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Ford Explorer vs. Buick Enclave Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Buick Enclave Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $49,060

Ford Explorer Limited   
Difference: $4,625

Lowest Total Invoice: $46,863

Ford Explorer Limited   
Difference: $3,977

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2017201720172017
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerEnclave
TrimLimitedSportPlatinumBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $41,525 $45,205 $53,235 $39,065
Base Invoice $39,656 $43,171 $50,839 $37,112
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 570      
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear-Seatbelt Pkg. 650      
Cargo mat 100 100 100  
Second-row buckets 695 695 695  
Cargo cover 130 130 130 140
All-weather floor mats 120 120 120 150
Roof rack crossbars 140 140 140 210
Running boards 595 595 595 850
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995 1,995  
Panoramic sunroof 1,595 1,595    
Package 401A   2,965    
Premium Package       8,560
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted       1,395
Metallic paint (extra cost)       395
Experience Buick Package       1,595
Machined alloy wheels       400
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 542      
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear-Seatbelt Pkg. 619      
Cargo mat 95 95 95  
Second-row buckets 660 660 660  
Cargo cover 124 124 124 127
All-weather floor mats 114 114 114 136
Roof rack crossbars 133 133 133 191
Running boards 565 565 565 774
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,895 1,895 1,895  
Panoramic sunroof 1,515 1,515    
Package 401A   2,817    
Premium Package       8,132
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted       1,269
Metallic paint (extra cost)       359
Experience Buick Package       1,451
Machined alloy wheels       364
Options (change) 6,590 8,335 3,775 13,695
Options (change) 6,262 7,918 3,586 12,803
Destination 945 945 945 925
Total Price $49,060 $54,485 $57,955 $53,685
Total Invoice $46,863 $52,034 $55,370 $50,840

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 base sticker price of the Ford Explorer Limited trim is $41,525. The features would cost an additional $6,590. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $49,060.

The base sticker price of the Ford Explorer Sport trim is $45,205. The features would cost an additional $8,335. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $54,485.

The base sticker price of the Ford Explorer Platinum trim is $53,235. The features would cost an additional $3,775. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $57,955.

The base sticker price of the Buick Enclave Base trim is $39,065. The features would cost an additional $13,695. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $53,685.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

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 4. The feature adjusted price of the Buick Enclave trims is 3. 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.

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 invoice of the Ford Explorer Limited trim is $39,656. The features would cost an additional $6,262. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $46,863.

The invoice of the Ford Explorer Sport trim is $43,171. The features would cost an additional $7,918. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $52,034.

The invoice of the Ford Explorer Platinum trim is $50,839. The features would cost an additional $3,586. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $55,370.

The invoice of the Buick Enclave Base trim is $37,112. The features would cost an additional $12,803. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $50,840.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

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 4. The feature adjusted price of the Buick Enclave trims is 0. 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.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Buick Enclave

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,320
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,596
Model Year2017201720172017
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerEnclave
TrimLimitedSportPlatinumBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine280hp I4365hp V6365hp V6288hp V6
TransmissionT6T6T6T6
DrivetrainFWDAWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12500, 12500, 12?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20255/50-20255/50-20255/55-20
Total Price$49,060$54,485$57,955$53,685
Adjustments for Features-1,695-3,785-7,8350
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$47,365$50,700$50,120$53,685
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,335$2,755$0
Total Invoice$46,863$52,034$55,370$50,840
Adjustments for Features-1,619-3,615-7,4860
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$45,244$48,419$47,884$50,840
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,175$2,640$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Buick Enclave

Model Year2017201720172017
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
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15 
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 seat belts$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 
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
Android Auto support$0$0$0 
Apple CarPlay support$0$0$0 
DVD-compatible player   $0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens$1200$1200$1200 
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted   $1000
HD radio$50$50$50 
Rain-sensing wipers  $175 
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
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$9,195$11,285$15,335$7,500
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,695$3,785$7,835$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,619-3,615-7,4860

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Buick Enclave

Model Year20172017
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 seat belts200No
Total Requested37565%
Total Not Requested20035%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Sport

Package 401A
FeatureValueRequested?
Sony, 500W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power-adjustable pedals125No
AC power outlet100Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Remote window/roof operation15No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Inflatable rear seat belts200No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Total Requested137562%
Total Not Requested84038%

Option Package Details
Buick Enclave

Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Surround sound250Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
A/V input jacks25No
Total Requested135098%
Total Not Requested252%
Cargo cover
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo net40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Machined alloy wheels
FeatureValueRequested?
Machined alloy wheels0No
255/55R20 tires400No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%
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
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
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Total Requested327572%
Total Not Requested127528%
Experience Buick Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Glass roof panel(s)300No
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Total Requested127581%
Total Not Requested30019%

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