Comparison - Toyota Highlander Platinum 2020 - vs - GMC Yukon XL SLT 2020

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
48,800
Updated: 
19 Dec 2019
$
63,400
Updated: 
22 Aug 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2020
Total Seating: 
7
8
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.90gals
31.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
MOON DUST
#8898AC
BLIZZARD PEARL
#F3F2F2
MAGNETIC GRAY METALLIC
#494848
CELESTIAL SILVER METALLIC
#828387
MIDNIGHT BLACK METALLIC
#00031E
RUBY FLARE PEARL
#740000
OPULENT AMBER
#6F6459
BLUEPRINT
#323F7B
Color: 
Crimson Red Tintcoat
#750619
Dark Sapphire Blue Metallic
#26313D
Dark Sky Metallic
#616C76
Smokey Quartz Metallic
#878278
Onyx Black
#000000
Quicksilver Metallic
#DADEDD
Pepperdust Metallic
#B2ABA5
Summit White
#FFFFFF
White Frost Tricoat
#FFFFFF
Satin Steel Metallic
#9BA0AB

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

With three rows of seating and plenty of cargo space, the 2020 Toyota Highlander is a practical choice for families. Toyota's mid-size SUV is all new for 2020 and offers many useful improvements and extra features not found in the outgoing 2019 model.
For 2020, the Highlander gets an interior makeover to match its updated exterior styling. Base L and mid-range LE Highlander models can seat eight passengers using bench seats in both the second and third rows, but a seven-seat arrangement with second-row captain's chairs is available on higher trims. An 8.0-inch infotainment system with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability is standard but the Highlander Limited and Platinum both get a larger 12.3-inch display; onboard Wi-Fi and an 11-speaker JBL audio system are both available as well.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid’s impressive fuel economy may win us over.

Pros
Spacious interior
High-mpg hybrid
Upgraded infotainment

Cons
Busy styling
Rivals’ turbos may be faster
Stiff competition

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fully redesigned for 2020.Increased cargo room behind the third row.Android Auto and Apple Car Play finally added.Part of the fourth Highlander generation introduced for 2020.

Pros
Comfortable, quiet ride
Good power and response from standard V6 engine
Upscale interior materials
Increased number of standard and optional safety features

Cons
Third row is kids-only
No seat height adjustment for front passenger
Evolutionary cabin design
Doesn't feel like a redesign from the ground up

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 GMC Yukon XL comes with four wheel drive, and rear wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 10-speed shiftable automatic, 6-speed shiftable automatic.The Yukon XL carries over essentially unchanged for 2020.

Pros
Seats up to nine passengers
Plenty of cargo capacity, even with all the seats up
High towing ratings

Cons
Size, weight and length make it unwieldy around town
Slow gas pedal response makes base engine feel less powerful than it's rated
Cargo space utility is limited by the high load floor

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 GMC Yukon is a business-casual blue-collar SUV with truck-like capability, but many crossovers do it better, and cheaper.

Pros
Strong V-8 engines
Massive towing capacity
High-class interior
Business-class looks
Comfortable ride quality on Denali

Cons
Limited cargo space
High top-end price
Floor height hampers leg room
Most crossovers do people better

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
14.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
21.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
5.30L
Torque: 
263ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
383ft-lbs
at 4 100rpm
Horsepower: 
295hp
at 6 600rpm
355hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
overhead valves (OHV)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet
43.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
no
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
no
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Birds eye camera
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Automatic Parking Assist
Keyless ignition
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Adjustable Pedals
Power rear seat easy entry
Sun Sensor
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
194.90in
224.40in
Width: 
76.00in
80.50in
Height: 
68.10in
74.40in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
7.90in
Front Track: 
65.30in
Rear Track: 
65.40in
Wheel Base: 
112.20in
130.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.40
42.80
Rear Head Room: 
37.10
39.10
Front Leg Room: 
42.00in
45.30in
Rear leg room: 
41.00in
39.70in
Front Hip Room: 
57.20in
60.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
59.00in
64.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.00in
60.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.40in
65.10in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
84.30cu.ft
121.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
8000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.00cu.ft
39.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.10degrees
15.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.90degrees
20.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
4450.00lbs
5846.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-free power liftgate
120V 2nd-row power outlet
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
8 -way power driver seat
8 -way power passenger seat
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Leather
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Ventilated driver seat
Ventilated passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Manual Folding Bench Third Row Seats
Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest
Heated
Power folding bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Front independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
no
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
3-zone automatic climate control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
1200 Watts Stereo Output
11-speaker
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
JBL Premium Brand Speakers
1 Subwoofer(S)
USB With External Media Control
9 total speakers
1 subwoofer
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Bose Premium Brand Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Rain-sensing windshield wipers
High-output LED fog lights
Rear liftgate windshield defogger
Roof rack
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Rear window wiper
Privacy glass
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20-in
18 X 8.5-In
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Spare — temporary spare tire
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Polished Alloy Wheels
Fullsize non-matching spare tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp
Turn signal mirrors
Airbag Deployment Notification
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Post-collision safety system
Blind spot and lane departure warnings accident avoidance system
Pre-collision safety system
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt

Options

Packages: 
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Four Season Floor Liner/Mat Package
Preferred Accessory Package
Graphite Edition
Open Road Package Discount Not Desired
Open Road Package
Enhanced Security Package
Premium Edition
HD Trailering Package
Graphite Performance Edition
Exterior Options: 
Alloy Wheel Locks
Special Color
Door Edge Guards
Rear Bumper Protector - Chrome
Body Side Moldings
Running Boards
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Paint Protection Film
Black Recovery Hooks
P275/55R20 All-Season Blackwall Tires
22" X 9.0" 6-Spoke Chrome Multi-Featured Design Wheels
Front And Rear Black GMC Emblems
Polished Exhaust Tip
Wheel Locks
22" 5-Spoke Bright Machined Wheels W/High-Gloss Black
Chrome Grille Insert
Black Roof Rack Cross Rails
Trailer Hitch Insert
Bright Bodyside Moldings
22" X 9.0" 6-Spoke Chrome Wheels
Black Assist Step Kit
22" 6-Spoke Premium Bright Silver Machined Wheels
22" 7-Spoke Silver Wheels
Chrome Recovery Hooks
Chrome Assist Step Kit
Body-Color Bodyside Moldings
20" X 9.0" Polished Aluminum Wheels
Power Sunroof
Molded Splash Guards
22" 6-Spoke Black Wheels
Front License Plate Mounting Package
Interior Options: 
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Net - Envelope
Cargo Tote
Carpet Floor Mats And Cargo Liner Package
Carpet Mat Package
AM/FM/SiriusXM/HD GMC Infotainment System W/Navigation
Black All-Weather Cargo Mat
Cargo Security Shade
All-Weather Floor Mats
Interior Protection Package
Power Release Second Row Bucket Seats
Reflective Window Shade
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Front Console Storage Bin Organizer
Collapsible Cargo Area Organizer
Console Insert Organizer Tray
Illuminated Door Sill Plates
All-Weather Floor Liner
Rear Seat Blu-Ray/DVD Entertainment System
Advanced Adaptive Cruise Control

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leather
#191919
Graphite, leather
#404042
Harvest Beige, leather
#C0AB91
Glazed Caramel, leather
#8A582F
Color: 
Cocoa/Dune, leather
#6F6154
Jet Black, leather
#151515