2019 Ford Explorer vs. 2018 Dodge Durango

2019 Ford Explorer 

2019 Ford Explorer

2018 Dodge Durango 

2018 Dodge Durango


Pitting the 2019 Ford Explorer vs. the 2018 Dodge Durango, one will immediately notice that these large SUVs were designed with different priorities in mind. For O'Fallon families who need a vehicle that will never hold them back, we recommend the Ford Explorer. Ford's SUV offers safety features and seating space that set it apart from rivals, and your passengers will notice the difference every time you fire up your engine.

Explorer vs. Durango: Interior

If you're looking for an SUV that can keep three rows of passengers happy, even on longer journeys, then your decision between the 2019 Ford Explorer vs. the 2018 Dodge Durango is simple. Both of these SUVs can seat up to seven, but only the Ford can do so comfortably:

  • The Explorer's total passenger space puts the Durango to shame, with 152 cubic feet compared to the Durango's 99 cubic feet.
  • With over 50% the passenger volume of the Durango, the Explorer has plenty of room for cargo -- and a much more easily convertible cargo area.
2019 Ford Explorer Interior

Ford vs. Dodge: Safety and Convenience

The Ford may look more rugged than its competitor from Dodge, but in fact, it's much better suited to family travel. It's available technology features will add both safety and convenience to your Collinsville drives:

  • Despite their similar sizes, parking is a whole lot easier in the Ford Explorer than it is in the Dodge Durango. The Ford Explorer features ultrasonic sensors with Active Park Assist -- leaps and bounds above the Durango's parking sensors.
  • The 2019 Ford Explorer earned a 5-star overall crash test rating from the NHTSA. The 2018 Dodge Durango--pulled down by its poor performance in rollover collisions--received a 4-star overall score.
2019 Ford Explorer Safety

Experience the Explorer at Auffenberg Ford O'Fallon

For more information on how the Ford Explorer measures up against competitors, try comparing the 2018 model to the Honda Pilot or the Jeep Grand Cherokee! Once you've seen enough, start up a conversation with Auffenberg Ford O'Fallon to take the new Ford Explorer for a test drive (we think you'll be happy with its towing capacity when you need to get work done, too). We're sure that you'll love how you feel behind the wheel of one of our new vehicles.

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