Ford Explorer vs It's Competitors

2018 Ford Explorer SUV for sale in Gallatin, TN

The Ford Explorer vs. The Competition

Here at Miracle Ford, we understand that the search for your next SUV can be an extensive one that makes you search through all of the options to try and find the superior options. Well, we also want to make your car-buying experience as easy as possible, so we've gone ahead and compared our SUV, the Ford Explorer, against four of its competition-the Chevy Traverse, the GMC Acadia, the Dodge Durango, and the Toyota Highlander-in several matters like performance, safety, and interior quality to help you find that perfect SUV for your lifestyle.


2018 Ford Explorer2018 Chevy Traverse
 

The Ford Explorer vs. The Chevy Traverse

  • Inside the stylish SUV, the Ford Explorer offers more space per seat, holding only seven seats in three rows compared to the Chevy Traverse's eight seats.
  • The Ford Explorer's interior is also boosted by the fact that it boats a SYNC®-backed infotainment system.
  • In matters of safety and security, the Ford Explorer beats out the Chevy Traverse by packing more airbags and a standard engine immobilizer.
  • The Ford Explorer also earns a higher overall frontal crash test safety rating than the Chevy Traverse.

2018 Ford Explorer2018 GMC Acadia
 

The Ford Explorer vs. The GMC Acadia

  • Looking under the hood, the Ford Explorer packs a bigger basic engine than the GMC Acadia, unleashing more basic horsepower and more torque than the GMC Acadia.
  • Interior-wise, despite the face the GMC Acadia seats more people than the Ford Explorer, eight seats compared to seven, but the Ford Explorer still offers more interior space than the GMC Acadia as well as offer more cargo space.
  • The Ford Explorer's interior also takes a step ahead technology-wise with its SYNC®-backed infotainment system.
  • Security-side, the Ford Explorer has a leg up on the GMC Acadia by including a standard engine immobilizer on the base model.
  • Safety-wise, the Ford Explorer boasts a higher overall crash test safety rating than the GMC Acadia.

2018 Ford Explorer2018 Dodge Durango
 

The Ford Explorer vs. The Dodge Durango

  • Looking inwards, the Ford Explorer not only boasts more passenger space for the Dodge Durango but seats more as well, seating up to seven passengers in three rows while the Dodge Durango only seats five.
  • The Ford Explorer's interior is further an improvement upon the Dodge Durango thanks to its SYNC® Infotainment system.
  • In matters of performance, both vehicles come with a base V6 engine and are available with all-wheel drive. but the Ford Explorer also comes with front-wheel drive while the Dodge Durango is available with rear-wheel drive.
  • Safety-wise the Ford Explorer earns a five-star overall crash test safety rating, and it earns a higher overall frontal crash test safety rating than the Dodge Durango.

2018 Ford Explorer2018 Toyota Highlander
 

The Ford Explorer vs. The Toyota Highlander

  • Regarding cost, the Ford Explorer boasts a better roadside assistance program than the Toyota Highlander.
  • Once again, the Ford Explorer packs a larger base engine than its competition, producing more base horsepower and more torque than the Toyota Highlander.
  • The Ford Explorer further beats the Toyota Highlander, performance-wise, by offering all-wheel drive on the base model.
  • Inside, the Ford Explorer offers more space for its passengers than the Toyota Highlander.
  • In matters of safety, the Ford Explorer earns a higher overall frontal crash test safety rating than the Toyota Highlander.

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Experience the Ford Explorer at Our Dealership Today

Now, we also know that while you can recognize the Ford Explorer's superiority in matters of style, specs, and features, you still can't truly discover its overall superior driving experience, and know if it's the superior SUV for your lifestyle. The only way to do that is to get behind the wheel and experience all it has to offer for yourself. So, test drive the Ford Explorer at our dealership today. We proudly serve the drivers of Gallatin, as well as the drivers of Mount Juliet Hendersonville, TN; Lebanon, TN; and Portland, TN. If you have any questions regarding our current inventory of Ford Explorer models, please feel free to contact us directly either by email or over the phone for more information.

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