Compare 2001 Ford Explorer vs 2001 Toyota Highlander

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4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 22 $29,223 $32,025
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 4WD 15 19 $30,972 $33,990
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer AWD 14 19 $31,341 $34,405
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 22 $29,449 $32,280
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Limited 4WD 15 19 $31,198 $34,245
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB Limited AWD 14 19 $31,568 $34,660
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB XLS 16 22 $23,157 $25,210
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB XLS 4WD 15 19 $24,831 $27,090
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 22 $25,649 $28,010
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB XLT 4WD 15 19 $27,399 $29,975
Explorer 4-Door 112" WB XLT AWD 14 19 $27,585 $30,185
Explorer Sport 2-Door 102" WB 18 22 $19,321 $21,035
Explorer Sport 2-Door 102" WB 4WD 16 19 $22,010 $24,055
Explorer Sport Trac 4-Door 126" WB 17 21 $20,100 $21,910
Explorer Sport Trac 4-Door 126" WB 4WD 16 19 $22,565 $24,680
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4-Door 4-Cyl
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Highlander 4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $20,928 $23,515
Highlander 4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 19 24 $22,174 $24,915
Highlander 4-Door V6 19 23 $22,332 $25,095
Highlander 4-Door V6 4WD 18 22 $23,578 $26,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,223
$20,928
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,025
$23,515
Monthly Payment Estimate
$534 / month
$392 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.8 57.0
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 40.7
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 55.1
Second Leg Room (in)
36.8 36.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 57.9
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 105.7
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in)
20.1 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.7 33.5
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
44.0 -
Wheelbase (in)
111.6 106.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.2 71.9
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
33.9 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
46.9 35.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
29.1 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
190.7 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.7 -
Height, Overall (in)
67.7 66.1
Track Width, Front (in)
- 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
- 184.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
81.8 81.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 50.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 36.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.7 41.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.6 38.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.9 39.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
71.4 76.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.47 10.2 x 0.4
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 1.02 11.6 x 1.1
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.0 19.8
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.4 40.6
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.3 37.4
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
15.0 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.98
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.1
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
683 -
Spare Tire Size
P255/70R16 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
T65 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2065 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
683 -
Rear Tire Size
P255/70R16 P225/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
683 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2065 -
Rear Tire Order Code
T65 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
2065 -
Front Tire Size
P255/70R16 P225/70R16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1011 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6740 3000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2510 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
10,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2045 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5100 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2900 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1907 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3485
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 6.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
1425 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 100
Engine
Fuel System
SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
240 @ 3250 163 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99E NA
Displacement
4.0L/245 2.4L/146
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5250 155 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 27
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic,
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.47 3.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47 1.41
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.10 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.85 2.20
Trans Order Code
44D NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.12
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Toyota Highlander
Body Code
112" WB -
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2710 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 0.63
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 35
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 0.91
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2510 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- MacPherson
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- MacPherson
Frame
Frame Type
Boxed w/Single Channel -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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