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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2019 GMC Acadia
Denali
MSRP
$45,500
Invoice
$43,316
Average Price Paid
$43,321
2,724 listings nationwide

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2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
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2019 GMC Acadia
Denali
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,765
2019 GMC Acadia
Denali
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$43,868
45 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Ford Explorer has been around for nearly 30 years and was most recently redesigned in 2011. That year the SUV traded its truck-based construction and straightforward, uprig...

2019 GMC Acadia
Denali
Kyree Williams Preview:

The current, downsized GMC Acadia debuted for the 2017 model year. For 2019, the Acadia gets minor revisions, but soldiers on mostly unchanged. The Acadia sits firmly in the midsize c...

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

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
No User Reviews
2019 GMC Acadia
Denali
writes:
Just bought this vehicle and love it!
10
writes:
Loved everything about this vehicle.
Handling Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Traverse worse.
"Traverse rode too stiff for my liking."
Value Ranked 2019 Chevrolet Traverse worse.
"they basically have the same features to me."
150
writes:
Handling Ranked 2019 Subaru Ascent Premium 8-Passenger AWD better.
"Very tight and quick. Did not feel like a full size SUV. "
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Subaru Ascent Premium 8-Passenger AWD better.
"The cloth premium were good and have been great over 2000miles. Center console room is a bit limited. "

Specs

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2019 GMC Acadia
Denali
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
--
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
--
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.6 gal 19 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
--
310 hp @ 6,600 RPM
Torque
--
--
271 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
11.5:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.74 in x 3.37 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 -- 4 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
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 41 in
Back Legroom 39 in 39.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 12.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,847 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 4,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 4,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 193.6 in
Width 89.3 in 75.4 in
Height 69.9 in 66 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 112.5 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
2019 GMC Acadia
Denali

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Steel Metallic
  • Dark Sky Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Iridium Metallic
  • PEPPERDUST Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Red Quartz Tintcoat
  • Smokey Quartz Metallic
  • Summit White
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • LPO, 20" (50.8 CM) Bright Machined Faced Wheels With Satin Graphite Pockets
  • LPO, 20" (50.8 CM) Machined Spoke Wheels With High Gloss Black Painted Pockets.
  • LPO, Exterior Convenience Package
  • LPO, Molded Assist Steps
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System With DVD Player, Dual Headrest
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System Without DVD Player, Dual Headrest With 8" Screens And Multiple Inputs
  • Sunroof, Dual Skyscape 2-Panel Power
  • Technology Package
  • LPO, 20" (50.8 cm) Sterling Silver Painted Aluminum Wheels

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