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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,225
Invoice
$33,198
Average Price Paid
$29,015
473 listings nationwide

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2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
Fleet 4WD
Invoice
$48,246
Average Price Paid
$48,796
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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
Fair Price
$31,485
Good Price
$28,887
Great Price
$27,402
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
Fleet 4WD
Fair Price
$50,028
Good Price
$48,094
Great Price
$46,989

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
No Expert Reviews
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
Fleet 4WD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

The full-size SUV segment is a relatively small one, and Chevrolet dominates it. The Tahoe, and its extended-length twin, the Suburban, account for about half of all big SUV sales desp...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 10
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8

Specs

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
Fleet 4WD
Powertrain 10-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.9 gal 24 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
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355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
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383 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
11:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
5,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.78 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 9 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 44.5 in
Back Legroom 39 in 42 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 25.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,468 lbs 1,746 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 7,700 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 8,200 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 210.7 in
Width 89.3 in 81 in
Height 69.9 in 75.9 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 120.9 in

Available Options

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe
Fleet 4WD

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