2018 Explorer Comparison Page

The All New 2018 Ford Explorer

Takes On The Honda Pilot & Kia Sorento

If you are in the market for a mid-sized or full-sized SUV, then comparative reviews will serve as a tremendous resource for your research to gain an appreciation of what you genuinely like. And here at Freehold Ford, we have put together a comparison for our popular 2018 Ford Explorer in relation to the Honda Pilot and Kia Sorento. With more explosive capability, unique features and a more comfortable design, we are confident that you will want to test drive this new Ford model sometime soon after stopping into our showroom in Freehold, NJ.

2018 Ford Explorer vs. Honda Pilot in Freehold, NJ

  • With the 2018 Ford Explorer, power under the hood is uncompromising. An available turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine offers best-in-class horsepower at 365 horsepower thanks to a perfect blend of turbocharge and direct injection
  • Ford SYNC 3 infotainment in the cockpit of the Ford Explorer is intuitive, engaging and altogether useful for connectivity on your drive. We prefer this system to that of the Honda Pilot thanks to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, available navigation and many other highlights
  • The intelligent four-wheel drive terrain management system available for the Ford Explorer goes above and beyond when it comes to seasonal traction and ensuring that your drive is stabilized throughout
  • Offering more cargo volume to seat three passengers, along with greater leg space in all three rows, the 2018 Ford Explorer is both comforting and accommodating in its welcoming design

2018 Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento in Freehold, NJ

  • With a base V6 EcoBoost engine that boasts 290 horsepower over 185 horsepower and a best-in-class turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine available with 365 horsepower, you can see that the capability advantage clearly sides with the 2018 Ford Explorer
  • Ford SYNC 3 infotainment is available with navigation, Apple CarPlay and Android compatibility, and satellite radio through one clean touchscreen interface. This system is celebrated for how easy it is to learn and its seamless functionality when in motion, making it the obvious choice over Kia UVO infotainment
  • Seating seven versus five with greater hip, head and shoulder space for all three rows makes the 2018 Ford Explorer your preferred daily driver in terms of consistent accommodations made for the family


Freehold Ford

3572 Route 9 South
Directions Freehold, NJ 07728

  • Sales: (732) 462-3131
  • Service: (732) 462-3656
  • Parts: (732) 462-2982


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