2016 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Ford Explorer
2016 Toyota Highlander

2016 Ford Explorer

$29,990

MSRP

$31,050

20 MPG City Fuel Economy 17 MPG
25 MPG HWY Fuel Economy

24 MPG

8 Passenger Capacity 7

2016 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Ford Explorer

2016 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Ford Explorer

The Toyota Highlander in one of the vehicles that has helped to shape the mid-size crossover segment. It has been on the market for more than 15 years already, and continues to dominate the segment after all this time. The new 2016 Toyota Highlander takes everything that people already loved about this mid-size crossover and made it even better for the new model year. Some of the things that people love about the new 2016 Toyota Highlander is its emphasis on comfort, safety, fuel economy, reliability, great interior feature and excellent resale value. Toyota has truly taken the refinement of the Highlander to a new level for the 2016 model year.

There are very few vehicles on the market that can compare with the reputation of the Toyota Highlander. However, one of the vehicles that can is the Ford Explorer. The Explorer has been on the market since 1990, and is arguably the most popular vehicle in the segment. Therefore, we have decided to match up the 2016 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Ford Explorer in order to prove that the Highlander is the best vehicle in its segment.

2016 Toyota Highlander: Reliability and Comfort

One of the things that we love about the new 2016 Toyota Highlander is the fact that it boasts a spacious and roomy interior and excellent capability, but still boasts a great fuel economy rating. When you match up the fuel economy ratings of the 2016 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Ford Explorer, it’s obvious that the Highlander is superior. The new 2016 Toyota Highlander is able to achieve 20 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway, which is very comparable to a lot of the cars in the segment. On the other hand, the 2016 Ford Explorer is only able to get 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway.

Also, the new 2016 Toyota Highlander boasts significantly better value than the 2016 Ford Explorer. First of all, the Highlander sells for a few thousand dollars less than the Explorer. The Highlander also has a list of standard and available features that is on par with the Ford Explorer. Anyone in the market for a new mid-size crossover vehicle is encouraged to visit us here at Rochester Toyota. We can set you up with a test drive while you are here so you can get behind the wheel of this great vehicle for yourself.

2016 Toyota Highlander vs 2016 Ford Explorer