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When looking at new SUVs, there aren’t many that can stand at the same level as the 2021 Toyota Highlander. This mid-size SUV is a great option for those looking for a vehicle that provides significant interior space, a modern design, and innovative features. However, as great as this model is, it does have some strong competition. One of its strongest competitors is the 2021 Honda Passport. This SUV is a popular option among drivers who like to go on adventures like off-roading driving and camping. To see which model is better, we will be putting them head to head in a 2021 Toyota Highlander vs 2021 Honda Passport comparison.
Before we start the comparison, we are going to provide some preliminary information about each of the models. The 2021 Toyota Highlander is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 DOHC engine and an 8-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission. This mid-size SUV can provide a maximum cargo capacity of 84.3 cubic feet. The 2021 Honda Passport is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 24-valve SOHC i-VTEC® engine and a 9-speed automatic transmission. This SUV can provide up to 77.9 cubic feet of cargo space. Now, let’s move on to comparing their starting MSRP, engine performance, and seating capacity.
2021 Toyota Highlander
2021 Honda Passport
|295 hp||Engine Power||280 hp|
|263 lb-ft||Engine Torque||262 lb-ft|
|8 passengers||Seating Capacity||5 passengers|
*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,175 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for premium colors.
Now that we’ve provided you with the basic information for comparing these two mid-size SUVs, we need to determine which SUV is the better choice for you. Starting out with their starting prices, the 2021 Honda Passport manages to steal a point for having a lower price tag by about $3,000. However, as we move into the next category, we start to see the 2021 Toyota Highlander come out on top. Although both SUVs are powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine, the slight differences between each engines leads to the Highlander achieving more horsepower and more torque. However, the Passport isn’t far behind. Finally, we reach the final category, their seating capacity. While they are both mid-size SUVs with impressive cargo capacities, the Highlander also manages to provide plenty of seating than the Passport. Therefore, if you want both passenger and cargo space, the Highlander is the better choice.
In conclusion, the winner of this comparison is the 2021 Toyota Highlander. If you are interested in getting this SUV for yourself, check out the available inventory at Sheehy Toyota Stafford near Quantico, VA.