Ford has fully redesigned the Explorer for the 2020 mannequin 12 months within the quest to surpass its many gifted and widespread rivals. A kind of rivals is the third-gen Honda Pilot that has been round in its present kind since 2016 and lately facelifted for the 2019 mannequin 12 months. Each fashions are widespread, however now that the brand new Ford is out, is a mere facelift sufficient to maintain the Honda updated and aggressive?
The most recent Explorer adjustments the earlier mannequin’s components a bit by means of the truth that its platform is now rear-wheel-drive biased. It’s also lighter than earlier than, gives higher efficiency, higher gasoline financial system, and Ford is even going to make a scorching ST model of it. Honda’s Pilot refresh introduced with it extra aggressive exterior styling, new tech (particularly on the security entrance, with the total Honda Sensing suite), however no new engines – just one non-turbo V-6 is obtainable.