As one of the most popular three-row SUVs available, the 2021 Toyota Highlander impresses with both its performance and interior features. With seating for up to eight passengers as well as plenty of space for cargo, it’s a great option for families and young adults alike.
At Toyota of Puyallup, the model is one of the many iconic options for those near Puyallup, WA. But how does it compare to its competition? We compare the model to the 2021 Mazda CX-9 below:
2021 Toyota Highlander
2021 Mazda CX-9
|263 ft-lbs||Torque||310 ft-bs|
|29 Highway MPG||Estimated Fuel Economy||28 Highway MPG|
|16.0 cubic ft||Third Row Cargo Space||14.4 cubic ft|
One of the primary differences between the 2021 Toyota highlander and the 2021 Mazda X-9 comes in capacity and overall performance. With the single 3.5-liter engine options, the 2021 Toyota Highlander offers up 295 horsepower. Inside the cabin, it can provide space for a maximum of eight passengers compared to just 7 in the 2021 Mazda CX-9. However, the model still retains an estimated 29 highway MPG rating – slightly more than its competitor. This performance is powered by regular unleaded fuel as well – which is more affordable than the premium unleaded recommended in the CX-9. As a bonus, the model also comes in three hybrid trim levels. As for general space, the Highlander provides up to 16.0 cubic feet behind the third row.
Beyond powertrain capabilities, the 2021 Toyota Highlander offers a wide range of additional features and options. While Mazda offers a wide range of safety capabilities, Toyota offers two standard groups of safety and driver assistance offerings. The model’s Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.5 package, as well as the Star Safety System™, provide the latest in Toyota technology. Inside, the model also offers a wide range of features, such as:
Between its immense feature list to its impressive engine, the 2021 Toyota highlander is a great option for anyone. To find models in the Puyallup, WA area, be sure to stop and check with us at Toyota of Puyallup!