Looking for the perfect family car? Look no further than the updated for 2016 Ford Explorer SUV. Big Spring Ford in Big Spring, TX has them and other SUVs, both bigger and smaller, to fit whatever size family you have.
The Dodge Durango is not as modern as the Explorer, and it shows in its interior space, fuel economy and other areas.
If you didn’t need a lot of space, you wouldn’t be shopping for a 3 row SUV. The Ford Explorer has almost 4 cubic feet more for cargo behind the rearmost seats compared to the Durango. Passengers in the Ford also enjoy more legroom and shoulder room in all 3 rows. And the Durango has less head and hip room for the 1st and 2nd row passengers too.
If you want the family crossover SUV with the best fuel economy, you need to check out the EcoBoost turbo 2.3 liter powered Explorer. The Durango V6, in its most efficient configuration, loses by 1 mpg city, 3 highway to the EcoBoost Explorer. But the Explorer driver also enjoys an extra 40lb/ft of torque from the turbo motor. This year you can get the Explorer with the 4 cylinder with all-wheel drive too, and it is even rated to tow up to 3,000lbs.
If you are loading all your kids into an SUV, you want the safest one. If you check the NHTSA ratings, Explorer gets a 5-star overall rating, but Durango can manage only a 4-star. The 4 x 4 version of the Durango gets a lower rollover rating than the lower to the ground Explorer too. The 2016 Explorer also features exclusive safety tech, like Curve Control, which brakes automatically if you corner too fast, and the MyKey parental control system, which limits and monitors teen drivers.
The Ford Explorer has been one of the most popular family vehicles for more than 20 years, and it just keeps getting better. If you live in Midland, Odessa, Snyder or Lamesa, TX the place to get a Ford is Big Spring Ford in Big Spring, TX with big deals and a big selection.View Inventory