The 2020 Highlander is completely redesigned. See the 2020 Toyota Highlander models for sale near you
Toyota expects the XLE to be the best seller among the various grades. We believe the LE offers the best value. Although it offers a lot of additional content, the main reason we might pony up another $4,500 for the XLE would be for the second-row captain's chairs. Find a Toyota Highlander for sale
With the 4-cylinder engine gone, buying into Highlander is more costly in 2020. The gas-only Highlander comes in L, LE, XLE, Limited and Platinum grades. Hybrid trim grades begin with LE. All trims can be optioned with AWD. The premium for that runs between $1,600 and $2,025, depending on the trim. All prices are for FWD models and include the $1,120 factory destination charge.
The L ($35,720) comes standard with 18-in painted alloy wheels, eight airbags, remote keyless entry, push-button start, power heated outboard mirrors with integrated turn signals, LED headlights and taillights, a back-up camera with washer, trizone automatic climate control, eight cupholders, four bottle holders, an 8-way power adjustable driver's seat, a 4-way manual front-passenger seat, cloth seating, 8-passenger seating with 60/40 split fold-down second-row and third row bench seats, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, a 4.2-in color LCD meter cluster, four USB ports, two 12-volt outlets, Driver Easy Speak, Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, hill-start assist, Bluetooth connectivity with voice recognition, an 8-in touchscreen and a 6-speaker audio system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and satellite-radio capability. AWD versions also have downhill-assist control and front/rear mud guards.
In addition to or in place of the L's standard equipment, the LE ($37,920 Gas; $39,320 Hybrid) comes with 18-in machine-finished alloy wheels, power lift gate, LED fog lights, blind spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob.
The XLE ($42,320 Gas; $43,720 Hybrid) add-ons or changes include a power moonroof, roof rails, a Qi smartphone charger, auto-dimming rearview mirror, synthetic-leather-trimmed front and second-row seats, heated front seats, a 10-way power-adjustable driver's seat with lumbar support, 4-way power-adjustable front-passenger seat, 7-passenger seating with second-row captain's chairs, second-row sunshades and a 7-in color gauge cluster. Options include 8-passenger seating and navigation system.
The Limited ($44,770 Gas; $46,170 Hybrid) add-ons or changes include 20-in composite wheels, puddle lights in outboard mirrors, LED projector headlights, LED daytime running lights, high-output LED fog lights, a hands-free power lift gate, leather front and second-row seating, ventilated front seats, heated steering wheel, a premium 11-speaker JBL audio system, a navigation system, a 120-volt outlet, ambient interior lighting and front/rear parking assist with automatic braking. AWD versions get the upgraded system with torque vectoring. Options include 8-passenger seating, 360-degree bird's-eye camera and 12.3-in touchscreen.
Except for 8-passenger seating, the Platinum ($47,970 Gas; $49,370 Hybrid) adds the Limited's options plus 20-in alloy wheels, adaptive self-leveling LED projector headlights, rain-sensing front wipers, a panoramic moonroof, a digital rearview mirror, a 10-in color head-up display and illuminated front-door sills.
|Basic||3 Years/36,000 Miles|
|Drivetrain||5 Years/60,000 Miles|
|Corrosion||5 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Roadside Assistance||2 Years/Unlimited Miles|
|Maintenance||2 Years/25,000 Miles|
2020 Buick Enclave -- If space is your jam, the Enclave provides plenty of it in all three rows. Also a bit pricey, it offers loads of standard equipment, user-friendly controls and a library-quiet cabin.
2020 Mazda CX-9 -- Although it's not considered a luxury crossover, top Mazda CX-9 trim levels do a convincing impression. The vehicle manages to balance a sporty driving experience with upscale comfort, 3-row seating and excellent fuel economy -- just don't expect comparable sizing.