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2017 Ford Explorer vs 2017 Kia Sorento

Awards
Performance
Usability
2017 Kia Sorento
2017 Ford Explorer
          Be unstoppable in the 2017 Ford Explorer.

Awards

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2017 Explorer has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA1.

Performance

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2017 Ford Explorer2, boasting 75 more horses and 3 more horses per ton than the 2017 Kia Sorento3.
The 2017 Ford Explorer's2 increased torque - 3502 lb.-ft. vs. 2604 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2017 Ford ExplorerFoo2017 Kia Sorento3652horsepower29031492horsepower per ton14633502torque2604

Usability

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2017 Ford Explorer5 offers 4 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2017 Kia Sorento6, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.
No more scuffing the bottom of your car in steep driveways - the 2017 Ford Explorer7 has more than enough ground clearance - 1 inch more than the 2017 Kia Sorento6 - to make it in and out without the dreaded scrape.
Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2017 Kia Sorento6, the 2017 Ford Explorer5 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.
The 2017 Ford Explorer's5 wider wheelbase can mean greater stability. How much more stability? A noteworthy 3 inches' worth.
2017 Ford ExplorerFoo2017 Kia Sorento415front head room396415front leg room39687ground clearance76405rear head room396405rear leg room3961125wheelbase1096
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