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Price Comparison (MSRP): Ford Explorer vs. Chrysler Aspen

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Invoice Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Chrysler Aspen

Lowest Total Price

Chrysler Aspen Limited   
Difference: 6,975

Lowest Total Invoice

Chrysler Aspen Limited   
Difference: 7,332
Model Year201620162009
ModelExplorerExplorerAspen
TrimSportPlatinumLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 43,300 52,600 34,730
Base Invoice 40,377 49,050 31,705
Package 401A 4,300    
Rear bumper protector 75 75  
Second-row buckets 695 695 700
Second-row high console 150 150  
Panoramic sunroof 1,595    
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995  
uconnect gps     640
Quick Order Package J     3,005
Trailer Tow Group     530
AWD w/low range     2,580
Sunroof     850
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted     1,400
5.7L V8     795
Package 401A     0
Rear bumper protector     0
Second-row buckets     602
Second-row high console     0
Panoramic sunroof     0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens     0
uconnect gps     550
Quick Order Package J     2,584
Trailer Tow Group     456
AWD w/low range     2,314
Sunroof     731
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted     1,204
5.7L V8     684
Options (show) (change) 8,810 2,915 10,500
Options (show) (change) 7,690 2,546 9,125
Destination 945 945 850
Total Price 53,055 56,460 46,080
Total Invoice 49,012 52,541 41,680

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Summary

For this 2016 Ford Explorer vs. 2009 Chrysler Aspen price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Explorer vs. Aspen Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Explorer and Aspen will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Chrysler Aspen Limited's price is $1,925 lower than the Ford Explorer Platinum's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Explorer vs. Aspen Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Chrysler Aspen Limited, the Ford Explorer Platinum includes additional features worth $8455. 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 Explorer vs. Chrysler Aspen Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $8455 adjustment for the Ford Explorer Platinum's additional features, the Chrysler Aspen Limited is $1,925 less than the Chrysler Aspen Limited.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Chrysler Aspen

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chrysler Aspen Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 1,925
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 2,993
Model Year201620162009
ModelExplorerExplorerAspen
TrimSportPlatinumLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6365hp V6376hp V8
TransmissionT6T6A5
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD w/4L
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG16/22 MPG13/19 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers390, 12500, 12368, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20255/50-20265/50-20
Total Price53,05556,46046,080
Adjustments for Features-4,405-8,4550
Feature-Adjusted Total Price48,65048,00546,080
Cost Above Minimum64500
Total Invoice49,01252,54141,680
Adjustments for Features-4,069-7,8680
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice44,94344,67341,680
Cost Above Minimum27000

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Chrysler Aspen

Model Year201620162009
ModelExplorerExplorerAspen
TrimSportPlatinumLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
5-speed automatic  $900
AWD$1700$1700 
AWD w/low range  $2200
Accessories 
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 
Proximity key$250$250 
Tilt steering wheel, manual  $150
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Blind spot warning system$200$200 
Curve control$50$50 
Forward collision warning $200 
Front side airbags$350$350 
Full-size spare tire  $225
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 
Obstacle detection, front$200$200 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100 
Rear cross-traffic detection$100$100 
Safety key$5$5 
Termporary spare tire$150$150 
Trailer sway control$25$25 
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Wide-view front camera$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Class III trailer hitch$250$250 
Class IV trailer hitch  $300
Console with shifter$150$150 
Console without shifter  $150
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input  $50
Bluetooth audio streaming$25$25 
DVD-compatible player  $0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens$1200$1200 
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted  $1000
HD radio$50$50 
In-vehicle Internet capability$100$100 
Interior air filter$0$0 
Media drive  $25
Navigation, turn-by-turn$25$25 
Rain-sensing wipers $175 
Satellite radio$200$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription  $250
Satellite TV  $400
SD Card slot$25$25 
SMS text-to-speech reader$50$50 
Surround sound$250$250 
Traffic + travel information$25$25 
Traffic information  $25
Variable intermittent wipers$75 $75
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Voice recorder  $0
Wi-Fi hotspot capability$50$50 
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0  
Black grille (optional)$0  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Bodyside moldings  $75
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50$50 
Laminated front side windows  $200
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Rear spoiler$200$200 
Running boards  $350
Skid plates  $150
Sunroof  $900
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock  $25
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 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300 
Folding third row seats  $600
Heated second row seats $200$200
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200$200 
Leather door panel trim $250 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 $150
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger 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 height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100  
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power release, second row seats$100$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power-stowing third row seats$1000$1000 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces  $0
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 
Chrome-clad alloy wheels  $600
Machined alloy wheels$350$350 
Performance steering system (optional)$0  
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0 
Terrain selector$200$200 
Total Value of Features$13,755$17,805$9,350
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,405$8,455$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,069-7,8680

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Chrysler Aspen

Model Year20162009
ModelExplorerAspen
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in119.2 in
Length198.3 in200.8 in
Width78.9 in76.0 in
Height70.0 in74.3 in
Curb Weight4,890 lb.5,236 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.27.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in40.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in59.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in58.8 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in39.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in59.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in57.2 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in37.4 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in39.2 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in58.9 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in48.0 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in34.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft319.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft367.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft3102.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Sport

Package 401A
FeatureValueRequested?
Power-adjustable pedals125Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
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
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Inflatable rear seatbelts200No
Total Requested177558%
Total Not Requested130042%

Option Package Details
Chrysler Aspen Limited

Second-row buckets
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row buckets500Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Second-row high console250Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
Satellite TV400No
Total Requested100071%
Total Not Requested40029%
uconnect gps
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD player125Yes
Bluetooth cell phone link100Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Voice recorder0No
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
Quick Order Package J
FeatureValueRequested?
Bluetooth cell phone link100Yes
Wheel locks25No
Alpine, 368W, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
265/50R20 tires400No
Power-adjustable pedals125Yes
Remote start150Yes
Running boards350No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces0No
Laminated front side windows200No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Manual recliner, second row seats75Yes
Total Requested250065%
Total Not Requested132535%
Trailer Tow Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Tow hook(s), front40Yes
Skid plates150No
Additional engine cooling0No
Power steering cooler0No
Transmission cooler0No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Class IV trailer hitch300No
Total Requested19030%
Total Not Requested45070%

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