If you're looking for a midsize SUV, you're in good company. It's one of the most widely produced vehicles in the country, so you'll have plenty of options to choose from. In fact, according to US News and World Report, there are over 20 vehicles that are considered midsize SUV (and this doesn't include what it classifies as midsize crossover). So you'll want to sift through all the different vehicle makes and models. Two of the most popular ones are the Ford Explorer and the Toyota Highlander. But which of these two models checks off the most boxes? While it does depend on the boxes listed on your shopping list, here is the nitty-gritty when it comes to the 2020 Ford Explorer vs 2020 Toyota Highlander.
Both the 2020 Ford Explorer and the 2020 Toyota Highlander come with a similar entry price point. The Ford Explorer has an entry MSRP of $32,765, while the base 2020 Highlander has a starting MSRP of $34,600. If you were to shop around for the top-tier trim on the Ford Explorer, you would end up with the Platinum four-wheel-drive SUV. This version has a price point of $58,250. The 2020 Toyota Highlander also has a Platinum as its top-tier trim, although this version comes with a lower price point of $46,850. Maxing out each does come at a lower price for the Highlander, but diving into the complete list of specs shows where these price differences come into play.