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2015 Toyota Highlander vs. 2015 GMC Terrain Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Toyota Highlander than the GMC Terrain. 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 GMC Terrain.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Toyota Highlander as you will with the GMC Terrain, 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 is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Terrain. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Toyota Highlander will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the GMC Terrain.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota Highlander is much wider than the GMC Terrain, 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 GMC Terrain.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Toyota Highlander does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the GMC Terrain.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander is clearly the choice over the GMC Terrain for pulling heavy loads. The Toyota Highlander has a little less horsepower than the GMC Terrain.

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

Warranty
The Toyota Highlander comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Terrain.

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2015 Toyota
Highlander

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MSRP*: $29,415 - $43,790

2015 GMC
Terrain

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MSRP*: $26,560 - $37,240
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 18 - 20 20 - 22
Highway MPG: 24 - 25 29 - 32
Engine(s): Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $26,855 - $39,981 $25,232 - $35,378

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