Silver 2021 Toyota Highlander driving through the meadows

Can a 2021 Toyota Highlander Haul a Boat?

2021 Toyota highlander towing capacity and key features

The all-new 2021 Toyota Highlander has been redefined for a seamless everyday driving experience. This vehicle is a perfect choice for your day-to-day city driving as well as for your weekend getaway where you need to tow your boat to a nearby beach. Read this article by Gale Toyota, Connecticut to learn more about the towing capacity of the 2021 Toyota Highlander.

Can a 2021 Toyota Highlander Haul a Boat?

The 2021 Toyota Highlander comes in 10 different trim levels namely- L, LE, Hybrid LE, XLE, Hybrid XLE, XSE, Limited, Hybrid Limited, Platinum, Hybrid Platinum but today we are going to focus on these three-

  1. Hybrid LE
  2. XLE
  3. Hybrid XLE

The Hybrid LE and the Hybrid XLE have a towing capacity of 3500 lb whereas the XLE has a towing capacity of 5000 lb. On average a 23’ boat weighs somewhere around 3400 lb, so yes one can easily haul a boat on the 2021 Toyota Highlander.

All three of these trims are also equipped with Trailer-Sway Control (TSC) which is an electronic system designed to help the driver keep control of the vehicle in adverse conditions.

2021 Toyota Highlander key features

  1. Toyota Safety Sense™
  2. Star Safety System™
  3. Hill Start Assist Control
  4. Snow Mode + Drive Mode Select (Eco, Normal, Sport)
  5. Available Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  6. Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive (TV-AWD)
  7. Highlander Hybrid has a stunning combined mileage of 36 mpg (EPA estimated)
  8. Multi-Terrain Select available on the AWD models.

[Read more: Safety features of the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid]

Four different modes available for improved traction:

  1. MUD&SAND
  2. ROCK&DIRT
  3. SNOW
  4. NORMAL

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Two 2021 Toyota Highlander driving on a mountain-side road.
White 2021 Toyota Highlander hauling a boat on a road by the lake side.