If there’s one thing you need to know about the redesigned 2020 Toyota Highlander, it’s that current Toyota Highlander owners are probably going to love it. In most respects, it is a better mid-size three-row crossover suv than before, with a greater sense of style, significantly improved technology, and a dramatically upgraded Hybrid offering.
Looking beyond Toyota’s existing owner base, the new 2020 Highlander faces a longer list of competitors than ever. Some have more interior room and comfort, some provide better value, some deliver superior on-pavement performance, some go farther off-road, and some tow more weight. But none of them blend the Highlander’s deserved reputation for reliability with up to 36 miles per gallon in combined driving. Speaking of fuel economy, let’s dive right into the 10 things you need to know about the 2020 Toyota Highlander, beginning with a discussion of the impressive Highlander Hybrid.