2019 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2WD (SE)

2019 Toyota 4Runner

2019 Ford Explorer Base FWD

2020 Ford Explorer*

2019 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2020 Ford Explorer

2019 Toyota 4Runner

2020 Ford Explorer
7 Seating capacity (with optional third-row seat)

Max Seating

Up to 7 passengers
89.7 cubic feet

Max Cargo Capacity

87.8 cubic feet
Toyota Entune™ Audio Plus


4.0L V6

Base Engine

2,3L I-4

If your family is looking for a reliable SUV packed with the latest in safety and technology features, you probably have come across the 2019 Toyota 4Runner and 2019 Ford Explorer during your research. While both are excellent choices for your Flower Mound commute, only one can end up on your driveway. Which will it be? See which SUV is best suited for you in our Ford Explorer vs. Toyota 4Runner comparison.

2019 4Runner vs. Explorer: Engine Performance

When you compare the Ford Explorer vs. Toyota 4Runner, there is one big winner when it comes to engine performance. See how the base trim levels of these two SUVs compare:

  • 2019 Toyota 4Runner: 4.0L V6 engine that delivers 270 hp and 278 lb-ft of torque and is paired with a five-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) and sequential shift mode
  • 2020 Ford Explorer: 2.3L Turbocharged, Direct Injection TI-VCT EcoBoost® 1-4 engine that’s paired with a 10-speed automatic with selectShift® capability
2019 4Runner driving on rocks

2019 4Runner vs. Explorer: Features

Standard interior, safety, and technology features could make or break a car-buying decision. When Coppell step inside both sport utility vehicles, they will be more impressed with what the 4Runner has to offer. Both the 4Runner and Explorers offer similar features like LATCH, power door locks, a rearview camera, a form of remote keyless entry, and power windows.

Features that come standard in the new Toyota 4Runner, but not the Explorer includes:

  • Power rear liftgate window with auto up/down and jam protection
  • Rear liftgate window defoggers with timer and SUV protection
  • Power door locks with programmable auto door lock logic
  • Glare-resistant mechanical inside rearview mirror
  • Entune™ Audio Plus
  • Star Safety System™
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
  • Anti-theft system with engine immobilizer
  • ToyotaCare
  • Toyota Safety Sense™
2019 4Runner Entune screen

Our New 4Runner Inventory

Test Drive the 2019 4Runner at Lone Star Toyota of Lewisville

After comparing the Ford Explorer vs. Toyota 4Runner, you will see that the latter is the better option for your Carrollton drives. Stop by Lone Star Toyota of Lewisville, and we will explore the 4Runner trim levels, exterior color options, towing capacity, and see how it compares to competitive vehicles like the Honda Pilot and the Toyota Highlander before hitting the Lewisville streets for a test drive. Give us a call with any questions or to get the process started. Be sure to browse our current vehicle specials so you can drive home in a new 4Runner for less!

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Lone Star Toyota of Lewisville
1547 S. Stemmons Fwy
Lewisville, TX, 75067 US
(469) 290-0539
Lone Star Toyota of Lewisville 33.0213337, -96.9874464.