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Explorer VS Chevrolet Traverse

Explorer

AWARDS & FEATURES

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2019 Explorer has earned a coveted 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA.1

The 2019 Ford Explorer's2 standard sunroof lets the light in on even the gloomiest day. Sadly, the 2019 Chevrolet Traverse's3 sunroof will cost you extra.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Chevrolet Traverse
Sunroof
standard2optional3
Explorer

PERFORMANCE

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2019 Ford Explorer4, boasting 55 more horses than the 2019 Chevrolet Traverse6.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's4 increased torque - 3504 lb.-ft. vs. 2955 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's7 slightly smaller turn radius means more agile maneuvering and easier parking.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Chevrolet Traverse
Horsepower
36543106
Torque
35042955
Turning Circle
387396
Explorer

PRICING & WARRANTY

The 2019 Ford Explorer8 is so confident in their materials and workmanship, they'll pay for the cost of perforation repairs for 2 years longer than the 2019 Chevrolet Traverse6 - quite a consideration for drivers who live in climates where corrosion is a risk.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Chevrolet Traverse
Corrosion Warranty
5836
2 - 2019 Ford Explorer Platinum 4WD
3 - 2019 Chevrolet Traverse FWD 4dr LT Leather w/3LT
4 - 2019 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD
5 - 2019 Chevrolet Traverse FWD 4dr RS w/2LT
6 - 2019 Chevrolet Traverse FWD 4dr L w/1L0
7 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base 4WD
8 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base FWD

Explorer VS Dodge Durango

Explorer

AWARDS & SAFETY

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2019 Explorer has earned a coveted 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA.1

The 2019 Ford Explorer's4 active Blind Spot Monitoring System warns you when a vehicle enters your blind spot, a little more peace of mind as a standard feature. Want that extra security on the Durango? Blind Spot Monitoring isn't standard on the 2019 Dodge Durango6, so it will cost you.

If your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2019 Ford Explorer5, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2019 Dodge Durango7, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Dodge Durango
Blind Spot Monitoring System
standard4optional5
Lane Departure Warning System
standard6optional7
Explorer

EFFICIENCY

If you're trying to pinch pennies, every single mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the one between the 2019 Ford Explorer2 and the 2019 Dodge Durango3 on the highway.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Dodge Durango
EPA Estimated Highway MPG
272263
Explorer

PERFORMANCE

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2019 Ford Explorer's2 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2019 Dodge Durango.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Dodge Durango
Turbocharged
has2-
Explorer

USABILITY

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2019 Ford Explorer2 offers 4 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2019 Dodge Durango3, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.

Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2019 Dodge Durango3, the 2019 Ford Explorer2 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Dodge Durango
Front Head Room
412393
Front Leg Room
412393
Rear Head Room
402393
Rear Leg Room
402393
2 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base FWD
3 - 2019 Dodge Durango SXT RWD
4 - 2019 Ford Explorer Limited FWD
5 - 2019 Dodge Durango SXT Plus RWD
6 - 2019 Ford Explorer Platinum 4WD
7 - 2019 Dodge Durango GT Plus RWD

Explorer VS Honda Pilot

Explorer

AWARDS

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2019 Explorer has earned a coveted 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA.1
Explorer

PERFORMANCE

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2019 Ford Explorer2, boasting 85 more horses and 10 more horses per ton than the 2019 Honda Pilot3.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's2 increased torque - 3502 lb.-ft. vs. 2623 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2019 Ford Explorer's4 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2019 Honda Pilot.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Honda Pilot
Horsepower
36522803
Horsepower Per Ton
14921393
Torque
35022623
Turbocharged
has4-
Explorer

USABILITY

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2019 Ford Explorer4 offers 2 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2019 Honda Pilot3, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's5 slightly smaller turn radius means more agile maneuvering and easier parking.

Even an increase of just an inch or two in wheel base can mean more stability, and the 2019 Ford Explorer4 has 1 more of those stability-increasing inches.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Honda Pilot
Front Head Room
414403
Front Leg Room
414403
Turning Circle
385393
Wheelbase
11241113
Explorer

PRICING & WARRANTY

In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2019 Ford Explorer's4 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2019 Honda Pilot3.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Honda Pilot
Roadside Assistance
5433
2 - 2019 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD
3 - 2019 Honda Pilot LX 2WD
4 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base FWD
5 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base 4WD

Explorer VS Nissan Pathfinder

Explorer

AWARDS & SAFETY

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2019 Explorer has earned a coveted 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA.1

If your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2019 Ford Explorer4, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Lane Departure Warning System
standard4-
Explorer

PERFORMANCE

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2019 Ford Explorer2, boasting 81 more horses and 17 more horses per ton than the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder3.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's2 increased torque - 3502 lb.-ft. vs. 2593 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2019 Ford Explorer's5 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Horsepower
36522843
Horsepower Per Ton
14921323
Torque
35022593
Turbocharged
has5-
Explorer

USABILITY

No more scuffing the bottom of your car in steep driveways - the 2019 Ford Explorer6 has more than enough ground clearance - 1 inch more than the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder3 - to make it in and out without the dreaded scrape.

Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2019 Nissan Pathfinder3, the 2019 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.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Ground Clearance
8673
Rear Head Room
405393
Rear Leg Room
405393
Explorer

PRICING & WARRANTY

In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2019 Ford Explorer's5 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2019 Nissan Pathfinder3.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Nissan Pathfinder
Roadside Assistance
5533
2 - 2019 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD
3 - 2019 Nissan Pathfinder FWD S
4 - 2019 Ford Explorer Platinum 4WD
5 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base FWD
6 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base 4WD

Explorer VS Toyota 4Runner

Explorer

AWARDS & SAFETY

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2019 Explorer has earned a coveted 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA.1

The 2019 Ford Explorer's6 active Blind Spot Monitoring System warns you when a vehicle enters your blind spot, a little more peace of mind as a standard feature. Want that extra security on the 4Runner? Blind Spot Monitoring isn't standard on the 2019 Toyota 4Runner, so it will cost you.

If your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2019 Ford Explorer7, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2019 Toyota 4Runner, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Toyota 4Runner
Blind Spot Monitoring System
standard6-
Lane Departure Warning System
standard7-
Explorer

EFFICIENCY

Who says you can't have both luxury and eco-friendly fuel efficiency? The 2019 Ford Explorer2 offers more miles per gallon both in the city and on the highway than the 2019 Toyota 4Runner3 - 1 more and 4 more MPGs, respectively - meaning you'll use less fuel and emit fewer greenhouse gases, while still enjoying the luxury and performance you've come to expect from Ford. Bravo!
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Toyota 4Runner
EPA Estimated City MPG
182173
EPA Estimated Highway MPG
252213
Explorer

PERFORMANCE

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2019 Ford Explorer4, boasting 95 more horses than the 2019 Toyota 4Runner3.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's4 increased torque - 3504 lb.-ft. vs. 2783 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.

More transmission speeds means a better overall ratio spread - in other words, smoother acceleration - and the 2019 Ford Explorer5 has 65 speeds, 1 more than the 2019 Toyota 4Runner3.

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2019 Ford Explorer's5 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2019 Toyota 4Runner.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Toyota 4Runner
Horsepower
36542703
Torque
35042783
Transmission Speeds
6553
Turbocharged
has5-
Explorer

USABILITY

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2019 Ford Explorer5 offers 4 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2019 Toyota 4Runner3, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's2 lower ground clearance, 82 vs. 93, means a lower center of gravity and more stability.

Offering 4 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2019 Toyota 4Runner3, the 2019 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 2019 Ford Explorer's5 wider wheelbase can mean greater stability. How much more stability? A noteworthy 3 inches' worth.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Toyota 4Runner
Front Head Room
415393
Front Leg Room
415393
Ground Clearance
8293
Rear Head Room
405383
Rear Leg Room
405383
Wheelbase
11251093
Explorer

PRICING & WARRANTY

With an MSRP of $2,745 less than the 2019 Toyota 4Runner3, the 2019 Ford Explorer5 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2019 Ford Explorer's5 gas tank two dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks.8

In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2019 Ford Explorer's5 Roadside Assistance, standard for 3 years longer than 2019 Toyota 4Runner3.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Toyota 4Runner
MSRP
$32,3655$35,1103
Roadside Assistance
5523
2 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base 4WD
3 - 2019 Toyota 4Runner SR5 2WD (Natl)
4 - 2019 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD
5 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base FWD
6 - 2019 Ford Explorer Limited FWD
7 - 2019 Ford Explorer Platinum 4WD
8 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank.

Explorer VS Toyota Highlander

Explorer

AWARDS

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2019 Explorer has earned a coveted 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA.1
Explorer

PERFORMANCE

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2019 Ford Explorer2, boasting 59 more horses and 10 more horses per ton than the 2019 Toyota Highlander4, 3.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's2 increased torque - 3502 lb.-ft. vs. 2633 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2019 Ford Explorer's5 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2019 Toyota Highlander.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Toyota Highlander
Horsepower
36523064
Horsepower Per Ton
14921393
Torque
35022633
Turbocharged
has5-
Explorer

USABILITY

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2019 Ford Explorer5 offers 2 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2019 Toyota Highlander6, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.

Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2019 Toyota Highlander6, the 2019 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 2019 Ford Explorer's5 wider wheelbase can mean greater stability. How much more stability? A noteworthy 3 inches' worth.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Toyota Highlander
Front Head Room
415406
Front Leg Room
415406
Rear Head Room
405396
Rear Leg Room
405396
Wheelbase
11251096
Explorer

PRICING & WARRANTY

In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2019 Ford Explorer's5 Roadside Assistance, standard for 3 years longer than 2019 Toyota Highlander6.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Toyota Highlander
Roadside Assistance
5526
2 - 2019 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD
3 - 2019 Toyota Highlander LE V6 FWD (Natl)
4 - 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid LE V6 AWD (Natl)
5 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base FWD
6 - 2019 Toyota Highlander LE I4 FWD (Natl)

Explorer VS Hyundai Santa Fe

Explorer

AWARDS

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2019 Explorer has earned a coveted 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA.1
Explorer

PERFORMANCE

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2019 Ford Explorer2, boasting 130 more horses and 33 more horses per ton than the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe3, 4.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's2 increased torque - 3502 lb.-ft. vs. 2603 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
Horsepower
36522353
Horsepower Per Ton
14921164
Torque
35022603
Explorer

USABILITY

No more scuffing the bottom of your car in steep driveways - the 2019 Ford Explorer6 has more than enough ground clearance - 1 inch more than the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe7 - to make it in and out without the dreaded scrape.

Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe7, the 2019 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 2019 Ford Explorer5 offers seating for 75 of your friends and family - in the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe7, 2 of them would have to stay behind.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's5 wider wheelbase can mean greater stability. How much more stability? A noteworthy 4 inches' worth.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Hyundai Santa Fe
Ground Clearance
8677
Rear Head Room
405397
Rear Leg Room
405397
Seating Capacity
7557
Wheelbase
11251087
2 - 2019 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD
3 - 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited 2.0T Auto FWD
4 - 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited 2.0T Auto AWD
5 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base FWD
6 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base 4WD
7 - 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe SE 2.4L Auto FWD

Explorer VS Kia Sorento

Explorer

AWARDS

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2019 Explorer has earned a coveted 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA.1
Explorer

PERFORMANCE

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2019 Ford Explorer2, boasting 75 more horses and 3 more horses per ton than the 2019 Kia Sorento3.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's2 increased torque - 3502 lb.-ft. vs. 2523 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2019 Ford Explorer's4 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2019 Kia Sorento.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Kia Sorento
Horsepower
3652390
Horsepower Per Ton
1492146
Torque
35022523
Turbocharged
has4-
Explorer

USABILITY

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2019 Ford Explorer4 offers 4 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2019 Kia Sorento5, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.

No more scuffing the bottom of your car in steep driveways - the 2019 Ford Explorer6 has more than enough ground clearance - 1 inch more than the 2019 Kia Sorento5 - to make it in and out without the dreaded scrape.

Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2019 Kia Sorento5, the 2019 Ford Explorer4 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.

The 2019 Ford Explorer's4 wider wheelbase can mean greater stability. How much more stability? A noteworthy 3 inches' worth.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Kia Sorento
Front Head Room
414395
Front Leg Room
414395
Ground Clearance
8675
Rear Head Room
404395
Rear Leg Room
404395
Wheelbase
11241095
2 - 2019 Ford Explorer Sport 4WD
3 - 2019 Kia Sorento LX V6 FWD
4 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base FWD
5 - 2019 Kia Sorento L FWD
6 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base 4WD

Explorer VS Jeep Grand Cherokee

Explorer

AWARDS

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2019 Explorer has earned a coveted 5-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA.1
Explorer

EFFICIENCY

If you're trying to pinch pennies, every single mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the one between the 2019 Ford Explorer2 and the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee3 on the highway.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
EPA Estimated Highway MPG
272263
Explorer

USABILITY

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2019 Ford Explorer2 offers 4 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee3, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.

Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee3, the 2019 Ford Explorer2 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.

The 2019 Ford Explorer2 offers seating for 72 of your friends and family - in the 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee3, 2 of them would have to stay behind.
2019 Ford Explorer2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Front Head Room
412393
Front Leg Room
412393
Rear Head Room
402393
Rear Leg Room
402393
Seating Capacity
7253
2 - 2019 Ford Explorer Base FWD
3 - 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x2