2021 Toyota Highlander MPG

January 19th, 2021 by
Parked 2021 Toyota Highlander

Looking to upgrade your midsize SUV with something more fuel-efficient? The 2021 Toyota Highlander should be at the top of your list! Available with a conventional gasoline or hybrid powertrain, the Highlander will deliver savings at the gas pump without sacrificing the power you need from your SUV in Provo: up to 29 highway mpg with the 3.5 L V6 gas engine, and 35 highway mpg with the hybrid powertrain. Explore more 2021 Toyota Highlander mpg specs below, and check out Highlander lease deals at Brent Brown Toyota before you buy!

What is the Toyota Highlander Gas Mileage?

The gasoline-powered Highlander is available to Lehi drivers in six trim levels: L, LE, XLE, XSE, Limited, and Platinum. All come equipped with a robust 3.5L V6 engine and direct shift 8-speed automatic transmission. Each trim is available in a FWD or AWD configuration, and the Toyota Highlander gas mileage will vary depending on which you choose. See the Highlander mpg and engine specs here:

2021 Toyota Highlander MPG by Drivetrain

  • 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

2021 Toyota Highlander Engine Specs

  • 3.5L V6 with direct shift 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque
  • 5,000-pound max Highlander towing capacity

Highlander Hybrid MPG & Engine Specs

If you’re looking to get the most out of your Toyota Highlander gas mileage, the Highlander hybrid delivers up to 36 combined mpg. Upgrade the LE, XLE, Limited, or Platinum trim levels with a 2.5L four-cylinder ECVT Hybrid powertrain for greener drives in Draper! Opting for the AWD configuration lowers the Highlander hybrid mpg only slightly, to a combined 35 mpg — great news if you’re looking for a perfect balance of all-weather capability and fuel efficiency. See the Highlander hybrid mpg and engine specs below:

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid MPG by Drivetrain

  • 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

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Engine Specs 

  • 2.5L L4HV hybrid powertrain
  • 186 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque
  • 3,000-pound maximum hybrid Highlander towing capacity

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