2022 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

May 2nd, 2022 by
2022 Toyota Highlander in Celestial Silver Metallic


If you’re like a lot of Freehold drivers, you like to tow your boat or jet skis out to the lake on the weekend. Can thenew Toyota Highlander handle that? You’ll be glad to know that the 2022 Toyota Highlander towing capacity reaches an impressive 5,000 pounds when equipped with the 3.5L V6 gas engine. The Highlander Hybrid is no slacker in the towing department, either. Let’s delve into the details.



2022 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity by Engine Type

There is a hybrid version of the new Highlander, and it’s pretty powerful for its class. Both the Highlander andHighlander Hybrid have impressive trailering capabilities, though you’ll get the maximum Toyota Highlander towing capacity if you opt for the conventional gas engine. Here’s how the towing capacity breaks out by fuel type:

2022 Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity

  • Gas Engine – 5,000 pounds
  • Hybrid Engine – 3,500 pounds

2022 Toyota Highlander Engine Specs

The impressive Toyota Highlander towing capacity is due to its impressive engines. Here are the engines used in the regular gas and hybrid versions:

Regular Gas Engine Specs

  • Engine – 3.5L V6
  • Horsepower – 295 hp
  • Torque- 263 lb-ft

Hybrid Engine Specs

  • Engine – 2.5L L4HV
  • Horsepower – 243 hp
  • Torque – 175 lb-ft

What the Toyota Highlander Can Tow

What can you tow with the 5,000-pound Toyota Highlander towing capacity? A lot! You can take your ATVs or boat out to the lake this weekend. Here’s a partial list of what you can tow:

What the Toyota Highlander Towing Capacity Can Tow

  • A-frame camper
  • Teardrop trailer
  • Small enclosed utility trailer
  • Small open utility trailer
  • Tow dolly
  • Bass boat
  • Jon boat
  • Motorcycle
  • Jet ski
  • Canoes
  • Kayaks

Highlander Performance Features

Experienced Toms River drivers who do a lot of towing can tell you that the right features make all of the difference. Here are just a few of the features available on the Highlander that can help make towing safer and easier:

  • Trailer Sway Control
  • Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD
  • AWD Integrated Management
  • Downhill Assist Control
  • Hill Start Assist Control

Check Out the New Toyota Highlander at Galaxy Toyota of Eatontown

Are you ready to hitch your trailer up to the Toyota Highlander? Why not come down and take it for a test drive? And, if you’d like to learn about the capabilities of other Toyota models, check out the impressive towing capacity of the Toyota Tundra. We’re eager to help you take home your next vehicle. We’re conveniently located near Long Branch, so stop in or give us a call today!


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