Compare the Ford Explorer against the GMC Acadia and Honda Pilot

The legendary Ford Explorer returns with a recent redesign, versatility, and plenty of innovation for your next family adventure. This mid-size SUV takes on models like the GMC Acadia and Honda Pilot to set the standard in its class. Ford of Londonderry is proud to be your local Ford destination with a vast selection of new Explorer models and sales professionals ready to assist you with your purchase. We take pride in being your premier Ford dealer and will work to pair you with your new Explorer in no time. We've included detailed comparisons of the Explorer and its rivals to help you make an informed decision. For more information, continue reading or stop by our dealership to speak with our staff today.

Explorer vs. Acadia

  • Price: The Explorer and Acadia are competitively priced, both giving you similar performance and features without braking the bank.

  • Drivetrain: Both SUV models come with available all-wheel drive for tackling off-road expeditions with ease.

  • Space: Both vehicles also offer seating for up to seven adults, giving plenty of space for your next road trip.

  • Features: Get a variety of standard features with the new Explorer such as a rearview camera, Bluetooth, a USB port, Ford's SYNC voice control interface, and Ford's MyKey system.

  • Cargo: Regarding cargo space, the Explorer offers almost double the available cargo room behind its second and third row of seats than the Acadia.

  • Safety: Safety is vital, and both SUVs earned an overall five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

  • Reliability: Get the reliability you deserve with both models offering a three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.
2017 Ford Explorer

2017 GMC Acadia
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2017 Honda Pilot

Explorer vs. Pilot

  • Safety: Like with the Acadia, the Explorer ties the Pilot regarding safety with both models earning five-star overall crash test ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

  • Technology: The Ford Explorer comes with more available technology than the Honda Pilot does, thanks to features like an easy-to-use SYNC 3 infotainment system.

  • Space: The Explorer also offers 21 cubic feet of cargo space while the Pilot only comes with 16.5 cubic feet of space.

  • Fuel-Efficiency: Both models offer great gas mileage, averaging 27 miles per gallon on the highway.

  • Engines: Get more standard power in the Explorer thanks to a 290-horsepower 3.5-liter six-cylinder engine while the Pilot comes with a 280-horsepower 3.5-liter six-cylinder option.

  • Reliability: J.D. Power & Associated recognized both the Ford Explorer and Honda Pilot for their reliability.

Visit Ford of Londonderry

For more information on the new Ford Explorer, make your way to Ford of Londonderry. Our sales professionals have years of experience and will work to make sure your next buying experience is a pleasure. Our finance department is available and ready to get you approved within your budget. Whether you're looking to buy or lease, let us find you the best Ford financing options quickly and easily. Contact us or stop by for more information, and see why we are quickly becoming the area's leading Ford destinations.