Compare 2013 Ford Explorer vs 2013 Dodge Durango

2013 Ford Explorer
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FWD 4-Door Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Base 17 24 $27,427 $29,100
4WD 4-Door Base 17 23 $29,312 $31,100
FWD 4-Door XLT 17 24 $30,474 $32,680
4WD 4-Door XLT 17 23 $32,339 $34,680
FWD 4-Door Limited 17 24 $35,528 $38,100
4WD 4-Door Limited 17 23 $37,393 $40,100
4WD 4-Door Sport 16 22 $38,027 $40,780
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2WD 4-Door SXT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door SXT 16 23 $28,349 $29,795
AWD 4-Door SXT 16 23 $30,556 $32,145
2WD 4-Door Crew 16 23 $33,263 $35,195
2WD 4-Door R/T 14 20 $34,446 $36,495
AWD 4-Door Crew 16 23 $35,470 $37,545
AWD 4-Door R/T 13 20 $37,017 $39,245
2WD 4-Door Citadel 16 23 $37,631 $39,995
AWD 4-Door Citadel 16 23 $39,838 $42,345
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,427
$28,349
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,100
$29,795
Monthly Payment Estimate
$485 / month
$497 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Ford Explorer trades some trail-riding and towing for on-road driving lessons, and comes out fluent. A composed family hauler most of the time, the 2013 Dodge Durango isn't afraid of getting its hands dirty when it needs to.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
57.300 57.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.800 50.4
Second Leg Room (in)
39.800 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
41.400 39.9
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Second Hip Room (in)
56.700 42.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.300 58.5
Third Leg Room (in)
33.200 31.5
Second Head Room (in)
40.500 39.8
Third Hip Room (in)
40.700 42.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.000 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
40.600 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
151.700 133.9
Third Head Room (in)
37.800 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
70.400 71.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.000 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
112.600 119.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.900 75.8
Track Width, Front (in)
67.000 63.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.600 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
197.100 199.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
21.000 17.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.800 47.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.700 84.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13.0 x 0.55
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.600 24.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.67
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.750 19.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.200 37.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - TP5
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/60R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - TP5
Spare Tire Order Code
NA TBK
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 6200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 930
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4534 4756
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 14.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175 160
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 4100 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
998 ERB
Displacement
3.5L/213 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6500 290 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic fuel injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.740 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.480 3.59
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.840 1.41
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.000 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.880 3.16
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.870 2.19
Trans Order Code
44J DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.390 3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.410 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Automatic
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Dodge Durango
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Short-Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.866 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.259 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.1 9.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 3 (2012)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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