2021 Dodge Durango vs. Toyota Highlander | Antioch, IL
If you’re looking for a vehicle that combines outsized passenger and cargo capacity with the power and versatility of a full-size SUV, then two of the vehicles you’re likely considering are the 2021 Dodge Durango and the 2021 Toyota Highlander.
The team at Antioch Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has put together a comparison of the 2021 Dodge Durango vs. the Toyota Highlander. For this purpose, we compare the 2021 Dodge Durango SXT Plus, with MSRP starting at $37,352, and the 2021 Toyota Highlander L, with MSRP starting at $35,085.
2021 Dodge Durango vs. Toyota Highlander Engine Specs & Fuel Economy
The 2021 Dodge Durango are both equipped with V6 engines, but three additional engine options are available in the Durango lineup. The Durango SXT Plus comes with a 3.6L Pentastar® V6, which boasts horsepower and torque ratings very similar to the 3.5L DOHC V6 offered with the Highlander. Other trims of the Durango offer three different varieties of HEMI® V8, with the most powerful version featuring a blistering 710 horsepower. The Dodge and the Toyota are both available with either two-wheel drive or four-wheel drive drivetrains.
2021 Dodge Durango: 3.6L Pentastar V6
260 lb.-ft. of torque
6,200-lb. towing capacity
19/26 MPG (city/hwy)
2021 Dodge Durango: 5.7L HEMI V8
390 lb.-ft. of torque
7,400-lb. towing capacity
14/22 MPG (city/hwy)
2021 Dodge Durango: 6.4L HEMI V8
470 lb.-ft. of torque
8,700-lb. towing capacity
13/19 MPG (city/hwy)
2021 Dodge Durango: Supercharged 6.4L HEMI V8
645 lb.-ft. of torque
8,700-lb. towing capacity
12/17 MPG (city/hwy)
2021 Toyota Highlander: 3.5L DOHC V6
263 lb.-ft. of torque
5,000-lb. towing capacity
Eight-speed ECVT automatic
20/28 MPG (city/hwy)
2021 Dodge Durango vs. Toyota Highlander Exterior Design
The 2021 Dodge Durango and 2021 Toyota Highlander will both turn heads with their aggressive and sleek styling. Both models come with modern exterior fixtures including LED headlights, tail lights, and daytime running lights, and heated power side mirrors. Additional features exclusive to the 2021 Dodge Durango SXT Plus include:
LED fog lamps
2021 Dodge Durango vs. Toyota Highlander Interior Design & Technology
The 2021 Dodge Durango SXT Plus and 2021 Toyota Highlander L offer the latest high-tech appurtenances that will make you eagerly look forward to every trip. Both models feature a six-speaker audio system, three-zone automatic temperature control, eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ functionality, integrated voice command with Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® Satellite Radio capability, 12-volt power outlets, USB data ports, and a touchscreen infotainment display. The Dodge Durango SXT Plus also features these available amenities:
Eight-way power-adjustable front seats with four-way power-adjustable lumbar support
2021 Dodge Durango vs. Toyota Highlander Size & Cargo Space
The 2021 Dodge Durango SXT Plus offers two seating options: a two-row, five-person arrangement or a three-row, seven-person layout featuring available second-row captain’s chairs. The Toyota Highlander L comes standard with an eight-person capacity and second- and third-row bench seats. Passenger volume and cargo volume figures both favor the slightly larger Durango.
Dodge Durango SXT Plus
Seating Capacity: Five or seven
Cargo Volume Behind Third Row of Seats: 17.2 cu.-ft.
Max. Cargo Volume With Seats Folded: 85.1 cu.-ft.
Passenger Interior Volume: 141.4 cu.-ft.
Toyota Highlander L
Seating Capacity: Eight
Cargo Volume Behind Third Row of Seats: 16 cu.-ft.
Max. Cargo Volume With Seats Folded: 84.3 cu.-ft.
Passenger Interior Volume: 136.1 cu.-ft.
2021 Dodge Durango vs. Toyota Highlander Safety Options & Features
The Dodge Durango and Toyota Highlander both come equipped with a variety of safety features and high-tech driver assistance systems that will keep you secure and confident on the highway. These include electronic stability control, an automated accident response system, hill start assist, and brake assist. The Durango also features Parksense® rear park assist and trailer sway damping.
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