Ford Explorer vs. Toyota 4Runner

 Beige
VS
 White

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$32,140 - $34,290
$34,810 - $36,685

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
280 - 290 hp
270 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L Ti
2.3L I
4.0L V6 DOHC SMPI

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.9 in.
41.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.4 in.
39.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.5 in.
32.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.6 in.
38.6 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

AC

AC
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
7
5 - 7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P245/60HR18
P265/70SR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.8 in.
109.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.9 - 39.2 ft.
37.4 ft.

Length

Length
198.3 in.
75.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4443 - 4629 lbs.
270 hp

Horsepower

Horsepower
280 - 290 hp
278 ft. lbs.

Torque

Torque
255 - 310 ft. lbs.
5000 lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
2000 - 5000 lbs.
500 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
200 - 500 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
V6 Cylinder

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.6 gal.
23 gal.

Combined

Combined
19 - 23 mpg
19 mpg

City

City
16 - 19 mpg
17 mpg

Highway

Highway
22 - 27 mpg
20 - 21 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Optional

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Optional

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer
Toyota 4Runner

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
S

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
7
5 - 7

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
151.7 ft³.
2998 lbs.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4443 - 4629 lbs.
3439 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 - 22 mpg.
6100 - 6300 lbs.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 - 19 mpg.
18 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 - 27 mpg.
17 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 - 5000 lbs.
20 - 21 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 - 500 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 - 5000 lbs.
500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 - 500 lbs.
5000 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 - 5000 lbs.
500 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
998, 998-1, 99H
5000 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 - Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
2.3 L/140 - 3.5 L/213
4.0 L/241

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection - Sequential MPI
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446, 44C, 44J
5

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
Automatic w/OD

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
3.52

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 - 4.58
2.04

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 - 2.96
1.40

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 - 1.91
1.00

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 - 1.45
0.72

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
3.22

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 - 0.75
No

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88
Manual - None

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36, 3.39, 3.65
No

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540
750

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1, 8.4, 8.8, 9.2, 9.8
750

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175
9.8

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
None

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Independent

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18
Rigid Axle

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18
3.73

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
3.73

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
P265/70SR17

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
P265/70SR17

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Full-Size

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
17 X 7 - 17 X 7.5 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
17 X 7 - 17 X 7.5 in.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Full-Size in.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.9 - 39.2 ft.
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Steel

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Rack-Pinion

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
37.4 ft.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
4-Wheel Disc

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 in.
4-Wheel

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 in.
4-Wheel

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.6 gal.
Yes

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
41.4 in.
Yes

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.9 in.
13.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
61.5 in.
12.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
57.3 in.
23 gal.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.6 in.
39.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
39.5 in.
41.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
61 in.
57.8 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
56.8 in.
56.5 in.

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
37.8 in.
38.6 in.

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
32 in.
32.9 in.

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
50.8 in.
57.8 in.

Third Hip Room

Third Hip Room
40.7 in.
55.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
112.8 in.
34.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
198.3 in.
29.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.9 in.
57.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
70 in.
43.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
67 in.
109.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
67 in.
75.8 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
7.8 - 8.3 in.
71.5 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
80.7 ft³.
63.2 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.8 ft³.
63.2 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
21 ft³.
9 - 9.6 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Explorer
88.8 - 89.7 ft³.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Sport Utility
46.3 - 47.2 ft³.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
9 - 47.2 ft³.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.3 - 3.5
4Runner

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
Intermediate Sport Utility

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
Sport Utility

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4 - 6
4.0

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
DOHC