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Toyota Highlander
2021 Toyota Highlander
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$35,085
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.6
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Toyota Land Cruiser
2021 Toyota Land Cruiser
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$85,665
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.9
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Volkswagen Touareg
2017 Volkswagen Touareg
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$49,495
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
5.7L V8 Gas
Engine
3.6L V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 17 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 23 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
24.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
26.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
5.7L V8 Gas
3.6L V6 Gas
Horsepower
295 hp @ 6600 rpm
381 hp @ 5600 rpm
280 hp @ 6200 rpm
Torque
263 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
401 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
266 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,145 lbs
N/A
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
5,000 lbs
8,100 lbs
7,716 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
14 MPG
19 MPG
City
21 MPG
13 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
17 MPG
23 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.5 Tons/yr
12.7 Tons/yr
9.2 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
24.6 gallons
26.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
375.9 miles
319.8 miles
448.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
519.1 miles
418.2 miles
607.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.9 in
194.9 in
N/A
Height
68.1 in
74 in
68.2 in
Max Width
76 in
78 in
76.4 in
Front Width
65.3 in
64.9 in
65.2 in
Rear Width
65.4 in
64.7 in
66 in
Wheelbase
112.2 in
112.2 in
113.9 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
8 seater
8 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
42.9 in
41.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
41.2 in
38.3 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
59 in
61 in
59.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
57.2 in
59.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
41 in
34.4 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.4 in
38.9 in
38.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.7 in
61.1 in
56.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
57 in
58.6 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
27.7 in
28.3 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
36.1 in
35.8 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
55 in
62.3 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
45.6 in
56.6 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
84.3 ft³
81.7 ft³
64 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
48.4 ft³
43 ft³
32.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16 ft³
16.1 ft³
32.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
38.7 ft
39 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65VR18
P285/60VR18
P255/55HR18
Rear Tire
P235/65VR18
P285/60VR18
P255/55HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Full-Size
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • 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, Semi-Aniline Perforated Leather-Trimmed Seating
  • Terra, Semi-Aniline Perforated Leather-Trimmed Seating
  • Black Anthracite, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Cornsilk Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
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
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
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
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

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
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
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