3 Highlight Features of the New 2021 Toyota Highlander

September 10th, 2021 by

The new 2021 Highlander is one of the most popular midsize SUVs currently available. It is an excellent choice for anyone seeking an SUV with three rows of seating, a wide variety of technology and infotainment options, and a visually pleasing design. The price point is also very attractive, with offers beginning at around $36,000.

Consumers can choose a Highlander with a standard V-6 engine or opt to purchase a hybrid model. The 2021 Highlander hybrid has impressive fuel economy for a vehicle of its size. Multiple trim levels make it easy to find a new 2021 Highlander with the features that you want at a price that fits your budget. Offers are available at a variety of price points, and many dealerships have excellent incentives available.


5-star Safety Features

Toyota has long held the reputation of manufacturing safe and reliable vehicles. The new 2021 Highlander comes equipped with a number of safety features, so you can have the ultimate peace of mind every time that you hit the road. Some of these top safety features include:

  • Pre-collision System – No matter how safe of a driver you are, unexpected things can happen on the road. Toyota has designed a sophisticated pre-collision system to keep you and your passengers safe. The pre-collision system uses cameras and radar to detect other vehicles and pedestrians. You will be alerted of any risks. If you do not react in time, the 2021 Highlander will automatically brake to avoid a collision.
  • Blind-spot Monitoring – Numerous accidents are caused when someone switches lanes and doesn’t see another automobile in their blind spot. The new 2021 Highlander offers blind-spot monitoring to prevent this from happening.
  • Multiple Air Bags – All 2021 Highlanders come equipped with eight air bags. In the event of a collision, all areas of the vehicle are protected.
  • Lane Departure Alert and Steering Assist – When you drive a new 2021 Highlander, cameras will continually monitor your position on the road. You will be alerted if you drift out of your lane, and the steering assist will kick in.


Performance Specs

The new 2021 Highlander is highly rated for performance. The V-6 engine offers 295 hp and 263 pound-feet of torque, making it possible for the vehicle to tow up to 5,000 pounds. The all-wheel-drive system on the 2021 Highlander provides smooth handling in all types of driving conditions. The fuel economy of the standard 2021 Highlander is 21 mpg on city roads and 29 mpg on the highway. The hybrid model offers 36 mpg for city driving and 35 mpg on the highway.


Cargo Space

Space is not an issue with the new 2021 Highlander. You’ll get 16 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row of seats. When the third row of seats is folded down, the cargo space increases to 48.4 cubic feet. Folding down both rows of back seats opens up 84.3 cubic feet of cargo space. This means that the 2021 Highlander has enough cargo space for a variety of situations.


The 2021 Highlander is the perfect midsize SUV for a family or anyone looking for a vehicle with ample cargo space. University Toyota in Morgantown, West Virginia, has a wide selection of 2021 Highlanders available. Come visit us today to take one for a test-drive.

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