2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid – Midsize SUV with Latest Safety Technologies

The all-new Toyota Higher Hybrid is now available in the UAE with an impressive engine option. The modern-day midsize SUV comes packed with a variety of in-cabin amenities for the convenience of the occupants. The exterior of the SUV is rugged with muscular sides, high ground clearance, and a wide-wheel base. The vehicle also assures ultimate safety and enhanced driving experience with its latest safety technologies and driver-assistance systems under the Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+.

With the stylish exterior, comfortable interior, and progressive technologies, the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a standout amongst the hybrid cars segment.

Following is a detailed review of the design, performance, safety features, driver-assistance systems, and a lot more of the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Design of the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

The exterior design has a rugged and bold appeal with a chiseled body that leaves a lasting impression on the road. The interior, on the other hand, is well-sourced with the latest amenities for the comfort of the occupants.


With a muscular character line across the exterior, the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has a commanding presence on the road. The progressive illumination system includes Standard LED Headlights, available auto-leveling LED projector-beam headlights with Daytime running lamps, LED taillights, and LED fog lights. The 18-inch and 20-inches alloy wheels add precision, grip, and traction to on-road and off-road adventures. The front fascia also features a black-painted front grille with a silver-painted surround.

Exterior 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Other notable exterior features include a hands-free power liftgate when you kick the rear bumper, panoramic moonroof, front and rear mudguards, color-keyed outside door handles, color-keyed side rocker panels, grille shutters, rear liftgate windshield defogger and lower molding, and roof rails.

The all-new Toyota Highlander Hybrid is now available in 8 exceptional colors. The available color options include Ruby Flare Pearl, Blizzard Pearl, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Celestial Silver Metallic, Moon Dust, Midnight Black Metallic, Opulent Amber, and Blueprint.


On the inside, the midsize SUV has a comfortable cabin designed with great attention to detail. The seating configuration of the 8-seater includes a standard power-adjustable driver’s seat, available heated second-row seats, and available heated and ventilated front seats for the ultimate comfort of the occupants. The second and third rows can also be folded to increase cargo capacity by 84.3 cubic feet.

Interior 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

The upholstery can be selected from fabric and leather options. The cabin also includes a leather-trimmed shift know and tilt/telescopic steering wheel with audio controls mounted for easy access.

Other notable features include ambient lighting, cup holders, bottle holder, available chrome interior door handles, black interior door handles, power door locks with shift-link automatic lock/unlock feature, and power windows.

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In-cabin Technologies

The all-new Toyota Highlander Hybrid comes laced with a variety of infotainment features that keep the occupants entertained and facilitated throughout the commute. Here are some of the notable infotainment features that the midsize SUV has to offer.

In-cabin Technologies 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

  • 6 speakers
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Amazon Alexa
  • Android Auto
  • 2-inch information display
  • Tri-zone automatic AC
  • 8-inch screen for the display audio
  • Qi-compatible wireless smartphone charging

Performance of 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

The 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid comes equipped with a remarkable 2.5-litre in-line 4-cylinder Hybrid engine that is paired with CVT transmission. The engine can produce 240 horsepower and 237Nm of torque. The vehicle comes with two configurations namely 4WD and FWD. The vehicle can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 8.1 seconds with 4WD and in 8.4 seconds with FWD. The vehicle has a top speed of 200 km/h.

The vehicle comes with five drive modes Normal, ECO, EV, Trail Mode, and Sport that can be chosen depending on the nature of the terrain. The sturdy SUV also comes with an Independent MacPherson strut front suspension with stabilizer bar and trailing-wishbone suspension for better handling.

Safety Features

The 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid ensures the safety of the occupants with its latest safety and driver-assistance technologies. The midsize SUV provides the following technologies with Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ to facilitate the commute for the occupants.

Safety feature 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

  • 7 airbags (dual, front, side, curtain, knee airbags)
  • Road Sign Assist
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Lane Assist
  • Pre-Collision System
  • Lane Departure Assist
  • Stability Control
  • Tyre Pressure Monitor
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • 360 Camera
  • Front Parking Sensors
  • Automatic High Beams

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Price of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid in the UAE

Price of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid in the UAE

The all-new Toyota Highlander Hybrid is now available in the UAE in two trim levels (GXR 4WD & VXR 4WD). The modern-day SUV comes equipped with impressive performance capabilities, the latest safety and driver-assistance technologies, and premium amenities. The vehicle ensures enhanced comfort, convenience, and safety altogether. The starting price of the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid in the UAE is AED 154,900 but it can go higher based on the technologies, customizations, and trim level selected.

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