Drivers interested in exploring the differences between the 2015 Toyota Highlander vs 2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid can turn to the team at Hesser Toyota. The dealership is comparing the two vehicles to give drivers a full picture of each SUV’s performance capabilities and dedication to passenger comfort.
As seen in the chart above, the main differences between the 2015 Toyota Highlander and 2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is the engine and price point. When drivers upgrade to the 2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, they experience the iconic Hybrid Synergy Drive system. Combining a fuel-efficient 3.5-liter V-6 engine and an electric motor, the system allows the vehicle to generate a 280 net horsepower while also offering an estimated 28 mpg highway fuel economy. Inside the vehicle is the same spacious cabin that accommodates up to eight passengers comfortably. The upgrade to a hybrid model means drivers will experience a significant increase in price. Starting with an MSRP of $47,850, the Highlander Hybrid is clearly a more costly option. But drivers may find its performance to be worth the additional dollars.
|2015 Toyota Highlander||VS||2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid|
|83.7 cu. ft.||Cargo volume||83.7 cu. ft.|
Drivers looking to be more conscious of their fuel consumption might be more inclined to drive the 2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. But those who want a more affordable SUV with the same amount of space and near-identical power might find the standard Highlander to be the best option.
Available with two distinct engine options, the 2015 Toyota Highlander can be customized to fit drivers’ preferences. When stacked with the 4-cylinder engine, the Highlander can generate a 185-horsepower performance while earning an estimated 25 mpg highway fuel economy. When drivers upgrade to the vehicle’s available V-6 engine, they can experience a 270-horsepower performance with the same estimated 25 mpg highway fuel economy. The SUV’s cabin reveals enough space for up to eight passengers, but when the seats are folded down it can offer 83.7 cubic feet of cargo volume. All of this is made possible with the Highlander’s starting MSRP of $29,765. To experience either the Highlander or Highlander Hybrid, drivers are encouraged to reach out to Hesser Toyota today.