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2019 Dodge Durango SXT Vs. 2019 Ford Explorer Base

The winner of this comparison is Dodge.


2019 Dodge Durango SXT
2019 Ford Explorer Base

Vehicle Specifications

2019 Dodge Durango SXT

2019 Ford Explorer Base


3.6L V6

3.5L V6




City MPG






Anti-whiplash front head restraints


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Approach angle


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Auto-dimming rearview mirror


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Auto-leveling suspension


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2019 Dodge Durango vs 2019 Ford Explorer
Adventure is right around the corner these days with the influx of SUVs available on the market. To find the right fit for you and your family could require quite a lot of research. Thankfully, the specialists here at Dave Warren Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Jamestown, NY have sifted through all the available models and put the two top contenders head-to-head to find out which one is the best between the 2019 Dodge Durango vs the 2019 Ford Explorer. Both vehicles have quite a bit to offer, but only one can take the title of best all-around pick.

Performance Comparison
As it pertains to capability, both the new Durango and the Explorer have impressive power. The Explorer can more than hold its own thanks to Ford’s strong 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine, producing 280 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft. of torque. The Durango, however, at its peak performance level, boasts 475 horsepower and 470 lb.-ft. of torque, easily overpowering the Explorer! In addition, the Durango can top the Explorer’s maximum towing capacity (5,000 lbs.), clocking in at 7,400 lbs. at its peak level! This means you have the power and strength to bring everything along on your next adventure.

Interior Comparison
Like any modern SUV, both the Explorer and the Durango have extremely accommodating interiors. The Explorer doesn’t disappoint with features like electronic climate control, media hub with one smart charging USB port, and AM/FM MP3 compatible audio system with six speakers and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. The Durango, however, excels with features like adjustable low-back bucket seats, three-zone automatic temperature control, and Uconnect® audio system with six speakers and integrated voice command with Bluetooth®, putting it leaps ahead of the Explorer in every regard. Come on down to Dave Warren Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram near Erie and Warren, PA, and check out all the new 2019 Dodge Durango full-size SUV has to offer today. We can’t wait to assist you!

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