2020 Toyota Highlander Release Date

May 19th, 2019 by

2019 Toyota Highlander Models Parked

Are you checking out websites for the latest on the upcoming 2020 Toyota Highlander? Well, you’re in luck! Toyota Santa Monica has your first look at what you can expect with the upcoming high-class SUV, which is set to hit dealerships in February 2020. Be sure to visit our Santa Monica showroom and experience firsthand everything the current Highlander model has to offer.

What to Expect From the 2020 Toyota Highlander

The upcoming 2020 model is Toyota’s fourth-generation SUV redesign from the ground up, and here are a few things you can expect:

  • 17 percent fuel economy improvement over the current generation hybrid with an EPA-estimated 34 mpg combined
  • Bold, chiseled new design
  • Standard Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay®, SiriusXM®, Waze and Amazon Alexa compatibility
  • Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 Standard (TSS 2.0)
  • Available 7- or 8-passenger seating
  • New available Dynamic Torque Vectoring all-wheel drive with Driveline Disconnect and Multi-Terrain Select
  • Largest in segment 12.3-inch multimedia display

2020 Highlander’s New Look

Playa Vista drivers can expect a new sophisticated look, which covers a new vehicle platform called Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA-K). This new foundation, which is shared with other Toyota models, enables more capability, comfort, and safety than ever before.

The Highlander will also offer the option of a powerful V6 or new-generation hybrid powertrain, with the gas version offering an EPA-estimated 22 mpg combined fuel economy. The hybrid model is expected to have a manufacturer-estimated 34 mpg combined fuel economy.

2020 Toyota Highlander Safety Features

Whether you’re a new family or empty nesters exploring an exciting new chapter in your life, safety is still a top priority. Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 comes standard in all models in the 2020 Toyota Highlander. The highly-praised comprehensive active safety system includes:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD)
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC)
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA)
  • Automatic High Beam (AHB)
  • Lane Tracing Assist (LTA) (New Feature)
  • Road Sign Assist (RSA) (New Feature)

Learn More About the 2020 Highlander With Toyota Santa Monica

When is the 2020 Toyota Highlander release date? While the 2020 Toyota Highlander isn’t expected to hit our Santa Monica showroom until February 2020, you can still stop by our dealership to learn more about the exciting new features, as well as the release date of the 2020 Toyota Tacoma. While you’re here, take the current Highlander model out for a test drive. Contact us today with any questions!

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*Image shown is the 2019 Toyota Highlander.