Compare the 2020 Ford Explorer to the 2020 GMC Acadia in Madras OR to see how the Explorer stands out in cargo capacity, maximum towing capacity, and easy engine service to name a few.


The 2020 GMC Acadia in Madras OR offers four trim levels: SLE, SLT, AT4, and Denali. It offers a new bold grille, flexible fold flat split seats, and hands-free programmable power liftgate is an available option. The Explorer has available advanced twin clutch AWD system and adaptive ride control. Drivers also benefit from many intelligent technologies available to keep you connected. Select the available 6-inch diagonal color Head-Up Display that projects key data directly onto the windshield for a better informed and focused drive. Other available displayable technology features include speed, audio, phone, navigation, forward collision alert, lane departure warning, cruise control, low fuel, and tachometer. This family friendly SUV is ready for any adventure and accommodate seven passengers.

Ford's 2020 Explorer is adventurous by nature. Offering four trim levels, Explorer, XLT, Limited, ST, and Platinum. It has completely been redesigned inside, outside and under the hood featuring rear wheel drive, 400 horsepower 415 lb.-ft. of torque and a maximum speed of 143 mph, and a desirable towing capacity. The 2020 Ford Explorer outshines the 2020 GMC Acadia in Madras OR.

2020 GMC Acadia in Madras OR vs 2020 Ford Explorer

When comparing the Acadia to the Explorer you will notice that the 2020 Ford Explorer delivers in all aspects of the vehicle from deign to power to safety. Though both offer child safety locks the Explorer offers power safety locks that can be activated and deactivated from the driver's seat. Unlike Acadia's manual switch that requires individually engaging at each rear door. Standard Post Collision Braking comes with the Explorer which automatically applies the brakes if there is a collision and helps prevent a second collision. This safety technology is not offered with the Acadia. To prevent backing injury or collision when in reverse the Explorer has standard Reverse Brake Assist in the ST and Platinum trim levels. Collision prevention brakes are not offered in the Acadia. Drivers that fall asleep are the cause of many accidents and deaths each year therefore, the Explorer has a driver alert monitor that detects when a driver is focused on the road ahead. It sounds a warning and suggests a break which is not available in the Acadia. The Explorer provides 8.9 cubic feet more passenger space than the Acadia and the cargo capacity of the Explorer exceeds the Acadia from front to back. There not comparison when it comes to maximum towing capacity of the Explorer offering up to 5600 lbs. towing capacity. An important fact to consider is the ease of service with regards to the engine. The Explorer engine is mounted longitudinally (north to south) and the Acadia engine is mounted sideways making it more challenging to service. The Explorer offers an exterior PIN entry system in case you lock your keys in your car. The Acadia doesn't offer an exterior PIN entry system and its OnStar can't unlock the vehicle's doors. Active Park Assist 2.0 is on the ST and Platinum trim levels but is not offered on the Acadia.  

Stop by TS&S Ford to view out inventory of the new 2020 Ford Explorer and schedule a test drive to experience for yourself how it outshines its competition. We are your one stop dealer to purchase your next vehicle, for servicing and regular maintenance appointments. We are dedicated to providing top notch and consistent service. Allow our product specialist to answer any questions you may have, our financial specialists to assist you with various financing options. Stop by TS&S Ford to explore our wide range of vehicles and schedule a test drive. We look forward to assisting you with the purchase of your vehicle or scheduling service/routine maintenance appointments.


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