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2025 Ford Explorer
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2025 Subaru Forester
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Overview

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
CVT Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
180 hp
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
178 lb-ft
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
CVT Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,344 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
5,000 lbs
1,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
198.8 in
N/A
Height
69.6 in
N/A
Max Width
78.9 in
N/A
Front Width
66.9 in
N/A
Rear Width
66.9 in
N/A
Wheelbase
119.1 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
7.6 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
62.1 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
59.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
39 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
40.5 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
N/A
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 2
46 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16.3 ft³
N/A

Cargo Box Dimensions

Box Width (Wheelhousings)
47.6 in
N/A
Box Height (Area)
32.8 in
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
N/A

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

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

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

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

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Vapor Blue Metallic
  • Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
N/A

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
Leather Steering Wheel
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
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
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

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
N/A
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
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