A side-by-side comparison of the 2020 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2020 Toyota Highlander.

2020 Toyota 4Runner vs 2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Toyota 4Runner vs 2020 Toyota Highlander
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4.0-L, V-6 Base Engine 3.5-L, V-6
270/278 Horsepower/Torque 295/263
4x4 4x4 or AWD AWD
89.7 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Volume 84.3 cu.-ft.

The lineup of Toyota SUVs available at Toyota of Decatur offers options that can meet just about any need a potential owner might have. Even though these vehicles each offer a unique set of features and capabilities, there is just enough overlap that the lines could become blurry. A comparison of the 2020 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2020 Toyota Highlander will help buyers make sure they find exactly what they’re looking for and don’t make a potentially costly mistake. The most important distinction between the two vehicles is their intended purpose. Buyers of the 2020 4Runner will have a platform that is built to be driving off-road and the 2020 Highlander is designed to transport families and most of their stuff. Customers can learn more about either vehicle today when they speak with a Toyota of Decatur product expert by calling 256-274-4354.

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Both the 2020 Toyota 4Runner and 2020 Toyota Highlander offer three rows of seats that can accommodate between five and eight passengers. Most buyers of the 2020 4Runner will choose two-row, five-passenger configurations of the SUV. By eliminating the optional third row of seats, the 2020 4Runner can offer up to 89.7 cubic-feet of cargo volume. When properly configured, the 2020 Toyota Highlander will be able to haul up to 84.3 cubic-feet of cargo. The 2020 4Runner is built on a frame that is also used by the full-size Toyota Tundra pickup truck. That gives it more rugged ability which is supported by a genuine four-wheel-drive system, traction management and CRAWL Control. Toyota has made its all-wheel-drive system available with the 2020 Highlander which is great for most on-road driving conditions.

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Performance Specs and Towing Capacity

Toyota has been using a naturally aspirated 4.0-liter, V-6 engine attached to a five-speed automatic transmission for the 4Runner for a long time. This continues to be the case for the 2020 model year. It will produce 270 horsepower and 278 pound-feet of torque. Every trim grade of the rugged SUV available at Toyota of Decatur will be able to tow up to 5,000 pounds. The 2020 Toyota Highlander uses a naturally aspirated 3.5-liter, V-6 that is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Owners of this Toyota vehicle will produce 295 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque. It also offers a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

2020 4Runner Photos

Front view of white 2020 Toyota 4Runner
White 2020 Toyota 4Runner
Interior view of 2020 Toyota 4Runner
Dog laying in open trunk of 2020 Toyota 4Runner

2020 Highlander Photos

2020 Toyota Highlander Parked
2020 Toyota Highlander Interior
2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid with Hatch Open
2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid back end


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