2019 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity
SUVs are popular not only because they’re stylish and practical, but because they can be capable as well. Though many SUVs and crossovers walk the utility walk but don’t talk the utility talk, the 2019 Toyota Highlander boasts some real potential for bold adventures and hearty tasks.
One use for the capability of an SUV is in towing. How much can the 2019 Toyota Highlander tow?
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Depending on which powertrain it’s equipped with, the 2019 Toyota Highlander can tow up to either 1,500, 3,500 or 5,000 pounds.
2019 Toyota Highlander Engine Options
Two engines are available for the gas-powered 2019 Toyota Highlander. They are a:
- Up to 185 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque
- Up to 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque
2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Engine
The hybrid engine option for the 2020 Highlander is a 3.5-liter V6 and electric motor combination that manages produce 306 hybrid system net horsepower. This powerplant gets 30 miles-per-gallon in the city and 28 on the highway, numbers which earn it a Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV) rating. All-wheel drive comes standard on the hybrid 2020 Toyota Highlander.
Why buy a 2019 Toyota Highlander?
The 2019 Toyota Highlander is an overall great value. It has long-term durability, a smooth ride, and a healthy array of driver-assistance features. The first and second rows are delightfully roomy, and a generous amount of standard equipment optimizes the vehicular experience. There is also a surprising amount of cubby storage inside, providing plenty of room for all sorts of gizmos and knick-knacks.
The 2019 Toyota Highlander comes in six trim levels: LE, LE Plus, XLE, SE, Limited and Limited Platinum. As we explained in greater detail above, it also comes with the option of a hybrid powertrain.
Learn about the 2020 Toyota Highlander here.