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2017 Toyota Highlander: Should Acadia Be Worried

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The Toyota Highlander is great but does it have what it takes to take on the GMC Acadia?

The Toyota Highlander base model will be coming in with a 2.7 liter inline 4 engine that will be delivering about 185hp and 184lb ft of torque. The engine will be mated to a six-speed auto transmission. It will also return about 20mpg in the city and 25mpg on the highway. Customers will also be offered the 3.5 liter V6 engine that will be mated to an eight-speed auto transmission and will be offering about 270hp and 248lb ft of torque. There is also a hybrid option available.

The Toyota Highlander will come with features like dusk sensing headlights, emergency brake assist, and glass breakage sensor and will retail for $40,228.

The GMC Acadia will be powered by a 2.5-liter I-4 engine that will be mated to a six-speed auto transmission and will be offering about 194hp and 190lb ft of torque. The engine will return about 21mpg in the city and 26mpg on the highway.

The GMC Acadia will come with features like dual skyscape sunroof, 8inch display screen and more. The base model will retail for $29,995.