2021 Toyota Highlander Configurations

December 17th, 2020 by

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The Toyota Highlander is one of the larger Toyota SUV models, which makes it an ideal vehicle for Capitola families that want an affordable and capable vehicle. However, with ten trim levels to choose from it can be intimidating to find the perfect match for your everyday needs. Explore each of the 2021 Toyota Highlander configurations with Santa Cruz Toyota below, then find the right Toyota Highlander price for your budget when you use our new vehicle specials!


2021 Toyota Highlander L

Starting with the Toyota Highlander L, each Highlander configuration comes with the new Toyota Safety Sense 2.5+ (TSS-2.5+), a powerful 295-hp 3.5L V6 engine, and enough space for three rows of passengers. The entry-level Highlander L has a Toyota Highlander price of $34,810* MSRP, and these features:

  • $34,810* Starting MSRP
  • LED headlights with intelligent automatic high beams
  • Standard seating for eight passengers
  • Smart Key System with Push Button Start
  • Toyota SafetySense™ 2.5+ (TSS 2.5+), which includes a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Road Sign Assist, and more
  • Five USB Ports
2021 Toyota Highlander L

2021 Toyota Highlander LE

The Toyota Highlander LE offers a few more features than the base Highlander L model without adding too much to the Toyota Highlander price. The Highlander Hybrid models are also introduced beginning with the LE trim level, mirroring their standard-powertrain counterparts in design and available features:

  • $37,010* Starting MSRP
  • Hybrid LE option for $38,410* MSRP
  • LED fog lights
  • Leather-trimmed shift knob and steering wheel
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Power Liftgate that’s height adjustable and with jam protection
2021 Toyota Highlander LE

2021 Toyota Highlander XLE

The 2021 Toyota Highlander configurations continue with the Highlander XLE. This Highlander trim level receives significant upgrades in interior comfort and design with the following features:

  • $39,810 Starting MSRP*
  • Hybrid XLE option for $41,210*
  • 18-inch machine-finished alloy wheels
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar support
  • 7-inch color LCD multi-information display (MID)
  • Heated front-row seats
  • SofTex-trimmed front and rear seats
  • Wireless smartphone charging
2021 Toyota Highlander XLE

2021 Toyota Highlander XSE

The Toyota Highlander XSE is a new 2021 Toyota Highlander trim level and offers more aggressive exterior styling and a sport-designed powertrain. This model does not have a hybrid counterpart, but trim-exclusive features help the Highlander XSE stand out on Santa Cruz roads.

  • $41,405* Starting MSRP
  • 20-inch machined-face alloy wheels
  • Aggressive mesh front grille with a sporty front bumper and lower spoiler
  • Rear lower bumper in a grey metallic finish with chrome lower-spoiler trim
  • Twin-tip exhaust
  • Color-keyed side rocker panels with chrome lower trim
  • Black roof rails
  • Unique SoftTex®-trimmed or leather-trimmed front and second-row seats
2021 Toyota Highlander XSE

2021 Toyota Highlander Limited

The Toyota Highlander Limited is the ideal Highlander model for Monterey drivers who want everyday comfort. See the premium features that are offered on the Highlander Limited below:

  • $43,765* Starting MSRP
  • Hybrid Limited option for $45,165*
  • Dynamic Navigation
  • Premium Audio
  • Color-keyed heated power outside mirrors equipped with a set of new features on their terms
  • Leather-trimmed seats with heated and ventilated front seats
2021 Toyota Highlander Limited

2021 Toyota Highlander Platinum

Toyota Highlander Platinum is a must-have for Aptos drivers who want it all. Premium technology features and luxury interior materials make this Highlander perfect for everyday rides or your cross-country trips. Explore the Toyota Highlander price and features on the Highlander Platinum below:

  • $46,965* Starting MSRP
  • Hybrid Platinum option for $48,365*
  • Heated second-row captain’s chairs
  • 10-inch color Head-Up Display
  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Bird’s Eye View Camera with dynamic gridlines
  • Adaptive Front-Lighting System on LED projector headlights
  • Power panoramic view moonroof with sunshade, one-touch open/close, and jam protection
  • Best-in-class 12.3-inch touchscreen display
2021 Toyota Highlander Platinum

Test Drive the 2021 Highlander Near Santa Cruz Today

Now that you know how much the Toyota Highlander price is and what to expect on each of the 2021 Toyota Highlander trim levels, contact our team to schedule a test drive in this beloved mid-size SUV! Apply for financing online to begin the car buying process, then read our car buying tips to learn more! Check out the 2021 Toyota Highlander colors to learn more.

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*MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $995 for Cars (Yaris HB, Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV, Supra), $1,175 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,365 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,595 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary..

**Based on EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.