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Ford Explorer vs. Mercedes-Benz GL (2016) Specs

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2020 Ford Explorer and 2016 Mercedes-Benz GL Specifications

Model Year 2020 2016  
Model Ford Explorer Mercedes-Benz GL  
Engine turbocharged
3.0L V6
DOHC-4v
400 hp@5500
415 lb-ft@3500
turbocharged
5.5L V8
DOHC-4v
550 hp@5750
560 lb-ft@2000
 
Transmission 10-speed shiftable automatic 7-speed shiftable automatic  
Drivetrain AWD AWD  
Body 4dr SUV 4dr SUV  
      Difference
Wheelbase 119.1 in 121.0 in -1.9 in
Length 198.8 in 201.6 in -2.8 in
Width 78.9 in 76.4 in 2.5 in
Height 69.9 in 72.8 in -2.9 in
Curb Weight 4701 lb. 5687 lb. -986 lb.
Fuel Capacity 17.9 gal. 26.4 gal. -8.5 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 40.7 in 41.2 in -0.5 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 61.8 in 58.5 in 3.3 in
Hip Room, Row 1 59.2 in 0.0 in 59.2 in
Legroom, Row 1 42.3 in 40.3 in 2 in
Headroom, Row 2 40.5 in 40.0 in 0.5 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 61.9 in 58.3 in 3.6 in
Hip Room, Row 2 59.1 in 0.0 in 59.1 in
Legroom, Row 2 39.0 in 38.5 in 0.5 in
Headroom, Row 3 38.9 in 38.9 in 0 in
Shoulder Room, Row 3 54.6 in 50.5 in 4.1 in
Hip Room, Row 3 40.9 in 0.0 in 40.9 in
Legroom, Row 3 32.2 in 35.0 in -2.8 in
Total Legroom 113.5 in (over 3 rows) 113.8 in (over 3 rows) -0.3 in
Cargo Volume, Minimum 18.2 ft3 16.0 ft3 2.2 ft3
Cargo Volume, Behind R2 47.9 ft3 49.4 ft3 -1.5 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 87.8 ft3 93.8 ft3 -6 ft3

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