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2020 Ford Explorer vs. 2020 INFINITI QX50 Review

New 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Ford
Explorer

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New 2020 INFINITI QX50

2020 INFINITI
QX50

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MSRP*
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$32,765 to $58,250
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$37,250 to $55,850
Invoice* $31,781 to $55,920 $35,202 to $52,778
MPG - City 18 - 21 22 - 23
MPG - Hwy 24 - 28 28 - 29
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Explorer than in the INFINITI QX50. The Ford Explorer will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the INFINITI QX50.

Convenience
The Ford Explorer requires fewer stops at the gas station than the INFINITI QX50, 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). The Ford Explorer is somewhat more expensive than the INFINITI QX50. 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 Explorer is much higher than that for the INFINITI QX50.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Explorer is much wider than the INFINITI QX50, 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 INFINITI QX50.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Ford Explorer transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the INFINITI QX50.

Performance
The Ford Explorer has a little more horsepower than the INFINITI QX50.

Utility
The Ford Explorer offers greater seating capacity than the INFINITI QX50, 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 INFINITI QX50.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Explorer is not as nearly as extensive as that of the INFINITI QX50.