How Much Can The 2023 Toyota Highlander Tow?

April 30th, 2023 by

2023 Toyota Highlander Towing Boat

Being able to tow a boat or camper along our Kenosha roads is one of the perks of owning a remarkable SUV like the new Toyota Highlander. How much can a Toyota Highlander tow? The 2023 Toyota Highlander towing capacity is as much as 5,000 pounds when properly equipped. The Toyota Highlander hybrid towing capacity is nothing to sneeze at, either. What can you tow with that kind of capacity? Let’s take a closer look with the staff at Kenosha Toyota.

How Much Can a Toyota Highlander Tow?

There are two engine options for the Highlander, and they’re both more than a match for Racine traffic. So, how much can a Toyota Highlander tow when you opt for the hybrid model? We’ve listed the Toyota Highlander towing capacity for each powertrain option below:

2023 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

2.4L 4-Cylinder Turbocharged Gas Engine

  • 265 hp 
  • 310 lb-ft of torque 
  • 8-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission
  • Stop and Start engine system
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity

2.5L L4HV Hybrid Engine System

  • 186 hp 
  • 175 lb-ft of torque
  • Electronically controlled continuously variable transmission
  • 3,500-pound towing capacity

What You Can Tow With The 2023 Toyota Highlander

So, what can the 5,000-pound 2023 Toyota Highlander towing capacity handle? More than you might think. This is the ideal SUV to take the family camping or fishing on the weekend. Here are just some of the things the Highlander can tow along our Waukegan, IL roads:

What Can the 2023 Toyota Highlander Tow with Its 5,000-Pound Towing Capacity?

  • A-frame camper
  • Teardrop trailer
  • Small enclosed utility trailer
  • Small open utility trailer
  • Tow dolly
  • Fishing boat trailer
  • Motorcycle trailer
  • Jet ski trailer
  • Canoe/Kayak trailer

Check Out The New Toyota Highlander at Kenosha Toyota

So, what will you hook up to the back of your Toyota Highlander? You can start your adventures by coming down and taking one of these impressive SUVs for a test drive. We’d be glad to put you behind the wheel of a Highlander of your own. We’re just down the road from Milwaukee. So, stop in or contact us today!


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