2022 Ford Explorer vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander

2022 Ford Explorer vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander model comparison

SUVs are drivers’ favorite vehicles for longer adventures as they are complacent with spacious interiors and impressive performance in rugged terrains and on-road. Within the wide range of models available, you may be confused about choosing the one which fits your needs. The new 2022 Ford Explorer is an excellent choice as it is equipped with the most advanced technology to make your drive an unforgettable experience.

At Akins Ford in Winder, GA, we will analyze how the features of the 2022 Ford Explorer stand out compared to the 2022 Toyota Highlander, which is another widely advertised SUV.

2022 Ford Explorer


2022 Toyota Highlander

$35,510 Starting MSRP $35,855
310 lb.-ft. @ 3,500 Torque @ RPM 263 lb.-ft. @ 4,700
FWD with 8-speed shiftable automatic Drivetrain with transmission RWD with 10-speed automatic
300 hp @ 5,500 Horsepower @ RPM 295 hp @ 6,600

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When we compare the specs of the 2022 Ford Explorer and the 2022 Toyota Highlander above, we can see that Ford Explorer has a clear edge in terms of engine power, drivetrain, and affordability. It also offers more cargo space than the Toyota Highlander. The cargo space in the 2022 Ford Explorer is 18.2 cu.-ft., while the cargo space in the Toyota Highlander is only 16 cu.-ft.

The standard rear-wheel drive provides the Ford Explorer with easy handling and responsible grip. Explorer comes with a 2.3L 4-cylinder engine; when upgraded to the 3L V6 engine will give a towing capacity of up to 5,600 lbs. High on performance and laden with large cargo space, the 2022 Ford Explorer will be a better choice for tedious and longer trips.

Features of the Ford Explorer include a touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, Amazon Alexa, SYNC® 3, voice-activated controls, navigation, a power liftgate, tri-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, second-row captain's chairs, and wireless smartphone charging, which are just a few of the features available. Other available features include Intelligent 4WD with Terrain Management, a premium audio system, leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, and many other luxuries.

Are you interested in the 2022 Ford Explorer? Visit us at Akins Ford in Winder, GA, or check our inventory for more details and to book the 2022 Ford Explorer. You can also browse other latest Ford models and schedule a test drive to get an in-person experience of your desired vehicle.