2020 Dodge Durango vs Toyota Highlander, Lansing, KS

2020 Dodge Durango
Features & Specs
2020 Toyota Highlander
470 lb-ft
Engine Torque
263 lb-ft
8,700 lbs
Towing Capacity
5,000 lbs
24.6 gallons
Fuel Capacity
17.9 gallons
84.5 cubic feet with seat area
Cargo Volume
84.3 cubic feet with seat area

2020 Dodge Durango vs 2020 Toyota Highlander

The 2020 Dodge Durango and the 2020 Toyota Highlander are mid-size SUVs that have enough weight and power to give you everything a large vehicle should. But understanding a car’s segment is not nearly enough information to make an informed decision when purchasing a vehicle. So to figure out which of the two cars is best for you, we have compared many of their features in this article. Read on to better understand which vehicle is tailored to your needs.

2020 Dodge Durango Power & Handling

A sport utility vehicle, the 2020 Dodge Durango wields a number of engine options: the RT trim uses a 5.7L HEMI V-6 engine, and can offer 360 horsepower, 22 hwy mpg, a towing capacity of 7400 lbs., and a torque of 390 lb.-ft. The SRT trim brings a little more power, with a 6.4L HEMI V-8 engine, and 475 horsepower, 19 hwy mpg, a towing capacity of 8700 lbs., and a torque rating of 260 lb.-ft. Other trim levels make use of a 3.6L Pentastar V-6 engine, with 295 horsepower, 26 hwy mpg, a towing capacity of 6200 lbs., and a torque rating of 470 lb.-ft. Every trim except the SRT model comes in both all-wheel and rear-wheel drive, with the Durango’s rear-wheel-drive-based drivetrain being the foundation for its exceptional on-road driving performance. Its three available all-wheel drive systems also enhance the vehicle’s traction and handling.

2020 Toyota Highlander Power & Handling

All models of the Toyota Highlander are powered by a 3.5L V-6 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard and all-wheel drive is optional. The Highlander offers 263 lb-ft of torque, 5,000 lbs. of towing power, and a 17.9 gallon fuel tank.

2020 Dodge Durango Features & Design

With 7-passenger seating and 84.5 cu. ft. of interior cargo space, this year’s Durango infuses exceptional comfort within a spacious interior, offering heated and ventilated eight-way power front seats and four-way lumbar support. A center console gives second-row passengers a USB port, a 115-volt outlet, and climate controls, and an available UConnect system works via either a standard 7-inch or available 8.4-inch touchscreen. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard on all Durango models.

2020 Toyota Highlander Features & Design

The base trim offers tri-zone automatic climate control, an 8-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and 84.3 cubic feet of cargo volume. More expensive trim models allow for some additional multimedia functions and a leather-trimmed steering wheel, as well as a sunroof, heated front seats, simulated leather upholstery, and a bigger driver information display.


While both large and impressive vehicles, it seems like the Durango has more to offer, wielding a stronger engine, greater towing, and a larger fuel tank. If this mid-size SUV is right for you, stop on by the MainStreet of Lansing Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram dealership, located in Lansing, KS. You’ll be sure to find what you’re looking for.