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Here's how the 2021 Ford Explorer and the 2021 Kia Sorento measure up.
$32,925
Starting MSRP
$29,390
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
7 7 -
Engine

300.0-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

191.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
24 26 -
Size
198.8" length, 70.2" height 188.9" length, 66.7" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Sandstone

Sabre Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

10-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Standard SUV 2WD Small SUV 2WD -

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 17 X 7 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 17 X 7 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 600 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 130 -

Engine

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5500 191 @ 6100 -
Displacement
2.3 L/140 2.5 L/152 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 3500 181 @ 4000 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
375.90 mi 424.80 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 MPG 26 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 MPG 29 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 24 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
501.20 mi 513.30 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 in 12.8 in -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in 12 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.9 gal 17.7 gal -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P255/65HR18 P235/65HR17 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Front Tire Size
P255/65HR18 P235/65HR17 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs 2000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
530 lbs 200 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5300 lbs 2000 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
5300 lbs 2000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs 200 lbs -

Weight Information

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -
Base Curb Weight
4345 lbs 3794 lbs -
Curb Weight
N/A N/A -

Dimensions

Track Width, Rear
66.9 in N/A -
Liftover Height
32.8 in N/A -
Wheelbase
119.1 in 110.8 in -
Third Hip Room
40.9 in 42.5 in -
Track Width, Front
66.9 in N/A -
Passenger Capacity
7 7 -
Third Shoulder Room
54.6 in 53 in -
Min Ground Clearance
8.2 in 6.9 in -
Front Shoulder Room
61.8 in 59 in -
Third Leg Room
32.2 in 29.6 in -
Second Leg Room
39 in 41.7 in -
Front Head Room
40.7 in 40.3 in -
Length, Overall
198.8 in 188.9 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
87.8 ft³ 75.5 ft³ -
Height, Overall
70.2 in 66.7 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Front Leg Room
43 in 41.4 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
48.1 in N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.9 in 74.8 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
83.9 in N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
61.9 in 58.1 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
49.8 in N/A -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
59 in N/A -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
20.8 in N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.9 ft³ 38.4 ft³ -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.2 ft³ 12.6 ft³ -
Second Hip Room
59.1 in 55.1 in -
Second Head Room
40.5 in 39.1 in -
Passenger Volume
152.7 ft³ N/A -
Front Hip Room
59.2 in 55.6 in -
Third Head Room
38.9 in 36.8 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
32.8 in N/A -

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