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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: $46,537

Toyota 4Runner Limited   
Difference: $22

Lowest Total Invoice: $41,991

Toyota Highlander Limited   
Difference: $723

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
Model4RunnerHighlanderHighlander
TrimLimitedLimitedLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $41,525 $41,680 $44,800
Base Invoice $38,470 $38,054 $40,903
Third-row seat 1,365    
Floor mats 235 225 225
All-weather floor mats 249 249 249
Cargo net 49 49 49
Cargo cover 155    
Remote start 499 499 499
Power-deployable running boards 1,500    
Class II trailer hitch   699 699
Rear bumper protector   139 139
Running boards   599 599
AWD   1,460 1,460
Third-row seat 1,214    
Floor mats 150 140 140
All-weather floor mats 145 145 145
Cargo net 35 35 35
Cargo cover 95    
Remote start 310 320 320
Power-deployable running boards 1,335    
Class II trailer hitch   530 530
Rear bumper protector   99 99
Running boards   375 375
AWD   1,333 1,333
Options (change) 4,052 3,919 3,919
Options (change) 3,284 2,977 2,977
Destination 960 960 960
Total Price $46,537 $46,559 $49,679
Total Invoice $42,714 $41,991 $44,840

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 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-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 $41,525. The features would cost an additional $4,052. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $46,537.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Highlander Limited trim is $41,680. The features would cost an additional $3,919. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $46,559.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum trim is $44,800. The features would cost an additional $3,919. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $49,679.

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.

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 295-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 8-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 $38,470. The features would cost an additional $3,284. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $42,714.

The invoice of the Toyota Highlander Limited trim is $38,054. The features would cost an additional $2,977. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $41,991.

The invoice of the Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum trim is $40,903. The features would cost an additional $2,977. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $44,840.

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 7. 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.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota 4Runner vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Toyota Highlander Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,713
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,993
Model Year201720172017
Model4RunnerHighlanderHighlander
TrimLimitedLimitedLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine270hp V6295hp V6295hp V6
TransmissionT5T8T8
DrivetrainRWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)17/21 MPG19/26 MPG19/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 15825, 12825, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/60-20245/55-19245/55-19
Total Price$46,537$46,559$49,679
Adjustments for Features0-4,735-6,260
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$46,537$41,824$43,419
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,595
Total Invoice$42,714$41,991$44,840
Adjustments for Features0-4,270-5,650
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$42,714$37,721$39,190
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,469

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Features Comparison: Toyota 4Runner vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year201720172017
Model4RunnerHighlanderHighlander
TrimLimitedLimitedLimited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1000  
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300$1300
RWD$0  
AWD $1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750$750
Cruise control$250  
Heated steering wheel  $100
Power liftgate $350$350
Power retractable rear window$350  
Sunshades, second row $125$125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras  $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200$200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200$200
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Forward collision warning $200$200
Full-size spare tire$225  
Hill descent control $250$250
Knee airbag, passenger$100  
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200$200
Lane departure warning system $200$200
Obstacle detection, front$200 $200
Pedestrian detection $50$50
Perimeter scan  $25
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100$100
Rear cross-traffic detection $100$100
Rearview camera$200$200 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75
Temporary spare tire $150$150
Trailer sway control$25  
Cargo Management 
Class II trailer hitch $200$200
Class III trailer hitch$250  
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150$150
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Intercom $25$25
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear air vents$100  
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250$250
Rear HVAC unit $400$400
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 $300
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350$350
Panoramic sunroof  $1200
Power-deployable running boards$750  
Running boards $350$350
Skid plates$150  
Sunroof$900$900 
Tow hook(s), front$40  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200$200
Compass$0  
Conversation mirror $25$25
Interior ambient lighting $150$150
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Limited-slip rear differential$300  
Lockable center differential $150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300$300
Door sill trim plates $100$100
Foldaway tray table, second row $75$75
Heated second row seats  $200
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats$200  
Manual recliner, third row seats $125$125
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350  
Chrome-clad alloy wheels $600$600
Hydraulically cross-linked shocks$500  
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0  
Total Value of Features$6,415$11,150$12,675
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$4,735$6,260
Value of Feature Adjustments0-4,270-5,650

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota 4Runner vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20172017
Model4RunnerHighlander
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in109.8 in
Length190.2 in192.5 in
Width75.8 in75.8 in
Height71.5 in68.1 in
Curb Weight4,400 lb.4,535 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
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats75Yes
Side curtain airbags, three rows150Yes
Folding third row seats600Yes
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench100Yes
Total Requested92582%
Total Not Requested20018%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
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%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
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%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Hill descent control250No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

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