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2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class SUV
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Overview

Engine
3.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
6 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
Horsepower
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,345 lbs
4,608 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
5,950 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
22 MPG
City
21 MPG
19 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
22.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
403.2 miles
427.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
537.6 miles
585 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
N/A
194.3 in
Height
69.9 in
70.7 in
Max Width
78.9 in
76.7 in
Front Width
66.9 in
65.6 in
Rear Width
66.9 in
66.4 in
Wheelbase
119.1 in
117.9 in
Ground Clearance
7.9 in
7.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
6 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
40.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.8 in
59.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
39 in
40.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.5 in
39.6 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
58.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
32.2 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
38.9 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.6 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
40.9 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
87.8 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.9 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.2 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
39.4 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/55HR20
P255/50HR19
Rear Tire
P255/55HR20
P255/50HR19
Spare Tire
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
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Bright

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette w/DINAMICA Insert Seat Trim
  • Espresso Brown/Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Macchiato Beige/Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/Tartufo, Leather Seat Trim
  • Espresso Brown/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Macchiato/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/White, Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles