Compare 2019 Ford Explorer vs 2019 Dodge Durango

2019 Ford Explorer
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FWD Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD Base 17 24 $31,394 $32,365
FWD XLT 17 24 $33,024 $34,400
4WD Base 16 22 $33,479 $34,515
4WD XLT 16 22 $35,088 $36,550
FWD Limited 19 27 $41,054 $42,765
4WD Limited 18 25 $43,118 $44,915
4WD Sport 16 22 $44,760 $46,625
4WD Platinum 16 22 $51,998 $54,165
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RWD SXT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD SXT 19 26 $30,040 $30,195
RWD SXT Plus 19 26 $30,040 $30,195
AWD SXT 18 25 $32,620 $32,795
AWD SXT Plus 18 25 $32,620 $32,795
RWD GT 19 26 $33,634 $34,645
RWD GT Plus 19 26 $33,634 $34,645
AWD GT 18 25 $36,167 $37,245
AWD GT Plus 18 25 $36,167 $37,245
RWD Citadel 19 26 $41,401 $42,995
RWD Citadel Anodized Platinum 19 26 $41,401 $42,995
RWD R/T 14 22 $42,331 $43,995
AWD Citadel 18 25 $43,934 $45,595
AWD Citadel Anodized Platinum 18 25 $43,934 $45,595
AWD R/T 14 22 $44,864 $46,595
AWD SRT 13 19 $61,281 $62,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,394
$30,040
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,365
$30,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$539 / month
$503 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.8
5.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Ford Explorer has many virtues, but its replacement can’t come soon enough. The muscle-SUV 2019 Dodge Durango offers engaging handling and powerful engines, but it's falling behind in terms of safety.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD -
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
40.7 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61 50.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
151.7 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 40.3
Third Head Room (in)
37.8 NA
Front Hip Room (in)
57.3 57
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.8 NA
Second Leg Room (in)
39.5 38.6
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Front Head Room (in)
41.4 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
56.8 42.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 58.5
Third Leg Room (in)
32 NA
Second Head Room (in)
40.6 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
67 64.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 75.8
Track Width, Front (in)
67 63.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.8 8.1
Wheelbase (in)
112.8 119.8
Height, Overall (in)
70 70.9
Liftover Height (in)
- 32.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.7 84.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
21 47.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.8 47.7
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 13
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.6 24.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.2 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/60TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TDC
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P265/60TR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA TDC
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 6200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 6200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 6200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 620
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 620
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4443 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6500
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 650
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 4000 260 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
998-1 ERC
Displacement
3.5 L/213 3.6 L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6500 293 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 3.14
Trans Order Code
44J DFT
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
- None
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Trans PTO Access
- No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Dodge Durango
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.27
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.27
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 8.4
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