In comparing the INFINITI QX60's and the Toyota Highlander's specifications and ratings, the INFINITI QX60 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Toyota Highlander has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, reliability, resale value, interior volume and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the INFINITI QX60's and the Toyota Highlander's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Highlander is a better car than the INFINITI QX60.
INFINITI QX60 vs. Toyota Highlander Pricing
A used 2023 INFINITI QX60 ranges from $47,748 to $64,805 while a used 2023 Toyota Highlander is priced between $37,977 to $52,899. For a new model, the INFINITI QX60's price is between $51,318 and $68,705, with the Toyota Highlander priced between $39,067 and $53,807.
INFINITI QX60 vs. Toyota Highlander Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the INFINITI QX60 loses 52 percent of its value and the Toyota Highlander loses 38.1 percent of its value. This means the Toyota Highlander retains 13.9 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the INFINITI QX60.
INFINITI QX60 vs. Toyota Highlander Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the INFINITI QX60 is 8.2 out of 10 while the Toyota Highlander's quality rating is 9.0 out of 10. This results in the INFINITI QX60 being ranked 2 out of 3 Best Luxury 6-seater SUVs and the Toyota Highlander being ranked 1 out of 21 Best 7-Seater SUVs.
INFINITI QX60 vs. Toyota Highlander Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the INFINITI QX60 is 7.4 out of 10. For the Toyota Highlander the reliability rating is 8.7 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Highlander an advantage in reliability compared to the INFINITI QX60.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the INFINITI QX60’s base engine makes 295 horsepower, and the Toyota Highlander base engine makes 265 horsepower. The QX60 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 481 miles. The Highlander is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 519 miles. This gives the Toyota Highlander the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the INFINITI QX60. The QX60 uses premium unleaded, and the Highlander uses regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the Toyota Highlander has the advantage of offering more front head room, rear head room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The INFINITI QX60 has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room and rear shoulder room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the INFINITI QX60 and the Toyota Highlander have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, both the INFINITI QX60 and the Toyota Highlander have the same Top Safety Pick+ award.