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Ford Explorer Hybrid
2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid
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Lexus GX
2021 Lexus GX
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2021 Lexus RX Hybrid
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Overview

Engine
3.3L Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
4.6L V8 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Hybrid
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 19 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 31 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
6 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.3L Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
4.6L V8 Gas
3.5L V6 Hybrid
Horsepower
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
301 hp @ 5500 rpm
259 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
329 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
247 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,345 lbs
N/A
4,740 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
6,500 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
16 MPG
30 MPG
City
21 MPG
15 MPG
31 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
19 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
11.2 Tons/yr
5.9 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
19 gallons
17.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
403.2 miles
285 miles
533.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
537.6 miles
361 miles
481.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
192.1 in
192.5 in
Height
69.9 in
74.2 in
67.7 in
Max Width
78.9 in
74.2 in
74.6 in
Front Width
66.9 in
62.4 in
64.4 in
Rear Width
66.9 in
62.4 in
64 in
Wheelbase
119.1 in
109.8 in
109.8 in
Ground Clearance
7.9 in
8.1 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
6 seater
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43 in
41.7 in
44.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
38 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.8 in
55.4 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.2 in
56.5 in
56.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39 in
34.1 in
38 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.5 in
40.4 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
57.3 in
57.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
55.2 in
56 in
Third Row Leg Room
32.2 in
29.3 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
38.9 in
35.2 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.6 in
54.5 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
40.9 in
43.1 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
87.8 ft³
64.7 ft³
32.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.9 ft³
46.7 ft³
16 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.2 ft³
11.6 ft³
16 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
38.1 ft
45.2 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 8.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 8.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
N/A
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
N/A
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P255/55HR20
P265/60HR18
P235/65VR18
Rear Tire
P255/55HR20
P265/60HR18
P235/65VR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Full-Size
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Silver Spruce Metallic
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Rich Copper Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Atomic Silver
  • Black Onyx
  • Claret Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Starfire Pearl
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Moonbeam Beige Metallic
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Nori Green Pearl
  • Obsidian

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
Eminent White Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Ecru, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Rioja Red, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Sepia, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Ash, Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim
  • Birch, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Birch, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim
  • Glazed Caramel, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Glazed Caramel, Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim
  • Parchment, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Parchment, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Parchment, Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard
Optional

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Navigation System
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles