Mid-sized SUVs are perfect for families thanks to their three-row seating with ample space. The 2021 Toyota Highlander is one of the most popular SUVs in this segment. Throughout its two decades of existence, the Toyota Highlander has been a staple in the SUV market and has made a name for itself. But looking at the present trends, SUVs are the most popular in the automotive market with stiff competition. Speaking of competition, the 2021 Kia Telluride is a capable competitor of the Toyota Highlander.
For the 2021 model year, Toyota has added a sporty XSE trim to the Highlander lineup. Furthermore, LED projection headlamps and additional driver-assistance features such as the semi-automated emergency steering technology have been made standard on all trims. Interested in the 2021 Toyota Highlander? We at Cecil Atkinson Toyota can assist you in the entire purchasing process. You can check out our online inventory to see our current selection of the 2021 Toyota Highlander models. You can also contact us to schedule a test drive or for any other queries.
2021 Toyota Highlander
2021 Kia Telluride
|295 hp / 263 ft-lbs.
||291 hp / 262 ft-lbs.|
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Based on the information mentioned in the table above, it is clear that the Toyota Highlander is more powerful than the Kia Telluride. The 2021 Highlander has better acceleration and handling capabilities compared to the 2021 Telluride. The Toyota Highlander offers seating for eight passengers, one more than what is offered in the Kia Telluride. Coming to other features, the Toyota Highlander offers an advantage by offering a lot more features than the Kia Telluride.
While both the SUVs are known to offer a plethora of features, the Highlander one-ups the Kia Telluride. To begin with, the Toyota Highlander offers dual-zone climate control across all the trims while the Telluride offers it on the higher trims. The driver seat has power adjustment on all trims, something that is once again available on the higher trims of the Kia Telluride. Both the SUVs offer great build quality. However, the 2021 Toyota Highlander has a more premium fit and finish. The 2021 Toyota Highlander also offers better fuel economy compared to the 2021 Kia Telluride making it a lot more pocket-friendly.