Compare 2011 Hyundai Veracruz vs 2011 Toyota Highlander

2011 Hyundai Veracruz
2011 Toyota Highlander
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FWD 4-Door GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door GLS 17 22 $26,908 $28,345
AWD 4-Door GLS 16 21 $28,694 $30,245
FWD 4-Door Limited 17 22 $31,908 $34,395
AWD 4-Door Limited 16 21 $33,472 $36,095
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FWD 4-Door L4 Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door L4 Base 20 25 $25,647 $28,090
FWD 4-Door V6 Base 18 24 $26,700 $29,245
4WD 4-Door V6 Base 17 22 $28,025 $30,695
FWD 4-Door L4 SE 20 25 $29,851 $32,695
FWD 4-Door V6 SE 18 24 $30,905 $33,850
4WD 4-Door V6 SE 17 22 $32,229 $35,300
FWD 4-Door V6 Limited 18 24 $32,498 $35,595
4WD 4-Door V6 Limited 17 22 $33,822 $37,045
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,908
$25,647
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,345
$28,090
Monthly Payment Estimate
$472 / month
$468 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Hyundai Veracruz is spacious and comfortable, though not as sporty or stylistically evolved as the newest competition. The very family-friendly Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid impress us with their space and versatility, but show no sign of enthusiasm.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utililty Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
45.6 42.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.2 59.5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 43.2
Third Head Room (in)
36.1 36.3
Front Hip Room (in)
57.5 56.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
150.6 145.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
56.1 55.0
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.3 40.6
Second Hip Room (in)
57.4 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.6 59.7
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Third Leg Room (in)
31.5 29.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.9 40.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
65.7 64.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
190.6 188.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.9 68.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.7 64.2
Wheelbase (in)
110.4 109.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.6 75.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
86.8 95.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
13.4 10.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
40.0 42.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD - 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x - TBD - 12.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6 19.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 38.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact P245/65R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P245/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P245/65R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
475 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4266 3946
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 19 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.1 8.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
260 @ 6000 187 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
257 @ 4500 186 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.8L/231 2.7L/163
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
SHIFTRONIC NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.39 4.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.20 4.36
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.61
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.15 3.30
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.42
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Veracruz Toyota Highlander
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.67 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.06 1.02
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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