- Best-in-Class fuel potency with a manufacturer-estimated 6.7L/100 km total fuel expenditure for a Hybrid AWD model
- Best Highlander ever – redesigned from belligerent adult with all-new TNGA-enabled character and performance
- Starting MSRP of $39,990
- Hybrid indication competitively labelled during $2,000 over a homogeneous gas model
- New accessible Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive with Driveline Disconnect and Multi Terrain Select
- All models extensively versed – including Toyota Safety Sense 2.0, Connected Services by Toyota with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility
TORONTO, ON – Dec 18, 2019 – Those who are penetrating to take assign of their lives know accurately what they wish in a vehicle. It’s some-more than transportation. It’s a valued resource. It takes them to new places – and helps them move home some-more of what a universe has to offer.
For those people, there’s usually one vehicle: a all-new, 2020 Toyota Highlander. Available in a choice of a unchanging gasoline or modernized self-charging gasoline-electric hybrid powertrains, with a operation of trim levels to fit each ambience and budget, a new Highlander choice is an sequence of bulk above a indication it replaces, and prepared to re-define a shred it created.
“The Toyota Highlander’s story is one of success – heading a shred that it combined in 2001 – and that supposing us with a singular challenge: to emanate something better, when a bar was already set so high,” pronounced Cyril Dimitris, Vice President, Toyota Canada Inc. “We’re vehement to move an all-new 2020 Highlander with a new spin of character and capability. A rival $2,000 reward allows Canadians to get behind a circle of a Highlander Hybrid, that offers a best-in-class 6.7 L/100 kilometre fuel consumption.”
The initial Highlander to be built regulating a insubordinate Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform, a 2020 models suffer many advantages over prior generations. Performance upgrades embody extended agility, a tighter branch radius, and a smoothest and quietest float yet.
The TNGA height also liberates Highlander’s design, giving it a some-more absolute position and a modern, worldly opinion – with physique styling designed to spin heads while being rarely functional. Attention to all elements of a pattern – from a broad-brush strokes on a quarrel to a sum of side mirrors and tail lights – minister to a 2020 Highlander’s aerodynamic efficiency, to revoke breeze sound while enhancing both car fortitude and fuel efficiency.
Accentuating a 2020 Highlander are 5 new colours: Magnetic Gray Metallic, Ruby Flare Pearl, Blueprint, Opulent Amber and Moon Dust – a distinguished blue reward paint. Carried over from 2019 are extraneous paint colours Blizzard Pearl, Celestial Silver Metallic and Midnight Black Metallic.
Inside, Highlander expresses a complete, complicated makeover. Toyota designers softened all from a doors to a seating, including softened seat-folding comforts to urge entrance to a third row. In a meantime, softened legroom creates everybody happier on prolonged journeys. Highlander models with space for 8 people underline a three-person dais chair in a second row, while seven-person models ascent a second quarrel with a span of captain’s chairs. All occupants will pleasure in a cabin tangible by reward materials and finishes, as a new Highlander offers a many plush accommodations to date, with softer padded surfaces and a some-more tailored demeanour adopted from oppulance sedans. When there’s load to haul, second quarrel and third quarrel seats reserve fast and simply to open adult 454 L of versatile space.
The 2020 Highlander is impressively versed with technologies that assistance facilitate bland life – starting with Connected Services by Toyota. Certain models also embody Safety Connect, Service Connect, Remote Connect and Destination Assist. And each Highlander is concordant with both Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™.
Under a hood, a Highlander family offers a choice of powertrains:
- The Highlander gas models are built around a 295 horsepower, 3.5-litre V6 engine tangled to a Direct Shift eight-speed involuntary transmission. The multiple delivers extended fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, and manageable acceleration. The gas indication is charity in a choice of front-wheel-drive and 4 all-wheel-drive configurations and are set adult for considerable fun with a factory-fitted towing package extended with Trailer Sway Control and a 5,000 lb. towing rating.
- Highlander Hybrid models underline a new-generation self-charging hybrid-electric powertrain. This super-efficient complement combines an Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine, high-torque electric motor/generators, a invariably non-static delivery and delivers 243-net horsepower. Hybrid complement batteries are some-more efficient, gripping their distance tiny adequate to fit underneath a back seats so they take adult no additional load or newcomer space. This all-new hybrid complement boasts a 19 per cent alleviation in fuel potency over a previous-generation hybrid powertrain – even as it generates roughly as many complement horsepower as a new required gas-powered Highlander. The new hybrid is not usually a many fit Highlander to date – it’s also now some-more fit than many gas-powered compress sedans and is approaching to tip a shred in fuel efficiency. All 2020 Highlander Hybrid models underline a combined certainty of all-wheel-drive (AWD). In addition, a 2020 Highlander Hybrid models lift a starting MSRP that’s only $2,000 some-more than their gas-engine equivalents.
Safety is also front and centre, headlined by Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 – an modernized gold of technologies that raise motorist capabilities. Other customary reserve comforts embody a Toyota Star Safety System, a Blind Spot Monitor System with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, a backup camera and a tire vigour monitoring system.
To support to a far-reaching accumulation of preferences and budgets, a gas-engine Highlander is charity in 5 models as follows:
The 2020 Toyota Highlander L (starting MSRP: $39,900) is a front-wheel-drive eight-person indication roving on 18” amalgamate wheels. New rigging this year includes an eight-inch touchscreen and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, exhilarated front seats, a 4.2” full-colour multi-information display, a Toyota Smart Key System with Push Button Start, LED headlamps, an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, and electronic parking brake.
The 2020 Toyota Highlander LE AWD (starting MSRP: $43,490) introduces many new comforts not found on a 2019 indication it replaces. Enhancements for 2020 embody Connected Services By Toyota Audio Plus with Safety Connect, a arrangement audio complement with eight-inch touchscreen and integrated Sirius XM Satellite Radio and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ compatibility, twin section involuntary atmosphere conditioning, exhilarated front seats, a 4.2” full-colour multi-information display, Smart Key System with Push Button Start, LED headlamps, an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, electronic parking brake, Stop and Star Engine System and Toyota’s Dynamic Torque Control AWD System with back driveline disconnect.
The 2020 Toyota Highlander XLE AWD (starting MSRP: $45,990) builds on a LE grade, adding singular 18” amalgamate wheels, a energy moon roof, seats, steering circle and shifter clad in Softex material, a four-way energy newcomer seat, auto-dimming back perspective counterpart with Homelink system, chrome roof rails, a energy lift embankment and LED haze lamps. New this year, this indication introduces Connected Services by Toyota Audio Plus with Remote that includes Safety Connect, Remote Connect and Service Connect and a seven-inch multi-information display, in further to a new comforts introduced on a LE trim level.
The 2020 Toyota Highlander Limited AWD (starting MSRP: $51,690) builds on a XLE, with upgrades including 20” amalgamate wheels, a breathtaking moon roof, leather-trimmed seats, exhilarated and ventilated front quarrel seats with a driver’s chair memory system, exhilarated steering wheel, reward LED headlamps, and a 120v/100w energy outlet. The Limited trim spin afterwards introduces many new comforts for 2020 – including an 11-speaker, 1200W JBL Surround Sound audio complement with Clari-Fi, Connected Services By Toyota Premium Audio that adds Destination Assist and embedded navigation, a wireless charging complement for personal electronics, a kick-type energy lift gate, Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive with Multi-Terrain Mode, and Intelligent Clearance Sonar with Rear Cross Traffic Brake system.
The 2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum AWD (starting MSRP: $53,990) is a new trim spin for Highlander – a seven-passenger indication roving on singular Platinum class 20” amalgamate wheels and introducing singular interior and extraneous styling cues. This indication builds on a Limited trim level, adding a digital arrangement back perspective mirror, exhilarated second-row captain’s seats, sleet intuiting wipers, a 10-inch colour head-up display, a 12.3” touchscreen arrangement and a additional reserve of a breathtaking perspective monitor.
Those seeking a modernized power, considerable potency and peerless record of a Highlander Hybrid have 4 models from that to choose:
The 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE AWD (starting MSRP: $45,490) is a new trim spin for this year. This all-wheel-drive eight-person indication rides on 18” amalgamate wheels. It includes all of a comforts found in a gas engine LE indication and adds LED haze lamps, a steering circle and shifter clad in Softex, and a energy lift gate.
The 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE AWD (starting MSRP: $47,990) is a hybrid homogeneous of gas engine XLE model. It’s labelled during $2,960 reduction than a 2019 Hybrid XLE model, while charity additional customary features.
The 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited AWD (starting MSRP: $53,690) includes all a comforts found on a gas-engine Limited model, with a further of dual 110V, 1500W high-power outlets. Compared to a 2019 equivalent, a 2020 Limited model’s starting MSRP drops by $3,570.
The 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD (starting MSRP: $55,990) is a new trim spin for Highlander Hybrid – an all-wheel-drive seven-person indication roving on singular 20” amalgamate wheels. This indication has an matching underline list to a gas-engine Platinum grade.
The 2020 Toyota Highlander goes on sale in Jan 2020 during Toyota Dealers opposite Canada. The 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid will go on sale early Spring. For finish and adult to date sum and specifications, revisit www.toyota.ca/highlander.
About Toyota Canada Inc.
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