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2020 Jaguar E-PACE vs. 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review

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2020 Jaguar
E-PACE

MSRP*: $39,950 to $52,950
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Picture of the 2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

2021 Toyota
Highlander Hybrid

MSRP*: $38,735 to $50,640
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Invoice* $37,553 to $49,773 $35,513 to $46,428
MPG - City 21 MPG 35 - 36 MPG
MPG - Hwy 27 - 28 MPG 34 - 35 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 52.7 ft3 84.3 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 246 - 296 hp 186 hp
Towing Capacity 1,653 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 173.0 in 194.9 in
Exterior Width 74.7 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 40.1 in
Rear 35.1 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 41.0 in
Head Room Front 38.4 - 39.2 in
Rear 38.2 - 38.3 in
Front 38.4 - 41.2 in
Rear 37.1 - 39.4 in
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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 Jaguar E-PACE, 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 Jaguar E-PACE.

Convenience
The Toyota Highlander Hybrid requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Jaguar E-PACE, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Jaguar E-PACE or the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Jaguar E-PACE carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Dimensions
The Jaguar E-PACE 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 Jaguar E-PACE, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Handling
The Jaguar E-PACE has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid is clearly the choice over the Jaguar E-PACE for pulling heavy loads. The Jaguar E-PACE has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Jaguar E-PACE does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Jaguar E-PACE seats a lot fewer people than the Toyota Highlander Hybrid. The Jaguar E-PACE 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 Jaguar E-PACE than that of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid.