Life has changed and so have your needs when it comes to a new vehicle. You are searching for something that can fit many people and their items while keeping everyone safe to and from your various destinations. There are two vehicles currently on the market that would be great options as your next vehicle. They are the 2020 Toyota Highlander and the 2020 Ford Explorer. In this 2020 Toyota Highlander vs 2020 Ford Explorer comparison, we will take a look at some of the features that set these two vehicles apart.
Before we jump into the differences, let’s briefly look at some of the similarities. These two SUVs have almost the same estimated fuel economies, similar engines and outputs, and similar interior dimensions.
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Let’s begin by looking at the two drivetrains the vehicles come in. The 2020 Toyota Highlander come with front-wheel drive whereas the 2020 Ford Explorer comes with rear-wheel drive. Each drivetrain has its own set of pros and cons, but many like the fact that front-wheel drive vehicles use the front tires to pull the vehicle versus the rear-wheel drive vehicles are pushed.
Before we get too much farther, we should look at how many people these two vehicles can carry. The 2020 Toyota Highlander can carry eight people while the 2020 Ford Explorer can only carry seven. How many people are you looking to transport from point A to point B? Even if you do not need that extra seat, it could be nice to have a little extra space to put an extra bag.
Now, when it comes to features, what are important to you? Do you like being able to set the cruise control and just enjoy the view? The 2020 Toyota Highlander comes standard with Adaptive Cruise Control which allows the driver to set the speed, and then the system will speed up or slow down based on the traffic in front of it. This is not available in the 2020 Ford Explorer.
Finally, the 2020 Toyota Highlander comes standard with many different safety features which includes a Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist. This is not available in the 2020 Ford Explorer.
As you can see, if you are searching for a new vehicle that is safe and has some great features, then the 2020 Toyota Highlander would be a great option for you. Interested in learning more? Please fill out the form below!