2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is one of those tremendous large trucks that manufacturer has improved every year a little to make it better and more useful. This time we will see a great cabin, ample luggage space, and first hybrid engine.
- The model has excellent cabin equipment and space
- There is a great hybrid engine in offer
- The design is too old for this class
- The price could be high for hybrid models
The manufacturer has decided not to change the famous look of this model, so 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid comes with almost the same details in chassis as before. We will recognize the front end with a large and massive grille and slightly redesigned lights.
Now it is closer to Mazda CX-5. However, the model has new curves on the rear end, so it is not that boxy as before and has redesigned taillights. When it comes to the changes, the manufacturer has made them mostly to provide stability in driving and better control.
Although you may think that the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has the same size as Honda Pilot, the cabin in this model is significantly larger. Not only that, but it also has plenty of space between rows; it has optional captain chairs in the second row. Higher trims will surely come in leather, and it will be white.
As if that is not enough, the model has even larger cubic space than any other model in class. When it comes to technology, it is impressive, although not much different from models in the class. It includes excellent driving assistance, a new infotainment system, and a safety package made in Toyota.
2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Engine
The manufacturer has decided to produce the vehicle with a durable and efficient engine, which could be the perfect choice for people who will use the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid for heavy load. So, the standard model will come with a 3.5-liter V6 model and its 295 horsepower.
However, people who think about the environment and green driving will surely be more interested in a hybrid model. It is a combination of a 2.5-liter four-cylinder model and electric motors. The strength of this model is 243 horsepower.
Both engines come paired with eight-speed automatic transmission and as front and all-wheel driving models. As one of the best advantages of both engines manufacturer points excellent fuel economy, which is 35 mpg for a hybrid.
2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Release Date and Price
Although the base model cost around $35,000, it is for sure that 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will cost more than that. The highest price is $47,000, and it includes the best equipment and additions. Releasing the date should be by the end of the year, but it has been delayed already because of COVID-19. The manufacturer will surely share this information with buyers.