2021 Highlander

2021 Highlander in OrlandoFL

Through the years, the has remained one of the most popular three-row crossover SUVs on the market, and it's easy to see why. The Highlander offers drivers ample passenger and cargo space, entertainment technology, and reassuring safety features in every trim level. And though a family-friendly SUV may not top your list of "sporty" vehicles, the 2021 Toyota Highlander is here to change that notion with an all-new trim level.

The Toyota Highlander is now available in Toyota's signature athletic trim level, the XSE trim, which adds trim-exclusive style elements and performance-driven upgrades to the Highlander. Some of the notable styling differences include a more aggressive stance, a lower air intake, sharply angled headlights, and a dual-tip chrome exhaust. Toyota also added a performance-tuned suspension and steering to the Highlander XSE, giving it a sportier driving dynamic than other Highlander trims.

If you'd like to learn more about the , or any of the other Toyota models we carry at , be sure to contact us! Our team members are Toyota-brand experts and are glad to tell you more about the trim levels and features of the 2021 Highlander to help make your decision even easier.

Interior Review of the 2021 Highlander

The number of seats in your Toyota Highlander will depend largely on what trim level you opt for as lower trims come standard with a bench seat in the second row while upper trims offer captain's chairs in the second row. No matter which seating accommodations you opt for, you'll find that the cabin is comfortable and spacious in all rows, allowing everyone to stretch out and relax on the journey. As roomy as the passenger accommodations are, the cargo space is equally roomy in the 2021 Toyota Highlander, where you'll have 16 cubic-feet behind the third row, 48.4 cubic-feet behind the second row, and 84.3 cubic-feet behind the first row.

The Highlander's cabin feels upscale and plush in every trim level. High-quality cloth upholstery is standard, and upper trim levels are available with leather upholstery, heated and ventilated seats, suede trimming, and more.

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2021 Highlander Exterior Review

Toyota completely redesigned the Highlander in the 2020 model year. In the redesign, the SUV gained a modern, fresh style on the outside that is more athletic than previous iterations of the Toyota Highlander. For the 2021 model year, the new XSE trim ups the athletic ante even further with a lower air intake, dual chrome exhaust tips, and a more aggressive stance than other trim levels. The available colors for the 2021 model year include:

  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Blue Flame
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Lunar Rock

Performance Review of the 2021 Highlander

The offers the perfect blend of efficiency and power, which is exactly what you need in a three-row family SUV. The 2021 Highlander is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 295 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque. The Highlander is also available with a hybrid powertrain that stretches the car's fuel efficiency ratings even further. When properly equipped, the Highlander can tow up to 5,000 pounds, making it the perfect car for your daily drives and big adventures alike.

Available Technology Features

Available Technology Features

Staying connected and entertained is easy when you drive the 2021 Toyota Highlander, which comes standard with an 8-inch touchscreen in lower trims and a 12.3-inch touchscreen in upper trims. In the Highlander's infotainment screens, you'll find plenty of technology features, including:

  • Navigation
  • Android Auto/Apple CarPlay®
  • Wireless Device Charging
  • JBL® Premium Sound
  • Head-Up Display
Available Safety Features

Available Safety Features

Toyota was one of the first brands to include driver assistance technologies as standard features in almost all their vehicles. The 2021 Highlander comes with the Toyota Safety Sense suite which includes:

  • Pedestrian Detection
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane-Keep Assist
  • Blind-Spot Monitoring
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

Find Your 2021 Highlander at Central Florida Toyota

We're proud to be Orlando's premier Toyota destination at . Here, we're committed to our customers, and strive to serve everyone better with each car we sell. Our commitment to providing top-notch service is why we offer a wide selection of your favorite Toyota models at competitive prices.

When you're ready to explore the  more, check it out online or at our dealership. We can walk you through all the available trim levels, then get you set up with a test drive to help make your decision easier. We can't wait to get you behind the wheel of a 2021 Toyota Highlander at .