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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,765
Invoice
$33,721
Average Price Paid
$32,841
252 listings nationwide

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2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
ACTIV AWD
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2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
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ACTIV AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,371
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
ACTIV AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,900

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

For nearly 30 years, the Ford Explorer has settled into the American lexicon like Cheerios. We've gobbled up millions of them, from the rock-crawling Eddie Bauers of the 1990s to the b...

2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
ACTIV AWD
No Expert Reviews
No Data Available
  • Look and Feel 5
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
40
src652 writes:
Forget the rest, Explorer is the best
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Toyota Highlander XLE AWD worse.
"Roomy"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Toyota Highlander XLE AWD worse.
"More stuff"
Value Ranked 2020 Toyota Highlander XLE AWD worse.
"FAST Better handling If cops use it, its good for me."
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Toyota Highlander XLE AWD worse.
"Looks better. More aggressive."
130
Echo1243 writes:
Good vehicle... very roomy... almost too roomy... still kinda loose on the handling
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
ACTIV AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
ACTIV AWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
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Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
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Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- 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
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 39 in 39.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 25.3 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,560 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 173.7 in
Width 89.3 in 71.2 in
Height 69.9 in 65.7 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 103.9 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer
ACTIV AWD

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