See how a 2016 Ford Explorer sizes up to its competition in Brakes And Stopping.


 
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  • Aug 24th 2017 - 328 days ago
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Compared To Dodge Durango 2016



For better stopping power the Explorer’s brake rotors are larger than those on the Durango:

Explorer

Durango V6

Durango V8

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

13 inches

13.8 inches

Rear Rotors

13.5 inches

13 inches

13 inches

The Explorer’s standard front and rear disc brakes are vented to help dissipate heat for shorter stops with less fading. The rear discs standard on the Durango V6 are solid, not vented.

The Explorer stops much shorter than the Durango:

Explorer

Durango

60 to 0 MPH

123 feet

142 feet

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Compared To Honda Pilot 2015



For better stopping power the Explorer’s brake rotors are larger than those on the Pilot:

Explorer

Pilot

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

13 inches

Rear Rotors

13.5 inches

13.1 inches

The Explorer’s standard front and rear disc brakes are vented to help dissipate heat for shorter stops with less fading. The rear discs on the Pilot are solid, not vented.




Compared To BMW X4 2016



For better stopping power the Explorer’s brake rotors are larger than those on the X4:

Explorer

X4

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

12.9 inches

Rear Rotors

13.5 inches

13 inches

The Explorer stops shorter than the X4:

Explorer

X4

60 to 0 MPH

123 feet

128 feet

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Compared To Jeep Grand Cherokee 2016



For better stopping power the Explorer’s brake rotors are larger than those on the Grand Cherokee:

Explorer

Grand Cherokee V6

Grand Cherokee V8/Diesel

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

13 inches

13.8 inches

Rear Rotors

13.5 inches

13 inches

13 inches

The Explorer’s standard front and rear disc brakes are vented to help dissipate heat for shorter stops with less fading. The rear discs standard on the Grand Cherokee V6 are solid, not vented.

The Explorer stops much shorter than the Grand Cherokee:

Explorer

Grand Cherokee

60 to 0 MPH

123 feet

138 feet

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Compared To Cadillac SRX 2016



For better stopping power the Explorer’s brake rotors are larger than those on the SRX:

Explorer

SRX

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

13.6 inches

Rear Rotors

13.5 inches

12.4 inches

The Explorer stops shorter than the SRX:

Explorer

SRX

60 to 0 MPH

123 feet

128 feet

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Compared To Mazda 5 2015



For better stopping power the Explorer’s brake rotors are larger than those on the Mazda5:

Explorer

5

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

11.8 inches

Rear Rotors

13.5 inches

11.9 inches

The Explorer’s standard front and rear disc brakes are vented to help dissipate heat for shorter stops with less fading. The rear discs on the Mazda5 are solid, not vented.




Compared To Chevrolet Equinox 2016



For better stopping power the Explorer’s brake rotors are larger than those on the Equinox:

Explorer

Equinox

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

12.6 inches

Rear Rotors

13.5 inches

11.9 inches




Compared To BMW X3 2015



For better stopping power the Explorer’s brake rotors are larger than those on the X3:

Explorer

X3

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

12.9 inches

Rear Rotors

13.5 inches

13 inches