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Ford Explorer
2021 Ford Explorer
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Kia Sorento
2021 Kia Sorento
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Land Rover Discovery
2020 Land Rover Discovery
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Overview

Engine
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
N/A
Engine
3.0-liter Supercharged V6 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
N/A
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
23.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.3-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
N/A
3.0-liter Supercharged V6 Gas
Horsepower
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
N/A
340 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
N/A
332 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
N/A
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
N/A
Four-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,345 lbs
N/A
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
5,300 lbs
N/A
8,201 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
N/A
18 MPG
City
21 MPG
N/A
16 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
N/A
21 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
N/A
23.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
390.6 miles
N/A
376 miles
Cruising Range Highway
520.8 miles
N/A
493.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
198.8 in
N/A
195.1 in
Height
70.2 in
N/A
73 in
Max Width
78.9 in
N/A
78.7 in
Front Width
66.9 in
N/A
66.5 in
Rear Width
66.9 in
N/A
66.4 in
Wheelbase
119.1 in
N/A
115 in
Ground Clearance
8.2 in
N/A
8.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
N/A
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43 in
N/A
39 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
N/A
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.8 in
N/A
60.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.2 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
39 in
N/A
37.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.5 in
N/A
39 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
N/A
59.5 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
N/A
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
N/A
83.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.9 ft³
N/A
41.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.2 ft³
N/A
41.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P255/65HR18
N/A
P235/65VR19
Rear Tire
P255/65HR18
N/A
P235/65VR19
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
N/A
  • Fuji White
  • Narvik Black

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Byron Blue Metallic
  • Eiger Grey Metallic
  • Indus Silver Metallic
  • Portofino Blue Metallic
  • Santorini Black Metallic
  • Yulong White Metallic
  • Carpathian Grey Premium Metallic
  • Farallon Black Premium Metallic
  • Namib Orange Premium Metallic
  • Silicon Silver Premium Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Acorn/Ebony/Acorn, Grained Leather Seat Trim
  • Acorn/Ebony/Acorn, Grained Leather Seat Trim
  • Ebony/Ebony/Ebony, Grained Leather Seat Trim
  • Ebony/Ebony/Ebony, Grained Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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