Ford Explorer vs Hyundai Palisade Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,765
Invoice
$33,722
Average Price Paid
$33,359
37 listings nationwide

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2020 Hyundai Palisade
Limited AWD
MSRP
$46,400
Invoice
$43,799
Average Price Paid
$46,400
237 listings nationwide

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

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Fair Price
$33,727
Good Price
$32,304
Great Price
$31,490
2020 Hyundai Palisade
Limited AWD
Fair Price
$46,786
Good Price
$45,196
Great Price
$44,286

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,161
2020 Hyundai Palisade
Limited AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$47,973
1 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...

2020 Hyundai Palisade
Limited AWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

When your job is to test drive cars, you start to see trends happening before your eyes. You mention something once, then again, and before you know it, it's unavoidable. The downside ...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9

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

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
40
writes:
Good vehicle... very roomy... almost too roomy... still kinda loose on the handling
2020 Hyundai Palisade
Limited AWD
40
writes:
This rig has everything! Every advanced safety system comes standard. Heated and ventilated seats at front & ...
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Traverse LT Leather AWD worse.
"Luxury compared to the utilitarian feel of the Traverse."
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Traverse LT Leather AWD worse.
"The Palisade has all of the creature comforts that you would want in a vehicle that costs twice as much, The Traverse,& Explorer still feel like the cab of a pickup."
Family Car Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Traverse LT Leather AWD worse.
"Safety features, no options left when buying the Hyundai Limited. Pricing is a value."
Value Ranked 2020 Chevrolet Traverse LT Leather AWD worse.
"Overall styling and safety features."
writes:
I have been waiting on this SUV. Its a little out of my price range at this moment but I will wait until I can...
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade SE FWD worse.
"The cargo capacity was the same. I like the push button release to close the gate on the limited"
Value Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade SE FWD worse.
"The Bluetooth phone chargers, the leather seats design, the captain seats, the speed, the push button release "
writes:
The style is the same outside as the limited but the take off was a little less than the limited. Still like b...
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade SE FWD worse.
"The cargo capacity was the same. I like the push button release to close the gate on the limited"
Value Ranked 2020 Hyundai Palisade SE FWD worse.
"The Bluetooth phone chargers, the leather seats design, the captain seats, the speed, the push button release "

Specs

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
2020 Hyundai Palisade
Limited AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
20 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal 18.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
--
291 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
--
--
262 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
10:1
13:1
Displacement
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
3,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
3.78 in x 3.43 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
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
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 7 seats
Front Legroom 43 in 44.1 in
Back Legroom 39 in 42.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 18.2 cu ft 18 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,484 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 198.8 in 196.1 in
Width 89.3 in 77.8 in
Height 69.9 in 68.9 in
Wheelbase 119.1 in 114.2 in

Available Options

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White

Option Packages

  • Class III Trailer Tow Package
2020 Hyundai Palisade
Limited AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Becketts Black
  • Black Noir Pearl
  • Cream White Pearl
  • Hyper White
  • Lagoon Silver
  • Moonlight Cloud
  • RAINFOREST
  • Sierra BURGANDY
  • Steel Graphite

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