The 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV comes in only 1 body type: SUV. The Highlander Hybrid SUV is available in 4 different trim level options: LE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum. The LE is the base trim level option, while the Platinum is the highest, most expensive configuration.

Which Toyota Highlander Hybrid Trim Level Should I Buy?

The 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is available in 4 trim levels. The base trim, the LE, has an MSRP starting at $38,410. It has a powerlifting tailgate, leather-wrapped steering wheel, an 8-inch touchscreen with infotainment six-speaker audio system, and an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat.

The highest trim level is the Platinum, which has a starting MSRP of $48,365. It offers larger alloy wheels, second-row heated seats, a 10-inch head-up display, panoramic sunroof, and rain-sensing windshield wipers.

We recommend opting for the second model, the XLE, as the price increase is small for a wealth of additional features.

XLE Trim Review & Test Drive [Video]


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In this guide, we will breakdown the differences between each Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV configuration and help you determine which trim level to purchase.

What's the Difference Between 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Trim Levels?

Below is a table comparing some of the major features for the most popular Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV trim levels.

Toyota Highlander Hybrid Invoice and Market Prices by Trim

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best Toyota Highlander Hybrid Trim?

We recommend opting for the second model, the XLE, as the price increase is small for a wealth of additional features.

What are the different trim levels for a Toyota Highlander Hybrid?

The Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV is available in 4 different trim level options: LE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum.

What is the most basic Toyota Highlander Hybrid model?

The Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV Type starts at $38,410. The LE is the base trim level option, while the Platinum is the highest, most expensive configuration.

What are similar models to the Toyota Highlander Hybrid Trim?

Some similar models include the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, and Honda Pilot.