SUV shoppers looking around for a new SUV may find it hard to choose between popular models like the 2021 Toyota Venza vs the 2021 Ford Explorer. However, there are several differences between these two SUVs that drivers should know before deciding which one to purchase. We’ve highlighted the differences between these two SUVs in terms of storage space, feature availability and more.
The 2021 Toyota Venza is available in LE, XLE and Limited trim levels, while the 2021 Ford Explorer is offered in Base, XLT, Limited, ST, King Ranch and Platinum trims. While every configuration of the 2021 Venza is all-wheel drive, only select 2021 Explorer configurations feature all-wheel drive. The 2021 Toyota Venza is also more spacious when all seats are in place. The 2021 Venza has a standard cargo capacity of 28.8 cubic feet, which is roughly 10 cubic feet more than the standard cargo capacity of the 2021 Ford Explorer.
2021 Toyota Venza
2021 Ford Explorer
|28.8 cu.ft.||Standard Cargo Capacity||18.2 cu.ft.|
|Standard||Lane Centering Assist||Optional|
|Standard||Adaptive Cruise Control||Optional|
Many driver assistance features that are standard inside the 2021 Toyota Venza are optional inside the 2021 Ford Explorer. Lane centering assistance and adaptive cruise control, two standard driver aids found inside the 2021 Venza, are only available in higher 2021 Ford Explorer trim levels.
Every 2021 Toyota Venza is powered by a hybrid powertrain system that utilizes a 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine. This engine outputs 219 horsepower.
Interior amenities and convenience features available for the 2021 Toyota Venza include: A keyless ignition system, front and rear parking sensors, dual illuminating vanity mirrors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, front seatback storage, electric power steering and dual-zone front climate control.