Toyota Highlander MPG

Toyota Highlander MPG

When considering your next adventure-ready SUV to explore near Madisonville, Owensboro, and Henderson, KY, efficiency likely sits high on your list of priorities. Our team at Watermark Toyota of Madisonville wants to give you an idea of what you can expect behind the wheel of the 2021 Toyota Highlander.As you read more about the Toyota Highlander performance and MPG below, feel free to contact an associate with any questions that come up along the way!

2021 Toyota Highlander Fuel Economy

Toyota Highlander Fuel EconomyDepending on which engine and powertrain combination you choose, the 2021 Toyota Highlander will offer a different MPG. Under the hood, you will find a standard 3.5L V6 engine equipped with front-wheel drive (FWD) that delivers an EPA-estimated 21 city/29 highway MPG.1 This peppy motor also quickly responds thanks to its 295 horsepower.

If you want the added traction of all-wheel drive (AWD), you can expect an EPA-estimated 20 city/27 highway MPG. 1 Both the Toyota Highlander gas models feature a Stop and Start Engine that further conserves energy by turning off when you stop and immediately restarting when you hit the accelerator.

Toyota Highlander Hybrid MPG

However, if you want to optimize efficiency as much as possible, you may want to consider the lineup of 2021 Toyota Highlander hybrid models. These trims feature a similarly zippy 2.5L engine paired with permanent magnet synchronous motors that work together to deliver an EPA-estimated 36 city/35 highway MPG. 1

Rise to Every Occasion With Toyota Highlander Performance

Toyota Highlander Performance SpecsWhile this SUV prioritizes getting you from Point A to Point B as efficiently as possible, the Toyota Highlander also helps you tackle challenging road conditions with ease and confidence. It comes standard with a variety of drive modes included as part of the Snow Mode + Drive Mode Select, which features the following:

  • ECO Mode
  • Normal Mode
  • Sport Mode

When you want to optimize efficiency even further, switch over to ECO Mode in a flash. If you like to head off the beaten path to a wooded campsite for the weekend, you can upgrade your ride with available Multi-Terrain Select system on AWD models. It offers a choice of MUD/SAND, ROCK/DIRT, SNOW, and NORMAL modes, so you can explore freely.

Tow More Fun in the 2021 Toyota Highlander

Another way the 2021 Toyota Highlander opens a world of opportunities and amplifies your fun is by offering a maximum towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped. That type of capability enables you to bring along a camping trailer or recreational boat for a weekend in the woods or on the water.

The standard Trailer-Sway Control system incorporated into the Toyota highlander further helps you maintain control while in transit.

Toyota Highlander miles per gallon

Experience the Efficiency of the Toyota Highlander MPG Today

Now that you’ve seen the specs, it’s time to see what the 2021 Toyota Highlander’s MPG and performance have to offer in person.

Contact us at Watermark Toyota of Madisonville today to schedule your Toyota Highlander test drive with us near Madisonville, Owensboro, and Henderson, KY!

1EPA-estimated 21 city/29 highway/24 combined MPG for 2021 Highlander; 20 city/27highway/23 combined for 2021 Highlander AWD; 36 city/35 highway/36 combined MPG for 2021 Highlander Hybrid. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See

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