2018 Toyota 4Runner

2019 Toyota 4Runner*

2018 Ford Explorer

2019 Ford Explorer*

2019 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2019 Ford Explorer

If you’re considering the 4Runner vs. Explorer for a full-size, off-road capable SUV, there are a few areas you’ll want to consider. The 2019 4Runner offers more standard towing capacity as well as more maximum cargo room. In addition, its standard V6 produces more torque than the Explorer’s 4-Cylinder. For more information, see how these models match up at Beaver Toyota St. Augustine near Jacksonville.

Standard Towing

The 2019 Toyota 4Runner comes standard with a 4.0L V6 engine, while the 2019 Ford Explorer starts with a 2.3L 4-Cylinder engine. A 3.5L V6 gas engine is available, but you’ll have to pay more to upgrade. Let’s see how their towing capacities compare:

  • 2019 Ford Explorer Towing Capacity
    • 2.4L 4-Cylinder Engine – 3,000 pounds
    • 3.5L V6 Engine – 5,000 pounds
  • 2019 Toyota 4Runner Towing Capacity
    • 4.0L V6 Engine – 5,000 pounds

When equipped with a V6 engine, both models offer the same towing capacity, but you’ll have to shell out more to upgrade the Explorer to reach 5,000 pounds of towing.

Cargo Room

If you’re going to be hauling construction supplies or gear for camping near Palm Coast, a large cargo area is key. Let’s see how the 4Runner and the Explorer compare:

  • 2019 Toyota 4Runner
    • Behind Rear Seat: 41.2 cubic feet
    • All Seats Folded Down: 89.7 cubic feet
  • 2019 Ford Explorer
    • Behind Rear Seat: 21 cubic feet
    • All Seats Folded Down: 80.7 cubic feet

As you can see, the 4Runner’s spacious cargo area simply provides more room.

Learn More at Beaver Toyota St. Augustine

Whether you’re looking for a 4Runner Roof Rack or want to test drive this capable Toyota SUV, Beaver Toyota St. Augustine can help. We’re located just a short drive from Palatka, and we offer a range of Toyota specials to make your next model closer within reach. The 4Runner also offers a number of off-road features you won’t find in the 2019 Honda Pilot, so stop by today to learn more!

*2018 Model Shown
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