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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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Black Edition AWD
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AWD
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Black Edition 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 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
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Specs

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2020 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
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 19.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
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280 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
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262 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
11.5:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.5 in x 3.66 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 -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 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
Sunroof/Moonroof -- 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 7 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 39 in 38.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 16 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,523 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 196.5 in
Width 89.3 in 78.6 in
Height 69.9 in 70.6 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 111 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
2020 Honda Pilot
Black Edition AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Pearl

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