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2018 Toyota Highlander vs 2018 Dodge Journey

Finding an SUV that can offer great performance as well as accommodate big groups or families is sometimes tricky. However, some models stand out from the others due to their versatility, durability and convenience. With the new Highlander coming to mind when it comes to all these categories, we wanted to take a look at some of the differences between the 2018 Toyota Highlander vs the 2018 Dodge Journey.

Whether you're taking a long family vacation or trip through some tough weather, you're going to want to have a good amount of power behind your vehicle. Thankfully, the Highlander shines in terms of power, with the standard 2018 model offering 185 horsepower and 184 lb-ft thanks to its 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine. When upgrading trim levels, a 3.5-liter V6 engine is also available with the new Highlander. This engine is able to generate an impressive 295 horsepower and 263 lb-ft of torque.

Black 2018 Toyota Highlander and blue 2018 Dodge Journey side by side

2018 Toyota Highlander


2018 Dodge Journey

185/295 Starting/Max Horsepower 173/283
145 cu.ft Passenger Space 124 cu.ft
8 Standard Seating 7
83.7 cu.ft Cargo Space 67.6 cu.ft

Safety Features in the 2018 Toyota Highlander

When it comes to driving with so many friends and family members, you'll want to make sure they are protected no matter the circumstances. Helping to make the new Toyota Highlander one of the safest SUVs on the road today, the Highlander comes standard with plenty of convenient safety features thanks to the Toyota Safety Sense P suite of safety technologies. Features in this suite include the Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection and Automatic High Beams.

If you would like to learn more about the differences between the 2018 Toyota Highlander vs the 2018 Dodge Journey, be sure to contact us at Apple Valley Toyota. You can also get behind the wheel of the new Highlander today by scheduling a test drive on our website.