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2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

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2021 Alfa Romeo
Stelvio

MSRP*: $42,350 to $81,250
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2021 Toyota
Highlander Hybrid

MSRP*: $38,735 to $50,640
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Invoice* $40,253 to $76,041 $35,513 to $46,428
MPG - City 17 - 22 MPG 35 - 36 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 MPG 34 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 56.5 ft3 84.3 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 280 - 505 hp 186 hp
Towing Capacity 3,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 184.6 - 185.1 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 74.9 - 77.0 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 36.6 in
Rear 31.9 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 41.0 in
Head Room Front 40.2 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 38.4 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.1 - 39.4 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Highlander Hybrid than in the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, 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 Alfa Romeo Stelvio.

Convenience
With the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is somewhat more expensive 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. The Destination Charge for the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is much higher than that for the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is a little narrower than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Performance
With the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio. When it comes to horsepower, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio greatly out-muscles the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Alfa Romeo Stelvio seats a lot fewer people than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio 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 Alfa Romeo Stelvio than that of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.