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Ford Explorer
2021 Ford Explorer
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Jeep Cherokee
2021 Jeep Cherokee
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Kia Sorento
2021 Kia Sorento
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Overview

Engine
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
N/A
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
N/A
Horsepower
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
180 hp @ 6400 rpm
N/A
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
171 lb-ft @ 4600 rpm
N/A
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,345 lbs
3,590 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
5,300 lbs
2,000 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
25 MPG
N/A
City
21 MPG
22 MPG
N/A
Highway
28 MPG
31 MPG
N/A

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
15.8 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
390.6 miles
347.6 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
520.8 miles
489.8 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
198.8 in
182 in
N/A
Height
70.2 in
65.7 in
N/A
Max Width
78.9 in
73.2 in
N/A
Front Width
66.9 in
62.7 in
N/A
Rear Width
66.9 in
63.1 in
N/A
Wheelbase
119.1 in
106.5 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
8.2 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
43 in
41.1 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
39.4 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.8 in
57.6 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
59.2 in
53.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
39 in
40.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
40.5 in
38.5 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
55.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
49.9 in
N/A
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
54.7 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.9 ft³
25.8 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.2 ft³
25.8 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
N/A

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P255/65HR18
P225/60R17
N/A
Rear Tire
P255/65HR18
P225/60R17
N/A
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
Bright White Clearcoat
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Light Brownstone Pearlcoat
  • Olive Green Pearlcoat
  • Slate Blue Pearlcoat
  • Spitfire Orange Clearcoat
  • Velvet Red Pearlcoat
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
N/A
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Not Available
N/A
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
N/A
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
N/A
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
N/A
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
N/A
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
N/A

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
N/A
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
N/A
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
N/A

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
N/A
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
N/A
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
N/A
A/C
Standard
Standard
N/A
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
N/A
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
N/A
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
N/A
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
N/A
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Optional
N/A
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
N/A
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
N/A
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
N/A
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
N/A

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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