Dare To Compare - 2017 Ford Explorer

The 2017 Ford Explorer offers tons of seating, a powerful ride, and the latest features on the market. This iconic SUV is among the best in the industry, especially when compared to the Nissan Pathfinder and Toyota 4Runner. When placed side by side, you can see why the new Explorer might be the right vehicle for you.

Passenger Capacity and Volume

The new Ford Explorer can easily seat up to seven thanks to its spacious interior design. This SUV offers up to 151.7 cubic feet of passenger volume-significantly more than competitors. The Pathfinder has seating for seven as well, but it only comes with 120 cubic feet of interior space. The 4Runner, meanwhile, only has seating for five. So, if you want added space for family and friends, the 2017 Ford Explorer may be the right option for you.


Many SUV owners also like to get the most power and capabilities possible. Thanks to a 3.5-liter V6 engine, the new Explorer gets up to 290 horsepower when paired with an automatic transmission. Both competitors fall behind, as the 3.5-liter engine in the Pathfinder has up to 284 horsepower, while the 4Runner has up to 270 horsepower. If performance is important to you as a driver, consider the new Explorer over other models in its class.

The 2017 Ford Explorer has two of the most important SUV qualities: it's roomy and capable. You can comfortably fit friends and family thanks to the added space, while the powerful engine ensures you always have the performance you want and need. Stop by Packey Webb Ford to test drive the 2017 Ford Explorer today. 

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