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Ford Explorer vs. Buick Enclave Price Comparison (MSRP)

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

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Ford Explorer vs. Buick Enclave Invoice Comparison

The configured Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

The configured Buick Enclave 4dr SUV

Even when the Ford Explorer and Buick Enclave are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The Ford Explorer Limited trim has a The base sticker price of this trim is $41,300. The features would cost an additional $5,950. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $48,195.

The Ford Explorer Sport trim has a The base sticker price of this trim is $43,500. The features would cost an additional $9,030. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $53,475.

The Ford Explorer Platinum trim has a The base sticker price of this trim is $52,970. The features would cost an additional $3,135. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $57,050.

The Buick Enclave Base trim has a The base sticker price of this trim is $39,065. The features would cost an additional $12,660. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $52,650.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table. (Additional notes)

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Explorer trims is $46,605 for Limited, $49,795 for Sport, and $49,320 for Platinum. . The feature adjusted price of the Buick Enclave trims is $52,650 for Base. . Based on this adjustment, the Buick Enclave Base appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

Lowest Total Price

Ford Explorer Limited   
Difference: $4,455

Lowest Total Invoice

Ford Explorer Limited   
Difference: $3,852

The configured Ford Explorer 4dr SUV

The configured Buick Enclave 4dr SUV

Even when the Ford Explorer and Buick Enclave are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The Ford Explorer Limited trim has a The base sticker price of this trim is $41,300. The features would cost an additional $5,950. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $48,195.

The Ford Explorer Sport trim has a The base sticker price of this trim is $43,500. The features would cost an additional $9,030. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $53,475.

The Ford Explorer Platinum trim has a The base sticker price of this trim is $52,970. The features would cost an additional $3,135. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $57,050.

The Buick Enclave Base trim has a The base sticker price of this trim is $39,065. The features would cost an additional $12,660. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $52,650.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table. (Additional notes)

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Explorer trims is $46,605 for Limited, $49,795 for Sport, and $49,320 for Platinum. . The feature adjusted price of the Buick Enclave trims is $52,650 for Base. . Based on this adjustment, the Buick Enclave Base appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2016201620162016
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerEnclave
TrimLimitedSportPlatinumBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $41,300 $43,500 $52,970 $39,065
Base Invoice $39,442 $41,543 $50,587 $37,112
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 570      
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear-Seatbelt Pkg. 650      
Second-row buckets 695 695 695  
Cargo tray 100 100 100 75
Cargo cover 130 130 130 140
All-weather floor mats 75 75 75 150
Roof rack crossbars 140 140 140 210
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995 1,995  
Panoramic sunroof 1,595 1,595    
Package 401A   4,300    
Experience Buick Package       1,445
Machined alloy wheels       400
Premium Package       8,450
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted       1,395
Metallic paint (extra cost)       395
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 542      
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear-Seatbelt Pkg. 619      
Second-row buckets 660 660 660  
Cargo tray 95 95 95 68
Cargo cover 124 124 124 127
All-weather floor mats 71 71 71 136
Roof rack crossbars 133 133 133 191
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,895 1,895 1,895  
Panoramic sunroof 1,515 1,515    
Package 401A   4,085    
Experience Buick Package       1,315
Machined alloy wheels       364
Premium Package       8,027
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted       1,269
Metallic paint (extra cost)       359
Options (show) (change) 5,950 9,030 3,135 12,660
Options (show) (change) 5,654 8,578 2,978 11,856
Destination 945 945 945 925
Total Price $48,195 $53,475 $57,050 $52,650
Total Invoice $46,041 $51,066 $54,510 $49,893

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Buick Enclave

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 6,045
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 5,371
Model Year2016201620162016
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerEnclave
TrimLimitedSportPlatinumBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp V6365hp V6365hp V6288hp V6
TransmissionT6T6T6T6
DrivetrainFWDAWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers390, 12390, 12500, 12?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20255/50-20255/50-20255/55-20
Total Price48,19553,47557,05052,650
Adjustments for Features-1,590-3,680-7,7300
Feature-Adjusted Total Price46,60549,79549,32052,650
Cost Above Minimum03,1902,7150
Total Invoice46,04151,06654,51049,893
Adjustments for Features-1,519-3,514-7,3860
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice44,52247,55247,12449,893
Cost Above Minimum03,0302,6020

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Buick Enclave

Model Year2016201620162016
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerEnclave
TrimLimitedSportPlatinumBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100$1100
FWD$0  $0
AWD $1700$1700 
Accessories 
Active noise reduction  $0 
Adaptive cruise control  $750 
Cruise control$250$250 $250
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50$50$50 
Parking guidance system - active  $500 
Power-adjustable pedals$125$125$125 
Proximity key$250$250$250 
Remote app   $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25$25 
Curve control$50$50$50 
Driver inboard seat-mounted side-impact airbag   $150
Forward collision warning  $200$200
Hill descent control $250$250 
Inflatable rear seatbelts$200$200$200 
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100$100 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based  $200 
Lane departure warning system  $200$200
Obstacle detection, front$200$200$200 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100 
Safety key$5$5$5 
Trailer sway control$25$25$25 
Wide-view front camera$150$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat   $40
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25$25 
Trailering equipment (4 wire)   $125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150$150$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity   $50
App support   $100
DVD-compatible player   $0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens$1200$1200$1200 
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted   $1000
HD radio$50$50$50 
Navigation, turn-by-turn$25$25$25 
Rain-sensing wipers  $175 
SD Card slot$25$25$25 
Siri Eyes Free support   $0
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation   $325
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25 
Traffic information   $25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 $75
Wi-Fi hotspot   $50
Wi-Fi hotspot capability$0$0$0 
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0  
Black grille (optional) $0  
Bodyside cladding   $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250$250 
Glass roof panel(s)   $300
Laminated front side windows   $200
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200$1200 
Rear spoiler$200$200$200 
Sunroof   $900
Tow hook(s), front $40$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock   $25
Auto-dimming headlights  $200 
Fog lights$125$125$125 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250$250 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750$750 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse   $25
Steering-linked headlights   $150
Xenon HID headlights   $500
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100  $100
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 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 $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 $100
Power release, second row seats$100$100$100 
Power-stowing third row seats$1000$1000$1000 
Tailgating position, third row seats$50$50$50 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather  $1000 
Wood trim  $300 
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150$150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350   
Machined alloy wheels $350$350$350
Performance steering system (optional) $0  
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0 
Terrain selector $200$200 
Total Value of Features$9,230$11,320$15,370$7,640
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,590$3,680$7,730$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,519-3,514-7,3860

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Buick Enclave

Model Year20162016
ModelExplorerEnclave
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in118.9 in
Length198.3 in201.9 in
Width78.9 in79.0 in
Height70.0 in70.3 in
Curb Weight4,458 lb.4,725 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.22.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in40.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in61.6 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in57.2 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in39.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in61.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in57.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in36.8 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in57.4 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in48.3 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in33.2 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft323.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft368.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft3115.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Trailer Tow Package - Class III
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch50Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested5025%
Total Not Requested15075%
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear-Seatbelt Pkg.
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Inflatable rear seatbelts200No
Total Requested37565%
Total Not Requested20035%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Sport

Package 401A
FeatureValueRequested?
AC power outlet100Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Navigation system600Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Power-adjustable pedals125No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Inflatable rear seatbelts200No
Total Requested250081%
Total Not Requested57519%

Option Package Details
Buick Enclave

Machined alloy wheels
FeatureValueRequested?
Machined alloy wheels0No
255/55R20 tires400No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
A/V input jacks-25No
Total Requested1350102%
Total Not Requested-25-2%
Cargo cover
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo net40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Experience Buick Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Glass roof panel(s)300No
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Total Requested127581%
Total Not Requested30019%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Rear seat audio controls100No
Bose, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Traffic information25Yes
Mirror tilt-down in reverse25No
Lane departure warning system200No
Chrome-clad alloy wheels250No
Forward collision warning200No
Speed limit information0No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested327572%
Total Not Requested127528%

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