2018 Toyota Highlander vs 2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Toyota Highlander vs 2018 Ford Explorer

If you’re looking for an SUV that takes your adventure above and beyond, tackling the off-road without pause, look no further than the 2018 Toyota Highlander! This vehicle has a strong engine, great fuel economy, and a spacious interior, guaranteed to please any driver! However, this excellent SUV has a ton of competition, being part of the most competitive and largest market for vehicles! The new 2018 Ford Explorer has a ton of great features and power, making it a tough competitor!

Thankfully, we at White River Toyota are experts at comparing vehicles and their features, or else it would be impossible to find the best deal between these two! We’ve done the research for you and compiled the information in the chart below to help you find the vehicle right for you!

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2018 Toyota Highlander Vs 2018 Ford Explorer
8 Seats Maximum Seating 7 Seats
$31,030 Starting MSRP $32,140
5,000 lbs Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs
21 mpg Fuel Economy (City) 19 mpg

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As you can see from the table above, the new 2018 Toyota Highlander and the 2018 Ford Explorer are very close in terms of features and specifications! However, the new Toyota Highlander does pull ahead when you compare these two vehicles, offering a larger seating capacity, a lower starting MSRP, and a better city fuel economy for you to enjoy! They do offer the same towing capacity, making them equally as effective at hauling your toys on your adventures, but that is the only area we’ve compared in which they are the same.

So, if you’re looking for a vehicle that offers a ton of power and performance for you to enjoy, as well as great fuel economy, and all for a low starting price, look no further than the 2018 Toyota Highlander! For more information on this excellent vehicle, or to take it for a test drive, contact us at Toyota Highlander today!


2018 Toyota Highlander steering wheel and dash.
2018 Toyota Highlander seat view.
2018 Toyota Highlander front seats
2018 Toyota Highlander cargo area.