2020 Toyota Highlander vs. 2019 Ford Flex: Compare reviews, safety ratings, fuel economy, etc.

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2020 Toyota Highlander vs. 2019 Ford Flex Review

New 2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Toyota
Highlander

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New 2019 Ford Flex

2019 Ford
Flex

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MSRP*
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$34,600 to $48,800
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$30,575 to $43,590
Invoice* $31,589 to $44,555 $29,658 to $41,847
MPG - City 20 - 21 15 - 16
MPG - Hwy 27 - 29 21 - 23
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 7
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 Ford Flex than in the Toyota Highlander, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Flex will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Highlander.

Convenience
The Toyota Highlander requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Flex, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Toyota Highlander is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Flex. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Toyota Highlander will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Ford Flex.

Dimensions
The Toyota Highlander is about the same width as the Ford Flex. The Toyota Highlander is slightly shorter than the Ford Flex, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Toyota Highlander transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Ford Flex.

Handling
The Toyota Highlander has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford Flex, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Toyota Highlander is clearly the choice over the Ford Flex for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Toyota Highlander and the Ford Flex.

Utility
The Toyota Highlander offers greater seating capacity than the Ford Flex, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Toyota Highlander as you will in the Ford Flex.

Warranty
The Toyota Highlander comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Flex.