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2022 Ford Explorer vs. 2022 INFINITI QX50 Review

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2022 Ford
Explorer

MSRP*: $34,010 to $55,380
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Picture of the 2022 INFINITI QX50

2022 INFINITI
QX50

MSRP*: $39,150 to $57,100
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MPG - City 18 - 25 MPG 22 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 22 - 28 MPG 28 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 87.8 ft3 64.4 - 65.1 ft3
Engine
  • 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 (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 400-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 268-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 300 - 400 hp 268 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 - 5,600 lbs 3,000 lbs
Exterior Length 198.8 in 184.7 in
Exterior Width 78.9 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 43.0 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.7 in
Head Room Front 40.7 in
Rear 40.5 in
Front 40.0 - 41.0 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.1 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Explorer than in the INFINITI QX50. The Ford Explorer will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the INFINITI QX50.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Explorer as you will with the INFINITI QX50, 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). Whether you pick the Ford Explorer or the INFINITI QX50, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Explorer is much wider than the INFINITI QX50, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford Explorer, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the INFINITI QX50.

Performance
The Ford Explorer has a little more horsepower than the INFINITI QX50.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Ford Explorer transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the INFINITI QX50.

Utility
The Ford Explorer offers greater seating capacity than the INFINITI QX50, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Ford Explorer, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the INFINITI QX50.