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2019 Toyota Highlander vs 2019 Subaru Ascent

If you’re looking for a vehicle that offers immense innovation and technology features, look no further than the 2019 Toyota Highlander and its many trims! This excellent SUV is guaranteed to please, offering a ton off features for you to enjoy. These features range from interior customization, to excellent performance systems. However, as an SUV, the new 2019 Toyota Highlander has a ton of competition. The SUV market is packed full of great vehicles, like the new 2019 Subaru Ascent, which offers many great trims and features.

In order to help you find out which one of these SUVs is the best deal for you, we at Heritage Toyota took them to their limits and pitted them head to head! We’ve looked at their features and systems in order to lend our expertise! Continue reading to learn more about how these two SUVs compare! 

2019 Toyota Highlander LE 


2019 Subaru Ascent Premium 

7 to 8 Seats 

Maximum Seating Capacity  7 to 8 Seats 


All-Wheel Drive Option?  Yes 
44.2 Inches  Front Legroom  42.2 Inches 
295 Horsepower  Maximum Horsepower  260 Horsepower 


Test Drive the 2019 Toyota Highlander in South Burlington VT

As seen from the chart above, the 2019 Toyota Highlander’s LE trim and the 2019 Subaru Ascent Premium trim are both great vehicles. They both offer an available all-wheel drive option, as well as a large seating capacity, making them nearly equal in these trims. However, the new 2019 Toyota Highlander LE does have the edge in terms of front legroom and total horsepower.  

The new 2019 Toyota Highlander also brings a ton of safety technologies to the table! These features sweeten the deal, allowing you to feel more secure without paying extra! Many of these features are found in the Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P) suite and include technologies like Lane Departure Alerts (LDA), and more. 

To learn more about the new 2019 Toyota Highlander and its trims, or what other vehicles are in the Toyota lineup, contact us at Heritage Toyota today!