New Toyota 2020 Toyota Highlander Review – Yokem Toyota for Sale in Shreveport, LA
2020 Toyota Highlander Review – Yokem Toyota
If you’re in the market for a three-row midsize SUV, we suggest that you check out the 2020 Toyota Highlander at Yokem Toyota near Bossier City Nash. The 2020 Highlander stands apart from its competitors because it comes packed with advanced features that make your drive more enjoyable. With the Highlander, you can choose between five versatile trims that include the L, LE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum. If you want to know more about this SUV, you can read our 2020 Toyota Highlander review below.
Exterior – 2020 Toyota Highlander
The new Highlander has a new exterior design that features a sculpted shape with chiseled lines for a powerful stance. The L, LE, and XLE trims come with a black front grille with silver trim, and the Limited and Platinum feature a distinguished black grille with chrome trim. The Limited and Platinum also feature a chrome-plated lower rear fascia, 20-inch alloy wheels, and premium projector headlamps. Not only is the new design of the Highlander stylish, it’s also functional. The aerodynamic design of this SUV effectively reduces wind noise and enhances stability. Here at Yokem Toyota, our associates are standing by to tell you more about the exterior design of the 2020 Highlander.
Interior – 2020 Toyota Highlander in Shreveport LA
The interior design of the 2020 Highlander provides you with comfort and connectivity. The L and LE trims come with a standard second-row bench seat. These trims can comfortably seat up to eight. The XLE and Limited trims of the 2020 Highlander feature standard second-row captain’s chairs and can seat up to seven. With the XLE and Limited, you can choose an available second-row bench seat if you want seating for eight. The Platinum comes standard with second-row captain’s chairs. The 2020 Highlander was redesigned with larger doors that make it easy for your passengers to access the cabin, and the second-row seats can be quickly folded so that your third-row passengers can access their seats with ease. Your passengers in the third row can stay comfortable with standard three-zone climate control.
Mechanical – Highlander specs in Shreveport
With the 2020 Highlander, you have a choice of one front-wheel drive system or three available all-wheel drive systems. Dynamic Vectoring AWD with Drive Mode Select and Driveline Disconnect is offered with the Highlander Platinum and Limited. This all-wheel drive system offers enhanced agility and capability by effectively managing the torque distribution between the rear wheels. AWD Integrated Management (AIM) effectively manages throttle control, Electric Power Steering (EPS), drive torque distribution, and transmission shift control to optimize handling and grip. This SUV also features Multi-Terrain Select that lets you maximize traction on challenging terrain with drive modes that include Mud, Sand, Rock, and Dirt. To further optimize performance, the 2020 Highlander offers Hill Start Assist, Trailer Sway Control, and Downhill Assist Control. After you read our 2020 Toyota Highlander review, you can contact our Shreveport Toyota dealership if you have any questions about its mechanical features.
Powertrain – Toyota Highlander specs in Shreveport LA
You have two powertrain configurations to choose from with the new Highlander. The 3.5L V6 engine features the D-4S Injection System, which combines port fuel injection with direct fuel injection to maximize efficiency. This engine also has Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (Dual VVT-i). The 3.5L V6 engine generates 295 horsepower and pound-feet of torque. This engine is mated with the Direct Shift eight-speed automatic transmission for seamless shifting. The Highlander offers a hybrid powertrain that features a 2.5L DOHC four-cylinder engine with dual electric motors. The hybrid powertrain delivers 240 horsepower with an estimated 34 combined MPG. The hybrid configuration further enhances engine efficiency with a variable cooling system and fully variable oil pump, and you can choose between a two-wheel drive system or all-wheel drive system with the hybrid powertrain.
Safety – 2020 Toyota Highlander dealer
With the 2020 Hybrid, you can drive with peace of mind thanks to its host of advanced safety technologies. Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 is standard with the Highlander. This is a suite of driver-assist technologies that include Road Sign Assist, Automatic High Beam (AHB), Lane Tracing Assist, a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, and Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control. This SUV also offers a Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Intelligent Clearance Sonar, and Parking Support Braking as available safety features. Stop by our Shreveport Toyota dealership near Bossier City Nash to find out more about the safety features of the 2020 Toyota Highlander.