2023 Range Rover vs. 2023 Ford Explorer

2023 Range Rover vs Ford Explorer
2023 Range Rover


2023 Ford Explorer
395-hp i6 MHEV Twin Turbo

Base Engine

300-hp EcoBoost I-4
523-hp twin-turbo V-8

Top Engine

400-hp EcoBoost V6


RWD or Intelligent 4WD
7,716 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

5,600 pounds

Seating Capacity


The Range Rover is an exceptionally spacious and powerful SUV that can help you take on anything the Minneapolis roads can throw your way and help you look good while doing so, but how does it shape up against a similar SUV like the Ford Explorer? Compare the Ford Explorer and Range Rover with Land Rover Richfield to see which of these SUVs is the best fit for your daily travels and weekend expeditions. If you feel more inclined to take the Range Rover for a test drive, then visit our dealership to explore our current inventory.



Range Rover vs. Ford Explorer: Engine Performance

While the Ford Explorer and Range Rover both provide exceptional performance capabilities, which one will give you the performance you need to handle your next excursion outside of St. Paul? To give you a better idea of which SUV would be the best fit for your driving needs, take a look at their differences in engine performance and options below:

2023 Range Rover

  • Standard 395-hp i6 MHEV Twin Turbo
  • Available 434-hp Plug-In Hybrid powertrain
  • Available 523-hp twin-turbo V8 engine

2023 Ford Explorer

  • Standard 300-hp 4-cylinder engine
  • Available 400 hp EcoBoost® V6 engine
  • Available 318-hp Hybrid powertrain

Range Rover vs. Ford Explorer: Hybrid Options

If you’re looking for something fuel-efficient to help you spend less time at the gas stations around Edina, then you’ll be pleasantly surprised to know that there are hybrid options for both the Ford Explorer and Range Rover:

2023 Range Rover MPG: 19 MPG City / 26 MPG Highway

2023 Ford Explorer Hybrid MPG: 27 MPG City / 29 MPG Highway

While the Ford Explorer hybrid option does give you a little higher fuel economy, it’s worth noting that the Range Rover hybrid allows you to drive up to 48 miles on electric battery power, which is a leading number in its class.

Range Rover vs. Ford Explorer: Towing Capacity

SUVs are designed to not only help you stow away your cargo inside but also to help you tow your heavy items behind you. Luckily, the Ford Explorer and Range Rover can help you haul your heaviest items across the road without breaking a sweat. Here are their differences in towing capability:

2023 Range Rover: Maximum towing capacity of 7,716 pounds

2023 Ford Explorer: Maximum towing capacity of 5,600 pounds

Which will you choose: the Ford Explorer or Range Rover? If you’re leaning more towards the Range Rover, then visit Land Rover Richfield to set up a test drive of the Range Rover and to get all of your Land Rover Range Rover research questions answered.

Choose Your SUV in Richfield

Contact us to compare the Range Rover vs. Ford Explorer in more detail and to set up a test drive of any of our available Range Rover models. When you find a model that has everything you’re looking for, don’t forget to apply for financing online.


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