2020 Dodge Durango vs 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Dodge Durango vs 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Dodge Durango


2020 Ford Explorer
6.4L V8


3.5L V6
475 hp

Base Horsepower

365 hp
475 lb-ft


350 lb-ft
8,700 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds

When Valparaiso SUV shoppers compared the 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee to the Ford Explorer, Jeep won because of its ample trim level choices and robust engine power. But how does the Ford Explorer compare to the 2020 Dodge Durango? Find out when Connors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram pits Dodge Durango vs. Ford Explorer in terms of engine power, cargo volume, and interior features.

Dodge Durango vs. Ford Explorer: Engine Power

Both spacious SUVs feature seating for 7 people in Portage. The Dodge Durango has a lower base price when you look at Explorer or Durango trim levels. The lower price doesn’t mean that the Dodge Durango skimps on engine power, though — it surpasses the Ford Explorer in power and capability. If you’re looking for a vehicle with towing power and choosing between Explorer or Durango, the latter is your winner. The Dodge Durango SRT is the fastest three-row SUV in the country.

Dodge Durango SRT

  • Engine: 6.4L V8
  • Horsepower: 475 hp
  • Torque: 470 lb-ft
  • Max. Towing: 8,700 pounds

 Ford Explorer Sport

  • Engine: 3.5L V6
  • Horsepower: 365 hp
  • Torque: 350 lb-ft
  • Max. Towing: 5,000 pounds

Dodge Durango vs. Ford Explorer: Cargo Volume

If power was the only consideration for Michigan City drivers, they probably wouldn’t be concerned with amenities that make SUVs so appealing, like cargo space. With the Dodge Durango you’ll find more room for your cargo: 

  • Dodge Durango SXT – 84.5 cubic feet
  • Ford Explorer Base – 80.7 cubic feet

Dodge Durango vs. Ford Explorer: Interior Features

Both the Dodge Durango and Ford Explorer include plenty of SUV-friendly amenities:

Dodge Durango

  • Over 50 seating configurations
  • Second-row Fold & Tumble seats
  • Second-row center console with USB and outlet ports
  • Uconnect® System
  • Seven seat fabric options, including Nappa Axis II perforated leather
  • Available heated and ventilated power seats
  • Paddle shifters
  • Dual-screen Blu-Ray

Ford Explorer

  • Available third row
  • E-Z Entry second row
  • Available Multicontour Seating
  • 10.1-inch portrait touchscreen
  • Available redesigned digital instrument panal

Explore Dodge SUVs with Connors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

Have you chosen which SUV is right for you — the Explorer or Durango? The 2020 Dodge Durango offers exceptional power and a spacious, plush interior. Interested? Check out the Durango inventory at Connors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Apply for financing online and save time so you can get into your Durango even faster!

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