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2015 Ford Explorer vs. Honda Pilot in Lakeland, FL

Serving: Tampa, Orlando, Bartow, FL

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2015 Ford Explorer vs Honda Pilot

Midsize crossovers with three rows have become the ideal vehicle for those seeking the ultimate versatility and usability out of their SUV. At Lakeland Ford in Lakeland, FL we’re delighted to have the largest selection of one of the best midsize SUVs on the market today – the 2015 Ford Explorer. Located at 1430 West Memorial Blvd., Lakeland Ford serves Tampa, Orlando and Bartow, FL with the best selection of new Fords in stock at amazingly low prices. Visit our dealership today and see how the new Explorer handles your daily driving needs.

The midsize SUV is booming with a lot of strong competitors, so let’s see how the 2015 Ford Explorer does against the Honda Pilot.

Available Engines and Performance

The Pilot has a 3.5L V6 making 250 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque throughout the entire lineup. The new Explorer has three engines for you to choose from. The entry-level Explorer has a 3.5L V6 making 20 hp and 255 lb-ft of torque. The mid-range Explorer features a 2.0L EcoBoost I-4 producing 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. The range-topping Explorer is equipped with a 3.5L EcoBoost V6 generating 365 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque.

In its most capable form, the Pilot can tow up to 4,500 lbs., which is 500 lbs. less than what the Explorer can tow. The Explorer’s 2.0L EcoBoost engine also gets better fuel economy than the Pilot’s at 20/28 mpg (city/hwy).

Interior Space and Cargo Capacity

One of the many upsides of a midsize SUV is the ample amount of interior space. With the Explorer, you’ll get more front headroom, front legroom, rear headroom, and rear legroom over the Pilot. You’ll passengers will appreciate the extra interior space, while you’ll value the Explorer’s exceptional cargo capacity. With all of the seats in place, the Explorer offers you with 21 cu. ft. of cargo capacity, while the Pilot offers you with 18.0 cu. ft. of cargo capacity.

Safety Features

When seating up to seven passengers, the last thing you want to worry about is everyone’s safety. With the Explorer’s comprehensive warranty, you can focus on the road ahead. Safety features on the Explorer include:

  • AdvanceTrac with RSC
  • Safety Canopy System
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System
  • Permieter alarm
  • SecuriLock Passive Anti-Theft System
  • SecuriCode keyless entry keypad

When it comes to the 2015 Ford Explorer, the midsize SUV edges out the Honda Pilot. With the Explorer’s powerful engines, superb cargo capacity, copious amount of interior space and lengthy list of safety features, the Explorer is one of the best midsize SUVs on the market today. Visit Lakeland Ford in Lakeland, FL for the best prices on new Fords and test drive the new Explorer today.

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