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2023 Ford Bronco vs. 2023 Toyota Highlander Review

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2023 Ford
Bronco

MSRP*: $32,295 to $73,780
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2023 Toyota
Highlander

MSRP*: $36,420 to $51,225
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MPG - City 15 - 20 MPG 21 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 16 - 21 MPG 28 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 seats 7 - 8 seats
Cargo Space 52.3 - 83.0 ft3 84.3 ft3
Engine
  • 275-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 315-hp, 2.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 418-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 265-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 275 - 418 hp 265 hp
Towing Capacity 3,340 - 4,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 173.7 - 198.9 in 194.9 - 197.4 in
Exterior Width 75.9 - 85.7 in 76.0 in
Leg Room Front 43.1 in
Rear 35.7 - 36.3 in
Front 42.0 in
Rear 38.7 in
Head Room Front 40.8 - 43.3 in
Rear 39.8 - 41.1 in
Front 38.4 - 39.9 in
Rear 37.1 - 39.4 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Highlander than in the Ford Bronco, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Bronco will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Highlander.

Convenience
With the Toyota Highlander, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Bronco, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford Bronco is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Highlander.

Dimensions
The Ford Bronco is about the same width as the Toyota Highlander. If you go with the Ford Bronco, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Highlander.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander is clearly the choice over the Ford Bronco for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Bronco has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Highlander.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Ford Bronco and the Toyota Highlander are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Ford Bronco seats a lot fewer people than the Toyota Highlander. The Ford Bronco has significantly less cargo capacity than the Toyota Highlander.