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2010 Ford Explorer

2010 Toyota 4Runner

  2010 Ford Explorer 2010 Toyota 4Runner 4WD 4-door V6 SR5 (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$29,280
$27,500
Invoice $27,404 $25,025
MPG
City/Highway
13/20 17/23
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line For a truck-based SUV, the Ford is versatile and capable, with a great interior and a number of safety and entertainment features. For a smoother ride, consider a car-based SUV instead. Read Full Review The 2010 Toyota 4Runner is a brawny “true truck” worth serious consideration if tough off-roading capability for regular trail driving is one of your requirements—and it won’t sacrifice comfort the rest of the time. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Interior styling
  • Power-folding third-row seat
  • Great crash-test scores

Dislikes:

  • Ride can be choppy
  • Handling is a step behind crossovers
  • Gruff V-6 engine

Likes:

  • Responsive V-6 powertrain
  • Good steering and visibility compared to other trucks
  • Straightforward yet stylish instrument panel
  • Rugged, nicely detailed exterior
  • Helpful off-road electronics in Trail model

Dislikes:

  • Busy ride (except vehicles with KDSS)
  • Third-row space and access are limited
  • Tow rating only 2,000 pounds with 4-cylinder
  • Nearly as heavy as a full-size ute
  • Pricey in off-road guise
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