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2020 Ford Expedition vs. 2020 Ford Explorer Review

New 2020 Ford Expedition

2020 Ford
Expedition

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New 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Ford
Explorer

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MSRP*
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$52,810 to $77,085
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$32,765 to $58,250
Invoice* $50,697 to $73,841 $31,781 to $55,920
MPG - City 17 18 - 21
MPG - Hwy 22 - 23 24 - 28
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 7
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Expedition than in the Ford Explorer. The Ford Expedition will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Explorer.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Expedition as you will with the Ford Explorer, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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). The Ford Expedition will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Explorer, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Ford Expedition is much higher than that for the Ford Explorer.

Dimensions
The Ford Expedition is a little wider than the Ford Explorer, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Ford Expedition, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Explorer.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford Expedition does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Ford Explorer.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Ford Expedition is clearly the choice over the Ford Explorer for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Expedition has a little more horsepower than the Ford Explorer.

Utility
The Ford Expedition offers greater seating capacity than the Ford Explorer, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Ford Expedition has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Ford Explorer.

Warranty
The Ford Expedition comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Explorer.