2021 Ford Explorer

vs. Toyota 4Runner

The Ultimate Exploration Vehicle

The 2021 Ford Explorer is primed for modern-day exploration. Its adjustable interior offers space and comfort for the whole family. And it helps you make the most of every experience with connected technology and an athletic build that's ready for whatever lies ahead.

Vehicle Comparison


2021 Ford Explorer 2021 Toyota 4Runner
Starting $MSRP $32,675 $36,765
Engine torque 310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm 278 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm
Transmission 10-Speed Automatic Transmission with Selectshift 5-Speed Automatic
Fuel economy City/Hwy 27 / 29 mpg 16 / 19 mpg

Capability Drives Experience

The 2021 Explorer is ready for adventure, thanks to an array of capability-enhancing features. From RWD and a 10-speed transmission to the available 3.0L EcoBoost® engine and available 4WD with Terrain Management System,™ the Explorer is prepared for the road ahead.

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.

Adventure Awaits

Whether it's camping under the stars, a weekend at the beach or anything in between, our Outfitters Packages can help ensure there's enough room for your family and all their gear. Choose from the available 52" x 48" Yakima Cargo MegaWarrior roof basket, the Yakima SkyBox roof box with 16 cubic feet of storage, or the available Yakima Bike FrontLoader roof racks. Each package is installed by a Ford factory-trained technician and also come with heavy duty floor mats and a cargo protector behind the third road. Offering you the flexibility and durability your family needs when adventure calls.

Adventure Awaits

Explorer helps you make the most of your next big adventure with a rear-wheel-drive platform and your choice of four powerful engines. For additional traction there's available Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management System™ and seven selectable drive modes. And with the ability to tow a maximum of 5,600 lbs.,* you won't be slowed down, not even with a hefty camper in tow.

*Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

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