Over the years, you’ve probably noticed that more and more SUVs are on the road. These vehicles have transitioned from being a source of transportation for families to being a top choice for all kinds of drivers. Young adult drivers enjoy them for their space and capability for camping and road trips. Families continue to enjoy the space, entertainment, and comfort that SUVs provide for their kids. There are many options in the market to choose from, but two popular choices are the 2021 Toyota Highlander and the 2021 Hyundai Palisade.
The 2021 Toyota Highlander is available in 10 different models: L, LE, Hybrid LE, XLE, Hybrid XLE, XSE, Limited, Hybrid Limited, Platinum, and Hybrid Platinum. The 2021 Hyundai Palisade is available in four trim levels: SE, SEL, Limited, and Calligraphy. While each SUV is available in more than one option, we are going to focus on their base trims today. If you are interested in seeing how these SUVs stack up, keep reading for our 2021 Toyota Highlander vs 2021 Hyundai Palisade comparison.
2021 Toyota Highlander
2021 Hyundai Palisade
|21 / 28 / 24 mpg
||Fuel Economy (city/highway/combined)
||19 / 26 / 22 mpg
Let’s break down the comparison table to determine our winner. Starting out, the 2021 Hyundai Palisade earns a point by having a lower starting price tag. Moving on to their engine performance, they are almost neck in neck, but the 2021 Toyota Highlander comes out on top. Finally, we have their fuel economy with the Highlander scoring another win. Based on what we see in the chart, we can confidently declare the 2021 Toyota Highlander the winner. However, there’s even more to love about this SUV including its available comfort and convenience features. These include:
Center console with Qi wireless charging
Heated and ventilated front seats
Hands-free power rear liftgate
Digital rearview mirror
If you are interested in getting behind the wheel of a 2021 Toyota Highlander, check out our available selection at Baierl Toyota and schedule a test drive!