2021 Ford Explorer vs. 2021 Toyota Highlander

Vehicle Comparison

2021 Ford Explorer 2021 Toyota Highlander
Starting MSRP $32,675 $35,085
Engine Power300 hp @ 5500 rpm 295 hp @ 6600 rpm
Engine Torque 310 ft-lbs. @ 3500 rpm 263 ft-lbs. @ 4700 rpm
Engine Configuration Inline 4 V6
Transmission 10 Speed Shiftable Automatic 8-Speed Shiftable Automatic
Fuel Economy City/Hwy/Combined 21/28/24 mpg 21/29/24 mpg
Fuel Capacity17.9 gal. 17.9 gal.

Whatever You Do. Do it in Style.

The power and driving dynamics of the 2021 Explorer come wrapped in an eye-catching design that boasts authentic comfort and style. And because it was built for the active lifestyle, you can also expect an interior space that accommodates the kids, the dog, the sports equipment, camping gear and just about anything else you may need on the road to exploration. 

**Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and weight distribution.

Connected Technology for a Commanding Drive

The 2021 Explorer comes equipped with plenty of smart and capable features to prepare you for any adventure. For added assistance, Explorer comes with Ford Co-Pilot360™ Technology, a lineup of available driver-assist features designed to enhance your drivingexperience. You'll also find that staying connected is easy with features like SYNC® 3 and FordPass Connect™ on your side.

Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver's attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle. It does not replace safe driving. See Owner's Manual for details and limitations.

An SUV That Adapts.

The 2021 Explorer is designed to make the most of any situation. It gives you the tools to take on your adventures or your errands with your choice of Outfitters packages plus a number of features that include available Michelin® self-sealing tires, extra cargo space and a B&O Sound System by Bang & Olufsen.

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2021 Ford Explorer Timberline

Rugged and capable, the 2021 Ford Explorer Timberline is designed to take adventure further. It offers improved ground clearance plus increased approach and departures angles compared to the standard Explorer model. Plus, steel underbody skid plates and 3.58 TORSEN®  Limited Slip Rear Axle for going off-road. The interior offers features like Deep Cyprus ActiveX™  Seat Material with Heathered Cloth Insert, Heated front and rear seats, Deep Tangerine Stitching and a unique Timberline Logo and a leather-wrapped, heated steering wheel. So you can stay comfortable in any conditions.​

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