Compare the 2018 Ford Explorer vs. the Competition

Compare the 2018 Ford Explorer to the competition

Compare the 2018 Ford Explorer in Willard, OH

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Do you consistently find yourself frustrated while shopping for a new SUV? The team at Sharpnack Ford understands, and our main goal is to make your individual car-buying experience as simple as possible. By comparing the major SUV models side-by-side, you'll easily discover how the 2018 Ford Explorer reigns as one of the safest, most comfortable SUVs around. We've put the 2018 Ford Explorer to the test against competing models like the 2018 Honda Pilot and 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee. With its award-winning reputation and convenient perks, the 2018 Ford Explorer is a tried-and-true, American-bred SUV that will have you confidently exploring the heartland. Test-drive this Ford SUV today at our Ford dealership in Willard, OH.

2018 Ford Explorer driving outside
2018 Ford Explorer interior

Once you take the 2018 Ford Explorer for a cruise, prepare to be in awe of how much peace of mind you'll possess. That's all because of the incredible safety accolades earned by the 2018 Ford Explorer, which includes a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA. The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee has not been rated by the NHTSA, so why wouldn't you opt for an SUV with a proven reputation backing it up?

Specs 2018 Ford Explorer XLT FWD 2018 Honda Pilot EX 2WD 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x2
NHTSA Front Driver Crash Test 4-Star 5-Star Not Rated
NHTSA Front Passenger Crash Test 5-Star 4-Star Not Rated
NHTSA Overall Rating 5-Star 5-Star Not Rated
Third Row Split Bench Seat Standard Standard Not Available
Maximum Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 80.7 83.8 68.3
Roof Rack Standard Accessory Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Optional

The 2018 Ford Explorer also offers welcome perks that the competition may not. Besting the 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the new Ford Explorer comes with a Third Row Split Bench Seat that allows you to create a generous 80.7 cubic feet of cargo volume for storing everything you need. And while other models may consider this a bonus accessory, the 2018 Ford Explorer offers a roof rack standard, so you can load up even more for your family trips and weekend getaways.

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