2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

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Toyota Highlander Hybrid highlights

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  • Car-like driving experience
  • Great hybrid performance
  • Minivan-equivalent cargo volume


  • Third-row seating is small
  • Engine noise is unrefined at heavy throttle
  • Cargo room lacking with third-row up

Mileage (EPA estimate)

35 city, 34 highway, 35 combined

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The ultimate family SUV

There's not much you won't be able to do in a 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, thanks to innovative design, functional interior space, and in-demand technology. Elegantly designed and packed with lots of features, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid is ready for a modern lifestyle. A quiet gasoline engine is paired with Toyota's latest hybrid platform, making the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid a fuel-sipping family hauler. Hybrid vehicles make a great choice if you're looking to live a greener lifestyle or just want to go further between fill-ups.

The standard 2.5L V4 has plenty of power on tap to handle towing and hauling toys. Bring the whole family with three rows of seating, or fold seats flat for large-item transport. Navigate tight parking spaces with rear cross-traffic alerts, standard from the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE.

Get confident traction in various weather or road conditions with the available AWD and multiple terrain modes. Get in-demand features like wireless charging, auto-dimming rearview mirror, second-row sunshades, and an eight-inch touchscreen in the mid-trim 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE. A host of driver aids, like adaptive cruise control, lane tracing assist, and pre-collision braking with pedestrian detection are in every 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid model. Loaded with features, functionality, and fun, regardless of what you need—the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is an excellent SUV up to the task.

While we currently do not have many 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrids on our lots, we look forward to selling more in the future. If you love the 2022 model, you should also consider prior model years of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid with similar features.

All Toyota Highlander Hybrid years

What is new for the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid?

  • The Highlander Hybrid is available in a variety of new trims, including the Bronze Edition, Hybrid Bronze Edition FWD (GS), and XLE Bronze.

2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid trims

Curious how Toyota Highlander Hybrid trims differ? Use our side-by-side vehicle comparison to see the differences and similarities


  • Standard trim includes LED fog lights, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, power tailgate, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, and more.


  • Adds a power sunroof, wireless charging, second-row sunshades, heated front seats, and more.


  • Adds to XLE features a hands-free power tailgate, leather front seats, heated steering wheel, navigation, and more.


  • Adds adaptive headlights, a power panoramic sunroof, ventilated front seats, a heads-up display, and more.

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5 reasons to buy the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

1. Hybrid tech that gets you further

2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: Engine

There's a whole new system under the hood of a 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, and the results are impressive. If you're thinking "should I buy a hybrid SUV?" the Highlander has your answer. Despite being a three-row, family-hauling SUV, the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid FWD gets an incredible EPA-estimated 36 mpg combined fuel mileage.

 When equipped with AWD, the EPA-estimated fuel economy drops slightly to 35 mpg combined.
 Both versions achieve an EPA-estimated 35 mpg on the highway, making you spend less time at the pumps.

2. A modern SUV for a modern family

2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: Entertainment screen

Staying connected on the road is easier than ever in a 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. Popular features on the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE include wireless phone charging, an eight-inch infotainment system, and smartphone connectivity. Keep your devices charged in one of the five USB charge ports. A large ten-inch heads-up display provides helpful feedback, including on the top Platinum 2022 Toyota Highlander trim. An available Wi-Fi hotspot keeps everyone connected while on the go, standard on every 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid trim.

3. Driver aids as standard

2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: Speedometer

You may be looking for popular driving aids and wondering what trim you can find them on. In a 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, every model gets a suite of driver aids as standard, including adaptive cruise control, automatic high beams, and a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection. But, there's more: the standard feature suite also includes road sign detection and even lane tracing assist, which keeps the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid centered in a lane.

4. Power for towing and hauling

2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: Cargo space

If you're looking for a family hauler with the power to tow your favorite toys, the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has you covered. Buying a hybrid doesn't mean sacrificing hauling power because the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has an estimated towing capacity of 3,500 pounds when properly equipped, plenty for moving day, furniture shopping, or luggage for 8 passengers.

5. Comfortable interior for the whole crew

2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: Front cab of vehicle

Whether you're a large family, taking the crew out for a ride, or loading up the grandkids, the 2022 Toyota Highlander comes in seven- and eight-passenger configurations. The comfortable seats—available in cloth or leather—have generous headroom and plenty of legroom to fit passengers of any size. Finally, a power full-length panoramic sunroof makes the interior feel larger and brighter, making the sky the limit for interior space.

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Toyota Highlander Hybrid features and specs

XLE Bronze 2WD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leatherette & Cloth
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Quad Seats
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Third Row Seat
  • Traction Control
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Overall length






Leg room

F 42"/M 41"/R 27.7"

Head room

F 39.6"/M 39.4"/R 36.1"

Front tires


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Seating capacity


Max towing capacity

350/3500 lbs.



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Color options

2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: Color options

Exterior colors:

  • Blueprint

  • Celestial Silver Metallic

  • Cement

  • Magnetic Gray Metallic

  • Midnight Black Metallic

  • Moon Dust

  • Opulent Amber

  • Ruby Flare Pearl

  • Wind Chill Pearl

Interior colors:

  • Black

  • Glazed Caramel

  • Graphite

  • Harvest Beige

Interior details

Whether you get the interior of the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid in cloth, SoftTec, or leather, you'll get comfortable seating in all three rows. While space might be tight in the third row, there's still lots of room for kids and teens. At 16 cu-ft, there is decent space for luggage, groceries, or whatever needs to get brought along. If you fold all the seats flat, you'll get a whopping 84.3 cu-ft of space—that's plenty for ski gear, a bicycle, and more.

Child seat details

You can get up to four child seats into a 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid; one in the third-row and three across the second-row seats. Seven-passenger models reduce the number of child seats to three. Access to tethers and anchors is easy and requires little force. The position in the third row only has tether anchors, so a seatbelt must get used in place of lower anchors. The spacious interior will make getting bulky child seats in and out of the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid easy.


For the 2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, a 2.5L four-cylinder gas engine and electric motor combine for 243 hp, giving you a surprisingly pleasant driving experience both around town and at highway speeds. The 2022 Highlander Hybrid gets an EPA-estimated 35 mpg highway and 36 mpg city fuel economy, providing fuel-sipping performance in a sleek package.

Year comparison

2008-2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid (second generation)

In the final year of its second generation, the 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has a powerful V6 engine, a functional interior, and plenty of space for up to seven passengers. Added for the 2013 model year is the Plus model trim which expands the features available to mid-trim buyers. Air conditioning, Bluetooth® connectivity, and 17-inch alloys are standard.

2014-2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid (third generation)

Quieter, more powerful, and loaded with more technology than the previous generation, the 2014-2019 Toyota Highlander is an excellent family-hauler or towing vehicle. Standard equipment includes a 6.1-inch touchscreen, while the XLE and Limited trim let you broadcast your Bluetooth microphone to the rear seats. A towing package was added to the list of standard equipment in 2016.

2020-2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid (fourth generation)

A longer body than the 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid gives the 2020-2022 Toyota Hybrid Highlander increased cargo space behind the third row, up from 13.8 to 16.1 cu-ft. A pair of new engine options and transmission pairings boost the 2020-2022 Toyota Highlander Hybrid's ability to go further between pumps. Smartphone connectivity is standard equipment for the first time.

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