Known throughout the US as one of the Toyota flagship models, the 2021 Toyota highlander provides class and quality for a family SUV. With three rows of seating, all-wheel drive capabilities, and more, it’s a quality vehicle for the Puyallup, WA area.
To compare the 2021 Toyota Highlander to other three-row SUVs, many points stand out. From its engine output to the towing capacity and estimated fuel economy, the Toyota Highlander has much to offer. But how does it compare to other major models? Below, Toyota of Puyallup compares the model to the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan.
2021 Toyota Highlander
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
|5,000 lbs||Towing Capacity||1,500 lbs|
|16.0 cubic ft||Estimated Cargo Space||12.0 cubic ft|
|29 MPG||Estimated Highway MPG||29 MPG|
Overall, there is a stark contrast in measurements and specifications when comparing the 2021 Toyota Highlander and the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan. Offering a larger 3.5-liter V-6 engine, the Highlander receives praise for its base 295 horsepower. Its overall performance offers better traction and efficiency than the VW Tiguan, especially in towing capacities. Similarly, the 2021 Toyota Highlander provides up to 16.0 cubic feet of cargo space behind its third row, providing more space than its counterpart. Yet, front-wheel drive models still retain a similar estimated 29 Highway MPG.