A man getting into the front of a red 2021 Toyota Highlander.

2021 Toyota Highlander: What’s New?

What New Features Are Available in the 2021 Toyota Highlander?

As Toyota’s flagship model, the Toyota Highlander provides the space and performance for the ideal all-around option. Plus, it’s well-known safety features and interior technology lineup make it one of the more impressive three-row SUVs on the market. But with the new arrival of the 2021 Toyota Highlander, what new features have been added? We at Gale Toyota look into the revamped model below:

2021 Toyota Highlander XSE Trim Level Arrives

An entirely new trim level has been added to the 2021 Toyota Highlander, called the XSE trim. Rating as the fourth-highest trim level (six total), the model adds both larger tire options as well as SofTex®-Trimmed seating. Like other models, XSE trim options provide up to 21 City / 29 Highway estimated MPG. Those interested in the trim level also receive Heated Front Seats, as well as:

  • 20-inch Machined-Face Alloy Wheels
  • Black Roof Rails
  • Twin-Tip Exhaust
  • Aggressive Mesh Front Grille with Sporty Front Bumper
  • Sport-Tuned Suspension
A man sitting in the front of a 2021 Toyota Highlander.

Added Safety Features to the 2021 Toyota Highlander

Beyond the trim level addition, a major addition to the 2021 Toyota highlander includes an improvement upon its safety features. LED Projection headlamps are now standard equipment, whereas previous model years equipped it on mid-tier models. On top of this, the 2021 model will receive the Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5+ package – an enhanced version of the previous model. This option includes a vast quantity of safety features, which includes:

  • Enhanced Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Road Sign Assist
  • Full Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Lane Keeping Technology with Lane Departure Alert
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Sway Warning System
  • Automatic High Beams

Purchase or Lease a 2021 Toyota Highlander Model at Gale Toyota!

With new features equipped to standard models and an additional trim to get excited about, the 2021 Toyota highlander is a great option for young couples and empty nesters alike. Stop into Gale Toyota in the Enfield, CT area to find select models. Plus, you can utilize our website to do additional research on each model we have through our online inventory.


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