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2014 Land Rover LR2 vs. 2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Highlander Hybrid than in the Land Rover LR2, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Toyota Highlander Hybrid will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Land Rover LR2.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Land Rover LR2 as you will with the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Land Rover LR2 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Land Rover LR2 and the Toyota Highlander Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Land Rover LR2 is about the same width as the Toyota Highlander Hybrid. If you go with the Land Rover LR2, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Land Rover LR2 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Handling
The Land Rover LR2 has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid is clearly the choice over the Land Rover LR2 for pulling heavy loads. The Land Rover LR2 has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Utility
The Land Rover LR2 has less seating than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, making the Toyota Highlander Hybrid the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Land Rover LR2 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Land Rover LR2 than that of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

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2014 Land Rover
LR2

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MSRP*: $36,600
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2013 Toyota
Highlander Hybrid

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MSRP*: $40,170 - $46,370
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Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 17 28
Highway MPG: 24 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Invoice*: $33,306 $36,956 - $42,428

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