63points

Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)

92points

Ford Explorer (2017)

Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)
Ford Explorer (2017)
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35 facts in comparison

Dodge Durango Citadel (2014) vs Ford Explorer (2017)

Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)
Ford Explorer (2017)

Why is Dodge Durango Citadel (2014) better than Ford Explorer (2017)?

  • 3.24l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
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    10.6l/100 kmvs13.84l/100 km
  • 32.86% larger fuel tank
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    93lvs70l
  • 2.1l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
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    7.7l/100 kmvs9.8l/100 km
  • 79mm narrower
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    1.93mvs2004mm
  • 178mm longer wheelbase
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    3.04mvs2865mm
  • 0.56m smaller turn radius
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    11.3mvs11.86m
  • 2.86% larger engine size
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    3.6lvs3.5l
  • 60 000km longer drivetrain warranty (km)
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    160 000kmvs100000km

Why is Ford Explorer (2017) better than Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)?

  • 23mm shorter
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    1.78mvs1801mm
  • 85Nm higher maximum torque
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    345Nmvs260Nm
  • 4.75x greater cargo volume
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    2313.5lvs487l
  • Has a rear-view camera
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  • Has four-wheel drive
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  • Has a turbocharged engine
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  • 38.5mm more headroom (front)
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    1.05mvs1013mm
  • Has height-adjustable seat belts
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General info

1.Has four-wheel drive
Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)
Ford Explorer (2017)
Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.
2.turn radius

11.3m

11.86m

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car, such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft, etc. Typically longer than the basic warranty, it lasts for a certain number of years.
4.Has fully independent suspension
Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)
Ford Explorer (2017)
This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
5.Has front-wheel drive
Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)
Ford Explorer (2017)
Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Dimensions

1.height

1.8m

1.78m

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
2.cargo volume

487l

2313.5l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
3.width

1.93m

2m

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.wheelbase

3.04m

2.87m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Engine

1.fuel economy (city)

10.6l/100 km

13.84l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
A larger fuel tank is an advantage because you have to stop to refill less often.
4.horsepower

290hp

290hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
5.fuel economy (highway)

7.7l/100 km

9.8l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.Has a turbocharged engine
Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)
Ford Explorer (2017)
A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)
Ford Explorer (2017)
A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.
2.Has in-car system
Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)
Ford Explorer (2017)
An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
3.Has height-adjustable seat belts
Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)
Ford Explorer (2017)
Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.
4.Has smart key as standard
Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)
Ford Explorer (2017)
A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Dodge Durango Citadel (2014)
Ford Explorer (2017)
ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

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