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2021 Toyota Highlander XSE Specs & Features

Starting MSRP

Engine TypeGas
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Drive TypeAll wheel drive
Combined MPG23 MPG
Total Seating7
Basic Warranty3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)20/27 MPG
Combined MPG23 MPG
Range in miles (cty/hwy)358.0/483.3 mi.
Fuel tank capacity17.9 gal.
Base engine size3.5 L
Base engine typeGas
Horsepower295 hp @ 6,600 rpm
Torque263 lb-ft @ 4,700 rpm
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)
Valve timingVariable
Dual fuel injectionyes
Towing & Hauling
Towing & Hauling
Max Towing Capacity5,000 lbs.
Max Payload Capacity1,565 lbs.
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Drive typeAll wheel drive
Center limited slip differentialyes
Descent controlyes
Four-wheel independent suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Length197.4 in.
Overall Width without Mirrors76.0 in.
Height68.1 in.
Wheel base112.2 in.
EPA interior volume155.1 cu.ft.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place16.0 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity84.3 cu.ft.
Turning circle37.4 ft.
Ground clearance8.0 in.
Angle of approach16.9 degrees
Angle of departure21.1 degrees
Curb weight4,400 lbs.
Maximum towing capacity5,000 lbs.
Maximum payload1,565 lbs.
Gross weight5,935 lbs.
Exterior Colors
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Blueprint
  • Midnight Black Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Cockpit Red, leather
  • Black Mixed Media, leatherette
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
Front head room39.6 in.
Front leg room42.0 in.
Front shoulder room59.0 in.
Front hip room57.2 in.
Bucket front seatsyes
8 -way power driver seatyes
Height adjustable driver seatyes
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyes
4 -way power passenger seatyes
Multi-level heating driver seatyes
Multi-level heating passenger seatyes
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear Seat Dimensions
Rear head room39.4 in.
Rear leg room41.0 in.
Rear shoulder room58.4 in.
Rear hip Room57.0 in.
Folding rear seatbackyes
Reclining rear seatsyes
Folding center armrestyes
Rear ventilation ducts with fan controlyes
Manual folding bench third row seatsyes
Blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance systemyes
Pre-collision safety systemyes
Post-collision safety systemyes
Dual front side-mounted airbagsyes
Front, rear and third row head airbagsyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivationyes
Stability controlyes
Traction controlyes
Child seat anchorsyes
Rear door child safety locksyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyes
Emergency braking assistyes
Tire pressure monitoringyes
Dusk sensing headlampsyes
Auto delay off headlampsyes
LED headlampyes
Daytime running lightsyes
Front fog/driving lightsyes
Turn signal mirrorsyes
2 front headrestsyes
2 rear headrestsyes
Rear height adjustable headrestsyes
Remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
Engine immobilizeryes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
AM/FM stereoyes
6 total speakersyes
USB connectionyes
USB with external media controlyes
Satellite radio satellite radioyes
3 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyes
Power Feature
Power Feature
4 one-touch power windowsyes
Hands-free entryyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
Keyless ignitionyes
Tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheelyes
Electric power steeringyes
Rear view camerayes
Adaptive cruise controlyes
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)yes
Front, rear and 3rd row cupholdersyes
Front and rear door pocketsyes
Overhead console with storageyes
Front seatback storageyes
Leather steering wheelyes
Three zone climate controlyes
Interior air filtrationyes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirroryes
Turn signal in mirrorsyes
Trip computeryes
External temperature displayyes
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
Alloy wheelsyes
20 in. wheelsyes
All season tiresyes
P235/55R20 tiresyes
Temporary spare tireyes
Underbody mounted spare tireyes
Emergency Serviceyes
Airbag Deployment Notificationyes
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistanceyes
Roadside Assistanceyes
Basic3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
Drivetrain5 yr./ 60,000 mi.
Rust5 yr./ unlimited mi.
Roadside2 yr./ unlimited mi.
Preferred Accessory Package w/All-Weather Floor Liner +$397
Preferred Accessory Package w/Carpet Mats +$397
Protection Package +$549
Preferred Accessory Package w/All-Weather Floor Liners +$392
Preferred Accessory Package w/Carpet Mats +$392
All-Weather Floor Liner Package +$318
Safety & Security Options
Safety & Security Options
Emergency Assistance Kit +$59
First Aid Kit w/PPE +$25
Interior Options
Interior Options
Carpet Cargo Mat +$100
Carpet Floor Mats +$218
Cargo Tote +$51
All Weather Floor Liners +$218
Cargo Cover +$179
Cargo Liner +$100
JBL Audio w/Integrated Navigation +$1,680
Illuminated Door Sills +$299
Red Leather Interior +$0
Carpet Floor Mats and Cargo Liner Package +$318
Carpet Mat Package +$318
Cargo Net - Envelope +$49
Universal Tablet Holder +$99
Exterior Options
Exterior Options
Rear Bumper Applique +$69
Rear Bumper Protector - Chrome +$135
Alloy Wheel Locks +$80
Tow Hitch Receiver w/Wire Harness +$699
Roof Rack Cross Bars +$350
Paint Protection Film (Front Bumper) +$485
Body Side Moldings +$209
Special Color +$425
Door Edge Guards +$125
Trailer Ball +$20
Tow Hitch Receiver w/Wiring Harness +$699
Paint Protection Film +$395
Ball Mount +$49
Running Boards +$599