Red 2020 Toyota Highlander parked by a tree during sunset

Explore every possibility behind the wheel of the 2020 Toyota Highlander. This athletic SUV delivers confident performance and a roomy, versatile interior, and promises to be one of the most exciting vehicles on the road. If the 2020 Highlander has grabbed your attention, but you're struggling to find the perfect trim option, the team at Carlson Toyota can help! In the following 2020 Highlander model comparison, we've taken a closer look at each configuration, highlighting the unique features they bring to the table.

After reading, you can continue your research with our 2020 Highlander review page. If you have additional questions that aren't addressed here, don't hesitate to call (877) 912-4155 or use our online form to get in touch with our Toyota dealership in Coon Rapids, MN.

Head-to-Head Comparisons

If you've narrowed down your choice to two 2020 Highlander models, the following head-to-head comparisons may help in making your final decision.

2020 Toyota HighlanderL

2020 Toyota Highlander L - Blizzard Pearl

Key Features & Specs

The entry to the 2020 Highlander trim lineup, the L sports adventure-ready power and more than enough comfort and tech amenities to satiate both drivers and passengers. If you're hoping to drive home in this impressive SUV with a great price, this is the model option for you. The 2020 Highlander L includes:

  • 3.5L V6 engine producing 295 HP and 21 city / 29 hwy MPG
  • Available AWD
  • Eight-passenger seating configuration
  • LED reflector headlights, tail lights, and stop lights
  • Heated sideview mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators
  • Fabric-trimmed seating
  • 8-in. touchscreen display
  • 4.2-in. color LCD multi-information display
  • Full-speed dynamic radar cruise control
  • Pre-collision system with pedestrian detection
  • Integrated backup camera with projected path
  • Lane departure alert with steering assist
  • Road sign assist
  • Front and rear mudguards (AWD only)
  • Multi-Terrain Select (AWD only)

2020 Toyota HighlanderLE

2020 Toyota Highlander LE - Blueprint

Key Features & Specs

Inside and out, the 2020 Highlander LE sees several upgrades and refinements made to this family-friendly SUV. The Highlander LE includes most features found in the L, as well as:

  • Engine immobilizer alarm
  • Heated sideview mirrors with integrated turn signal and blind spot warning indicators
  • LED fog lights
  • Chrome exterior badging
  • Power liftgate
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob
  • HD Radio
  • Blind spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert

2020 Toyota HighlanderXLE

2020 Toyota Highlander XLE - Ruby Flare

Key Features & Specs

The well-appointed interior of the 2020 Highlander only gets better with the XLE trim configuration, which includes a variety of modern tech and comfort features. In addition to most LE features, the Highlander XLE offers:

  • Standard seven-passenger seating configuration with second-row captain's chairs
  • Low-beam LED daytime running lights
  • 18-in. machined-finish alloy wheels
  • Roof rails
  • Power tilt/slide moonroof
  • SofTex®-trimmed seating
  • Heated front seats
  • Ten-way power driver's seat and four-way power front passenger's seat
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink® universal transceiver
  • Second-row sunshades
  • 7-in. color LED multi-information display
  • Wireless device charging

2020 Highlander Trims Comparisons

Highlander LE vs. XLE

The Highlander LE and XLE both offer an intriguing mix of exterior styling and interior comfort, but there are some key differences you should be aware of before driving either home. The Highlander LE is equipped with an eight-passenger seating configuration and the Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 suite of safety features. Alternatively, the Highlander XLE standardly seats seven passengers. You'll also notice an elevated list of tech amenities in this model option.

2020 Toyota HighlanderLimited

2020 Toyota Highlander Limited - Midnight Black

Key Features & Specs

With heated and ventilated front seats and a heated steering wheel, the 2020 Highlander Limited works to ease the effects of frigid Minnesota winters. Additionally, this Highlander model adds a dynamic navigation system, premium audio, and much more. The Highlander Limited includes:

  • Available dynamic torque vectoring AWD
  • Black-painted front grille with chrome-plated surround
  • Heated sideview mirrors with puddle lights with integrated Highlander logo, integrated turn signal and blind spot warning indicators, and reverse tilt-down memory feature
  • 20-in. Limited composite wheels
  • Hands-free power liftgate
  • Leather-trimmed seating
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Driver memory settings
  • Ambient interior lighting
  • 11-speaker JBL® audio system with Clari-Fi®
  • Dynamic navigation system
  • Integrated backup camera with dynamic gridlines
  • Front and rear parking assist with automated braking

2020 Highlander Trims Comparisons

Highlander XLE vs. Limited

Which of these Highlander trim configurations is best suited to your needs? The 2020 Highlander XLE provides SofTex seating and heated front seats, as well as a power moonroof. The Highlander Limited ups the ante with leather seating and heated and ventilated front seats, plus a JBL® audio system and a parking assist system.

2020 Toyota HighlanderPlatinum

2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum - Moon Dust

Key Features & Specs

The cutting-edge technologies found in the 2020 Toyota Highlander Platinum are sure to impress even the most particular drivers. From the large touchscreen to the latest in safety systems, you'll find it all in the premier Highlander model. The Highlander Platinum improves upon previous trims with:

  • LED projector headlights with adaptive front-lighting system and auto-leveling
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • 20-in. Platinum alloy wheels
  • Power panoramic moonroof
  • Rear bumper scuff plate
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Illuminated front doorsill metal scuff plate
  • Digital rearview mirror with HomeLink® universal transceiver
  • 12.3-in. touchscreen display
  • 10-in. color head-up display
  • Bird's Eye View 360-degree camera

Toyota Highlander Trims for Sale in Coon Rapids, MN

Carlson Toyota is the place to go to find 2020 Toyota Highlander models for sale in Coon Rapids, MN. Browse our varied Highlander inventory, and pair your favorite SUV with an available lease or finance offer. To claim your offer or schedule a test drive, call (877) 912-4155 or send us a message online.

2019 Toyota highlander

With an athletic design and numerous modern amenities, the 2019 Toyota Highlander is anything but boring. The quiet, versatile interior is perfect for families of all sizes, and the powertrain delivers an exciting driving experience. If you're looking to explore the 2019 Highlander's trim lineup, you've come to the right place! The team at Carlson Toyota in Coon Rapids, MN have highlighted each model in this 2019 Highlander trim comparison.

After reading, feel free to browse our Highlander inventory, or find a lease or finance offer to pair with your favorite model. If you have any questions, call (763) 200-7224 or send us a message online, and a Carlson Toyota representative will be happy to help!

MSRP Comparison

Whether it's the practical LE, the luxurious Limited Platinum, or something in between, you'll be able to find the Highlander configuration that fits into your budget. 2019 Highlander trim levels include:

Highlander LE

2019 Toyota Highlander LE

Starting at $31,680 MSRP

Highlander LE Plus

2019 Toyota Highlander LE Plus

Starting at $36,610 MSRP

Highlander XLE

2019 Toyota Highlander XLE

Starting at $39,570 MSRP

Highlander SE

2019 Toyota Highlander SE

Starting at $40,790 MSRP

Highlander Limited

2019 Toyota Highlander Limited

Starting at $42,780 MSRP

Highlander Limited Platinum

2019 Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum

Starting at $45,900 MSRP

Engine & Performance Specs

The 2019 Highlander is standardly equipped with a capable 2.7L I4 engine, while higher trim levels are powered by a confident 3.5L V6. Performance specs for both Highlander engines are as follows:


2.7L 4-cylinder

3.5L V6


185 HP

295 HP


184 lb.-ft.

263 lb.-ft.

Fuel Economy

20 city / 24 hwy MPG

21 city / 27 hwy MPG

Max. Towing Capacity

1,500 lbs. 

5,000 lbs.

Trim Availability


LE Plus, XLE, SE, Limited, Limited Platinum

Interior & Exterior Design

Which 2019 Highlander trim has the style and appointments you desire? Discover how the Highlander models differ, both inside and out, by exploring our handy chart:

2019 Toyota Highlander Interior


Notable Features

Highlander LE

  • Daytime running lights
  • LED taillights
  • Heated sideview mirrors with turn signal lights
  • 18-in. split 5-spoke machined alloy wheels
  • Windshield wiper de-icer
  • Rear spoiler with LED center high-mount stop light
  • Fabric-trimmed seats

Highlander LE Plus

Includes LE features, plus:

  • Integrated fog lights
  • 18-in. split 5-spoke machined alloy wheels with gunmetal-gray finish
  • Flip-up rear hatch window
  • Height-adjustable power liftgate
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver seat with power thigh & lumbar support
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel & shift knob

Highlander XLE

Includes LE Plus features, plus:

  • 18-in. turbine-look alloy wheels with painted finish
  • Chromtec® roof rails
  • Power tilt/slide moonroof
  • Leather-trimmed front & second-row seating
  • Heated front seats
  • 12-way power driver seat & 4-way power front passenger seat
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror

Highlander SE

Includes XLE features, plus:

  • Projector-beam halogen black sport headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Integrated black LED fog lights
  • 19-in. multi-spoke alloy wheels with black finish
  • Dark-painted roof rails
  • Blue LED ambient lighting

Highlander Limited

Includes SE features, plus:

  • Projector-beam halogen smoked chrome headlights
  • Integrated chrome LED fog lights
  • 19-in. 5-spoke Chromtec® alloy wheels
  • Perforated leather-trimmed seating
  • Heated & ventilated front seats

Highlander Limited Platinum

Includes Limited features, plus:

  • Panoramic moonroof with power sunshade
  • 19-in. 5-spoke Dark Chromtec® alloy wheels
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Heated steering wheel

Safety & Technology Features

From responsive safety systems to a suite of advanced tech features, there's plenty to love about the 2019 Highlander. Learn more about what you can enjoy in each Highlander model below:


Notable Features

Highlander LE

  • Integrated backup camera with projected path
  • 4.2-in. LCD multi-information display
  • Dynamic radar cruise control
  • Entune™ Audio infotainment system with 6.1-in. touchscreen display
  • Pre-collision system with pedestrian detection
  • Lane departure alert with steering assist
  • Automatic high beams

Highlander LE Plus

Includes LE features, plus:

  • Entune™ Audio Plus infotainment system with 8-in. HD touchscreen display
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • Blind spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert

Highlander XLE

Includes LE Plus features, plus:

  • HomeLink® universal transceiver
  • 120V AC power outlet
  • Driver Easy Speak voice amplification
  • Integrated navigation & Entune® App Suite
  • HD Radio™

Highlander SE

Includes all XLE features

Highlander Limited

Includes SE features, plus:

  • Driver memory settings
  • Integrated backup camera with dynamic gridlines
  • 12-speaker JBL® GreenEdge™ sound system
  • Rear parking assist sonar

Highlander Limited Platinum

Includes Limited features, plus:

  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Bird's Eye View camera system
  • Safety Connect® emergency assistance system

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