Compare Toyota Highlander in Shreveport, LA

The Toyota Highlander vs The Competition

Whether you're heading out for a few errands on your own or you're buckling up your loved ones for a road trip, the Toyota Highlander mid-size crossover SUV is sure to put a smile on the face of everyone that climbs inside! We have it right here at Szott M-59 Toyota, serving the greater Waterford, Detroit, Bloomfield, Rochester, and Farmington MI areas, so take a look below to see how it compares to the competition. Whether paired against the Honda Pilot or the Ford Explorer, you'll quickly see that the Highlander simply can't be beat.

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The Toyota Highlander vs. the Nissan Murano

  • You'll find that the Toyota Highlander offers a more engaging driving experience thanks to the standard 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, trumping the Nissan Murano's standard continuously variable-speed automatic transmission.
  • With seating for up to an impressive 8 passengers, the Highlander blows the Murano's 5 seating capacity out of the water.
  • You'll find that the Highlander offers more front head, hip, and leg room as well as more rear head, shoulder, and hip room than the Murano, keeping you and your passengers as comfortable as possible on even the longest drives.
  • The 8 inches of ground clearance in the Highlander outclasses the Murano's measly 6.9 inches of ground clearance.
  • When all the rear seats are folded down, the Highlander's max cargo area of 83.7 cubic feet puts the Murano's maximum 67 cubic feet of cargo space to shame.
  • Indicated by the increased passenger capacity, the Highlander's maximum payload is considerably higher than the Murano's payload capacity.

The Toyota Highlander vs. the Kia Sorento

  • The Toyota Highlander's base engine boasts higher torque than the Kia Sorento's base engine, ensuring you have the get-up-and-go you need.
  • Available Highlander features like a premium sound system and a rear-seat entertainment system aren't available in any Sorento trim.
  • You'll find seating for 8 passengers in the Highlander; the Sorento's maximum of 5 passengers just doesn't hold up.
  • With more front head, shoulder, hip, and leg room, as well as more rear head, shoulder, and hip room, the Highlander gives you the space you need to stretch out on even the longest trips.
  • A higher ground clearance in the Highlander makes tackling obstacles even easier than what the Sorento can achieve.
  • With all rear seats folded down, the Highlander's maximum cargo space of 83.7 cubic feet easily beats the Sorento's maximum of 73.5 cubic feet.
  • The Highlander also boasts a higher payload capacity than the Sorento.
  • The Sorento's measly three exterior color choices is instantly outclassed by the Highlander's eight color options, as well as the Highlander's additional interior color option.



The Toyota Highlander vs. the Honda Pilot

  • lists the Highlander base trim level's True Market Value as being more affordable than the Pilot's base trim True Market Value.
  • You'll enjoy higher EPA-estimated fuel efficiency in the city with the Highlander.
  • With a 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, the Highlander boasts a more engaging driving experience than the non-shiftable 6-speed automatic transmission in the Pilot.
  • The Highlander offers more front head and leg room than the Pilot, keeping you comfortable during every drive.
  • A higher ground clearance in the Highlander makes conquering obstacles even easier than in the Pilot.
  • According to, the Average Consumer Rating for the Highlander's "Interior" category scored higher than the Pilot's, sure to impress you with its cabin styling and sophistication.

If you're ready to see this gorgeous mid-size crossover in person, make your way out to our Shreveport, LA dealership and explore our entire selection of new Highlander models today. With so many other exceptional new Toyota models to look through as well, and with our financial professionals here to assist you in securing a loan or Toyota lease, you'll leave with a smile no matter what you decide.


Yokem Toyota, Inc.

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Directions Shreveport, LA 71105

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