2018 Ford Explorer vs 2018 GMC Acadia
It’s been an impressive quarter-century for the Ford Explorer lineup, as it’s been the most popular and best-selling SUV for over 25 years and counting. We say “and counting” because the 2018 Ford Explorer lineup – which we have right here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL – is primed and ready to continue that streak thanks to a bevy of new features, new capabilities, and an all-new style all its own.
Those new features, capabilities and stylings only serve to further cement the new Ford Explorer lineup as the top choice for anyone in the market for a new SUV. But we’re not here to just tell you how impressive the 2018 Explorer lineup truly is – we’re here to show you. With that said, check out this 2018 Ford Explorer versus 2018 GMC Acadia head-to-head model comparison to see just a few of the many reasons why a new Ford Explorer at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, should be your next SUV.
2018 Ford Explorer
2018 GMC Acadia
|290 HP & 255 lb-ft.||Standard Horsepower & Torque||193 HP & 188 lb-ft.|
|365 HP & 350 lb-ft.||Max Horsepower & Torque||310 HP & 271 lb-ft.|
|151.5 ft.3||Passenger Space||143.8 ft.3|
|81.7/43.9/21.0 ft.3||Cargo Space (Behind 1st Row/2nd Row/3rd Row)||79.0/41.7/12.8 ft.3|
2018 Ford Explorer Lineup: More Power and More Interior Space than the 2018 GMC Acadia Lineup
There are two main features people look for when they come to shop for a new SUV at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL – power and interior space. These are two features the 2018 Ford Explorer lineup not only has in spades but has far more of than the 2018 GMC Acadia lineup. More specifically, the new Ford Explorer lineup offers standard power ratings of 290 horsepower and 255 pound-feet of torque and max power ratings of 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. The new GMC Acadia lineup, on the other hand, offers standard power ratings of only 193 horsepower and 188 pound-feet of torque and max power ratings of only 310 horsepower and 271 pound-feet of torque.
Inside, the 2018 Explorer lineup provides 151.5 cubic-feet of passenger space, 21 cubic-feet of cargo space behind the third row, 43.9 cubic-feet of cargo space behind the second row, and 81.8 cubic-feet of total cargo space. Conversely, the 2018 Acadia lineup provides only 143.8 cubic-feet of passenger space, 12.8 cubic-feet of cargo space behind the third row, 41.7 cubic-feet of cargo space behind the second row, and 79 cubic-feet of total cargo space.
For more on the 2018 Ford Explorer lineup, please reach out to our staff here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.