TORONTO, ON: Those who are keen to take charge of their
Inside, Highlander expresses a complete, modern makeover. Toyota designers improved everything from the doors to the seating, including better seat-folding features to improve access to the third row. In the meantime, improved legroom makes everybody happier on long journeys. Highlander models with space for eight people feature a three-person bench seat in the second row, while seven-person models upgrade the second row with a pair of captain’s chairs. When there’s cargo to haul, second row and third row seats stow quickly and easily to open up 454 L of versatile space.
The 2020 Highlander is impressively equipped with technologies that help simplify everyday life – starting with Connected Services by Toyota. Certain models also include Safety Connect, Service Connect, Remote Connect and Destination Assist. And every Highlander is compatible with both Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.
The Highlander gas models are built around a 295 horsepower, 3.5-litre V6 engine matted to a Direct Shift eight-speed automatic transmission. Highlander Hybrid models feature a new-generation self-charging hybrid-electric powertrain. The new hybrid is not only the most efficient Highlander to date – it’s also now more efficient than many gas-powered compact sedans and is expected to top the segment in fuel efficiency. All 2020 Highlander Hybrid models feature the added confidence of all-wheel-drive (AWD). In addition, the 2020 Highlander Hybrid models carry a starting MSRP that’s just $2,000 more than their gas-engine equivalents.
Safety is also front and