When we compare the Toyota Highlander's and the Lincoln Nautilus's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Highlander has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, resale value, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Toyota Highlander's and the Lincoln Nautilus's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Highlander is a better car than the Lincoln Nautilus.
Toyota Highlander vs. Lincoln Nautilus Pricing
For a new model, the Toyota Highlander's price is between $41,643 and $54,615, with the Lincoln Nautilus priced between $54,527 and $77,208.
Toyota Highlander vs. Lincoln Nautilus Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Toyota Highlander loses 38.1 percent of its value and the Lincoln Nautilus loses 55.7 percent of its value. This means the Toyota Highlander retains 17.6 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Lincoln Nautilus.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota Highlander’s base engine makes 265 horsepower, and the Lincoln Nautilus base engine makes 250 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/midsize SUVs, the Toyota Highlander has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room and rear shoulder room. The Lincoln Nautilus has the advantage in the areas of front leg room, rear head room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Toyota Highlander and the Lincoln Nautilus have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars.