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Ford Explorer Hybrid
2021 Ford Explorer Hybrid
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$53,085
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Lexus RX Hybrid
2022 Lexus RX Hybrid
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$51,885
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class Hybrid
2011 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Hybrid
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$55,790
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
3.3L V6 Hybrid
Engine
3.5L V6 Hybrid
Engine
3.5L V6 Hybrid
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 31 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
27.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
6 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
18.2 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.3L V6 Hybrid
3.5L V6 Hybrid
3.5L V6 Hybrid
Horsepower
318 hp @ 6500 rpm
259 hp @ 6000 rpm
163 combined
Torque
322 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
247 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
365 combined
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,345 lbs
4,740 lbs
5,247 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
30 MPG
22 MPG
City
20 MPG
31 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
28 MPG
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
5.9 Tons/yr
8.5 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
17.2 gallons
27.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
384 miles
533.2 miles
544 miles
Cruising Range Highway
518.4 miles
481.6 miles
652.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
192.5 in
188.2 in
Height
69.9 in
67.7 in
71.5 in
Max Width
78.9 in
74.6 in
76.3 in
Front Width
66.9 in
64.4 in
64 in
Rear Width
66.9 in
64 in
64.1 in
Wheelbase
119.1 in
109.8 in
114.7 in
Ground Clearance
7.9 in
N/A
8.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
6 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43 in
44.1 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
39.4 in
39.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.8 in
57.8 in
59.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.2 in
56.6 in
58.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39 in
38 in
40 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.5 in
38.2 in
39.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
57.6 in
59.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
56 in
58.3 in
Third Row Leg Room
32.2 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Headroom
38.9 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.6 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
40.9 in
N/A
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
18.2 ft³
N/A
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
87.8 ft³
32.6 ft³
72.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.9 ft³
16 ft³
29.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.2 ft³
16 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
45.2 ft
37.9 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
20" x 8.5"
20" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 8.5"
20" x 8"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Double Wishbone w/stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone
4-Arm multilink w/stabilizer bar

Tires

Front Tire
P255/55HR20
P235/55VR20
P235/65R17
Rear Tire
P255/55HR20
P235/55VR20
P235/65R17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
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
  • Caviar
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Ultra White
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Circuit Red, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Ash, Leather seat trim
  • Ash, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Black, Leather seat trim
  • Black, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Cashmere, Leather seat trim
  • Cashmere, MB-Tex seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
MP3 Player
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
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
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Not Available
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
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
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
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
Emissions
N/A
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
Long Term California
N/A
N/A
7 Years / 70,000 Miles
Short Term California
N/A
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
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