Toyota Avalon vs Toyota Highlander Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
MSRP
$35,340
Invoice
$32,265
Average Price Paid
$32,017
1,337 listings nationwide

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Limited FWD
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LE AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,935
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,690
65 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The Toyota Avalon, once an alternative to the large Buick and Chevy sedans, evolves for 2020 as a refined and modern full-size sedan. The big addition for the 2020 Avalon is the Toyota...

2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
Thom Blackett Preview:

Introduced in 2000, the Toyota Highlander underwent its most recent update for 2017. This popular 3-row crossover enters 2019 mostly unchanged, with the exception of a few exterior twe...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
No User Reviews
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
20
writes:
Better family car, roomy, nice ride.
Handling Ranked 2018 Lexus RX 350 better.
"Sportiness and size"
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Lexus RX 350 better.
"Better fit for small person"
40
writes:
Nice SUV. Felt a little to more like driving a truck. Lots of storage room and very nice SUV.
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Ford Edge ST AWD better.
"Edge ST is much better looking SUV"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Ford Edge ST AWD worse.
"Little more space."
Value Ranked 2019 Ford Edge ST AWD better.
"Overall looks and power."
writes:
Really liked the highlander, just couldnt get a good deal

Specs

2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.8 gal 19.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
295 hp @ 6,600 RPM
Torque
--
263 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.8:1
10.8:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 44.2 in
Back Legroom 40.3 in 38.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.1 cu ft 13.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,370 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 195.9 in 192.5 in
Width 72.8 in 75.8 in
Height 56.5 in 68.1 in
Wheelbase 113 in 109.8 in

Available Options

2020 Toyota Avalon
Limited FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brownstone
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Harbor Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber
  • Parisian Night Pearl
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Special Color
  • Wind Chill Pearl

Option Packages

  • Advanced Safety Package
  • Protection Package
2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alumina Jade Metallic
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Ooh La La Rouge Mica
  • Predawn Gray Mica
  • Shoreline Blue Pearl
  • Special Color
  • Toasted Walnut Pearl

Option Packages

  • Protection Package #3
  • Euro Running Boards
  • On-Board Vacuum
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (XF210)
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Front Bumper (XF110)
  • Protection Package #1
  • Running Boards
  • Toyoguard Platinum
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000)
  • Tow Hitch Receiver & Wiring Harness Package
  • Tow Hitch Receiver And Trailer Wire Harness

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