2020 Ford Explorer
vs. 2020 Honda Pilot

Compare the 2020 Ford Explorer to the Honda Pilot

If you're in the market for a capable three-row SUV that offers plenty of the features, efficiency, and space you need to tend to your family's transportation needs, the 2020 Ford Explorer offers the right skill set for your needs. With more power, more cargo space, a wide range of standard features, and more towing capability, the Ford Explorer stands out as an amazingly skilled companion for your daily adventures.

So, how does the Ford Explorer fare against rivals like the Honda Pilot? Explore our comparison to see how the Explorer outshines the competition.

More Power for Your Adventures

The Ford Explorer offers a wider range of powertrain options, including a hybrid version. The Pilot only has one engine option, and it falls behind the Explorer's base engine in both horsepower and torque. When properly equipped, the Explorer can out-tow the Pilot, supplying a max towing capacity of up to 5,600 pounds.

Rear-Wheel Drive

Only the 2020 Ford Explorer comes standard with rear-wheel drive instead of front-wheel drive like the Pilot. Rear-wheel drive gives the Explorer a towing and handling edge, making it a good pick if you need a ride that can handle campers and trailers. If you want all wheels on deck, the Explorer offers Intelligent 4WD, which is ideal for powering through tough driving conditions.

More Interior Space

The Explorer has room for up to seven passengers across its three rows, and it offers plenty of wiggle room throughout the cabin to help passengers stay comfortable. More legroom in all three rows and more hip room in the second row help to give Explorer passengers a bit more space to stretch out.

If you need to prioritize cargo, the Explore brings more to the table. The Explorer offers up to 87.8 cubic feet of cargo space with all the rear seats folded down while the Pilot only offers 83.9 cubic feet. The Explorer also supplies more cargo room with the seats up, so you'll never hurt for storage space when you choose the Ford Explorer.

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