2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

MSRP range: $38,735 - $50,640
4.1 out of 5 stars(37)
MSRP$42,293
Edmunds suggests you pay$43,122
Low supply is pushing the market average above MSRP.

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FAQ

Is the Toyota Highlander Hybrid a good car?

The Edmunds experts tested the 2021 Highlander Hybrid both on the road and at the track, giving it a 7.8 out of 10. You probably care about Toyota Highlander Hybrid fuel economy, so it's important to know that the Highlander Hybrid gets an EPA-estimated 35 mpg to 36 mpg, depending on the configuration. What about cargo capacity? When you're thinking about carrying stuff in your new car, keep in mind that the Highlander Hybrid has 16.0 cubic feet of trunk space. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Toyota Highlander Hybrid. Learn more

What's new in the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid:

  • No significant changes for 2021
  • Part of the fourth Highlander generation introduced for 2020
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Is the Toyota Highlander Hybrid reliable?

To determine whether the Toyota Highlander Hybrid is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the Highlander Hybrid. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the Highlander Hybrid's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid a good car?

There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a good car. Edmunds' expert testing team reviewed the 2021 Highlander Hybrid and gave it a 7.8 out of 10. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2021 Highlander Hybrid is a good car for you. Learn more

How much should I pay for a 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid?

The least-expensive 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $38,735.

Other versions include:

  • Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) which starts at $50,640
  • XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) which starts at $43,135
  • Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) which starts at $47,440
  • Platinum 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) which starts at $48,690
  • Limited 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) which starts at $45,490
  • XLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) which starts at $41,535
  • LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) which starts at $40,335
  • LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) which starts at $38,735
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What are the different models of Toyota Highlander Hybrid?

If you're interested in the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, the next question is, which Highlander Hybrid model is right for you? Highlander Hybrid variants include Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), and Platinum 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT). For a full list of Highlander Hybrid models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

More about the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Overview

The 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is offered in the following submodels: Highlander Hybrid SUV. Available styles include Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), Platinum 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), Limited 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), XLE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), and LE 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT). Toyota Highlander Hybrid models are available with a 2.5 L-liter hybrid engine, with output up to 243 hp, depending on engine type. The 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic. The 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a 2 yr./ unlimited mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What do people think of the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2021 Highlander Hybrid 4.1 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2021 Highlander Hybrid.

Pros

  • High fuel economy for a three-row SUV
  • Sensibly priced compared to the non-hybrid Highlander
  • Comfortable ride
  • Plenty of standard and available safety features

Cons

  • Third-row seats are cramped
  • Not a whole lot of cargo space behind the third-row seat
  • Engine sounds unrefined at full throttle

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2021 Highlander Hybrid featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid?

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)

Available Inventory:

We are showing 1 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)

Available Inventory:

We are showing 1 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)

Available Inventory:

We are showing 2 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

Which 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrids are available in my area?

Shop Edmunds' car, SUV, and truck listings of over 6 million vehicles to find a cheap new, used, or certified pre-owned (CPO) 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid for sale near. There are currently 2 new 2021 Highlander Hybrids listed for sale in your area, with list prices as low as $52,937 and mileage as low as 3 miles. Simply research the type of car you're interested in and then select a car from our massive database to find cheap vehicles for sale near you. Once you have identified a used vehicle you're interested in, check the AutoCheck vehicle history reports, read dealer reviews, and find out what other owners paid for the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

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What is the MPG of a 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid?

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), continuously variable-speed automatic, regular unleaded
35 compined MPG,
35 city MPG/34 highway MPG

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), continuously variable-speed automatic, regular unleaded
35 compined MPG,
35 city MPG/35 highway MPG

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), continuously variable-speed automatic, regular unleaded
35 compined MPG,
35 city MPG/34 highway MPG

EPA Est. MPG35
TransmissionContinuously variable-speed automatic
Drive Trainall wheel drive
Displacement2.5 L
Passenger Volume152.1 cu.ft.
Wheelbase112.2 in.
Length194.9 in.
WidthN/A
Height68.1 in.
Curb Weight4595 lbs.

Should I lease or buy a 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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