The 2020 Ford Explorer in Las Cruces NM is completely redesigned for this model year, and it's ready to give rivals a run for their money. Despite major upgrades, however, the Ford Explorer may still find it hard to beat out the 2020 Dodge Durango.

For years, the Dodge Durango has led many other SUVs in terms of comfort, features, and performance. It remains one of the most powerful and efficient vehicles on the market. The 2020 Ford Explorer is an impressive SUV, but it's facing tough competition with the 2020 Dodge Durango.

Technology

The 2020 Ford Explorer in Las Cruces NM is loaded with technology and can be outfitted with a 980-watt Bang & Olufsen stereo. The 20-inch touch screen offers pinch-to-zoom and swipe capability, making it easy to navigate the controls. Its exclusive Sync3 system is excellent, with large buttons, quick boot-up times, and large text for better visibility.

The 2020 Dodge Durango also hits hard in the tech department. It's Uconnect 4 is among the best infotainment systems in its class, featuring Apple Carplay, Android Auto, a huge touch screen, and sleek controls.

Other coveted upgrades include a Blu-ray/DVD rear-seat entertainment system, tri-zone climate controls, a 19-speaker Harman Kardon sound system, and available heated seats. Enjoy the convenience of keyless entry/ignition Bluetooth, USB chargers, and auxiliary audio input.

Safety

Safety is at the forefront of both SUVs. While the 2020 Ford Explorer hasn't been crash-tested yet, it carries some of the best safety features out there. The Co-Pilot360 boasts blind-spot monitors, automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection, and hill start assist. Adaptive cruise control, cross-traffic alerts, and speed sign recognition give drivers greater control on the road. However, visibility can be hampered by its thick side pillars.

The 2020 Dodge Durango offers all these features and more. Its All-Wheel Drive option enables drivers to navigate difficult road and weather conditions as well. The lane keep assist is a useful feature during heavy traffic, and the forward collision mitigation helps reduce the risk of a crash. When it comes to keeping you and your passengers safe on the road, the 2020 Dodge Durango does not cut corners.

Capabilities

The 2020 Dodge Durango fortifies its reputation for powerful, sophisticated engines under the hood. Its standard 3.6L V6 is bursting with horsepower, and the V8 HEMI is designed to dominate the road.

On the other hand, the 2020 Ford Explorer engine line-up starts with a basic 4-cylinder option. You'll need to pay more for available engine upgrades if you'd like more horsepower. The 2020 Dodge Durango can also carry 5 gallons more fuel than the 2020 Ford Explorer in Las Cruces NM, making it the clear winner in terms of fuel capacity. If performance is a priority for you, the 2020 Dodge Durango is definitely the better pick.

Drive the 2020 Dodge Durango Today

When it comes to technology, safety, and capabilities, the 2020 Dodge Durango continues to outperform the 2020 Ford Explorer despite its major overhaul. Experience the Dodge difference by test driving with us today at Viva Dodge.