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For this 2015 Ford Explorer vs. 2015 Lincoln MKX price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Explorer vs. MKX Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Explorer and MKX will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Lincoln MKX's price is $645 lower than the Ford Explorer Sport's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Explorer vs. MKX Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Lincoln MKX, the Ford Explorer Sport includes additional features worth $1250. 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. Lincoln MKX Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $1250 adjustment for the Ford Explorer Sport's additional features, the Lincoln MKX is $645 less than the Lincoln MKX.

Invoice Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

Price Comparison (MSRP): Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

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

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Lowest Total Price

Lincoln MKX   
Difference: 1,895

Lowest Total Invoice

Lincoln MKX   
Difference: 878
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Model Year20152015
ModelExplorerMKX
TrimSportBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 42,670 38,900
Base Invoice 39,790 36,955
Package 401A 4,280  
Adaptive cruise control 1,150 1,295
Trailer Tow Package 570  
All-weather floor mats 75 75
Rear bumper protector 75 160
Panoramic sunroof 1,595  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995
Cargo tray 100  
Class II trailer hitch   510
AWD   1,950
Elite Package   5,730
Package 401A   0
Adaptive cruise control   1,153
Trailer Tow Package   0
All-weather floor mats   67
Rear bumper protector   143
Panoramic sunroof   0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,776
Cargo tray   0
Class II trailer hitch   454
AWD   1,853
Elite Package   5,099
Options (show) (change) 9,840 11,715
Options (show) (change) 8,588 10,545
Destination 895 895
Total Price 53,405 51,510
Total Invoice 49,273 48,395

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

Lowest Adjusted Price: Lincoln MKX
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Ford Explorer Sport
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 645
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 275
Model Year20152015
ModelExplorerMKX
TrimSportBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6305hp V6
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG17/23 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers390, 12650, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20245/60-18
Total Price53,40551,510
Adjustments for Features-1,2500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price52,15551,510
Total Invoice49,27348,395
Adjustments for Features-1,1530
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice48,12048,395

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

Model Year20152015
ModelExplorerMKX
TrimSportBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Power-adjustable pedals$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Brake assist$50 
Curve control$50 
Front seat active head restraints $50
Hill descent control$250 
Inflatable rear seatbelts$200 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Side curtain airbags $350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500 
Cargo Management 
Class II trailer hitch $200
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Roof rails$250 
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input$50 
DVD-compatible player $0
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Rear HVAC unit$400 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows $200
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Compass $0
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights $500
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim $100
Heated second row seats $200
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Stowable third row seats$600 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Polished alloy wheels $600
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Terrain selector$200 
Total Value of Features$6,975$5,725
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,250$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,1530

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

Model Year20152015
ModelExplorerMKX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in111.2 in
Length197.1 in186.7 in
Width78.9 in76.0 in
Height70.4 in67.3 in
Curb Weight4,921 lb.4,548 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.6 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.3 in58.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in54.4 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in40.7 in
Row 2 Headroom40.5 in39.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in58.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.7 in55.2 in
Row 2 Legroom39.8 in39.6 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom33.2 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft332.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.8 ft332.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
80.7 ft368.6 ft3

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Option Package Details
Sport

Package 401A
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Inflatable rear seatbelts200No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power-adjustable pedals125No
AC power outlet100No
Remote start150Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Voice control for nav and audio50Yes
Total Requested280085%
Total Not Requested47515%
Trailer Tow Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch250No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%

Option Package Details

Rear bumper protector
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear bumper protector40Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested80100%
Total Not Requested00%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Trailer sway control25Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive cruise control
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control600Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system200Yes
Forward collision alert200Yes
Total Requested1000100%
Total Not Requested00%
Elite Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Heated second row seats200No
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500No
Rearview camera200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Polished alloy wheels250No
Turn signals on or near mirrors25Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio50Yes
HD radio50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Surround sound250Yes
THX-certified, 650W, 14 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested302566%
Total Not Requested155034%

 

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