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2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. 2020 Ford Explorer Review

New 2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

2020 Alfa Romeo
Stelvio

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New 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Ford
Explorer

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MSRP*
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$41,400 to $80,500
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$32,765 to $58,250
Invoice* $39,378 to $75,350 $31,781 to $55,920
MPG - City 17 - 22 18 - 21
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 24 - 28
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Explorer than in the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Explorer will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Alfa Romeo Stelvio.

Convenience
The Ford Explorer requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
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). When looking only at MSRP, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Ford Explorer. 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 Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the Ford Explorer have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is much slimmer than the Ford Explorer, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Explorer.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the Ford Explorer are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Ford Explorer is clearly the choice over the Alfa Romeo Stelvio for pulling heavy loads. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has a little less horsepower than the Ford Explorer.

Utility
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has less seating than the Ford Explorer, making the Ford Explorer the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Explorer.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio than that of the Ford Explorer.