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Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota RAV4 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota RAV4 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $36,750

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited   
Difference: $10,591

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,122

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited   
Difference: $8,719

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Model Year201720172017
ModelHighlanderHighlanderRAV4
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid Limited PlatinumHybrid Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $44,760 $47,880 $34,030
Base Invoice $40,866 $43,715 $31,988
All-weather floor mats 249 249 239
Floor mats 225 225 225
Cargo net 49 49 49
Remote start 499 499 499
Running boards 599 599 549
Door sill trim plates     199
All-weather floor mats 145 145 135
Floor mats 140 140 140
Cargo net 35 35 35
Remote start 320 320 310
Running boards 375 375 375
Door sill trim plates     179
Options (change) 1,621 1,621 1,760
Options (change) 1,015 1,015 1,174
Destination 960 960 960
Total Price $47,341 $50,461 $36,750
Total Invoice $42,841 $45,690 $34,122

The configured Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV has a 257-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

The configured Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV has a 150-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

Even when the Toyota Highlander and Toyota RAV4 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited trim is $44,760. The features would cost an additional $1,621. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $47,341.

The base sticker price of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum trim is $47,880. The features would cost an additional $1,621. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $50,461.

The base sticker price of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited trim is $34,030. The features would cost an additional $1,760. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $36,750.

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 Highlander trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota RAV4 trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 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 Highlander 4dr SUV has a 257-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

The configured Toyota RAV4 4dr SUV has a 150-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a CVT transmission.

Even when the Toyota Highlander and Toyota RAV4 are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited trim is $40,866. The features would cost an additional $1,015. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $42,841.

The invoice of the Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum trim is $43,715. The features would cost an additional $1,015. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $45,690.

The invoice of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited trim is $31,988. The features would cost an additional $1,174. Including the destination charge of $960, the total price of this trim is $34,122.

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 Highlander trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Toyota RAV4 trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 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 Highlander vs. Toyota RAV4

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,741
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,140
Model Year201720172017
ModelHighlanderHighlanderRAV4
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid Limited PlatinumHybrid Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine257hp V6 H257hp V6 H150hp I4 H
TransmissionCVTCVTCVT
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)30/28 MPG30/28 MPG34/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)825, 12825, 12?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/55-19245/55-19235/55-18
Total Price$47,341$50,461$36,750
Adjustments for Features-2,850-4,3750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,491$46,086$36,750
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,595$0
Total Invoice$42,841$45,690$34,122
Adjustments for Features-2,579-3,9610
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$40,262$41,729$34,122
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,467$0

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Features Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota RAV4

Model Year201720172017
ModelHighlanderHighlanderRAV4
TrimHybrid LimitedHybrid Limited PlatinumHybrid Limited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000$1000$1000
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100 
Heated steering wheel $100 
Sunshades, second row$125$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0 
Around view cameras $500 
Obstacle detection, front $200$200
Perimeter scan $25 
Rearview camera$200 $200
Side curtain airbags  $350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500$500 
Trailer sway control  $25
Cargo Management 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Intercom$25$25 
Rain-sensing wipers $175 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250 
Rear HVAC unit$400$400 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 $75
Wiper de-icer$25$25 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)  $250
Panoramic sunroof $1200 
Sunroof$900 $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass  $0
Conversation mirror$25$25 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300 
Foldaway tray table, second row$75$75 
Folding third row seats$600$600 
Heated second row seats $200 
Leather seating surfaces$900$900 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75$75 
Manual recliner, third row seats$125$125 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Synthetic leather seating surfaces  $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Chrome-clad alloy wheels$600$600 
Chrome-coated alloy wheels  $600
Electronic systems calibration selector  $200
Total Value of Features$9,100$10,625$6,250
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,850$4,375$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,579-3,9610

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota RAV4

Model Year20172017
ModelHighlanderRAV4
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in104.7 in
Length192.5 in183.5 in
Width75.8 in72.6 in
Height68.1 in65.9 in
Curb Weight4,825 lb.3,925 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.2 gal.15.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in39.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.3 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.2 in54.3 in
Row 1 Legroom44.2 in42.6 in
Row 2 Headroom39.9 in38.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room59.6 in55.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.1 in48.9 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in37.2 in
Row 3 Headroom35.9 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room45.6 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom27.7 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
13.8 ft338.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
42.3 ft338.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.7 ft373.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 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%

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