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Cadillac SRX vs. Ford Explorer Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Cadillac SRX vs. Ford Explorer Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $56,740

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $1,950

Lowest Total Invoice: $54,216

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $396

The configured Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV has a 308-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Ford Explorer 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Cadillac SRX and Ford Explorer are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Cadillac SRX Premium trim is $48,920. The features would cost an additional $8,775. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $58,690.

The base sticker price of the Ford Explorer Platinum trim is $53,235. The features would cost an additional $2,560. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $56,740.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Cadillac SRX trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Explorer trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Ford Explorer Platinum appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Cadillac SRX 4dr SUV has a 308-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Ford Explorer 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Cadillac SRX and Ford Explorer are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Cadillac SRX Premium trim is $45,740. The features would cost an additional $7,877. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $54,612.

The invoice of the Ford Explorer Platinum trim is $50,839. The features would cost an additional $2,432. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $54,216.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Cadillac SRX trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Explorer trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Ford Explorer Platinum appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20162017
ModelSRXExplorer
TrimPremiumPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $48,920 $53,235
Base Invoice $45,740 $50,839
AWD 2,810  
Driver Assist Package 2,395  
Class II trailer hitch 575  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 495  
Temporary spare tire 350  
Cargo mat 140 100
All-weather floor mats 150 120
Roof rack crossbars 265 140
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,595 1,995
Rear bumper protector   75
Cargo cover   130
AWD 2,627  
Driver Assist Package 2,108  
Class II trailer hitch 506  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 436  
Temporary spare tire 308  
Cargo mat 123 95
All-weather floor mats 132 114
Roof rack crossbars 233 133
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,404 1,895
Rear bumper protector   71
Cargo cover   124
Options (show) (change) 8,775 2,560
Options (show) (change) 7,877 2,432
Destination 995 945
Total Price $58,690 $56,740
Total Invoice $54,612 $54,216

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Cadillac SRX vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,575
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,904
Model Year20162017
ModelSRXExplorer
TrimPremiumPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine308hp V6365hp V6
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/23 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 10500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-20255/50-20
Total Price$58,690$56,740
Adjustments for Features0-2,625
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$58,690$54,115
Total Invoice$54,612$54,216
Adjustments for Features0-2,508
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$54,612$51,708

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Features Comparison: Cadillac SRX vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20162017
ModelSRXExplorer
TrimPremiumPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Keyless entry keypad $50
Parking guidance system - active $500
Remote app$25 
Remote window/roof operation $15
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Backup collision intervention$250 
Curve control $50
Hill descent control $250
Inflatable rear seatbelts $200
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based $200
Safety key $5
Side curtain airbags$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500
Wide-view front camera $150
Cargo Management 
Cargo area rails w/tie downs$50 
Cargo net $40
Cargo organizer$100 
Class II trailer hitch$200 
Class III trailer hitch $250
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125 
Trailering equipment (7 wire) $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support $0
Apple CarPlay support $0
Automatic air recirculation$100 
Aux input $50
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system$100 
CD player $125
CD player, remote$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Rear HVAC unit $400
SD Card slot$25 
SMS text-to-speech reader $50
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$325 
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Laminated front side windows$200 
Tow hook(s), front $40
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Powertrain 
Limited-slip rear differential$300 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Coordinated climate control, front seats$25 
Leather door panel trim $250
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Manual thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$50 
Massage, driver seat $100
Massage, passenger seat $100
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power-stowing third row seats $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats $50
Upholstered instrument panel$300 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather $1000
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 
Alloy wheels$350 
Machined alloy wheels $350
Terrain selector $200
Total Value of Features$9,750$12,375
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,625
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,508

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Specifications Comparison: Cadillac SRX vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20162017
ModelSRXExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase110.5 in112.6 in
Length190.3 in198.3 in
Width75.2 in78.9 in
Height65.7 in70.0 in
Curb Weight4,442 lb.4,890 lb.
Fuel Capacity21.0 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.7 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.3 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.4 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom38.4 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.3 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room54.7 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom36.3 in39.5 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in50.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in40.7 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in33.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
29.8 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
29.843.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
61.1 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Cadillac SRX Premium

Driver Assist Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Backup collision intervention250No
Total Requested1007%
Total Not Requested140093%

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