Honda and Ford have really outdone themselves with their 2015 Ford Explorer and 2015 Honda Pilot models that are delivered to the SUV market. With the ever rising competition in the world of the SUV’s, in addition to the ever-rising consumer awareness, car makers are going the extra mile to ensure that they have offered the consumer exactly what is required of them; style, simplicity and functionality.
Ford has unleashed a wide range of SUV’s, for both commercial and personal use, each built to fit the specific needs of the customers. Among the vehicles that are in store for the season are 2015 Ford F-150, 2015 Ford Mustang, 2015 Ford Fusion, 2015 Ford Bronco, and the 2015 Ford Escape. All these vehicles are unique and high quality, but the new Ford Explorer rises above them all. It is an all terrain vehicle, and comes with the option of four or six cylinder engines.
2015 Ford Explorer Vs 2015 Honda Pilot
Power of the standard 3.5 liter V6 engine, that produces 290 hp and 255 pound feet of torque. Optional engine is the 2.0 liter inline four EcoBoost unit that delivers 240 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. Power is transferred through a six speed automatic transmission to either front wheels or to all wheels. With V6 unit acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is done in 8.1 or 8.3 seconds depending on the trim level chosen. The most powerful Explorer model comes with 3.5 liter V6 EcoBoost engine that offers 365 hp and 360 lb-ft of torque.
Inside, there are all manner of tech gear for the modern driver, from a touchscreen interface used to control MyFord Touch, which also uses steering and voice control to control various aspects within the vehicle. It also has the latest navigation system, ensuring that you will always get to your destination in the fastest time possible. Though the prices may vary from one dealer to another, it ranges at $29,600. If you wish to buy the Explorer Sport model, you will require coughing up $40,800.
2015 Ford Explorer
Honda, the Asian car giant, has not been left behind. They have a new range of their Honda Pilot. It has a very large seating space, accommodating seven to eight passengers, ideal for the large family. It is also rumored to have a more refined outline, with less of its predecessor’s boxy shape.
2015 Pilot comes with 3.5 liter v6 engine and a six speed automatic gear transmission. The user has the option of choosing between the front-wheel drive and the all-wheel drive. Its price ranges from $30,800 to $41500. It comes as one of the strongest competitors to the Ford Explorer.
For a buyer who is looking to purchase an SUV, they will most likely be at a crossroads over which one to choose between the 2015 Ford Explorer and the 2015 Honda Pilot. However, with the specifications and all other details laid down, one is sure to know which side their decision will be swayed.