When comparing the Toyota Highlander's and the Toyota Venza's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Highlander has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Toyota Venza has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Toyota Highlander's and the Toyota Venza's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Toyota Highlander vs. Toyota Venza Pricing
A used 2015 Toyota Highlander ranges from $16,299 to $27,964 while a used 2015 Toyota Venza is priced between $12,484 to $22,996.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota Highlander’s base engine makes 185 horsepower, and the Toyota Venza base engine makes 182 horsepower. The Highlander is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 480 miles. The Venza is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 460 miles.This gives the Toyota Venza the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Toyota Highlander the advantage in maximum range. Both models use gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Toyota Highlander has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The Toyota Venza has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, rear leg room and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Toyota Highlander has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.