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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,515
Invoice
$33,306
Average Price Paid
$31,746
638 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD
MSRP
$36,230
Invoice
$33,120
Average Price Paid
$33,342
1,482 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
Fair Price
$33,082
Good Price
$29,389
Great Price
$27,278
2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD
Fair Price
$34,359
Good Price
$32,772
Great Price
$31,864

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,220
2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,665
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
George Kennedy Preview:

The midsize SUV market is rife with competition. The SUV that started it all nearly 30 years ago was the Ford Explorer. Keeping the Explorer relevant in the modern SUV market is no eas...

2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Honda introduced the current third-generation Pilot for 2016. In keeping with its traditional timelines, Honda brought a major refresh to 3-row crossover in 2019, with important stylin...

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

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot worse.
"It looks aggressive and looks like a range rover."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Honda Pilot worse.
"The looks and style of the 2019 Explorer are amazing. It looks great with their headlights, and all of their trims. It has a lot of good tech, and has many class leading features."
2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD
40
writes:
Like this SUV alot. Like the ride and quitness, and the updae to the 2019
Handling Ranked 2019 Toyota Highlander Limited FWD worse.
"They both handle very nice, "
Family Car Ranked 2019 Toyota Highlander Limited FWD worse.
"The room inside"
writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2019 Ford Explorer AWD better.
"It looks aggressive and looks like a range rover."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Ford Explorer AWD better.
"The looks and style of the 2019 Explorer are amazing. It looks great with their headlights, and all of their trims. It has a lot of good tech, and has many class leading features."

Specs

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD
2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
16 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
22 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.6 gal 19.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
290 hp @ 6,500 RPM
280 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
255 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
262 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
10.8:1
11.5:1
Displacement
2,300 cc
3,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.7 in
3.64 in x 3.41 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 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 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
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 42.9 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom 39.5 in 38.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 21 cu ft 16.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,531 lbs 1,607 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.3 in 196.5 in
Width 90.2 in 78.6 in
Height 71 in 70.6 in
Wheelbase 112.8 in 111 in

Available Options

2019 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Engine: 2.3L I-4 Ecoboost
  • Running Boards - Black
  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
2019 Honda Pilot
EX AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Forest Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Deep Scarlet Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Obsidian Blue Pearl
  • Steel Sapphire Metallic
  • White Diamond Pearl

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