2021 Toyota Highlander MPG

January 31st, 2021 by

Parked 2021 Toyota Highlander
The 2021 Toyota Highlander is a popular SUV amongst New Albany families for its impressive performance capabilities and money-saving fuel economy. Whether you need a three-row SUV for your trips outside of Louisville with friends, or for carpooling your children’s friends, the new Highlander MPG ensures that you can stay on the road for longer periods of time, without having to constantly worry about refueling. Learn more about the Highlander engine specs, the Highlander Hybrid MPG, and more with Toyota of Louisville below.

2021 Highlander MPG and Engine

The new Toyota Highlanders offers Elizabethtown drivers five standard configurations to choose from, as well as the option for a front-wheel drive (FWD) drivetrain or an all-wheel drive (AWD) drivetrain. While your Highlander MPG will slightly decrease if you opt for the AWD option, this drivetrain provides more traction Louisville roads. Check out a breakdown of the Highlander MPG per drivetrain, below:

  • Toyota Highlander V6 FWD: EPA-estimated 21 mpg city/29 mpg highway/24 combined mpg
  • Toyota Highlander V6 AWD: EPA-estimated 20 mpg city/27 mpg highway/ 23 combined mpg

The Toyota Highlander is equipped with a 3.5L V6 engine that’s coupled with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Take a look at the Toyota Highlander engine specs below:

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

2021 Highlander Hybrid MPG

If you’re committed to achieving optimal fuel efficiency on Lexington roads, the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is an excellent choice for you. The Highlander Hybrid is similar to the standard Highlander in that it comes with AWD capability. However, the Hybrid has greater fuel economy ratings. The Highlander Hybrid MPG ratings are the following:

  • 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 features 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

Explore the Toyota Highlander at Toyota of Louisville

The new Toyota Highlander MPG allows drivers to travel far and wide without having to compromise their budget with constant refueling. If you’d like to see this fuel-efficient SUV in action, contact us to arrange a test drive! While you’re here, you can explore the Highlander colors and configurations, then compare the Highlander to the RAV4 to see which Toyota SUV is right for you! Also, don’t forget that Toyota of Louisville offers rotating new vehicle specials so you can secure the keys to a new Highlander for less!


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