Compare 2012 Ford Explorer - Overview

Compare the Explorer side-by-side against the Traverse and the Highlander. See features, performance, cost of ownership and more.

2012 Ford Explorer (Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive)

  (Base) 4dr Front-wheel Drive

2012 Chevrolet Traverse (LS Front-wheel Drive)

  (LS) Front-wheel Drive

2012 Toyota Highlander (Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive)

  (Base) 4dr Front-wheel Drive

MSRP

Veh 1 $28,280
Veh 2 $29,660
Veh 3 $28,240

MPG (city/hwy)

Veh 1 18 / 25
Veh 2 17 / 24
Veh 3 20 / 25

Horse Power

Veh 1 290 @ 6.5k RPM
Veh 2 281 @ 6.3k RPM
Veh 3 187 @ 5.8k RPM

Acceleration (0-60)

Veh 1 7.3 Sec
Veh 2 7.8 Sec
Veh 3 9.6 Sec

Engine

Veh 1 3.5L V-6
Veh 2 3.6L V-6
Veh 3 2.7L I-4

Transmission

Veh 1 6-spd w/OD
Veh 2 6-spd w/OD
Veh 3 6-spd auto w/OD

Seating Capacity

Veh 1 7 Seats
Veh 2 8 Seats
Veh 3 7 Seats

Cargo Space

Veh 1 80.7 CF
Veh 2 116.4 CF
Veh 3 95.4 CF

Monthly Payment

Veh 1 $534
Veh 2 $560
Veh 3 $533

Cost To Own (5 yr @ 10k/yr)

Veh 1 N/A
Veh 2 N/A
Veh 3 N/A