The Highlander and Grand Highlander's basic and hybrid powertrains are identical.

However, the Grand Highlander may be equipped with Toyota's Hybrid Max engine, which is derived from the Crown sedan and can be employed in a variety of vehicles, including trucks and SUVs. A 2.4-liter turbo-4

engine powers both the Highlander basic model and the standard 2024 Toyota Tacoma. It boasts 310 pound-feet of torque and 265 horsepower. It is noisy.

compared to hybrids when combined with an 8-speed automatic gearbox and front-wheel

drive, but the early delivery of torque provides enough of power for passing moves. It takes 7.5 seconds for the

Grand Highlander to accelerate from zero to sixty mph. It has a 5,000-pound towing capability.