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Compare 2011 Mazda Tribute vs 2011 Toyota Highlander

2011 Mazda Tribute
2011 Toyota Highlander
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4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Grand Touring
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tribute 4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Grand Touring 20 26 $25,705 $27,455
Tribute 4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Sport 20 26 $22,800 $24,350
Tribute 4WD 4-Door I4 Automatic Touring 20 26 $23,870 $25,495
Tribute 4WD 4-Door V6 Automatic Grand Touring 18 23 $27,212 $29,065
Tribute FWD 4-Door I4 Automatic Grand Touring 21 28 $24,063 $25,700
Tribute FWD 4-Door I4 Automatic Sport 21 28 $21,158 $22,595
Tribute FWD 4-Door I4 Automatic Touring 21 28 $22,229 $23,740
Tribute FWD 4-Door I4 Manual Sport 23 28 $19,250 $20,555
Tribute FWD 4-Door V6 Automatic Grand Touring 19 25 $25,573 $27,315
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4WD 4-Door V6 Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Highlander 4WD 4-Door V6 Base 17 22 $28,025 $30,695
Highlander 4WD 4-Door V6 Limited 17 22 $33,822 $37,045
Highlander 4WD 4-Door V6 SE 17 22 $32,229 $35,300
Highlander FWD 4-Door L4 Base 20 25 $25,647 $28,090
Highlander FWD 4-Door L4 Base 20 25 $25,647 $28,090
Highlander FWD 4-Door L4 SE 20 25 $29,851 $32,695
Highlander FWD 4-Door V6 Limited 18 24 $32,498 $35,595
Highlander FWD 4-Door V6 Base 18 24 $26,700 $29,245
Highlander FWD 4-Door V6 SE 18 24 $30,905 $33,850
Highlander Hybrid 4WD 4-Door 28 28 $35,090 $38,140
Highlander Hybrid 4WD 4-Door Limited 28 28 $40,073 $43,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,705
$28,025
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,455
$30,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$458 / month
$512 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The very family-friendly Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid impress us with their space and versatility, but show no sign of enthusiasm.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 56.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.0 145.7
Second Hip Room (in)
49.1 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 59.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.5 40.1
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 59.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 43.2
Third Head Room (in)
- 36.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.0
Third Leg Room (in)
- 29.9
Third Hip Room (in)
- 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 109.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.1 75.2
Track Width, Front (in)
60.7 64.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
174.9 188.4
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
43.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
70.2 68.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.2 64.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31.4 42.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
37.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
66.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
67.1 95.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 10.3
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
40.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
35.0 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x - TBD - 12.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.5 19.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.96 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.5 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 38.7
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/70TR16 P245/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/70TR16 P245/65R17
Spare Tire Size
T145/90R17 P245/65R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3483 4266
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Temporary 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.9 9.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
171 @ 4500 248 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 3.5L/- TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
171 @ 6000 270 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 4.24
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.52
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.36
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.51 3.48
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.05
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mazda Tribute Toyota Highlander
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 3
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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