Toyota Fortuner vs Ford Everest Comparison

toyota fortuner vs ford everest comparison

Toyota and Ford are the best automaker in the world which produces some of the best cars on the market in every aspect, including luxury cars, family cars, off-road and off-road. Toyota and Ford sell vehicles equipped with high-end safety features and technology.

Here’s a look at the Toyota Fortuner and Ford Everest.


(*Prices are reflective of average BE FORWARD pricings as of January 2022.)

 Toyota FortunerFord Everest
Capacity/Doors4 doors / 7 seater4 doors/ 7 seater
Torque197 Nm – 420 Nm385 Nm – 470 Nm
Top Speed200 km/h180 km/h
0-100 km/h12 sec9.79 sec

Max Power94 hp – 235 hp180 hp – 197 hp
Engine2.7L – 3.0L2.0L – 3.2L
Fuel Tank Capacity80L80L
Key FeaturesSRS Airbags (Driver Knee

airbag, side airbags, curtain

airbags) ABS with EBD, 3-Point

ELR seatbelts, Brake Assist
Five child-seat anchor

points, two 12-volt sockets

and two USB ports,
Fuel Consumption11.6 Km/L – 13.1 Km/L11.7 Km/L - 14.4 Km/L
Length x Width x Height4.65×1.78×1.87 m4.65×1.76×1.87 m
BE FORWARD PRICEUSD 10,790 – USD 55,800USD 2,250 – USD 57,280

Interior & Exterior Comparison

Toyota Fortuner

BROWSE LOW COST USED TOYOTA FORTUNER from $10,900

The Fortuner is a 7-seater SUV manufactured by Toyota Japan and it uses the same platform as the Toyota Hilux but they vary mainly in body type, interior, and styling.

(a) Cabin Storage

The cabin is large with a layout and feels comfortable. In the first and second rows, the headroom and leg space is excellent and the tall driver and passenger will find it comfortable but the 3rd-row seats feel uncomfortable for a long journey.

BROWSE LOW COST USED TOYOTA FORTUNER from $10,900

Inside Fortuner, you will be served by numerous storage compartments that are useful for storing items such as handbags, smartphones, beverages, and goggles. In the driver cabin, you will have 4 cup-holders, door panel storage, a glovebox, and the center box. In the passenger row, you will find 4 cup-holders in the armrest compartment, and there are door panels. In the 3rd row, only 2 cup holders are there.

(b) Cargo Space

BROWSE LOW COST USED TOYOTA FORTUNER from $10,900

The Toyota Fortuner has a height of 72.8 inches, a length of 188.8 inches, and an overall width of 73.0 inches. The Toyota Fortuner has 296L of cargo space that can be more extended by folding the third-row seats and second-row seats with armrests when extra space is needed.

Ford Everest

BROWSE LOW COST USED FORD EVEREST from $2,250

The Ford Everest is a 7-seater SUV with a large interior, mixing the option of seven-seat practicality with dual-cab ute off-road ability. The 2nd generation started production from 2015 to the present and the 1st generation started production in 2003.

(a) Cabin Storage

Everest’s interior is a spacious, neat, and comfortable space, with a nice fit, solid build quality, and finish.

Upfront you have access to steering-wheel-mounted controls and multimedia, storage compartments including 2 cup holders, glove box, and bottle holders in each door and a substantial bin between driver and front passenger as well as two 12-volt sockets and two USB ports.

BROWSE LOW COST USED FORD EVEREST from $2,250

In the 2nd row, passengers get to control their own aircon temp and fan speed and a pair of pop-out cup holders in the arm-rest, as well as using a 230-volt or 12-volt socket from their seat, and open or close air vents.

(b) Cargo Space

The cargo space for this 7-seat model is claimed to be 249L with all seats in use and up, with the 3rd-row seats down the cargo space is claimed to be 876L, and with the 2nd row down is claimed to be 1796L.

Engine, Performance & Fuel Consumption

Toyota Fortuner

BROWSE LOW COST USED TOYOTA FORTUNER from $10,900

(a) Engine & Performance

The Fortuner comes fitted with 2 petrol engines such as 2.7L Dual VVT-I, and 4.0L V6, and 5 diesel engines such as 2.4L ESTEC intercooler VN Turbo D-4D I4, 2.5L High Version non-intercooler D-4D I4, 2.8L ESTEC intercooler VN Turbo D-4D I4, 3.0L intercooler VN Turbo D-4D I4, and 3.0L. These engines are linked to a 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual, 5-speed automatic, or 6-speed automatic.

(b) Fuel Consumption

Depending on the model chosen, the type of engine or transmission fuel consumption for the Fortuner is around 11.6 Km/L to 13.1Km/L.

Ford Everest

red engine of ford everest

BROWSE LOW COST USED FORD EVEREST from $2,250

(a) Engine & Performance

The 2nd generation Ford Everest comes fitted with 2 petrol engines and 4 diesel engine options a 2.0 L EcoBoost I4 turbo, 2.3L EcoBoost I4 turbo petrol engines, and 2.0L EcoBlue I4 turbo, 2.0L EcoBlue I4 twin-turbo, 2.2L Duratorq I4 turbo, and 3.2L Duratorq I5 turbo diesel engines. These engines transfer power to the wheel via a 5-speed M5OD manual, 6-speed Getrag MT-82 manual, 5-speed 5R55E automatic, 6-speed 6R80 automatic, or 10-speed 10R80 automatic.
The Everest is powered by a 3.2L DIESEL TURBO 5 engine producing 470 Nm of torque at 1750 rpm and 191.7 hp at 3000 rpm via a 6-speed Automatic. Also are available only in 4WD.

(b) Fuel Consumption

Depending on the type of engine fitted under the hood, or the transmission the Everest’s fuel consumption is around 11.7 Km/L to 14.4 Km/L.

Final Verdict

Whether you’re a Fortuner lover or not you will be in love with a Ford Everest that likes to go across unknown roads, then you either choose a Fortuner or the Ford Everest. If you have financial muscles, buy both or put one on the top of your list.

The Toyota Fortuner and Ford Everest are like look similar in exterior appearance but both cars differ in different aspects but both are luxury vehicles with capabilities of hitting off-road.

For fuel economy, both cars look like they do not differ so much but the Everest scores more points because one of its version reaches 14.4 Km/L while the Fortuner reach 13.1 Km/L.

Apart from stylish appearance, Ford Everest has a large interior compared to Fortuner while both have the same dimension in Length, and Height and Fortuner have small cargo space compared to the Ford Everest, Ford Everest can carry more luggage when all seats are occupied compared to the Fortuner.

Fortuner and Everest are good for long journey trips, short trips, and off-road driving while for more comfortability and luxury Everest wins ahead of Fortuner. We have nothing to force you to own one of them but the choice remains yours depending on your cash and other aspects. Take a look at BE FORWARD to purchase the mentioned vehicles or others.

BROWSE LOW COST USED TOYOTA FORTUNER from $10,900

BROWSE LOW COST USED FORD EVEREST from $2,250

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Written by: Josephat Lukaza

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