2018 Ford Explorer vs.

2018 Ford Explorer vs. 2018 GMC Acadia

How Does the 2018 Ford Explorer Compare to the 2018 GMC Acadia?

If you are in the market for a new SUV you may be wondering which model to go with. Here at Liccardi Ford, Inc., we pride ourselves on offering drivers throughout Watchung, NJ with high-quality automotive options. More importantly, though, we love helping drivers find a vehicle that suits their lifestyle and their needs on the road.

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So how does a vehicle like the 2018 Ford Explorer -- one of our most popular SUVs -- compare to a competing vehicle, like the 2018 GMC Acadia?

2018 Ford Explorer vs. 2018 GMC Acadia

There are some distinct differences between these two vehicles which are important to consider if you are looking to choose a model that is right for you.

  • The 2018 Ford Explorer blows away the Acadia when it comes to horsepower and torque; the Explorer has 290 HP and 255 lb.-ft. torque respectively, while the Acadia has 193 HP and 188 lb.-ft. torque, respectively.
  • With the Ford Explorer you can take advantage of more maximum interior cargo volume than you can in the 2018 GMC Acadia.
  • With the 2018 Ford Explorer you get more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, and front hip room. That means you will have more space to stretch out.
  • The 2018 Ford Explorer has a better overall crash testing rating (5-stars) than the 2018 GMC Acadia (4-stars).

As you can see, there are a ton of benefits associated with the 2018 Ford Explorer which the 2018 GMC Acadia does not match.

Ready to Learn More?

If you would like to learn more about our Ford vehicles, including the 2018 GMC Acadia, or if you have any questions about their capabilities on the road, we invite you to visit us at Liccardi Ford Inc., located in Watchung, NJ. Our team would be more than happy to assist you with your automotive needs, whether you are purchasing a new car or servicing your current vehicle.

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