2020 Toyota Highlander
Biggest and Best Features
Smartphone owners are going to be happy with the technology upgrades available for the 2020 Toyota Highlander. Now the Entune 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system is compatible with major smartphones. This includes featuring Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, as well as Amazon Alexa. This is going to make any journey safer and more enjoyable as you can have a hands-free, fun experience behind the wheel.
Let’s be honest, every family needs more cargo space. That’s exactly what you get with the 2020 Highlander since this new design adds even more cargo space than previous models. You can enjoy 16.1 cubic feet in the back. Plus, when you lay down the rear seats in the third row, you can extend this up to 73.3 cubic feet. This is enough for all your suitcases, camping equipment or other outdoor gear. You won’t have to struggle for space ever again. It’s time to load up and get going; adventure awaits!
Engine and Capabilities
We all know that what’s under the hood matters. The good news is that the 2020 Highlander offers a better performance than ever before. We see a V6 3.5 litre engine as standard on this crossover SUV, with eight-speed automatic transmission and front wheel drive capabilities. This delivers 295 horsepower. This is going to get you around town without any trouble. You can enjoy both power and efficiency.
Let’s not forget the improved 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. If you want to do your part for the environment and save on fuel, this might be a better option for your family. This ride is going to improve fuel economy by up to 17 percent, with a 2.5 litre hybrid system delivering 240 horsepower. You can still enjoy power but know you’re saving at the same time.
Exterior Styling and Functionality
A lot of crossover SUVs are guilty of having the same, generic style. But the reason the 2020 Toyota Highlander is different is because it’s truly unique and refreshing. You’ll stand out wherever you go, with an intriguing, sporty profile. Expect this vehicle to have muscular curves and a meaner appearance than before. It’s more rounded and sportier than ever. In particular the grille appears bigger, as the shape is now a trapezoid compared to the triangular shape from 2019. It also features subtle chrome for a sleek style.
But it’s not just the grille that looks bigger. The 2020 Toyota Highlander is actually bigger. In fact, thanks to Toyota New Global Architecture, this vehicle is 2.36 inches longer and bulkier. You can also enjoy LED headlights on all models, which provides you with a crisp and clean light. This means better visibility at night thanks to the project beams. The higher trims feature LED fog lights too. 18-inch wheels are standard with all models of the 2020 Toyota Highlander. The Platinum and Limited trim levels boast 20-inch wheels.
Don’t forget to choose your favourite colour for your ride too. This includes Moon Dust, Blizzard Pearl, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Celestial Silver Metallic, Midnight Black Metallic, Ruby Flare Pearl, Opulent Amber and Blueprint.
Interior Layout Styling
What can you expect when you climb into the new 2020 Toyota Highlander? A refined and upscale style with family friendly practicality. You’re greeted by soft touch surfaces and a high-tech appearing dash. There are even split-level storage trays for an open design. You’ll never leave anything behind. The colour includes grey, black and aluminium for a classy design that’s timeless.
As a crossover SUV, you can enjoy a spacious interior, with three rows of seating to accommodate up to eight passengers. If you decide to enjoy captain’s chairs in the second row, you can still welcome seven passengers on your road trip. The new design means passengers in the second row can enjoy 1.2 inches more legroom. Even with three rows of seating, there’s still generous cargo space for all your gear on the road.
Every driver wants to have the latest technology in their new vehicle. The 2020 Toyota Highlander doesn’t disappoint. The can’t ignore the standard 8-inch Entune 3.0 touchscreen infotainment system on the dash. It’s got everything you need to have a fun family road trip. Of course, you’re now armed with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa for all your hands-free needs. Plus, the Platinum model boasts a 12.3-inch Entune 3.0 touchscreen paired with a JBL premium audio system and navigation.
You can stay connected on the road thanks to the onboard WIFI available on the Platinum and Limited trims. You can still share your adventure with everybody at home! Plus, with USB ports now standard on the base model, you’ll never run out of charge when you’re off the grid.
The renowned Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 system is now standard on all models. This offers you driver assistance features that can make every journey safer. You’ve got your pre-collision system with pedestrian detection. This is going to reduce the risk of accidents on the road, detecting likely collisions with other vehicles and people. To make driving easier, there’s dynamic radar cruise control, which adjusts your speed to keep you and your family safe on the highway. There’s even the lane departure alert to let you know if you’re drifting. Automatic high beams are designed for safer night time driving while road sign assist detects speed limits and stop signs so you don’t miss them. You’re never alone behind the wheel.