2021 Ford Explorer
Vs. Chevy Traverse

The Ultimate Exploration Vehicle


The 2021 Ford Explorer is primed for modern-day exploration. Its adjustable interior offers space and comfort for the whole family. And it helps you make the most of every experience with connected technology and an athletic build that's ready for whatever lies ahead.

2021 Explorer 2021 Traverse
Starting MSRP $36,825 $39,200
Engine torque 310 ft-lbs. @3500 rpm 266 ft-lbs. @2800 rpm
Fuel Economy (city/hwy/combined) 20/27/23 mpg 17/25/20 mpg
Front Leg Room 43.0 in. 41.0 in.
Transmission 10-Speed shiftable automatic 9-Speed shiftable automatic

Made for the Hustle and Bustle

Whether you're running the kids to soccer practice or gearing up for any other adventure, the 2021 Explorer has the comfort you want and the capability. With seating for up to seven and an available Cargo Management System*, there's room for everyone and all their gear.

*Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and weight distribution.

Explorer Limited Hybrid

The Explorer Limited Hybrid is a no-compromise hybrid SUV that's engineered for big adventures. Not only is it the only hybrid in its class* that can tow 5,000 pounds,** it's also fully off-road capable.

*Class is Large Utilities..
**Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers.

10-Speed Transmission

The 10-speed transmission makes transitioning between speeds a more efficient process, ensuring smooth upshifts and downshifts. Compared with a 6-speed, the 10-speed delivers improved overall performance, with enhanced acceleration at the low and mid ranges of the power band. 

An SUV That Adapts.

The 2021 Explorer is designed to make the most of any situation. It gives you the tools to take on your adventures or your errands with your choice of Outfitters packages plus a number of features that include available Michelin® self-sealing tires, extra cargo space and a B&O Sound System by Bang & Olufsen.

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Seats that Move to Fit You

Multicontour seats with Active Motion® offer an added dose of comfort to the driver and front passenger. The Active Motion component offers five massage themes for an isolated back massage that focuses on either the upper or lower back. The combination of these amenitites helps prevent fatigue so you can stay fresh on long drives.

10.1-Inch LCD Capacitive Portrait Touchscreen

An available 10.1-inch LCD capacitive portrait touchscreen means connectivity at your fingertips. Use it just like your smartphone to queue up directions, play music or call your friends and much more.

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  1. North County Ford

    450 W. Vista Way
    Vista, CA 92083

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