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2021 Toyota Highlander L AWD
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2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
MSRP
$36,410
Invoice
$33,241
Average Price Paid
$33,758
27 listings nationwide

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2021 Mazda CX-9
Carbon Edition AWD
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L AWD
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Carbon Edition AWD
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Specs

2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD
2021 Mazda CX-9
Carbon Edition AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.9 gal 19.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
295 hp @ 6,600 RPM
250 hp @ 5,000 RPM
Torque
263 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
320 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.5 in x 3.94 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 41 in
Back Legroom 41 in 39.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft 14.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,605 lbs 1,434 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 194.9 in 199.4 in
Width 76 in 77.5 in
Height 68.1 in 69 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 115.3 in

Available Options

2021 Toyota Highlander
L AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber
  • Special Color
2021 Mazda CX-9
Carbon Edition AWD

Exterior Colors

  • POLYMETAL Gray

Option Packages

  • Illuminated Doorsill Trim Plates

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