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2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,765
Invoice
$33,722
Average Price Paid
$33,410
11 listings nationwide

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2020 GMC Terrain
Denali AWD
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AWD
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Denali AWD
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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...

2020 GMC Terrain
Denali AWD
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Specs

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2020 GMC Terrain
Denali AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal 15.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
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252 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
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260 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
9.5:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.39 in x 3.39 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
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 40.9 in
Back Legroom 39 in 39.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 29.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,049 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 182.3 in
Width 89.3 in 72.4 in
Height 69.9 in 65.4 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 107.3 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
2020 GMC Terrain
Denali AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Graphite Gray Metallic
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Red Quartz Tintcoat
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Smokey Quartz Metallic
  • Summit White
  • White Frost 3-Coat

Option Packages

  • LPO, Molded Assist Steps
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System Without DVD Player
  • Rear Seat Infotainment System with DVD Player LPO
  • Denali Premium Package
  • LPO, 'Hit The Road' Package
  • Sunroof, Skyscape Power with Power Sunscreen

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