2016 Chevrolet Equinox vs 2016 Ford Explorer Price Comparison

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Price Comparison (MSRP): Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Explorer

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Invoice Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Total Price

Chevrolet Equinox LTZ   
Difference: 11,795

Lowest Total Invoice

Chevrolet Equinox LTZ   
Difference: 10,221
Model Year201620162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 29,740 43,300 52,600
Base Invoice 28,253 40,377 49,050
Enhanced Convenience Package 950    
Driver Confidence Package 495    
3.6L V6 1,500    
Technology Package 890    
Driver Confidence Package II 395    
Class II trailer hitch 365    
Illuminated door sill trim plates 395    
All-weather floor mats 200 75 75
Roof rack crossbars 195 140 140
Sunroof 995    
AWD 1,750    
Package 401A   4,300  
Panoramic sunroof   1,595  
Cargo cover   130 130
Rear bumper protector   75 75
Enhanced Convenience Package   0 0
Driver Confidence Package   0 0
3.6L V6   0 0
Technology Package   0 0
Driver Confidence Package II   0 0
Class II trailer hitch   0 0
Illuminated door sill trim plates   0 0
All-weather floor mats   66 66
Roof rack crossbars   122 122
Sunroof   0 0
AWD   0 0
Package 401A   3,752 0
Panoramic sunroof   1,392 0
Cargo cover   114 114
Rear bumper protector   66 66
Options (show) (change) 8,130 6,315 420
Options (show) (change) 7,465 5,512 368
Destination 895 945 945
Total Price 38,765 50,560 53,965
Total Invoice 36,613 46,834 50,363

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For this 2016 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2016 Ford Explorer price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Equinox vs. Explorer Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Equinox and Explorer will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Chevrolet Equinox LTZ's price is $5,920 lower than the Ford Explorer Platinum's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Equinox vs. Explorer Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Chevrolet Equinox LTZ, the Ford Explorer Platinum includes additional features worth $9280. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. (Additional notes)

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Explorer Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $9280 adjustment for the Ford Explorer Platinum's additional features, the Chevrolet Equinox LTZ is $5,920 less than the Chevrolet Equinox LTZ.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Equinox LTZ
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 5,920
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 5,089
Model Year201620162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine301hp V6365hp V6365hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/23 MPG16/22 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers250, 8390, 12500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-18255/50-20255/50-20
Total Price38,76550,56053,965
Adjustments for Features0-5,230-9,280
Feature-Adjusted Total Price38,76545,33044,685
Cost Above Minimum06450
Total Invoice36,61346,83450,363
Adjustments for Features0-4,845-8,661
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice36,61341,98941,702
Cost Above Minimum02870

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Features Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year201620162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100
AC power outlet $100$100
Active noise reduction  $0
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Cruise control$250$250 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100
Heated steering wheel $100$100
Keyless entry keypad $50$50
Parking guidance system - active  $500
Power-adjustable pedals $125$125
Proximity key $250$250
Remote app$25  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25$25
Curve control $50$50
Forward collision warning$200 $200
Hill descent control $250$250
Inflatable rear seatbelts $200$200
Knee airbag, passenger $100$100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based  $200
Lane departure warning system$200 $200
Obstacle detection, front $200$200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100
Safety key $5$5
Side curtain airbags$350  
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500$500
Trailer sway control $25$25
Wide-view front camera $150$150
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40  
Class II trailer hitch$200  
Class III trailer hitch $250$250
Overhead sunglass holder $25$25
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125  
Trailering equipment (7 wire) $150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50  
App support$100  
Aux input$50  
CD player $125$125
Dual-zone climate control $125$125
HD radio $50$50
In-vehicle Internet capability $100$100
MP3-compatible player $50$50
Navigation, turn-by-turn $25$25
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear air vents with manual controls $150$150
Rear HVAC unit $400$400
Siri Eyes Free support$0  
Surround sound $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$400  
Traffic + travel information $25$25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Voice control for audio system$25  
Voice control for nav and audio $100$100
Wi-Fi hotspot$100  
Wi-Fi hotspot capability $50$50
Black exterior trim (optional) $0 
Black grille (optional) $0 
Laminated front side windows$200  
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Tow hook(s), front $40$40
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75$75
Auto-dimming headlights  $200
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $600$600
Power-folding mirrors $50$50
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300$300
Floor mats, second row (optional)$0  
Heated second row seats  $200
Leather door panel trim  $250
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75  
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$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100 
Power-stowing third row seats $1000$1000
Tailgating position, third row seats $50$50
Upholstered instrument panel, leather  $1000
Wood trim  $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350  
Machined alloy wheels $350$350
Performance steering system (optional) $0 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0
Terrain selector $200$200
Touring suspension (upgrade)$0  
Total Value of Features$7,015$12,245$16,295
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$5,230$9,280
Value of Feature Adjustments0-4,845-8,661

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Specifications Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.5 in112.6 in
Length187.8 in198.3 in
Width72.5 in78.9 in
Height66.3 in70.0 in
Curb Weight4,112 lb.4,890 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.8 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.9 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.8 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.6 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom39.2 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.3 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.1 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom39.9 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,
31.5 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
31.543.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
63.7 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Equinox LTZ

Enhanced Convenience Package
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Total Requested850100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Confidence Package
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested600100%
Total Not Requested00%
Technology Package
Navigation system600Yes
SD Card slot25Yes
Pioneer, 250W, 8 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested62564%
Total Not Requested35036%
Driver Confidence Package II
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Sport

Package 401A
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Navigation system600Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Power-adjustable pedals125No
AC power outlet100No
Voice control for nav and audio75No
Power-folding mirrors50No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Inflatable rear seatbelts200No
Total Requested170055%
Total Not Requested137545%

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