New Toyota 2019 Toyota Highlander vs 2019 Chevrolet Traverse – North Kingstown RI for Sale in North Kingstown, RI near Warwick

2019 Toyota Highlander vs 2019 Chevrolet Traverse – North Kingstown RI

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2019 Toyota Highlander vs 2019 Chevrolet Traverse - North Kingstown RI

Vehicle Overview

While several SUVs provide drivers with three rows of seating, you may be focusing on finding a well-rounded vehicle that meets other needs as well. In addition to the need for passenger space, you may be looking for a gorgeous vehicle with specific interior and exterior features and incredible performance capabilities. The 2019 Toyota Highlander is a popular midsize SUV that may be well-suited for all of your needs and expectations, but you want to complete a thorough comparison before finalizing your plans. The 2019 Chevy Traverse may seemingly meet your needs as well, but you need to carefully analyze all aspects of these SUVs before you decide which model is perfect for you to take home. The North Kingstown Toyota sales associates are available to support your comparison by facilitating a behind-the-wheel experience in the Highlander soon.

North Kingstown RI - 2019 Toyota Highlander's Overview

Exterior – 2019 Toyota Highlander

The 2019 Toyota Highlander is offered in eight lovely trims, and hybrid versions are also available upon request. The Highlander’s exterior perfectly expresses its modern appeal. On the front end, the Highlander has a stacked bar grille that culminates in a pyramid-like fashion. This attractive grille fades upward into a gently-contoured hood and is surrounded by projector-beam headlights with a daytime running light feature. Integrated fog lights also add to the front end’s style and functionality. Smooth side panels feature powered exterior mirrors with heating and turn signal integration. The rear tailgate is powered with height adjustment functionality. Other features are a moonroof, rocker side panels, a shark-fin antenna, roof rails, LED taillights, tinted windows and other essential features.

North Kingstown RI - 2019 Toyota Highlander's Exterior

Interior – 2019 Toyota Highlander in/near North Kingstown RI

You can easily spend hours in your new SUV each week running errands, commuting to work and even joyriding. When you plan to spend so much time in your vehicle, you need it to be aesthetically appealing and comfortable. The 2019 Toyota Highlander has the essential features you need in a new SUV, and it also has a sublime interior design with comfortable materials throughout the interior. This SUV has three rows of passenger seating available as well as heated front seats with power adjustments. Other features include a 3-zone climate control system, an integrated backup camera with dynamic guidelines or a bird’s-eye view, a Blu-ray CD player for the rear entertainment system, a multi-information digital driver’s display, illuminated entry, remote keyless entry, blue LED ambient lighting and additional equipment. The 2019 Chevy Traverse also has three rows of seating in your choice of trim-specific cloth or leather material.

North Kingstown RI - 2019 Toyota Highlander's Interior

Mechanical – Toyota Highlander specs in/near North Kingstown

The 2019 Toyota Highlander is available in three engines. These include two gas-powered engines and a hybrid engine. The 2.7-liter, 4-cylinder engine mated to an automatic transmission provides 185 horsepower. A 3.5-liter, V6 powertrain generates 295 horsepower. If you decide to take home the Highlander with the hybrid engine, you can benefit from 306 net horsepower from a system that comes with two driving modes. On the other hand, the 2019 Chevy Traverse is offered in only one powertrain for most trims. This is a V6 engine that is mated to an automatic transmission, and it comes with automatic start-stop and front-wheel drive.

North Kingstown RI - 2019 Toyota Highlander's Mechanical

Safety – 2019 Toyota Highlander dealer

A final factor to consider as you compare the Highlander against the Traverse is safety. The 2019 Highlander is packed with exceptional safety gear across all trims. Equipment that could be in your new Highlander includes traction control, automatic high beams, smart stop technology, pedestrian detection, electronic brakeforce distribution, brake assist, anti-locking brakes, vehicle stability, smart stop technology, numerous airbags featuring a roll-sensing curtain airbag, 3-point safety seatbelts with load limiters and other safety features, a seatbelt warning sensor for the front seats, whiplash protection seats, second and third row LATCH equipment, second row child safety door locks, an energy-dissipating exterior and interior, side-impact door beams, TPMS, crumple zones, engine immobilization, hill start assist control, blind spot monitoring, roadside assistance and other features. The Traverse for 2019 also has several safety features, but there is more variation in standard equipment across the available trims. Some of these include OnStar capability with an optional paid service, TPMS, airbags, child safety gear, daytime running lights and other equipment.

While reading about differences between the 2019 Toyota Highlander and the Traverse from Chevy is a great way to begin your comparison, it is important to spend time exploring the capabilities closely with a test drive as well. We invite you to drop by our Toyota dealership soon to check out all that the Highlander offers through a test drive. This gives you personal insight about the experience that the Highlander provides to you.

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