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2013 Ford Explorer Base

4dr Front-wheel Drive

2013 Honda Pilot LX

4dr Front-wheel Drive

2013 Ford Explorer
(2013 Ford Explorer 4dr FWD shown)
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2013 Honda Pilot
(2013 Honda Pilot 4dr 4x4 shown)
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MSRP $29,100 $29,520
Destination Charge $895 $830
Invoice Price $27,427 $27,000
Total List Price $29,995 $30,350
Available Engines 290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas) 240-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium) 250-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD 5-speed automatic w/OD
Fuel Economy City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data    
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver
Overall, Overall
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)
Front, Overall Front
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)
Front, Driver's
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side
IIHS Crash Test Data    
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good
Side, Overall Side Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good
Overview 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Honda Pilot LX
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview front wheel drive front wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 7, window grid antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
N/A
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, radio steering wheel controls
N/A
Interior 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Honda Pilot LX
Air conditioning, front manual dual zone front automatic
Air filter Standard Standard
Air conditioning, rear with separate controls with separate controls
Underseat ducts Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage N/A Standard
Cargo net N/A Available
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard
Clock in-dash in-dash
Cruise control Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leatherette urethane
12V DC power outlet 4 4
Lighter elements Available:
front
N/A
Ashtray Available Available
Overhead console full with storage mini with storage
Floor console full full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Up N/A driver and passenger
1-Touch Window Down driver driver and passenger
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center Standard N/A
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard N/A
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night Standard:
day-night
N/A Available:
auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fuel door release N/A mechanical
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material urethane Standard:
urethane
N/A Available:
leather/metal-look
Seats 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Honda Pilot LX
Front seat type bucket bucket
Seating capacity 7 passengers 8 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way power 6-way
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 4-way
Lumbar support driver N/A
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Rear seats 60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench
Rear armrest N/A Standard
Rear head restraints 3 - fixed 3 - adjustable
3rd row seats 50-50 split-bench 60-40 split-bench
Seat trim cloth cloth
3rd row fold into floor manual manual
Entertainment 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Honda Pilot LX
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
N/A
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Voice recognition Available N/A
Speakers 6 7
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
1st row LCD screen 2 1
Bluetooth Compatibility Available Standard
Safety and Security 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Honda Pilot LX
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row
Airbags, knee protection passenger N/A
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front and rear
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights halogen halogen
Exterior light control N/A auto off
Delay off headlamps N/A Standard
Headlight washer N/A Standard
Daytime running lights Available Standard
LED brakelights Standard N/A
Door curb lights N/A 4
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Parking assist Available Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
First aid kit N/A Available
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Honda Pilot LX
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/60,000 N/A
Exterior 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Honda Pilot LX
Antenna integrated roof window grid
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint Standard:
clearcoat monotone
clearcoat monotone
Available:
metallic monotone
N/A
Bodyside moldings N/A black
Grille trim gray chrome
Fog/driving lights N/A Available:
front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows deep deep
Rear window type fixed flip-up
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote
Spoiler lip N/A
Roof rack Available Available
Roof rails Standard Available
Rear step bumper Available Standard
Tires P245/65TR17.0 BSW AS P235/65TR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels 17" steel Standard:
17" silver styled steel
N/A Available:
17" painted aluminum
N/A Available:
silver styled steel
Spare tire and wheel compact steel Standard:
compact steel
N/A Available:
steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval fixed interval
Running boards N/A Available
N/A Available:
illuminated
Mud flaps Available Standard
Mechanical 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Honda Pilot LX
Engine Standard:
3.5L V-6
3.5L V-6
Available:
2.0L I-4
N/A
Engine - valvetrain DOHC SOHC
Turbocharger Available:
intercooled turbo
N/A
Recommended fuel Standard:
regular unleaded
regular unleaded
Available:
premium unleaded
N/A
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist N/A Standard
Drive type front-wheel front-wheel
Engine block heater Available Available
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular
Front suspension type strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type independent multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard N/A
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD 5-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio Standard:
3.39
4.31
Available:
3.36
N/A
Remote vehicle starting system N/A Available
Specifications 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Honda Pilot LX
Exterior length 197.1 " 191.4 "
Exterior body width 78.9 " 78.5 "
Exterior height 70.4 " 70.7 "
Engine Standard:
3.5L V-6
3.5L V-6
Available:
2.0L I-4
N/A
Horsepower Standard:
290 @ 6,500 rpm
250 @ 5,700 rpm
Available:
240 @ 5,500 rpm
N/A
Torque Standard:
255 @ 4,000 rpm
253 @ 4,800 rpm
Available:
270 @ 3,000 rpm
N/A
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard Standard
Fuel economy - city 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke Standard:
3.64 / 3.41 "
3.50 / 3.66 "
Available:
3.44 / 3.27 "
N/A
Curb weight Standard:
4,534 lbs.
4,306 lbs.
Available:
4,448 lbs.
N/A
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) Standard:
6,160 lbs.
5,952 lbs.
Available:
6,120 lbs.
N/A
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,080 lbs. 2,921 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,300 lbs. 3,197 lbs.
Payload N/A 1,633 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight Standard:
2,000 lbs.
2,000 lbs.
Available:
5,000 lbs.
N/A
GCWR Standard:
6,880 lbs.
N/A
Available:
6,820 lbs.
N/A
Available:
9,920 lbs.
N/A
Wheelbase 112.6 " 109.2 "
Front track 67.0 " 67.7 "
Rear track 67.0 " 67.5 "
Turning radius 19.4 ' 19.0 '
Front legroom 40.6 " 41.4 "
Rear legroom 39.8 " 38.5 "
Third row legroom 33.2 " 32.1 "
Front headroom 41.4 " 40.0 "
Rear headroom 40.5 " 39.8 "
Third row headroom 37.8 " 38.2 "
Front hiproom 57.3 " 58.6 "
Rear hiproom 56.7 " 56.9 "
Third row hiproom 40.7 " 48.4 "
Front shoulder room 61.3 " 61.5 "
Rear shoulder room 61.0 " 62.2 "
Third row shoulder room 50.8 " 58.9 "
Luggage volume 21.0 cu.ft. 18.0 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 80.7 cu.ft. 87.0 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 152 cu.ft. 154 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 18.6 gal. 21.0 gal.