Compare the Ford Explorer to Competing SUVs

New 2018 Ford Explorer in Texas

Comparing the Ford Explorer to the Competition at Lawrence Hall Ford

Complete with handsome styling that will draw everyone's eye, a spacious interior loaded with comforts and conveniences, entertainment and safety tech to spare, and plenty of power under the hood, the Ford Explorer could be the ride of your dreams! This mid-size SUV will put a smile on the face of everyone who climbs inside, whether you're heading out for some errands here in Anson, TX or you're taking a day trip out to San Angelo, but it definitely has competition; the Honda Pilot is a main rival to the Explorer so, to show you how Ford's model puts a new Honda Pilot to shame, we've put together a comparison below. Take a moment to go over the details, learn the facts, and see how the Explorer will make your time through Snyder more entertaining, convenient, exciting, and comfortable than ever before.

New 2018 Ford Explorer Anson, TXNew 2018 Honda Pilot Anson TX

The Ford Explorer vs. A New Honda Pilot

  • While these two models have similar standard V6 engines, the Ford Explorer's boasts 290 horsepower, putting it ahead of a new Honda Pilot's 280 horsepower.
  • The standard 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission in the Explorer give you more control and engagement on your Sweetwater drives than the non-shiftable 6-speed automatic transmission in the Pilot.
  • The optional safety of parking assistance tech in the base Explorer model isn't available at all in the base Pilot model, giving Ford drivers additional peace of mind on the Abilene streets if they so desire.
  • A standard 21 cubic feet of cargo space in the Explorer gives you more room to work with than the standard 16.5 cubic feet of cargo space in the Honda Pilot.
  • The Explorer is better equipped to tackle obstacles in your path with 7.8 inches of ground clearance, giving it a small advantage over the Pilot's ground clearance of 7.3 inches.
  • Taller passengers will be pleased to find more front head and leg room in the Explorer than in a new Honda Pilot, both in the front as well as the back seats.
  • Ford's 5-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance warranty beats Honda's 3-year/36,000-mile roadside assistance warranty.
 
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