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


 
  • Jones Ford Verde Valley Journal
  • Aug 16th 2017 - 280 days ago
  • Verde Valley, AZ
  • Share This Story

Compared To Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2015



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

Explorer

Highlander Hybrid

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

12.9 inches

Rear Rotors

13.5 inches

12.2 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 Highlander Hybrid are solid, not vented.




Compared To Mercedes GLE-Class 2016



The Explorer stops shorter than the GLE:

Explorer

GLE

60 to 0 MPH

123 feet

130 feet

Motor Trend




Compared To Volvo XC70 2016



For better stopping power the Explorer’s brake rotors are larger than those on the XC70:

Explorer

XC70

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

12.4 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 XC70 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

Motor Trend




Compared To Lincoln MKX 2016



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

Explorer

MKX

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

12.6 inches

Rear Rotors

13.5 inches

11.6 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 Lincoln MKX are solid, not vented.




Compared To Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 2015



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

Explorer

Range Rover Evoque

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 Range Rover Evoque are solid, not vented.




Compared To Toyota Highlander 2016



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

Explorer

Highlander

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

12.9 inches

Rear Rotors

13.5 inches

12.2 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 Highlander are solid, not vented.

The Explorer stops shorter than the Highlander:

Explorer

Highlander

60 to 0 MPH

123 feet

131 feet

Motor Trend




Compared To Volvo XC70 2015



For better stopping power the Explorer’s brake rotors are larger than those on the XC70:

Explorer

XC70

Front Rotors

13.85 inches

12.4 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 XC70 are solid, not vented.