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

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Invoice Comparison: Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Total Price

Ford Explorer Limited   
Difference: 14,385

Lowest Total Invoice

Ford Explorer Limited   
Difference: 13,525
Model Year20152016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 61,085 41,300
Base Invoice 56,809 38,512
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) 135  
All-weather floor mats 225 75
Cargo cover 195 130
Roof rack crossbars 210 140
Adaptive cruise control 995 1,150
Sun, Entertainment, and Destinations Pkg. 2,260  
Trailer Tow Package - Class III   570
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear-Seatbelt Pkg.   650
Second-row buckets   695
Rear bumper protector   75
Polished alloy wheels   595
AWD   2,000
Panoramic sunroof   1,595
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,995
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)   0
All-weather floor mats   66
Cargo cover   114
Roof rack crossbars   122
Adaptive cruise control   1,004
Sun, Entertainment, and Destinations Pkg.   0
Trailer Tow Package - Class III   497
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear-Seatbelt Pkg.   568
Second-row buckets   607
Rear bumper protector   66
Polished alloy wheels   519
AWD   1,865
Panoramic sunroof   1,392
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,741
Options (show) (change) 4,020 9,670
Options (show) (change) 3,539 8,561
Destination 1,195 945
Total Price 66,300 51,915
Total Invoice 61,543 48,018

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For this 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe vs. 2016 Ford Explorer price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Tahoe vs. Explorer Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Tahoe and Explorer will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Ford Explorer Limited's price is $15,230 lower than the Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Tahoe vs. Explorer Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Ford Explorer Limited, the Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ includes additional features worth $0. 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 Tahoe vs. Ford Explorer Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. After a $845 adjustment for the Ford Explorer Limited's additional features, the Ford Explorer Limited is $15,230 less than the Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 15,230
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 14,307
Model Year20152016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine355hp V8290hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/23 MPG16/23 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 10390, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)275/55-20255/50-20
Total Price66,30051,915
Adjustments for Features0-845
Feature-Adjusted Total Price66,30051,070
Total Invoice61,54348,018
Adjustments for Features0-782
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice61,54347,236

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Features Comparison: Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20152016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
AWD $1700
Keyless entry keypad $50
Remote app$25 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Automatic braking, high-speed$150 
Brake assist $50
Curve control $50
Driver inboard seat-mounted side-impact airbag$150 
Full-size spare tire$225 
Hill descent control $250
Inflatable rear seatbelts $200
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Lane departure warning system$200 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Safety key $5
Termporary spare tire $150
Wide-view front camera $150
Cargo Management 
Class III trailer hitch $250
Class IV trailer hitch$300 
Console with shifter $150
Console without shifter$150 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
App support$100 
Aux input$50 
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system$100 
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens $1200
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted$1000 
In-vehicle Internet capability $100
Interior air filter $0
Navigation, turn-by-turn $25
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Satellite radio $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250 
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation$400 
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Wi-Fi hotspot$100 
Wi-Fi hotspot capability $50
Wireless charging station$75 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Bodyside moldings$75 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Running boards$350 
Tow hook(s), front $40
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Conversation mirror$25 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $600
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Limited-slip rear differential$300 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
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-folding third row seats$1000 
Power-stowing third row seats $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats $50
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$750 
Auto-leveling rear shocks$200 
Terrain selector $200
Total Value of Features$9,425$10,270
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$845
Value of Feature Adjustments0-782

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Specifications Comparison: Chevrolet Tahoe vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20152016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase116.0 in112.6 in
Length204.0 in198.3 in
Width80.5 in78.9 in
Height74.4 in70.0 in
Curb Weight5,466 lb.4,633 lb.
Fuel Capacity26.0 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom42.8 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room64.8 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room60.8 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom45.3 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom38.7 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room65.1 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room60.3 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom39.0 in39.5 in
Row 3 Headroom38.1 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room62.6 in50.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room49.3 in40.7 in
Row 3 Legroom24.8 in33.3 in
Cargo Volume,
15.3 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
51.6 ft343.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
94.7 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ

Sun, Entertainment, and Destinations Pkg.
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription50No
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system100No
Total Requested190093%
Total Not Requested1507%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Adaptive cruise control
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested70088%
Total Not Requested10012%
Second-row buckets
Second-row buckets500Yes
Power release, second row seats100Yes
Total Requested600100%
Total Not Requested00%
Tow hook(s), front40No
Hill descent control250No
Terrain selector200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested490100%
Trailer Tow Package - Class III
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear-Seatbelt Pkg.
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Inflatable rear seatbelts200No
Total Requested37565%
Total Not Requested20035%

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