2018 Toyota Highlander vs 2018 Dodge Journey

2018 Toyota Highlander vs 2018 Dodge Journey

SUV drivers tend to love their vehicles because of their family-friendly nature and practical amount of storage space. Drivers in the market for a new vehicle in this segment may have a tough time choosing between the 2018 Toyota Highlander vs the 2018 Dodge Journey. However, analyzing the offered trim levels, engine performance and interior design of both SUVs reveal notable differences between the two.

The 2018 Toyota Highlander is available in six trim levels: LE, LE Plus, XLE, SE, Limited and Limited Platinum. The 2018 Dodge Journey is only offered in four trims: SE, SXT, Crossroad and GT. As a result, the 2018 Highlander provides drivers with more options than the 2018 Journey in terms of personalization and feature availability.

2018 Toyota Highlander


2018 Dodge Journey

6 Trim Levels 4
295 Maximum Horsepower 283
263 ft-lbs. Maximum Torque 260 ft-lbs.
83.2 cu.ft. Maximum Cargo Capacity 67.6 cu.ft.

2018 Toyota Highlander Performance & Storage

Both the 2018 Toyota Highlander and the 2018 Dodge Journey have two engine options, in both cases a standard four-cylinder engine and an available V6 engine. The 2018 Toyota Highlander’s V6 engine produces more horsepower and torque than the 2018 Dodge Journey’s V6. The 2018 Highlander’s 3.5-liter V6 engine outputs 295 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque.

Comparing the storage space available in both SUVs also highlights the benefits of owning a 2018 Highlander. The 2018 Toyota Highlander’s interior is more spacious than the 2018 Dodge Journey’s, featuring a maximum cargo capacity of 83.2 cubic feet. In comparison, the 2018 Dodge Journey only has a maximum cargo capacity of 67.6 cubic feet.

2018 Toyota Highlander safety features include: Rear door child safety locks, daytime running lights, turn signal mirrors, an engine immobilizer, stability control, child seat anchors, a pre-collision safety system, traction control, tire pressure monitoring, a blind spot and lane departure warning accident avoidance system, emergency braking assistance, a remote anti-theft alarm system, auto delay off headlamps and dusk sensing headlamps.