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Ford Explorer
2020 Ford Explorer
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$32,765
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Hyundai Palisade
2020 Hyundai Palisade
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$31,775
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.9
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Nissan Armada
2020 Nissan Armada
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$47,100
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7.1
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Overview

Engine
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.8-liter V6 Gas
Engine
5.6-liter V8 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 14 MPG
Hwy: 19 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
26 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.8-liter V6 Gas
5.6-liter V8 Gas
Horsepower
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
291 hp @ 6000 rpm
390 hp @ 5800 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
262 lb-ft @ 5200 rpm
394 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P255/65HR18
P245/60TR18
P265/70HR18
Rear Tire
P255/65HR18
P245/60TR18
P265/70HR18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Full-Size

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 Tons/yr
8.0 Tons/yr
11.1 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
18.8 gallons
26 gallons
Cruising Range City
403.2 miles
357.2 miles
364 miles
Cruising Range Highway
537.6 miles
488.8 miles
494 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
198.8 in
196.1 in
208.9 in
Height
69.9 in
68.9 in
75.8 in
Max Width
78.9 in
77.8 in
79.9 in
Front Width
66.9 in
67.2 in
67.5 in
Rear Width
66.9 in
67.6 in
67.9 in
Wheelbase
119.1 in
114.2 in
121.1 in
Ground Clearance
7.9 in
7.9 in
9.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
8 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43 in
44.1 in
41.9 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
40.7 in
40.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.8 in
61.2 in
63.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.2 in
58.1 in
59.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39 in
42.4 in
41 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.5 in
40.1 in
40 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
60.8 in
63.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
57.7 in
58.4 in
Third Row Leg Room
32.2 in
31.4 in
28.4 in
Third Row Headroom
38.9 in
37.8 in
36.4 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.6 in
55.2 in
60.5 in
Third Row Hip Room
40.9 in
43.7 in
48.8 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,345 lbs
4,127 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,650 lbs
8,500 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
87.8 ft³
86.4 ft³
95.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.9 ft³
45.8 ft³
49.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.2 ft³
18 ft³
16.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Becketts Black
  • Black Noir Pearl, Build Out: 06/29/2019
  • Cream White Pearl, Build Out: 06/29/2019
  • Hyper White
  • Lagoon Silver
  • Moonlight Cloud
  • Rainforest
  • Sierra Burgundy
  • Steel Graphite
  • Brilliant Silver Metallic
  • Gun Metallic
  • Hermosa Blue Pearl
  • Pearl White Tricoat
  • Super Black

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Stain Resistant Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black/Gray, Stain Resistant Cloth Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
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