2018 Toyota RAV4 vs 2018 Toyota Highlander

Toyota RAV4

  • Standard Engine2.5L Inline-4
  • Horsepower176 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *23 / 30
  • Seats5

Toyota Highlander

  • Standard Engine2.7L Inline-4
  • Horsepower185 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *20 / 24
  • Seats8

Specs at a Glance


Toyota has a heritage of quality and dependability. This heritage of excellence is certainly carried on through the new Toyota RAV4 and the new Toyota Highlander. The 2018 RAV4 is a crossover SUV that will never cease to please you on the road. The 2018 Highlander is a mid-size SUV that is capable of whatever you need. These Toyota vehicles combine quality, reliability, and luxury into appealing packages.

Everyone wants a vehicle that is as capable as they are. These new Toyota vehicles come with efficient engines that are still inspiring on the road. The 2018 RAV4 comes standard with a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine. This engine produces 176 horsepower and 172 pound-feet of torque. This engine has a fuel economy of 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. The power from this engine is smoothly applied to the road through a reliable 6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission. This vehicle comes standard in front-wheel drive. The 2018 Highlander comes with two amazing engine options in order to accommodate to the drivers needs. The primary engine option is the capable 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine. This capable engine is able to produce 185 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. This engine has a fuel economy of 20 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. The second engine option is the powerful 3.5-liter 6-cylinder engine which will always keep a smile on your face on the road. This engine is capable of producing 295 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque. This engine has a fuel economy of 21 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway. This vehicle comes standard with a reliable and smooth 6-speed automatic transmission or the optional 8-speed automatic transmission which efficiently applies power smoothly. This vehicle comes standard in front-wheel drive.


These new Toyota vehicles feature impressive exterior options. The new RAV4 and the new Highlander both come with halogen projector-beam headlights which fully illuminate the road wherever you may go. These vehicles also offer an optional power tilt/slide moonroof with a sun shade so that you may enjoy the outdoors from the luxury of the interior of your vehicle. The new RAV4 features innovative power heated exterior mirrors with a blind spot warning system. The new Highlander offers optional durable Chromtec roof rails so that you may store whatever you need safely on the roof of your vehicle.


The interior of these vehicles is just as impressive as the exterior. The 2018 RAV4 features a dual-zone automatic climate control system. The 2018 Highlander features a three-zone automatic climate control system. The 2018 RAV4 comes with high-quality fabric-trimmed seating with an optional heated seating package. The 2018 Highlander comes with an optional luxurious leather-trimmed seating package with a heated seating package to ensure comfort on the road. Both of these vehicles include an innovative keyless entry system.

The 2018 RAV4 and the 2018 Highlander are both great vehicles. These vehicles are packed with numerous high-quality features and options to ensure that the customer never has to compromise on whatever they want. Why not come to the dealership and test drive these vehicles to see if they fit your lifestyle? You will always have a peace of mind knowing you are in a dependable Toyota vehicle.

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* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.