2021 Ford Explorer
vs. The Competition


The Ultimate Exploration Vehicle

The 2021 Ford Explorer is primed for modern-day exploration. Its adjustable interior offers space and comfort for the whole family. And it helps you make the most of every experience with connected technology and an athletic build that's ready for whatever lies ahead.

Vehicle Comparison

2021 Ford Explorer 2021 Honda Pilot
Starting MSRP $36,000 $40,960
Engine power 300 hp @5500 rpm 280 hp @ 6000 rpm
Transmission 10-speed shiftable automatic 9-speed shiftable automatic
Fuel economy (city/hwy/comb) 20/27/23 mpg 19/26/22 mpg
Cargo space 18.2 cu. ft. 16.5 cu. ft

2021 Ford Explorer 2021 Toyota Highlander
Starting MSRP $36,000 $41,685
Engine power 300 hp @5500 rpm 295 hp @ 6600 rpm
Transmission 10-speed shiftable automatic 8-speed shiftable automatic
Fuel Range (city/hwy)                   372 / 502 miles 358 / 483 miles
Cargo space 18.2 cu. ft. 16.0 cu. ft.

Seating For Up to Seven

Available third-row PowerFold® seats make it easy to accommodate both passengers and cargo. With the seats up, the Explorer can carry seven passengers. Or, fold them down and make room for cargo.

Capability Drives Experience

The 2021 Explorer is ready for adventure, thanks to an array of capability-enhancing features. From RWD and a 10-speed transmission to the available 3.0L EcoBoost® engine and available 4WD with Terrain Management System,™ the Explorer is prepared for the road ahead.

Confidence-Driving Technology

In an increasingly crowded and stressful world, we can all use more confidence on the road. Introducing standard features to help keep you prepared and confident behind the wheel.Ford Co-Pilot360™ comes standard with:
• BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System)
• Rear View Camera
• Lane-Keeping System
• Automatic Emergency Braking
• Auto High-Beam Headlamps
Additional optional features are available with Ford Co-Pilot360 Assist.

Made for the Hustle and Bustle

Whether you're running the kids to soccer practice or gearing up for any other adventure, the 2021 Explorer has the comfort you want and the capability. With seating for up to seven and an available Cargo Management System*, there's room for everyone and all their gear.

*Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and weight distribution.

10-Speed Transmission

The 10-speed transmission makes transitioning between speeds a more efficient process, ensuring smooth upshifts and downshifts. Compared with a 6-speed, the 10-speed delivers improved overall performance, with enhanced acceleration at the low and mid ranges of the power band.

Active Park Assist 2.0

Available Active Park Assist 2.0 makes it easy to nail an impressive park, time after time - even in tight parallel or perpendicular spots. With the push of a button, it will detect an appropriate parking spot and let you know when to stop and put the car in neutral. Once you're there, all you have to do is hold the Active Park Assist button for the duration of the park and the system does the rest. * This feature also offers park out assist with side-sensing capability so you can confidently navigate out of a spot when someone's parked too close to you. *

*Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver's attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle.

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    Port Orchard, WA 98366

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