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Toyota 4Runner vs. Toyota Highlander Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Toyota 4Runner vs. Toyota Highlander Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $47,485

Toyota Highlander Limited   
Difference: $351

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,745

Toyota Highlander Limited   
Difference: $960

The configured Toyota 4Runner 4dr SUV has a 270-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 5-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV has a 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Toyota 4Runner and Toyota Highlander are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Toyota 4Runner Limited trim is $41,125. The features would cost an additional $5,811. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $47,836.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Highlander Limited trim is $40,915. The features would cost an additional $5,670. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $47,485.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota 4Runner trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota Highlander trims is 5. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota Highlander Limited appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Toyota 4Runner 4dr SUV has a 270-horsepower 4.0L V6 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 5-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV has a 270-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Toyota 4Runner and Toyota Highlander are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Toyota 4Runner Limited trim is $38,102. The features would cost an additional $4,703. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $43,705.

The invoice of the Toyota Highlander Limited trim is $37,356. The features would cost an additional $4,489. Including the destination charge of $900, the total price of this trim is $42,745.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota 4Runner trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota Highlander trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota Highlander Limited appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20162016
Model4RunnerHighlander
TrimLimitedLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $41,125 $40,915
Base Invoice $38,102 $37,356
Third-row seat 1,365  
Floor mats 225 225
All-weather floor mats 200 200
Cargo net 49 49
Cargo cover 154  
Remote start 499 499
Power-deployable running boards 1,500  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,819  
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted   1,810
Class II trailer hitch   699
Rear bumper protector   129
Running boards   599
AWD   1,460
Third-row seat 1,214  
Floor mats 140 140
All-weather floor mats 120 120
Cargo net 32 32
Cargo cover 93  
Remote start 310 310
Power-deployable running boards 1,335  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,459  
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted   1,610
Class II trailer hitch   480
Rear bumper protector   89
Running boards   375
AWD   1,333
Options (show) (change) 5,811 5,670
Options (show) (change) 4,703 4,489
Destination 900 900
Total Price $47,836 $47,485
Total Invoice $43,705 $42,745

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota 4Runner vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Toyota Highlander Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,286
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,702
Model Year20162016
Model4RunnerHighlander
TrimLimitedLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine270hp V6270hp V6
TransmissionT5T6
DrivetrainRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)17/22 MPG18/24 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 15?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/60-20245/55-19
Total Price$47,836$47,485
Adjustments for Features0-1,935
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$47,836$45,550
Total Invoice$43,705$42,745
Adjustments for Features0-1,742
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$43,705$41,003

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Features Comparison: Toyota 4Runner vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20162016
Model4RunnerHighlander
TrimLimitedLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1000 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
RWD$0 
AWD $1700
Accessories 
Power liftgate $350
Power retractable rear window$350 
Sunshades, second row $125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Blind spot warning system $200
Full-size spare tire$225 
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Rear cross-traffic detection $100
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75
Temporary spare tire $150
Trailer sway control$25 
Cargo Management 
Class II trailer hitch $200
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input$50 
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system $100
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens$1200 
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted $1000
Intercom $25
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear HVAC unit $400
Second DVD player for entertainment system$200 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350
Power-deployable running boards$750 
Running boards $350
Skid plates$150 
Tow hook(s), front$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0 
Conversation mirror $25
Interior ambient lighting $150
Powertrain 
Limited-slip rear differential$300 
Lockable center differential $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Door sill trim plates $100
Foldaway tray table, second row $75
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats$200 
Manual recliner, third row seats $125
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Hydraulically cross-linked shocks$500 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$6,090$8,025
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,935
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,742

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota 4Runner vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20162016
Model4RunnerHighlander
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in109.8 in
Length190.2 in191.1 in
Width75.8 in75.8 in
Height71.5 in68.1 in
Curb Weight4,400 lb.4,454 lb.
Fuel Capacity23.0 gal.19.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in40.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.8 in59.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.5 in57.2 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in44.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.6 in39.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.8 in59.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.7 in57.1 in
Row 2 Legroom32.9 in38.4 in
Row 3 Headroom34.3 in35.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room57.7 in55.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room43.3 in45.6 in
Row 3 Legroom29.3 in27.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
9.0 ft313.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
46.3 ft342.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
88.8 ft383.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Toyota 4Runner Limited

Third-row seat
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats200No
Folding third row seats600Yes
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats75Yes
Side curtain airbags, three rows150Yes
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench100Yes
Total Requested92582%
Total Not Requested20018%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
A/V input jacks-25No
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system100No
Total Requested110094%
Total Not Requested756%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

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