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2022 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. 2022 Ford Explorer Review

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2022 Alfa Romeo
Stelvio

MSRP*: $45,150 to $84,650
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2022 Ford
Explorer

MSRP*: $33,245 to $55,610
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MPG - City 17 - 22 MPG 18 - 25 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 MPG 22 - 28 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 56.5 ft3 87.8 ft3
Engine
  • 280-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 505-hp, 2.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 300-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 318-hp, 3.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 365-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 400-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 10-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 - 505 hp 300 - 400 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 5,000 - 5,600 lbs
Exterior Length 184.6 - 185.1 in 198.8 in
Exterior Width 74.9 - 77.0 in 78.9 in
Leg Room Front 36.6 in
Rear 31.9 in
Front 43.0 in
Rear 39.0 in
Head Room Front 40.2 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 40.7 in
Rear 40.5 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Explorer than in the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Explorer will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Alfa Romeo Stelvio.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio as you will with the Ford Explorer, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Explorer.

Dimensions
Since the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is much slimmer than the Ford Explorer, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Explorer.

Performance
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has a little less horsepower than the Ford Explorer.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the Ford Explorer are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has less seating than the Ford Explorer, making the Ford Explorer the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Explorer.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio than that of the Ford Explorer.