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2017 Toyota Highlander vs. 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Toyota Highlander offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Chevrolet Equinox, with comparable head- and legroom. The Toyota Highlander will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Toyota Highlander as you will with the Chevrolet Equinox, 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). The Toyota Highlander will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Chevrolet Equinox, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Toyota Highlander will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota Highlander is much wider than the Chevrolet Equinox, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Toyota Highlander, which is slightly longer than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Toyota Highlander transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Highlander greatly out-muscles the Chevrolet Equinox.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Toyota Highlander more than the Chevrolet Equinox, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Toyota Highlander, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Warranty
The Toyota Highlander comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Equinox.

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2017 Toyota
Highlander

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MSRP*: $30,630 - $46,260

2018 Chevrolet
Equinox

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MSRP*: $23,580 - $37,230
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City MPG: 19 - 21 22 - 28
Highway MPG: 24 - 27 28 - 39
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $27,965 - $42,236 $23,462 - $35,369

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.