As buyers shop for their next vehicle they may be tempted by upcoming vehicles that have not yet made their way onto dealership lots yet. With these models being currently unavailable, questions can arise about if the new vehicles are worth the wait. One vehicle that has gained wave after wave of attention, proving it is more than worth the wait, is the 2020 Toyota Highlander. This Toyota SUV provides everything a driver could want in an SUV and more.
Us telling you that waiting for a new 2020 Highlander is worth it doesn’t do much when it comes to making a decision. That's why we’ve put together this 2020 Toyota Highlander vs 2020 GMC Terrain comparison to show why this Highlander is worth sticking around for. Continue reading to learn all about the upcoming 2020 Highlander or click the link above to view our lineup of in-stock Highlander models.
Key Differences – 2020 Toyota Highlander vs 2020 GMC Terrain
For the 2020 model year the Highlander will be available in L, LE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum grades with a hybrid powertrain available on LE, XLE, Limited, and Platinum models. Drivers looking for an eco-minded SUV will find the Highlander Hybrid is a perfect match with its high-efficiency 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine paired with two electric motors. The Toyota Hybrid System helps Highlander Hybrid models earn an eye-popping manufacturer-estimated 34 combined mpg. Gas-powered Highlander models are equipped with a 295-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine paired to a Direct Shift 8-speed automatic transmission to offer a manufacturer-estimated 22 mpg. The competing 2020 GMC Terrain does not offer hybrid models in its lineup and comes standard with a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine. This power setup in the GMC Terrain creates 170 horsepower on the road while offering an EPA-estimated 28 combined mpg.
This all-new Highlander comes equipped with the latest smart technologies with variations of features available in each trim grade. The Highlander comes standard with an 8-inch touchscreen audio display and offers an available 12.3-inch touchscreen in select trim levels. Drivers will enjoy the convenience of the available connectivity features in the Highlander, including Amazon Alexa, Android Auto™, Apple CarPlay®, and more.