Both the Toyota 4Runner and Highlander have been part of the Japanese automaker's

vast SUV lineup for a considerable amount of time, albeit in slightly different positions.  

In terms of off-road ability and rugged looks, the 4Runner is superior to the Highlander

which is more suited for towing families.

Which SUV suits you better? For your convenience, we've compared them in a number

important areas so you can see how well they'll fit into your life.