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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,925
Invoice
$33,878
Average Price Paid
$34,502
147 listings nationwide

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2020 Dodge Journey
Crossroad FWD
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2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
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Crossroad FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,692
6 listings nationwide

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2020 Dodge Journey
Crossroad FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,681
199 listings nationwide
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20 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
No Expert Reviews
2020 Dodge Journey
Crossroad FWD
Kyree Rollerson Preview:

For 2020, the midsize Dodge Journey benefits from moderate changes and a simplified lineup. Both Journey trims, the SE Value and Crossroad, include seating for 7 passengers, keyless a...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
No User Reviews
2020 Dodge Journey
Crossroad FWD
20
Guru9BPC5N writes:
Good car also
Handling Ranked 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Laredo RWD better.
"Test drive "
Family Car Ranked 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Laredo RWD better.
"Bigger "
10
nursecdillard writes:
Not able to compare rain and snow driving.
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Dodge Journey SE FWD worse.
"Silver on racks added a little style and the make logo A little flare goes a long way."
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Dodge Journey SE FWD worse.
"Color"
Malou72 writes:
Not either

Specs

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD
2020 Dodge Journey
Crossroad FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.9 gal 20.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
--
172 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
--
165 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.46 in x 3.82 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 40.8 in
Back Legroom 39 in 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 10.7 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,468 lbs 1,246 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 192.4 in
Width 89.3 in 83.7 in
Height 69.9 in 66.6 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 113.8 in

Available Options

2021 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
2020 Dodge Journey
Crossroad FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Clearcoat
  • Contusion Blue Pearlcoat
  • Destroyer Gray Clearcoat
  • Granite Pearlcoat
  • Pitch Black Clearcoat
  • Redline 2 Coat Pearl
  • Vice White

Option Packages

  • Mopar Chrome Accent Package
  • Popular Equipment Group
  • Rear Seat Video Group I

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