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Compare 2020 Ford Explorer vs 2020 Hyundai Palisade

2020 Ford Explorer
2020 Hyundai Palisade
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Base 4WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Explorer Base 4WD 20 27 $33,721 $34,765
Explorer Base RWD 21 28 $31,781 $32,765
Explorer Limited 4WD 20 27 $48,125 $50,130
Explorer Limited RWD 21 28 $46,205 $48,130
Explorer Platinum 4WD 18 24 $55,920 $58,250
Explorer ST 4WD 18 24 $52,551 $54,740
Explorer XLT 4WD 20 27 $37,128 $38,675
Explorer XLT RWD 21 28 $35,208 $36,675
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Limited AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Palisade Limited AWD 19 24 $44,197 $46,825
Palisade Limited FWD 19 26 $42,607 $45,125
Palisade SE AWD 19 24 $32,406 $33,675
Palisade SE FWD 19 26 $30,791 $31,975
Palisade SEL AWD 19 24 $33,725 $35,625
Palisade SEL FWD 19 26 $32,135 $33,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,721
$44,197
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,765
$46,825
Monthly Payment Estimate
$579 / month
$780 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Ford Explorer rediscovers its capable, outdoorsy side without becoming trucklike in any other respect. The 2020 Hyundai Palisade is a value-packed three-row crossover coming to a garage near you.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
32.2 31.4
Second Head Room (in)
40.5 38.8
Third Hip Room (in)
40.9 43.7
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.9 60.8
Front Leg Room (in)
43 44.1
Third Head Room (in)
38.9 37.2
Front Hip Room (in)
59.2 58.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 55.2
Second Leg Room (in)
39 42.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
152.7 155.3
Second Hip Room (in)
59.1 57.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.8 61.2
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 77.8
Track Width, Front (in)
66.9 67.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
198.8 196.1
Liftover Height (in)
32.8 -
Height, Overall (in)
69.9 68.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 67.6
Wheelbase (in)
119.1 114.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.7 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
83.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
87.8 86.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
20.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.2 18
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.1 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
49.8 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47.9 45.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
59 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.4
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.2 18.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 38.7
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/65HR18 P245/50TR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/65HR18 P245/50TR20
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4345 4387
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 20 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 20 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.3 L/140 3.8 L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5500 291 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 3500 262 @ 5200
Engine Order Code
99H NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.80
Trans Type
10 8
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.88 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.00 2.90
Trans Order Code
44T NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.42
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.65
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.81
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 1.86
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Hyundai Palisade
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 8.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180
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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2020 Ford Explorer
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  • 2020 Hyundai Palisade is in stock
  • Lease: From $339 per month
  • Rebate: No cash incentives
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR
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