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2020 Toyota Highlander Review

2020 Toyota Highlander ReviewSUVs, like the Toyota Highlander, are perfect for lots of passengers. The Highlander has three rows of seats, convenient cargo room, and tons of standard safety features. How do you know if it’s the right SUV for you, though? To help drivers in Nashville, Gallatin, and Madison decide, the team at Toyota of Gallatin explores what it has to offer in this 2020 Toyota Highlander review. Be sure to contact us today with any questions!

Toyota Highlander Safety Ratings

Specs & Efficiency

2020 Toyota Highlander ReviewThe 2020 Toyota Highlander can tow up to 5,000 pounds. With that kind of power, you can bring a camper on your family trip, haul a grill to tailgate on gameday, or transport all the band’s equipment in a trailer.

To carry all that cargo, it runs on a 3.5L V6 engine that’s both powerful and efficient. It gets up to 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque. Plus, it’s capable of an EPA-estimated 21 city/29 highway MPG.*

It’s also prepared for both big city potholes and trips to the Smoky Mountains. Front-Wheel Drive comes standard and includes a Traction Control system. All-Wheel Drive with Multi-Terrain Select is available on every trim level, too. Both options make it easy to drive up steep trails and rocky roads with an 8-inch ground clearance.

Interior Dimensions

2020 Toyota Highlander ReviewWith space for up to eight people, the 2020 Toyota Highlander has room for the whole family. It’s a great choice for taking the kids to school or getting the whole band to a show. There’s 42 inches of legroom behind the wheel, 41 inches in the second row, and 27.7 inches of rear legroom in the third row.

There’s also lots of storage space. The Highlander makes it easy to pack for a family vacation, do your holiday shopping, or get your instruments and gear to a gig. The trunk features 16 cubic feet, while folding seats down can give you up to 84.3 cubic feet of cargo room.




Cargo Room

Behind Row


cubic feet


cubic feet


cubic feet


41.2 inches

39.4 inches

36.1 inches


42 inches

41 inches

27.7 inches

Safety Features

On top of carrying lots of cargo, the 2020 Toyota Highlander is designed to keep your most precious cargo safe. It protects everyone on board with a frame that features side-impact door beams and both front and rear energy-absorbing crumple zones.

2020 Toyota Highlander ReviewInside, you’ll be surrounded by eight airbags, including side curtain shield airbags that cover all three rows of seats. To make sure everyone is strapped in properly, both Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) and front seatbelt pretensioners come standard.

The Highlander is also loaded with driver-assistance features. Technology like an integrated backup camera can give you more awareness during your drive. You’ll also be protected by Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0. This standard system can help prevent accidents with features like:

Test Drive the 2020 Toyota Highlander

Visit Toyota of Gallatin to learn more about this 2020 Toyota Highlander review and take a test drive. This versatile SUV offers lots of space and safety features to drivers and families in Nashville, Gallatin, and Madison.


* 2020 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.