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  2015 Ford Explorer 2012 Honda Pilot
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Invoice $28,841 $27,319
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Bottom Line The 2015 Ford Explorer may have a historic name, but it's a much more comfortable, road-worthy vehicle than it ever was in the past. Read Full Review The 2015 Honda Pilot is one of the most practical and family-friendly vehicles in its segment, despite its boxy, truck-like appearance. Read Full Review
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  • Great ride quality
  • Good gas mileage for its three rows
  • Stocky SUV look, in a crossover
  • Lots of passenger space


  • Not much ruggedness under it all
  • Middle seat needs a lift
  • Lower-power turbo four costs more
  • Steep learning curve for MyFord Touch


  • Powertrain is smooth and refined
  • Can carry up to eight passengers
  • Interior is spacious, versatile
  • Strong safety record
  • Bins and cubbies galore


  • Expensive option bundles
  • Base model lacks Bluetooth
  • Cabin is awash in hard plastics
  • Controls can seem cluttered
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