2020 Land Rover Range Rover SWB

2020 Land Rover Range Rover

2020 Ford Explorer XLT RWD

2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Land Rover Range Rover vs. 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Land Rover Range Rover


2020 Ford Explorer

355 hp, 3.0L MHEV 6-cylinder

Base Engine

300 hp, 2.3L EcoBoost® 6-cylinder
557 hp, 5.0L supercharged V8

Top Engine

400 hp, 3.0L EcoBoost® 6-cylinder


RWD, available 4WD
7,716 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

5,300 pounds
Four-zone climate control

Available Climate Control

Two-zone climate control
Heated/cooled front/rear seats with hot stone massage

Available Seating Features

Heated front/rear seats

When you want a luxury sport utility vehicle with powerhouse engine performance and best-in-class technology, you can’t help compare the 2020 Range Rover and the 2020 Ford Explorer. Both are excellent options, but when you compare the new Range Rover vs. Ford Explorer, you won’t have trouble seeing why the former is the better option for your Huntington commute.

Explorer or Range Rover: Performance

The 2020 Ford Explorer comes equipped with standard rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive options:

  • Standard 300 hp 2.3L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder engine with 310 lb-ft of torque and RWD or available 4WD
  • 365 hp 3.0L EcoBoost® V6 engine with 380 lb-ft of torque and 4WD
  • 400 hp 3.0L EcoBoost® V6 engine with 415 lb-ft of torque and 4WD
  • 318 hp 3.3L hybrid powertrain with 322 lb-ft of torque and RWD or available 4WD

The 2020 Range Rover includes standard four-wheel drive with each engine:

  • Standard 355 hp 3.0L MHEV (mild hybrid electric vehicle) 6-cylinder engine with 365 lb-ft of torque
  • 254 hp 3.0L turbodiesel V6 engine with 443 lb-ft of torque
  • 395 hp 3.0L MHEV 6-cylinder engine with 406 lb-ft of torque
  • 398 hp 2.0L PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) 4-cylinder engine with 472 lb-ft of torque
  • 518 hp 5.0L supercharged V8 engine with 461 lb-ft of torque
  • 557 hp 5.0L supercharged V8 engine with 516 lb-ft of torque

Explorer or Range Rover: Interiors

  • Range Rover Interior Features: The Range Rover can seat up to five passengers comfortably, and comes equipped with InControl® App integration, Pro Services, Meridian™ Sound System, a steering wheel with hidden-until-lit four-zone climate control touch-sensitive controls, optional heated and cooled front and rear seats, optional front center console refrigerator, and optional rear seat entertainment systems
  • Ford Explorer Interior Features: Seats up to seven passengers, SYNC® 3, available SecuriCode™ Keyless Entry Keypad, dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control, heated second-row seats, and PowerFold® third-row seating

Explorer or Range Rover: Capability and Safety

The Range Rover can tow up to 7,716 pounds with ease, and includes features like a Speed Lowering system and safety features like emergency braking, lane departure warning, front and rear parking aid, and cruise control with speed limiter.

Off-road-ready features include:

  • Two-speed transfer case
  • Low-Traction Launch
  • Advanced Tow Assist
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Terrain Response® with EV Mode, Dynamic Mode, Comfort Mode

The Ford Explorer can only tow up to 5,000 pounds. While the Explorer offers similar features to those of the Range Rover, an upgrade is needed to enjoy a few of them:

  • Hill Descent Control™
  • 180-degree camera with split-view
  • Standard AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • Terrain Management System™ only included with the Intelligent 4WD system

Compare the Range Rover vs. Ford Explorer at Land Rover Charleston

Which is sure to enhance your Parkersburg commute – Explorer or Range Rover? Visit our Wheeling area showroom and experience firsthand why the Range Rover is the chosen luxury SUV for many Charleston drivers. Contact us for more information about the Range Rover price, exterior color options, or to schedule a test drive.

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