2021 Toyota Highlander MPG

August 31st, 2021 by
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The 2021 Toyota Highlander is a family-favorite SUV in St. Pete. In addition to a spacious cabin and a variety of color options, the Highlander also has a powerful engine with a high fuel economy rating. Whether you need a three-row SUV for trips around town or your next outdoor adventure, the Toyota Highlander MPG will help you save more on fuel and keep you away from Tampa gas stations. Learn more about the Toyota Highlander MPG and Toyota Highlander engine specs with our team below. Then, contact our team to arrange a time for a test drive! 

2021 Highlander MPG Ratings

There are many Toyota Highlander configurations for Lakeland drivers to choose from, including hybrid models. Customers can also choose between a front-wheel drive (FWD) drivetrain or an all-wheel drive (AWD) drivetrain. While the Highlander MPG will drop slightly with the AWD option, drivers will enjoy the added security and safety with the AWD option. Explore the Highlander MPG below:

  • Toyota Highlander FWD: EPA-estimated 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway/24 combined mpg
  • Toyota Highlander AWD: EPA-estimated 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway/ 23 combined mpg

The Toyota Highlander runs on a gas-powered 3.5L V6 engine with a direct shift 8-Speed automatic transmission. The Toyota Highlander engine specs are as follows:

  • 295 horsepower
  • 263 lb-ft of torque
  • 5,000-pound maximum Highlander towing capacity

2021 Highlander Hybrid MPG 

If you’re interested in buying a hybrid vehicle for your Tampa commute, then the Toyota Highlander Hybrid has everything you need! Not only does the Highlander Hybrid come with AWD capability and interior features as the standard Highlander, but it offers greater fuel economy ratings. See the Highlander Hybrid MPG ratings below:

  • Toyota Highlander Hybrid FWD: EPA-estimated 36 mpg city/35 mpg highway/36 combined mpg
  • Toyota Highlander Hybrid AWD: EPA-estimated 35 mpg city/35 mpg highway/35 combined mpg

The 2021 Highlander Hybrid runs on a 2.5L four-cylinder ECVT Hybrid engine and produces the following Highlander engine specs:

  • 186 hp
  • 175 lb-ft of torque
  • 3,000-pound maximum hybrid Highlander towing capacity

Test Drive the 2021 Highlander at Wesley Chapel Toyota

Whichever Toyota Highlander model you choose, you’ll find excellent performance and fuel economy on your daily drives. Visit our Wesley Chapel showroom to take a test drive in a new Highlander model and learn more about the Toyota Highlander towing capabilities. You can also browse our new Toyota specials for savings on your purchase. Apply for financing today to get behind the wheel of a new Toyota Highlander!

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