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Ford Explorer Hybrid
2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid
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$52,280
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Lincoln Nautilus
2021 Lincoln Nautilus
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$41,940
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Plug-in Hybrid
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Plug-in Hybrid
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$66,700
Starting Price (MSRP)
7.4
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Overview

Engine
3.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
6 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
Horsepower
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
250 hp @ 5500 rpm
436 hp @ 1600 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
280 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
479 lb-ft
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,345 lbs
4,142 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
2,000 lbs
4,410 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
23 MPG
21 MPG
City
21 MPG
21 MPG
N/A
Highway
28 MPG
26 MPG
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
18.4 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
403.2 miles
386.4 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
537.6 miles
478.4 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
190 in
N/A
Height
69.9 in
66.2 in
70.7 in
Max Width
78.9 in
76.1 in
76.2 in
Front Width
66.9 in
64.8 in
64.9 in
Rear Width
66.9 in
64.7 in
65.5 in
Wheelbase
119.1 in
112.2 in
114.8 in
Ground Clearance
7.9 in
7.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
6 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43 in
42.8 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
39.9 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.8 in
58.9 in
58.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.2 in
56.4 in
60.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39 in
39.6 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.5 in
39.2 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
59 in
58.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
55.6 in
60.2 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

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
87.8 ft³
68.8 ft³
80.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.9 ft³
37.2 ft³
44.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.2 ft³
37.2 ft³
44.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
38.6 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P255/55HR20
P245/60VR18
P255/50WR19
Rear Tire
P255/55HR20
P245/60VR18
P255/50WR19
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

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
  • Artisan Blue
  • Asher Gray
  • Green Gem
  • Infinite Black
  • Silver Radiance
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Burgundy Velvet
  • Ceramic Pearl
  • Flight Blue
  • Iced Mocha
  • Pristine White
  • Red Carpet
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic, Build Out:2/12/2018
  • designo Diamond White Metallic, Build Out:2/12/2018

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Crystal Grey/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Leather Seat Trim
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Black Pearl/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Porcelain/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
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
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
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
Standard
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Optional
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

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 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
Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
N/A
8 Years / 80,000 Miles