2017 Ford Expedition vs 2017 Ford Explorer
When it comes to SUVs, nobody is better than Ford. Ford has some of the most popular SUVs on the market, because Ford SUVs offer powerful and efficient engine options, roomy and comfortable interiors and extensive lists of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. Two of Ford’s most popular and longest-running SUVs are the Ford Expedition and the Ford Explorer. Both are perfect fits for those looking for a combination of interior space, power and fuel efficiency, but which new Ford SUV is right for you? Let’s find out by taking a closer look at both models with this 2017 Ford Expedition versus 2017 Ford Explorer comparison.
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2017 Ford Expedition vs 2017 Ford Explorer Engine and Gas Mileage Comparison
While the new Explorer offers the choice between three engines, all 2017 Ford Expedition models feature a turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine offering 365 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. In terms of fuel efficiency, the new Ford Expedition gets 15 city miles per gallon and 21 highway miles per gallon. As we mentioned, the 2017 Ford Explorer has three engine options. The base engine is a 3.5-liter V6 engine offering 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque while getting 17 city miles per gallon and 24 highway miles per gallon. A 2.3-liter EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder engine is also available, offering 280 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque while getting 19 city miles per gallon and 27 highway miles per gallon. Finally, a 3.5-liter EcoBoost turbocharged V6 engine is available for the new Ford Explorer, offering 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque while getting 16 city miles per gallon and 22 highway miles per gallon.
2017 Ford Explorer vs 2017 Ford Expedition Interior Volume Comparison
The 2017 Ford Expedition is the larger of the two models, offering 18.6 cubic-feet of cargo capacity when all seats are in place, 108.3 cubic-feet of total cargo capacity and 178.9 cubic-feet of total interior space. The 2017 Ford Explorer may be smaller, but it still offers plenty of interior space with 21 cubic-feet of cargo capacity when all seats are in place, 81.7 cubic-feet of total cargo capacity and 171.3 cubic-feet of total interior space.
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