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2023 Ford Explorer
AWD
2023 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD
MSRP
$66,805
Invoice
$62,463
Average Price Paid
$63,002
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AWD
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King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD
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2023 Ford Explorer
AWD
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2023 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD
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The F-150 is Ford’s best-selling truck, and no wonder when it appears to have something for everyone. In 2022, the truck was already available in seven trims with five engine options, ...

Specs

2023 Ford Explorer
AWD
2023 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
--
--
17 MPG
17 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
--
23 MPG
23 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.9 gal 26 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Hybrid
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
--
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400 hp @ 6,000 RPM
420 hp @ 5,000 RPM
400 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
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500 lb-ft @ 3,100 RPM
570 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
410 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
10.5:1
10.5:1
12:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
5,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.64 in x 3.41 in
3.64 in x 3.41 in
3.63 in x 3.65 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 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
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard 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 5 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 43.9 in
Back Legroom 39 in 43.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,468 lbs 2,135 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 9,400 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 13,800 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 231.7 in
Width 89.3 in 95.7 in
Height 70.2 in 77.2 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 145.4 in
Bed Length -- 67.1 in

Available Options

2023 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Forged Green Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Class IV Trailer Tow Package
2023 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Antimatter Blue Metallic
  • Azure Gray Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
  • Stone Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Electronic Locking W/3.73 Axle Ratio
  • Engine: 3.5L POWERBOOST Full-Hybrid V6
  • Engine: 3.5L V6 Ecoboost
  • 360 Degree Camera
  • 6" Extended Bright Polished Running Boards
  • Bed Utility Package
  • Continuously Controlled Damping
  • FX4 Off-Road Package
  • Ford Co-PILOT360 Active 2.0
  • Hard Folding Tonneau Pickup Box Cover
  • King Ranch Chrome Appearance Package
  • Max Trailer Tow Package
  • Onboard Scale W/Smart Hitch
  • Pro Power Onboard - 2KW
  • Pro Power Onboard - 7.2KW
  • Retractable Tonneau Pickup Box Cover
  • Soft Folding Tonneau Pickup Box Cover
  • Stowable Loading Ramps
  • Tough Bed Spray-In Bedliner
  • Trailer Tow Package
  • Equipment Group 601A High
  • Twin Panel Moonroof

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