2016 Ford Escape vs 2016 Ford Explorer Price Comparison

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Price Comparison (MSRP): Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

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Invoice Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Total Price

Ford Escape Titanium   
Difference: 10,600

Lowest Total Invoice

Ford Escape Titanium   
Difference: 9,891
Model Year20162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 29,245 41,300
Base Invoice 27,300 38,512
Class II trailer hitch 435  
Navigation system 795  
All-weather floor mats 75 75
Cargo tray 90 100
Cargo cover 135 130
Roof rack crossbars 145 140
Panoramic sunroof 1,495 1,595
2.0L I4 1,195  
AWD 1,750 2,000
Trailer Tow Package - Class III   570
Class II trailer hitch   0
Navigation system   0
All-weather floor mats   66
Cargo tray   87
Cargo cover   114
Roof rack crossbars   122
Panoramic sunroof   1,392
2.0L I4   0
AWD   1,865
Trailer Tow Package - Class III   497
Options (show) (change) 6,115 4,610
Options (show) (change) 5,514 4,143
Destination 895 945
Total Price 36,255 46,855
Total Invoice 33,709 43,600

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For this 2016 Ford Escape vs. 2016 Ford Explorer price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Escape vs. Explorer Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Escape and Explorer will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Ford Escape Titanium's price is $6,220 lower than the Ford Explorer Limited's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Escape 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 Escape Titanium, the Ford Explorer Limited includes additional features worth $4380. 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 Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $4380 adjustment for the Ford Explorer Limited's additional features, the Ford Escape Titanium is $6,220 less than the Ford Escape Titanium.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Escape Titanium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 6,220
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 5,815
Model Year20162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine240hp I4290hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/28 MPG16/23 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers355, 10390, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-18255/50-20
Total Price36,25546,855
Adjustments for Features0-4,380
Feature-Adjusted Total Price36,25542,475
Total Invoice33,70943,600
Adjustments for Features0-4,076
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice33,70939,524

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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Heated steering wheel $100
Power-adjustable pedals $125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Obstacle detection, front $200
Side curtain airbags$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500
Torque vectoring / active trace control$100 
Wide-view front camera $150
Cargo Management 
Cargo net $40
Class II trailer hitch$200 
Class III trailer hitch $250
Second-row under-floor storage$150 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125 
Trailering equipment (7 wire) $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support$100 
Interior air filter $0
Navigation, turn-by-turn $25
Rear air vents$100 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Rear HVAC unit $400
SD Card slot $25
Surround sound $250
Laminated front side windows$200 
Tow hook(s), front $40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $600
Power-folding mirrors $50
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Door sill trim plates $100
Heated second row seats $200
Power-stowing third row seats $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats $50
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Terrain selector $200
Total Value of Features$4,625$9,005
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$4,380
Value of Feature Adjustments0-4,076

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.9 in112.6 in
Length178.1 in198.3 in
Width72.4 in78.9 in
Height66.3 in70.0 in
Curb Weight3,732 lb.4,633 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.1 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.0 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.8 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom40.4 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom39.0 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.3 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.4 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom36.8 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,
34.3 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
34.343.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
67.8 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Tow hook(s), front40No
Hill descent control250No
Terrain selector200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested490100%
Trailer Tow Package - Class III
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch250No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

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