When it comes to performance, the 2016 Ford Explorer takes the lead. This crossover SUV provides three powertrain options, so you can tailor your ride to suit your needs. Choose the turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine for 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. Both V6 engine options give you the power to tow up to 5,000 pounds.
To supply the Highlander with optimal power, choose the 3.5-liter V6 engine. Its 270 horses and 248 pound-feet of torque create a smooth, refined ride. The V6-powered Highlanders come with the standard tow package, helping them tow max loads of 5,000 pounds.