Compare 2021 Chrysler Pacifica vs 2020 Toyota Highlander

2021 Chrysler Pacifica
2020 Toyota Highlander
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Hybrid Limited FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Pacifica Hybrid Limited FWD N/A N/A $47,132 $48,985
Pacifica Hybrid Pinnacle N/A N/A $52,306 $54,490
Pacifica Hybrid Touring FWD N/A N/A $42,073 $43,605
Pacifica Hybrid Touring L FWD N/A N/A $44,338 $46,015
Pacifica Limited AWD 17 25 $47,963 $49,870
Pacifica Limited FWD 19 28 $44,133 $45,795
Pacifica Pinnacle AWD 17 25 $52,928 $55,150
Pacifica Pinnacle FWD 19 28 $48,833 $50,795
Pacifica Touring AWD 17 25 $38,375 $39,670
Pacifica Touring FWD 19 28 $35,560 $36,675
Pacifica Touring L AWD 17 25 $41,236 $42,715
Pacifica Touring L FWD 19 28 $38,422 $39,720
Voyager L FWD 19 28 $27,618 $28,160
Voyager LX FWD 19 28 $30,393 $30,870
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Hybrid LE AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Highlander Hybrid LE AWD 35 35 $36,489 $39,800
Highlander Hybrid LE FWD 36 35 $35,022 $38,200
Highlander Hybrid Limited AWD 35 34 $43,090 $47,000
Highlander Hybrid Limited FWD 36 35 $41,302 $45,050
Highlander Hybrid Platinum AWD 35 34 $46,025 $50,200
Highlander Hybrid Platinum FWD 36 35 $44,237 $48,250
Highlander Hybrid XLE AWD 35 34 $39,056 $42,600
Highlander Hybrid XLE FWD 36 35 $37,589 $41,000
Highlander L AWD 20 27 $33,050 $36,200
Highlander L FWD 21 29 $31,589 $34,600
Highlander LE AWD 20 27 $35,059 $38,400
Highlander LE FWD 20 28 $33,598 $36,800
Highlander Limited AWD 20 27 $41,633 $45,600
Highlander Limited FWD 21 29 $39,853 $43,650
Highlander Platinum AWD 20 27 $44,555 $48,800
Highlander Platinum FWD 21 29 $42,775 $46,850
Highlander XLE AWD 20 27 $37,616 $41,200
Highlander XLE FWD 21 29 $36,155 $39,600

Pricing

Invoice Price

$47,132
$36,489

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$48,985
$39,800

Monthly Payment Estimate

$816 / month
$663 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

7.2
7.2

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2021 Chrysler Pacifica is ready for anything your family may throw at it, from crumbs and half-eaten gummy bears to winter travel. The 2020 Toyota Highlander puts practicality above all else, but handling and styling make worthwhile cameos.

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Fuel Economy

City

Coming Soon 35 mpg

Highway

Coming Soon 35 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Minivans 2WD Standard SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room (in)

63 58.7

Front Leg Room (in)

41.1 40.4

Passenger Volume (ft³)

165 141.3

Third Head Room (in)

38.7 36.1

Front Hip Room (in)

59 57.2

Third Shoulder Room (in)

61.2 55

Second Leg Room (in)

39 41

Front Head Room (in)

40.1 39.9

Passenger Capacity

7 8

Second Hip Room (in)

64.8 57

Front Shoulder Room (in)

63.8 59

Third Leg Room (in)

36.5 27.7

Second Head Room (in)

39.6 39.4

Third Hip Room (in)

49.5 45.6

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in)

5.1 8

Length, Overall (in)

204.3 194.9

Height, Overall (in)

69.9 68.1

Track Width, Rear (in)

68.2 65.4

Wheelbase (in)

121.6 112.2

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

79.6 76

Track Width, Front (in)

68.2 65.3

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

32.3 16

Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)

47.6 -

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

87.5 48.4

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

48.8 -

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

140.5 84.3

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13 13.3

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

13 13.3

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

16.5 17.1

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

39.7 37.4

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Rear Tire Size

P235/65HR17 P235/65SR18

Rear Tire Order Code

TMK NA

Front Tire Size

P235/65HR17 P235/65SR18

Spare Tire Size

NA Compact

Front Tire Order Code

TMK NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

5010 4465

Wheels

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

17 X 7 18 X 8

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

17 X 7 18 X 8

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

650 -

Engine

Displacement

3.6 L/220 2.5 L/152

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

260 243 @ 6000

Engine Type

Gas/Electric V-6 Gas/Electric I-4

Fuel System

Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection

Engine Order Code

EH3 NA

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

- 175 @ 4400

Mileage

Estimated Battery Range (mi)

32 -

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

30 35

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined

82 -

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

- 35

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

- 35

Transmission

Trans Description Cont.

CVT CVT w/OD

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.59 -

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Trans Type

1 1

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Trans Order Code

DFQ NA

Summary

Vehicle Name

Chrysler Pacifica Toyota Highlander

Body Style

Passenger Van Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear

Trailing Arm Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Trailing Arm Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- 3500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- 3500

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

- 3500

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- 350

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- 350

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

- 5.1

Crash Test Ratings

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

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