneak Peek at the 2021 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

How Much Can a 2021 Toyota Highlander Tow? 

The 2021 Toyota Highlander is the epitome of power and smoothness. With a standard 3.5-liter V6 engine, AWD with Dynamic Torque-Control, and 8-speed automatic transmission, the 2021 Toyota Highlander can tow up to 5,000 lbs. It means that the model can tow items like small camping trailers, ski boats, horse trailers, and fishing boats. Continue reading this Toyota of Vacaville blog post to learn more about the 2021 Toyota Highlander towing capacity and performance features! 

2021 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity and Performance by Engine 

Engine Horsepower Torque Fuel Efficiency Fuel Tank 
3.5-liter V6 engine 295 hp @ 6600 rpm 263 lb.-ft. @ 4700 rpm 20 city/27 highway/23 combined MPG 17.9 gallons 

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2021 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity by Trim Levels 

2021 Toyota Highlander Trim Levels  Starting MSRP  Towing Capacity  Curb weight (lb.) (standard seating config.) Gross combined weight rating (GCWR)  
$35,205  5,000 lbs.  4,145 lbs.  5,830 lbs.  
LE $37,405 5,000 lbs. 4,145 lbs.  5,830 lbs. 
XLE $40,405 5,000 lbs. 4,370 lbs.  5,935 lbs.  
XSE $42,000 5,000 lbs. 4,205 lbs.  5,830 lbs. 
Limited $44,360 5,000 lbs. 4,260 lbs.  5,830 lbs.  
Platinum $47,560 5,000 lbs. 4,260 lbs.  5,830 lbs. 

2021 Toyota Highlander Towing Features 

2021 Toyota Highlander White towing a boat
  • Trailer-Sway Control (TSC) 
  • Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD 
  • Hill Start Assist Control 
  • AWD Integrated Management 
  • Downhill Assist Control 

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Get a Better Sense of the New Toyota Highlander at Toyota of Vacaville Today!  

Ready to experience the 2021 Toyota Highlander towing capacity? Head over to Toyota of Vacaville or call at 707-446-7000 to schedule a test drive. You can find us at 500 Orange Dr. Vacaville, CA 95687 to look at available trim levels. Plus, drivers can save money on their car purchases by taking advantage of Toyota incentives and promotions.