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2018 Ford Explorer vs 2018 Dodge Durango

2018 Ford Explorer vs 2018 Dodge Durango Comparison

Customers are always asking us "What is the difference between the 2018 Ford Explorer and the 2018 Dodge Durango?" This is a great question because both vehicles have a lot in common. Both vehicles have shown the ability to remain competitive in the SUV market, which has experienced an emergence of several new models over the past decade. Each vehicle has their own strengths and weakness, but they both are setting the bar high for the rest of the SUV market.

The 2018 Explorer and 2018 Durango both offer room for up to seven passengers, an all-wheel drive drivetrain, and a 3-year 36,000-mile warranty standard. These are only a few of the several features available in both vehicles. Each vehicle is very competitive with one another in even more categories than those listed. Stop in and speak with our sales team today to learn more about these great options in the sport utility market!



2018 Ford Explorer

vs

2018 Dodge Durango

$36,325
Starting MSRP
$40,495
3.5L V-6 / 290 Horsepower
Base Engine / Horsepower
3.6L V-6 / 295 Horsepower
16 MPG / 23 MPG
Fuel Economy (City / Highway)
18 MPG / 25 MPG
81.7 Cubic Feet
Maximum Cargo Capacity
84.5 Cubic Feet

Get the 2018 Ford Explorer in Carbon County PA

There are not many models that can offer exceptional power and spacious cargo while also remaining reasonably priced in the way the 2018 Explorer and 2018 Durango do. Both models offer terrific horsepower and fuel economy in the sport utility market. However, the 2018 Explorer has the advantage of being upgraded to Ford's 3.5L EcoBoost® engine, which increases the 290 horsepower to, best-in-class, 365 horsepower. Also available on the 2018 Explorer is the Terrain Management System™ that allows the driver to set the system to one of four terrains, which allows for improved traction and performance. These are only a few of the great features available on the 2018 Explorer that help to set it apart from others in the sport utility market. Other great features include:

  • Hill Descent Control™
  • AdvanceTrac® and Roll Stability Control™
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Enhanced Active Park Assist
  • Auto High-Beam Headlamps
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Blind Spot Information System
  • Many More Options Available!

As you can see, there is plenty to love about the 2018 Ford Explorer! If you have any more questions about some of the information provided, or are just looking to learn more, please feel free to reach out to our team at Kovatch Ford. We are always happy to answer any questions or get you behind the wheel to test out some of these options yourself. Stop in today to learn more about an industry leader in the sport utility market!