How Much Can the Toyota Highlander Tow?

June 5th, 2019 by

2019 Toyota Highlander driving on road

Many Petoskey drivers want an SUV with lots of towing power, and the 2019 Toyota Highlander towing capacity won’t disappoint. The Toyota Highlander offers the capability to tow a trailer or boat from Indian River to Onaway with ease, without sacrificing room for the family. Join Fernelius Toyota as we explore the towing capacity, performance, and carrying features of the 2019 Highlander.

Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

The new Toyota Highlander offers two different engines with varying towing capability. Which one is right for your towing needs?

  • Base Towing – Can tow up to 1,500 pounds with the standard 4-cylinder engine found on the entry-level Highlander configuration.
  • Maximum Towing – Upgrade past the LE base trim, and you will get a V6 engine that increases the maximum towing capacity to 5,000 pounds.
2019 Toyota Highlander towing a small trailer

Toyota Highlander: Performance Features

If you want to enhance the towing power and overall performance of the 2019 Highlander on Cheboygan roads, check out the available performance-enhancing features you can add on:

  • Available 3.5L V6 engine with 295 hp
  • Available All-Wheel Drive (AWD) with Dynamic Torque-Control
  • Available eight-speed automatic transmission

Toyota Highlander: Passenger and Cargo Space

2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid with bikes at rear

The Toyota Highlander towing capacity is quite impressive, which is helpful when you have to tow additional cargo. This eight-seater SUV has loads of interior space for carrying cargo, people, or both!

  • Cargo Space – Enjoy the 13.8 cubic feet of dedicated cargo space behind the rear seats and a maximum cargo volume of 83.7 cubic feet with the seats folded down.

Experience the Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

Now that we have answered the question, “How much can a Toyota Highlander tow?” you can visit Fernelius Toyota to check out the new Highlander in person. At Fernelius Toyota, we have a variety of new Highlander models in stock at our Cheboygan Showroom. Be sure to browse our new vehicle specials that could get you into the new Highlander for less! Contact us today with any questions, to schedule a test drive, or even to learn more about Michigan lighthouses. For a rugged, yet refined SUV with plenty of space for passengers and cargo, look no further than the 2019 Toyota Highlander and feel free to compare it to the 4Runner.

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