2018 Ford Explorer vs. 2018 Toyota Highlander: Head to Head

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Explorer vs. Highlander: Which Midsize SUV Comes Out Ahead?

The Ford Explorer and Toyota Highlander have been extremely popular choices in the midsize SUV game for a number of years, and for good reason. Both sport-utilities can be fitted with a wide range of comfort and safety-related options, not to mention engines that offer surprisingly strong performance and, in some cases, impressive fuel economy.

To help you decide which one of these SUVs is right for you, we’ve broken things down into eleven distinct categories. We’ve compiled data using results from our own testing and ranking system. These focus on everything from ride and handling to cargo and cabin space. Safety, fuel economy, and price are considered, too. Basically, everything you might consider when buying a SUV has been brought into play for this head-to-head comparison.

Keep reading to discover whether the Ford Explorer or Toyota Highlander is the better midsize SUV.

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