Compare 2016 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Dodge Durango

2016 Toyota Highlander
2016 Dodge Durango
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FWD 4-Door I4 LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door I4 LE 20 25 $27,837 $30,490
FWD 4-Door V6 LE 19 25 $29,229 $32,015
AWD 4-Door V6 LE 18 24 $30,563 $33,475
FWD 4-Door V6 LE Plus 19 25 $31,403 $34,395
AWD 4-Door V6 LE Plus 18 24 $32,736 $35,855
FWD 4-Door V6 XLE 19 25 $34,069 $37,315
AWD 4-Door V6 XLE 18 24 $35,403 $38,775
FWD 4-Door V6 Limited 19 25 $37,356 $40,915
AWD 4-Door V6 Limited 18 24 $38,690 $42,375
FWD 4-Door V6 Limited Platinum 19 25 $39,744 $43,530
AWD 4-Door V6 Limited Platinum 18 24 $41,077 $44,990
AWD 4-Door Limited 27 28 $43,705 $47,870
AWD 4-Door Limited Platinum 27 28 $46,094 $50,485
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2WD 4-Door SXT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SXT 19 27 $30,305 $30,495
AWD 4-Door SXT 18 25 $32,855 $33,095
2WD 4-Door Limited 19 27 $35,741 $36,995
AWD 4-Door Limited 18 25 $38,239 $39,595
2WD 4-Door Citadel 19 27 $39,740 $41,295
2WD 4-Door Citadel Anodized Platinum 19 27 $39,740 $41,295
2WD 4-Door R/T 14 22 $40,391 $41,995
AWD 4-Door Citadel 18 25 $42,238 $43,895
AWD 4-Door Citadel Anodized Platinum 18 25 $42,238 $43,895
AWD 4-Door R/T 14 22 $42,889 $44,595
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,837
$30,305
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,490
$30,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$508 / month
$508 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Toyota Highlander isn't all that exciting to look at or to drive, but it's very versatile and handsome enough to be a great minivan alternative. The 2016 Dodge Durango hits a sweet spot between crossovers and SUVs—if you're willing to overlook the thirst, that is.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD -
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
35.9 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
144.9 -
Front Hip Room (in)
57.2 57
Third Shoulder Room (in)
55 50.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
57.1 56
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 58.5
Third Leg Room (in)
27.7 31.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.9 39.8
Third Hip Room (in)
45.6 42.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 75.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 63.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 8.1
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 119.8
Height, Overall (in)
68.1 70.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 64.1
Liftover Height (in)
- 32.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.3 47.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.7 84.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
13.8 17.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
13.8 -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.2 24.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 37.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/60SR18 P265/60TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TDC
Front Tire Size
P245/60SR18 P265/60TR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TDC
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 6200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 6200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 6200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 620
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 620
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4134 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6500
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.7 L/163 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5800 290 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 4200 260 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA ERC
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.36 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.15 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA DFL
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30 4.71
Transfer Case Model
- None
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Trans PTO Access
- No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Highlander Dodge Durango
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.27
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.27
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.2 8.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 650
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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