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2011 Toyota 4Runner

2011 Ford Explorer

  2011 Toyota 4Runner 4WD 4-door V6 SR5 (GS) Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Ford Explorer
MSRP
$30,305
$28,360
Invoice $27,881 $26,886
MPG
City/Highway
17/23 17/25
Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line If off-road capability is a top requirement, the brawny 2011 Toyota 4Runner is a good choice—with surprisingly good road manners to boot. Read Full Review The 2011 Ford Explorer a formidable shot right at the heart of the crossover market--one that's sure to pull some of the remaining SUV loyalists off their very high horses. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Strong V-6 powertrain
  • Rugged, nicely detailed exterior
  • Straightforward instrument panel
  • Helpful off-road electronics in Trail model
  • Good outward visibility

Dislikes:

  • Busy ride (except vehicles with KDSS)
  • Cramped third row
  • Trail and Limited models can be pricey
  • Nearly as heavy as a full-size ute

Likes:

  • Fine blend of SUV and crossover styling
  • Tall, spacious cabin
  • Well-wired electric steering
  • MyFord Touch's tech revolution
  • Far more fuel-efficient than before

Dislikes:

  • Not quite the off-roader it once was
  • MyFord Touch's learning curve and glitches
  • ....wait, we're thinking...
Crash Test Ratings
Rollover Rating:
No crash data available
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