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2023 Toyota RAV4 vs. Toyota Highlander

2023 Toyota RAV4 Driving on City Street
2023 Toyota RAV4 LE


2023 Toyota Highlander

Starting MSRP

2.5L 4-cylinder

Most Powerful Engine

3.5L 6-cylinder

Max. Est. City/Hwy MPG

69.8 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

84.3 cubic feet
3,500 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds

Max. Passenger Capacity

Max. Passenger Capacity



If you’re looking to upgrade your Fairmont commute with a rugged new SUV, you’ve come to the right place! At Moses Toyota of Morgantown, we offer a wide variety of new and pre-owned Toyota vehicles in all shapes and sizes, designed to cater to a broad range of budgets and lifestyles. Whatever you may be looking for, we can find you something to love in our lineup! Two of our crowd-favorite SUVs are the Toyota RAV4 and Toyota Highlander, both of which offer strong performance specs and roomy interior cabins for passengers and cargo alike. They’re both great choices, but there are important differences between the two SUVs. Compare the RAV4 vs. Highlander with the guide below, then head to our inventory to see what we have available!

2023 Toyota RAV4 vs. Highlander: Price

Let’s start our guide by seeing how the Toyota RAV4 and Highlander stack up in terms of price. They both offer a wide range of trims to choose from–the RAV4 offers thirteen while the Highlander offers eleven–but the smaller RAV4 is ultimately the more cost-effective option of the two. If you’re on a tight budget or just looking to save on your next ride, the RAV4 may be the better choice! Here’s the full price list for both SUVs:

2023 Toyota RAV4:

  • LE – $27,975 MSRP*
  • LE Hybrid – $30,725 MSRP*
  • XLE – $29,485 MSRP*
  • XLE Hybrid – $32,235 MSRP*
  • Hybrid Woodland Edition – $33,525 MSRP*
  • XLE Premium – $32,375 MSRP*
  • XLE Premium Hybrid – $35,125 MSRP*
  • Adventure – $34,170 MSRP*
  • TRD Off-Road – $37,595 MSRP*
  • SE Hybrid – $33,420 MSRP*
  • XSE Hybrid – $36,385 MSRP*
  • Limited – $36,280 MSRP*
  • Limited Hybrid – $39,030 MSRP*

2023 Toyota Highlander:

  • L – $36,420 MSRP*
  • LE – $38,820 MSRP*
  • Hybrid LE – $40,220 MSRP*
  • XLE – $41,820 MSRP*
  • Hybrid XLE – $43,220 MSRP*
  • XSE – $43,415 MSRP*
  • Bronze Edition – $45,980 MSRP*
  • Limited – $46,075 MSRP*
  • Hybrid Limited – $47,475 MSRP*
  • Platinum – $49,275 MSRP*
  • Hybrid Platinum – $50,675 MSRP*

2023 Toyota RAV4 vs. Highlander: Interior Dimensions

One of the biggest areas of difference between the Toyota RAV4 and Highlander is their cabin space. While they’re classified as midsize SUVs, their interior dimensions are a bit different. The RAV4 comes with two rows of seats for up to five passengers, but the Highlander gives drivers the option of a third row that increases the passenger capacity to eight. Compare interior dimensions below:

2023 Toyota RAV4

  • Headroom(front/rear): 37.7/39.5 inches
  • Legroom(front/rear): 41.0/37.8 inches
  • Passenger Volume: 98.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind front/rear seats): 69.8/37.6 cubic feet

2023 Toyota Highlander

  • Headroom(1st/2nd/3rd row): 41.2/39.4/36.1 inches
  • Legroom(1st/2nd/3rd row): 42/38.7/28 inches
  • Passenger Volume: 141.8 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind front/second/third-row seats): 84.3/48.4 cubic/16.0 feet

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid vs. Highlander Hybrid

One of the many benefits of the Toyota lineup is the wide range of hybrid options available, allowing you to maximize your fuel efficiency around Kingwood without changing up your driving habits! Both the Toyota RAV4 and Highlander come with hybrid powertrains:

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Performance Specs

  • 2.5L Dynamic Force 4-cylinder engine with electric motor
  • 219 horsepower
  • 176 lb-ft of torque

Toyota Highlander Hybrid Performance Specs

  • 2.5L L4HV DOHC engine with electric motor
  • 243 horsepower
  • 175 lb-ft of torque

Compare Toyota SUVs in Person at Moses Toyota of Morgantown! 

Interested in seeing how our Toyota SUVs handle on the Deep Creek, MD roads for yourself? Contact our office to set up a test drive! We’ll see what we have available and get you behind the wheel in no time. You can also contact us or check out our model research hub if you want to learn more about the other Toyota vehicles in our lineup!

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