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2018 Toyota 4Runner vs 2018 Ford Explorer

If you're looking to break off the beaten path and go on an adventure, then the 2018 Toyota 4Runner is the perfect vehicle for you! With powerful engines, a wealth of excellent performance features, and great interior customization options, the 2018 Toyota 4Runner is an amazing vehicle for adventure! However, this excellent vehicle is not without its competition! The 2018 Ford Explorer is a tough competitor, and that makes it difficult to pick between them.

However, we at Heritage Toyota are vehicle experts, and we know how important it can be to make an informed decision! So, with that in mind, we've looked at these two vehicles and compared them, to help you pick the best deal! Look at the table below to see how they compare!

2018 Toyota 4Runner


2018 Ford Explorer


Starting MSRP $31,990

89.7 Cubic Feet

Maximum Available Cargo Space 80.7 Cubic Feet
4.0-liter DOHC 24-Valve V6 Base Engine 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6
278 lb-ft Maximum Available Torque 255 lb-ft


Test Drive the 2018 Toyota 4Runner in South Burlington VT

As you can see from the table, the 2018 Toyota 4Runner does cost a bit more than the 2018 Ford Explorer, nearly $3,000 more, but it makes up for it within other categories! The new Toyota 4Runner has a higher cargo space, a stronger overall engine, and a greater overall torque. This makes it the perfect vehicle for those that want more out of their adventure, and to tackle the roughest terrain. With these three categories claimed out of the four, the 2018 Toyota 4Runner is the far better deal between the two!

Additionally, to sweeten the deal, the 2018 Toyota 4Runner also has several excellent performance features to offer you! One of these performance systems is the available multi-terrain select system, which allows you to pick between four available modes, and adjust your wheel spin and engine throttle! This means you can get the best performance no matter the terrain!

So, if you're looking for a vehicle that's designed give you the most out of every adventure, look no further than the 2018 Toyota 4Runner! This vehicle is designed to give the best possible performance, no matter what terrain you face! To learn more about this excellent vehicle, or to take it for a test drive, contact us at Heritage Toyota today!