Toyota RAV4 vs. Highlander

2022 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander
Toyota RAV4 LE


Toyota Highlander
2.5L 4-cylinder

Most Powerful Engine

3.5L 6-cylinder

Max. Est. City/Hwy MPG

69.8 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

84.3 cubic feet
3,500 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds

Max. Passenger Capacity


Many Visalia drivers are finding themselves drawn to Toyota’s lineup of incredible SUVs. And for good reason. But which one should you take home? That’s where Western Motors Fresno is here to help. We’ll walk through the key differences between the Toyota RAV4 vs. Highlander, to make buying the model that works best for you easier than ever. Whether you are comparing the gas-powered RAV4 vs. Highlander or the RAV4 Hybrid vs. Highlander Hybrid, we can help you make the right choice! Once you’ve discovered which of these Toyota SUVs is right for you, apply for financing online so that we can make it easy for you to head home to Clovis in the right model.



RAV4 or Highlander: Interior Dimensions

Deciding between the Toyota Highlander vs. RAV4 dimensions is quite an important step for Madera drivers. If you need an 8-seat option, the Highlander is the better pick; if you need a smaller SUV with higher versatility, you can check out the 5-seat RAV4. Learn more about their interior dimensions below: 

 Toyota RAV4 Interior Dimensions

  • Headroom(front/rear): 37.7/39.5 inches
  • Legroom(front/rear): 41.0/37.8 inches
  • Shoulder Room(front/rear): 57.8/56.4 inches
  • Hip Room(front/rear): 54.3/47.7 inches
  • Passenger Volume: 98.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind front/rear seats): 69.8/37.6 cubic feet

 Toyota Highlander Interior Dimensions

  • Headroom(front/rear): 41.2/39.4 inches
  • Legroom(front/rear): 42/41 inches
  • Shoulder Room(front/rear): 59/58.7 inches
  • Hip Room(front/rear): 57.2/57 inches
  • Passenger Volume: 141.3 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind front/rear seats): 84.3/48.4 cubic feet

 RAV4 Hybrid vs. Highlander Hybrid SUVs

What about hybrid options? The RAV4 Hybrid offers a fuel economy estimate of 41 city and 38 highway mpg. Meanwhile, the Highlander Hybrid fuel economy is 36 city and 35 highway mpg. Both SUVs are available in multiple hybrid trim levels, so you have the same opportunity to customize with a hybrid as you would with a gas-powered model!

Take a look at the available RAV4 Hybrid vs. Highlander Hybrid trim levels:

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Trim Levels

  • LE Hybrid 
  • XLE Hybrid
  • XLE Premium Hybrid
  • SE Hybrid
  • XSE Hybrid
  • Limited Hybrid

Toyota Highlander Hybrid Trim Levels

  • Hybrid LE
  • Hybrid XLE
  • Hybrid Bronze Edition
  • Hybrid Limited
  • Hybrid Platinum 

Test Drive the Toyota RAV4 or Highlander at Western Motors Fresno! 

Ready to experience what these Toyota SUVs can offer you? Don’t want to be stuck guessing? Then contact us to schedule a test drive, so that you can get behind both models. This way, you get to see everything that the RAV4 and Highlander can do. And, our used vehicle specials make it easy for you to get the model you want for even less.


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