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Toyota Highlander Hybrid
2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
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$38,510
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8.8
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Toyota Venza
2021 Toyota Venza
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$32,470
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8.9
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Volkswagen Touareg
2017 Volkswagen Touareg
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$49,495
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Overview

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 36 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 40 MPG
Hwy: 37 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
26.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Hybrid
2.5L Inline-4 Hybrid
3.6L V6 Gas
Horsepower
186 hp @ 6000 rpm
176 hp @ 5700 rpm
280 hp @ 6200 rpm
Torque
175 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
163 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
266 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,330 lbs
3,847 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs
N/A
7,716 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
36 MPG
39 MPG
19 MPG
City
36 MPG
40 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
35 MPG
37 MPG
23 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.0 Tons/yr
4.6 Tons/yr
9.2 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.1 gallons
14.5 gallons
26.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
615.6 miles
580 miles
448.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
598.5 miles
536.5 miles
607.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.9 in
186.6 in
N/A
Height
68.1 in
65.9 in
68.2 in
Max Width
76 in
73 in
76.4 in
Front Width
65.3 in
N/A
65.2 in
Rear Width
65.4 in
N/A
66 in
Wheelbase
112.2 in
105.9 in
113.9 in
Ground Clearance
8 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
8 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
40.9 in
41.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.2 in
38.6 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59 in
57.4 in
59.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.2 in
54.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
41 in
37.8 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.4 in
39 in
38.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.7 in
56.9 in
56.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57 in
45.2 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
27.7 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Headroom
36.1 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
55 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
45.6 in
N/A
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
84.3 ft³
55.1 ft³
64 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
48.4 ft³
28.8 ft³
32.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16 ft³
28.8 ft³
32.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
N/A
39 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 7"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 7"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65VR18
P225/60HR18
P255/55HR18
Rear Tire
P235/65VR18
P225/60HR18
P255/55HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Moon Dust
  • Opulent Amber
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Black
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Coastal Gray Metallic
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Titanium Glow
  • Black Oak Brown Metallic
  • Canyon Gray Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Deep Red Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Reef Blue Metallic
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Sand Gold Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Graphite, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Boulder, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black Anthracite, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Cornsilk Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles