Compare Ford Explorer vs Lexus RX Hybrid

Overview

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Hybrid
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 31 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.5L V6 Hybrid
Horsepower
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
259 hp @ 6000 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
247 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,345 lbs
4,740 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
5,300 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
30 MPG
City
21 MPG
31 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 (2021) Tons/yr
5.9 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
17.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
375.9 miles
533.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
501.2 miles
481.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
198.8 in
192.5 in
Height
70.2 in
67.7 in
Max Width
78.9 in
74.6 in
Front Width
66.9 in
64.4 in
Rear Width
66.9 in
64 in
Wheelbase
119.1 in
109.8 in
Ground Clearance
8.2 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43 in
44.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.8 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.2 in
56.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39 in
38 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.5 in
38.2 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
57.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
56 in
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
32.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.9 ft³
16 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.2 ft³
16 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
20" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
20" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P255/65HR18
P235/55VR20
Rear Tire
P255/65HR18
P235/55VR20
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Forged Green Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Ultra White

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Circuit Red, F SPORT NuLuxe Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
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