When we compare the Toyota Highlander's and the Toyota Land Cruiser's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Highlander has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. The Toyota Land Cruiser has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Toyota Highlander's and the Toyota Land Cruiser's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Land Cruiser is a better car than the Toyota Highlander.
Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota Land Cruiser Pricing
A used 2021 Toyota Highlander ranges from $31,500 to $46,605 while a used 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser is priced between $79,509 to $109,967.
Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota Land Cruiser 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 Toyota Land Cruiser loses 34.9 percent of its value. This means the Toyota Land Cruiser retains 3.2 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Toyota Highlander.
Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota Land Cruiser Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Toyota Highlander is 9.0 out of 10 while the Toyota Land Cruiser's quality rating is 9.2 out of 10. This results in the Toyota Highlander being ranked 2 out of 30 Best SUVs with 3 Rows and the Toyota Land Cruiser being ranked 1 out of 30.
Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota Land Cruiser Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Toyota Highlander is 8.7 out of 10. For the Toyota Land Cruiser the reliability rating is 9.8 out of 10. This gives the Toyota Land Cruiser an advantage in reliability compared to the Toyota Highlander.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota Highlander’s base engine makes 295 horsepower, and the Toyota Land Cruiser base engine makes 381 horsepower. The Highlander is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 501 miles. The Land Cruiser is rated to deliver an average of 14 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 418 miles. This gives the Toyota Highlander the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Toyota Land Cruiser. Both models use regular unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Toyota Highlander has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.