2016 Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota 4Runner

When it comes to finding the perfect Toyota, you really can’t go wrong. While that may be the case, some models may be better suited to fit your lifestyle. If you’re in the market for a full-size SUV, Toyota offers a couple quality options. In order to assist you in the research process, we decided to compare the 2016 Toyota Highlander and the 2016 Toyota 4Runner. Both models are large, in charge and fit for a family, but when it comes down to the nitty gritty, there are a few differences to take into account.

The first difference between the models can be found on the pricetag. The base models of the vehicles are a few thousand dollars apart, with the 4Runner at the higher end. This isn’t unjustified, as the model offers plenty of extra safety features and power abilities. Under the hood, another difference is found.

The 2016 Highlander offers drivers a 2.7-Liter Inline 4 engine that cranks out a whopping 185 horsepower, while the 2016 4Runner provides a 4.0-Liter V6 engine that offers 270 horsepower. At nearly 100 more horsepower, the 4Runner offers more to drivers who want to plunge ahead quickly.

2016 Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota 4Runner comparison

2016 Toyota Highlander vs. 2016 Toyota 4Runner
$31,390 MSRP $34,710
2.7-Liter Inline 4 Base Engine 4.0-Liter V6
185 Horsepower Horsepower 270 Horsepower
20/25 (City/HWY) Fuel Economy 17/22  (City/HWY)

2016 Toyota Highlander fuel rating

While the newest 4Runner offers more oomph, the Highlander is ready to offer more to those who want an efficient ride. The 2016 model can reach up to 20 miles per gallon in the city and 25 on the highway, without breaking a sweat. The 4Runner comes in at 17 miles per gallon in the city and 22 on the highway, so there may be a few more stops at the fuel pump.

Both models offer Bluetooth technology, Stability Control, Traction Control and more! If you’re curious to test drive either of these Toyota SUVs, visit Hiland Toyota today! We can’t wait to get you into the Toyota of your dreams!

2016 Toyota Highlander side view exterior
2016 Highlander cargo space
2016 4Runner interior infotainment system
2016 Toyota 4Runner front view