Toyota Highlander vs. Ford Explorer

Toyota Highlander vs. Ford Explorer: The Newest Kids on the Block

By Mark Rechtin – Words; Wes Allison – Photos – MotorTrend

Brand loyalty makes purchasing a new vehicle an easy call for most folks; you belong to a Ford family or a Toyota household, and you never cross that line.

But there also are plenty of people who are looking for the best deal, or the latest thing, or the most popular vehicle in their particular class, brand be damned. In the case of the Ford Explorer and Toyota Highlander, both are the latest thing in the three-row sport-utility segment, and they’re perennial best-sellers, to boot. So, if you were new to either brand and looking to see what all the fuss is about, which would be the better choice?

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