Today, Toyota has announced that the Highlander SUV will be coming to the UK by 2021 for the first time, in a hybrid all-wheel-drive configuration. The new Highlander, when it goes on sale will be the first version to come to the UK, being only offered in the US and some regions in Europe before.

The Highlander shares the same platform as the Camry, which is also offered here in the UK, and when it goes on sale in 2021 the Highlander will only have one engine option and one transmission option, being a 241bhp petrol engine, with a hybrid system too and four-wheel-drive. The Highlander will gave a Trail mode for off roading as well as an EV only mode for city use.

The Highlander comes with a raft of up to date in car infotainment, including support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto with USB ports for up front and in the back for passengers.

No pricing information is available yet, Toyota will be revealing this closer to the release date.