Comparison - Dodge Durango Citadel 2019 - vs - Ford Explorer Platinum 2020

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

Chrysler Aspen

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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
45,595
Updated: 
08 Apr 2019
$
58,250
Updated: 
19 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
6
6
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
10-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
24.60gals
21.80gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Billet Metallic Clear Coat
#5C6467
Reacter Blue Pearl Coat
#1B1F2A
Diamond Black Crystal Pearl Coat
#000000
Granite Metallic Clear Coat
#484848
Octane Red Pearl Coat
#9E0C17
Destroyer Grey Clear Coat
#989FA6
Vice White Tri-Coat Pearl
#CECFCA
White Knucle Clear Coat
#FFFFFF
In-Violet Clear Coat
#582836
Color: 
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#727476
Star White Metallic Tri-coat
#FDFFFB
Blue Diamond Metallic
#264154
Rich Copper Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#4A1414
Lucid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#E60E28
Silver Spruce Metallic
#B1BBB1
Agate Black Metallic
#303030
Iconic Silver Metallic
#C7CAD0

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Dodge Durango ranked #9 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Dodge Durango has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 50 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engine lineup
Class-leading towing capacity
Lots of cargo space
Intuitive infotainment system

Cons
Handling can feel cumbersome
Less upscale cabin interior than rivals
Few standard safety features

By: 
usnews.com

The muscle-SUV 2019 Dodge Durango offers engaging handling and powerful engines, but it's falling behind in terms of safety.

Pros
Muscle truck looks
Muscle truck performance
Upscale interior
Surprisingly fun
Rubber-burning Durango SRT

Cons
Concerning safety scores
Ride can be stiff
V-8s guzzle fuel
Starting to show its age

By: 
thecarconnection.com

No major changes for 2019.Newly optional 19-speaker Harman Kardon stereo.With its aging platform, the 2019 Dodge Durango remains the stubborn outlier in the ever more car-based three-row SUV segment, offering not just a healthy V6 engine but two stout V8s, class-leading towing capacity and muscle-car styling cues.

Pros
Third-row seats are surprisingly spacious
Large touchscreen tech interface is one of the best in class
Towing ability is exceptional for the class
Has real off-road capabilities with 4WD and low-range gearing

Cons
Fuel economy is below average, especially with the V8
Bigger and bulkier to drive than rival crossovers

By: 
edmunds.com

The Ford Explorer is fully redesigned for 2020.Part of the sixth Explorer generation introduced for 2020.The 2020 Ford Explorer comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 10-speed shiftable automatic.

Pros
Increased passenger space and cargo room
Rear-wheel-drive platform improves handling and towing
Additional tech and driver assistance features

Cons
Maximum seating capacity is seven, and most are equipped to seat six
The price can get frighteningly expensive in a hurry
Interior materials could be better in the higher trims
Not enough USB ports

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Ford Explorer rediscovers its capable, outdoorsy side without becoming trucklike in any other respect.

Pros
Great ride and handling
Attractive profile, styling
Soft, nicely detailed cabin
Quiet interior

Cons
Cramped third row
Sluggish/drab infotainment
Hybrid emphasizes capability, not mpg

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Ford Explorer ranked #18 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Ford Explorer has a score of 7.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 11 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Impressive standard safety and tech features
Broad, airy cabin
Lots of cargo space
Lineup of powerful, refined engines

Cons
Bland interior in lower trims
So-so upgraded infotainment system

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
3.00L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
380ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
295hp
at 6 400rpm
365hp
at 5 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
41.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Cargo Floor Mats
keyless ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Automatic Parking Assist

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
201.20in
198.80in
Width: 
75.80in
78.90in
Height: 
70.90in
70.20in
Ground Clearance: 
8.10in
8.20in
Front Track: 
63.90in
66.90in
Rear Track: 
64.10in
66.90in
Wheel Base: 
119.80in
119.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
38.90
Front Hip Room: 
57.00in
59.20in
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
43.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.50in
61.80in
Rear Head Room: 
39.80
38.20
Rear Hip Room: 
42.80in
59.10in
Rear leg room: 
38.60in
39.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
50.40in
61.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
85.10cu.ft
87.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7200lbs
5600lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.20cu.ft
18.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
16.30degrees
21.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.50degrees
22.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
5088.00lbs
4727.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
2 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
hands-free entry
Hands-Free Entry
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Multi-level heating driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
leather
Bucket front seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Manual folding split-bench third row seats
Multi-level heating
rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Folding center armrest
Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
front Stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear Stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Mast antenna
9 total speakers
506 watts stereo output
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
1 subwoofer(s)
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
Memory card slot
USB connection
Alpine Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
USB With External Media Control
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
1 Subwoofer(S)
12 Total Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete) yes

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 8.0 in
20 In.
Wheels more: 
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
polished alloy wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated Front Disc
Front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Xenon high intensity discharge headlamp
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Turn signal mirrors
Rear height adjustable headrests
Post-collision safety system
Emergency braking preparation
Self-leveling headlights
Brake drying
Rear folding headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
Dual Front With Head Protection Chambers Side-Mounted Airbags
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
MOPAR Chrome Appearance Group
Technology Group
Quick Order Package 22J
Quick Order Package 2BJ
Trailer Tow & Skid Plate Group
Equipment Group 600A
Premium Technology Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Full Size Spare Tire
21" Premium Aluminum Wheels
Wheel Lock Kit
Roof Rack Crossbars
License Plate Bracket
Splash Guards
Interior Options: 
Single Disc Remote CD Player
19 Harman Kardon Amplified Speakers W/Subwoofer
2nd Row Console w/Armrest and Storage
Rear DVD Entertainment Center
All-Weather Floor Mats
2nd Row Bench
Dual-Headrest DVD Rear Seat Entertainment System
Rear Cargo Well Protector
Smokers Kit W/Element

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, cloth
#161616
Black/Light Frost Beige, cloth
#D6D5D5
Color: 
Ebony, premium leather
#000000
Light Sandstone, premium leather
#CACBB4