The Ford Explorer offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the GMC Terrain. The Ford Explorer offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the GMC Terrain, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.
With the GMC Terrain, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Explorer, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford Explorer is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Terrain. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Ford Explorer and the GMC Terrain have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Ford Explorer is much wider than the GMC Terrain, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Explorer, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the GMC Terrain.
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford Explorer does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the GMC Terrain.
The Ford Explorer has a smaller turning radius than the GMC Terrain, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When considering towing capacity, the Ford Explorer is clearly the choice over the GMC Terrain for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Explorer has a little less horsepower than the GMC Terrain.
The Ford Explorer offers greater seating capacity than the GMC Terrain, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Ford Explorer, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the GMC Terrain.
The Ford Explorer comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Terrain.
Compare the 2014 Ford Explorer and the 2014 GMC Terrain.
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MSRP*: $30,015 - $41,675
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MSRP*: $26,465 - $36,905
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $1,000||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 2.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 5.63%||--|
|City MPG:||16 - 17||20 - 22|
|Highway MPG:||22 - 24||29 - 32|
|Seating Capacity:||7 - 7||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$28,288 - $38,862||$25,142 - $35,060|
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