How Much Can a Toyota Highlander Tow?

May 6th, 2023 by
2023 Toyota Highlander Towing Boat

Want a family-friendly SUV that lets you go on adventures just as easily as handling daily commutes? The 2023 Toyota Highlander has what you need. This new vehicle offers a spacious and open cabin as well as plenty of room for road trips across the country or weekly errands around Parker.



Yes, the interior of the new Toyota Highlander is a nice place to spend time. But you want it to have good performance, too. How much can a Toyota Highlander tow?

The 2023 Toyota Highlander towing capacity can reach up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped. That towing capacity happens across the entire lineup and all trims. It’ll upgrade your Bullhead City drives and cross-country adventures. Discover the details of the 2023 Toyota Highlander towing capacity with our guide from Anderson Toyota!

2023 Toyota Highlander Engine Specifications

For the 2023 model year, the Toyota Highlander provides a new standard thanks to the turbocharged 4-cylinder engine designed for maximum fuel efficiency without sacrificing performance. In fact, you’ll find that there’s plenty of power to enjoy when you’re driving the new Toyota Highlander around Kingman.

Even better, this new SUV provides the torque you need for towing a trailer behind your Toyota Highlander. Now we’ve answered, “How much can a Toyota Highlander tow?”

Take a look at the engine specifications that allow the Toyota Highlander to have great towing capabilities:

  • 2.4L turbocharged I4 engine
  • 265 hp
  • 310 lb-ft of torque
  • D-4S fuel injection system
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity

2023 Toyota Highlander Safety Features & Towing Technology

While the 2023 Toyota Highlander towing capacity impresses many drivers, it also features a wide range of safety and high-tech features that you can take advantage of when you’re driving in Lake Havasu City. When you combine those safety features with advanced towing technology, it’s clear this SUV prepares you for nearly any adventure you throw at it.

Towing performance is important. But you need to tow trailers safely. The Highlander has plenty of innovative technology and high-level engineering to make towing easier and safer.

Here are some of the safety and towing features that augment the 2023 Toyota Highlander’s towing capacity:

  • Trail-Sway Control
  • Advanced backup camera
  • Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD
  • Hill Start Assist Control
  • Direct Shift-8AT 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Front/rear disk brakes

Experience the New Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

Learning about the Toyota Highlander’s towing capacity is one thing. But you need to experience it in person to truly understand it. Contact us or call 866-436-5356 to schedule a test drive of this capable new SUV.

While we have your attention, apply for financing and tap into our payment calculator to find out your budget. We’re happy to help in any way we can!


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