2024 Alfa Romeo Tonale vs. 2024 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

Picture of the 2024 Alfa Romeo Tonale

2024 Alfa Romeo

MSRP*: $43,845 to $48,840
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2024 Toyota
Highlander Hybrid

MSRP*: $40,970 to $53,375
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MPG - City Info not available 35 - 36 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 34 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 50.5 ft3 84.3 ft3
  • 285-hp, 1.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
  • 243-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 285 hp 243 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 178.3 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 72.4 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 38.7 in
Head Room Front 38.8 in
Rear 38.2 in
Front 38.4 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.1 - 39.4 in

*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

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Highlander Hybrid than in the Alfa Romeo Tonale, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Toyota Highlander Hybrid offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Alfa Romeo Tonale, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

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). Whether you pick the Alfa Romeo Tonale or the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same.

Since the Alfa Romeo Tonale is much slimmer than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Alfa Romeo Tonale, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

The Alfa Romeo Tonale has the same turning radius as the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid is clearly the choice over the Alfa Romeo Tonale for pulling heavy loads. The Alfa Romeo Tonale has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

The Alfa Romeo Tonale has much lower torque than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Soccer Moms beware - the Alfa Romeo Tonale seats a lot fewer people than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid. The Alfa Romeo Tonale has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.