Bangor-area drivers who are drawn to adventure and extreme terrain may be in search of a vehicle that can handle the rigors of the trail. The 2021 Toyota 4Runner is a rough and rugged SUV that will check all the boxes when you get behind the wheel at Downeast Toyota. The debut of the 2021 Ford Bronco means the Toyota 4Runner has a worthy competitor in the class. Learn more about what sets the Toyota 4Runner apart with this 2021 Toyota 4Runner vs 2021 Ford Bronco comparison.
The Toyota 4Runner is a sturdy body-on-frame SUV that can be tailored to fit your lifestyle with nine trim levels to choose from – SR5, Trail Special Edition, SR5 Premium, TRD Off-Road, TRD Off-Road Premium, Venture Special Edition, Limited, Nightshade Edition and TRD Pro – with a price tag that starts at $36,765. A feature that sets the Toyota 4Runner apart from the Ford Bronco is the availability of third-row seating that makes room for seven passengers – a number that the Ford Bronco cannot match.
2021 Toyota 4Runner
2021 Ford Bronco
|270-Horsepower 4.0-Liter V-6
||Base Engine||300-Horsepower 2.3-Liter EcoBoost® 4-Cylinder
|5 - 7 Passengers||Passenger Space||4 - 5 Passengers|
|Part-Time 4WD or Full-Time 4WD||4WD Systems||Part-Time 4WD|
High-caliber performance on the trail is a trademark of the Toyota 4Runner in this 2021 Toyota 4Runner vs 2021 Ford Bronco comparison created by Downeast Toyota. Toyota 4Runner performance starts with a reliable 270-horsepower 4.0-liter V-6 engine that is paired with a five-speed automatic transmission that will tow up to 5,000 pounds of cargo. Ford Bronco entries feature a pair of engine options, a 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder and a 2.7-liter EcoBoost® V-6 with a standard part-time 4WD system with G.O.A.T Modes.
To deliver the performance you need when faced with extreme terrain, the Toyota 4Runner is equipped with a part-time 4WD system with an electronic locking rear differential that can be paired with Multi-Terrain Select drive modes and CRAWL Control to upgrade performance. The Toyota 4Runner Limited features a Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System with a full-time 4WD system and a Torsen® limited-slip center differential. Add 9.6 inches of ground clearance to the equation and the Toyota 4Runner is ready to tackle any and all terrain.
Inside the Toyota 4Runner, you will find a world-class interior that will cater to your adventures at every turn. Perfect for family camping trips, the Toyota 4Runner features 47.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats in five-passenger variants. Ford Bronco models are available in two- and four-door options with 35.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats in four-door models. Features that will make the Toyota 4Runner stand out in this comparison include Toyota Safety Sense™ driver-assistance systems, an 8-inch Toyota Entune™ touchscreen multimedia system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Amazon Alexa, 20-inch alloy wheels, a power moonroof, leather interior, heated and cooled front seats, a Multi-Information Display and more.
Schedule a test drive in a 2021 Toyota 4Runner today when you get behind the wheel at Downeast Toyota!