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For this 2014 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2015 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 $8,895 lower than the Ford Explorer Sport'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 Sport includes additional features worth $4030. 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 $4030 adjustment for the Ford Explorer Sport's additional features, the Chevrolet Equinox LTZ is $8,895 less than the Chevrolet Equinox LTZ.

Invoice Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Explorer

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

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

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

Lowest Total Price

Chevrolet Equinox LTZ   
Difference: 12,925

Lowest Total Invoice

Chevrolet Equinox LTZ   
Difference: 11,214
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Model Year20142015
ModelEquinoxExplorer
TrimLTZSport
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 31,650 42,670
Base Invoice 30,068 39,790
3.6L V6 1,500  
Navigation system 795  
Mud guards 300  
Class II trailer hitch 355  
Floor mats 80  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,295 1,995
Sunroof 900  
AWD 1,750  
Package 401A   4,280
Trailer Tow Package   570
All-weather floor mats   75
Rear bumper protector   75
Cargo cover   130
Roof rack crossbars   140
Panoramic sunroof   1,595
3.6L V6   0
Navigation system   0
Mud guards   0
Class II trailer hitch   0
Floor mats   0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,741
Sunroof   0
AWD   0
Package 401A   3,735
Trailer Tow Package   497
All-weather floor mats   66
Rear bumper protector   66
Cargo cover   114
Roof rack crossbars   122
Panoramic sunroof   1,392
Options (show) (change) 6,975 8,860
Options (show) (change) 6,261 7,733
Destination 875 895
Total Price 39,500 52,425
Total Invoice 37,204 48,418

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Equinox LTZ
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 8,895
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 7,492
Model Year20142015
ModelEquinoxExplorer
TrimLTZSport
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine301hp V6365hp V6
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/23 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers250, 8390, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-18255/50-20
Total Price39,50052,425
Adjustments for Features0-4,030
Feature-Adjusted Total Price39,50048,395
Total Invoice37,20448,418
Adjustments for Features0-3,722
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice37,20444,696

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the Chevrolet Equinox

Price of the Chevrolet Equinox: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20074dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
It was affordable at the time.
20054dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
0% for 60 months with many other incentives.
Price of the Chevrolet Equinox: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20114dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Price with our desired features was higher than same features in Terrain.
20114dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
No discounts available, since the car is very popular.
20114dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Except for GM supplier pricing, no budging on price. Much more expensive compared to Escape
20104dr SUV 182-horsepower 2.4L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Equinox had a comparible price range, but there financing was not as attractive as Ford

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Price of the the Ford Explorer

Price of the Ford Explorer: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20064dr SUV 292-horsepower 4.6L V8
6-speed automatic RWD
Lots of car for the money.
20064dr SUV 292-horsepower 4.6L V8
6-speed automatic RWD
With discounts it is very reasonably priced for what you get.
20054dr SUV 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Great value. Bad for Ford, great for us.
20044dr SUV 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
With the incentives, buying this SUV felt like I was getting a huge bargain. By my 5th year of ownership, I felt like I got ripped off based on the cost to maintain this vehicle.
Price of the Ford Explorer: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
20024dr SUV 210-horsepower 4.0L V6
5-speed automatic 4WD w/low range
Too expensive in the market compared to more reliable trucks available like Honda Pilots.

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Features Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20142015
ModelEquinoxExplorer
TrimLTZSport
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Heated steering wheel $100
Keyless entry keypad $50
Power-adjustable pedals $125
Proximity key $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Blind spot warning system $200
Curve control $50
Forward collision alert$200 
Hill descent control $250
Inflatable rear seatbelts $200
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Lane departure warning system$200 
Rear cross-traffic detection $100
Safety key $5
Side curtain airbags$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500
Trailer sway control $25
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat$40 
Cargo net $40
Class II trailer hitch$200 
Class III trailer hitch $250
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125 
Trailering equipment (7 wire) $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Dual-zone climate control $125
HD radio $50
In-vehicle Internet capability $100
Navigation, turn-by-turn $25
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Rear HVAC unit $400
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Surround sound $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$400 
Traffic + travel information $25
Voice control for audio system$50 
Voice control for nav and audio $100
Wi-Fi hotspot capability $50
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof$900 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $300
Power-folding mirrors $50
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75 
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Stowable third row seats $600
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Chrome-clad alloy wheels$600 
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels $350
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Touring suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$6,490$10,520
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$4,030
Value of Feature Adjustments0-3,722

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Specifications Comparison: Chevrolet Equinox vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20142015
ModelEquinoxExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.5 in112.6 in
Length187.8 in197.1 in
Width72.5 in78.9 in
Height66.3 in70.4 in
Curb Weight4,083 lb.4,921 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.8 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.9 in40.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.8 in61.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room51.1 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom39.2 in40.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.3 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.3 in56.7 in
Row 2 Legroom39.9 in39.8 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 in33.2 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
31.5 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
31.543.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
63.7 ft380.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
LTZ

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
SD Card slot25Yes
Total Requested625100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Sport

Package 401A
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated steering wheel100No
Blind spot warning system200No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Inflatable rear seatbelts200No
Power-adjustable pedals125No
AC power outlet100No
Remote start150Yes
Proximity key250No
Power-folding mirrors50No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50No
Power liftgate350Yes
Voice control for nav and audio50No
Navigation system600Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Total Requested165050%
Total Not Requested162550%
Trailer Tow Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch250No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

 

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