2018 Ford Explorer vs 2018 Dodge Journey

2018 Ford Explorer vs 2018 Dodge Journey

The new Ford Explorer looks primed and ready to extend the model’s 25-year run as the best-selling SUV in the country. But, in order to achieve that goal, it first has to beat out the competition. Of course, that won’t be a problem for the 2018 Explorer, as it’s got the powertrain options, the roomy interior, the sleek and stylish exterior and the comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features to do just that.

To see what we mean, all you have to do is check out this 2018 Ford Explorer versus 2018 Dodge Journey head-to-head model comparison. Once you’re done looking it over, you’ll understand exactly why neither the new Dodge Journey, nor any other SUV out there, can compare to the new Explorer.

2018 Ford Explorer


2018 Dodge Journey

290 HP Horsepower 173 HP
255 lb-ft. Torque 166 lb-ft.
5000 lbs. Max Towing 2500 lbs.
151.5 ft.3 Total Passenger Volume 123.7 ft.3

New Ford Explorer: Offering More Horsepower, More Torque, More Passenger Space and More Towing Capability than the New Dodge Journey

As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Ford Explorer completely and utterly outclasses, outperforms and outmatches the 2018 Dodge Journey in every possible way. For starters, the new Ford Explorer’s base engine offers 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque – numbers that only rise as you move up its available engine lineup. On the other hand, the new Dodge Journey’s base engine offers only 173 horsepower and 166 pound-feet of torque.

The 2018 Ford Explorer also offers more than the 2018 Dodge Journey in terms of capability and interior volume. That’s because the new Ford Explorer can tow up to 5,000 pounds and provides you with 151.5 cubic-feet of total passenger space, while the new Dodge Journey can only tow up to 2,500 pounds and provides you with only 123.7 cubic-feet of total passenger space.

If you’d like to learn more about the 2018 Ford Explorer lineup and everything it can do, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.

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