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

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Invoice Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

Lowest Total Price

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: 8,230

Lowest Total Invoice

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: 7,640
Model Year20162016
TrimPlatinumBlack Label
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 52,600 53,315
Base Invoice 49,050 49,849
All-weather floor mats 75 75
Rear bumper protector 75 175
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995
Cargo cover 130  
Cargo tray 100  
Cargo Utility Package   365
Climate Package   595
Class II trailer hitch   645
Driver Assistance Package   1,650
Technology Package   1,720
Roof rails   195
AWD   2,495
All-weather floor mats   67
Rear bumper protector   156
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,776
Cargo cover   0
Cargo tray   0
Cargo Utility Package   325
Climate Package   530
Class II trailer hitch   574
Driver Assistance Package   1,469
Technology Package   1,531
Roof rails   174
AWD   2,333
Options (show) (change) 2,375 9,910
Options (show) (change) 2,074 8,935
Destination 945 925
Total Price 55,920 64,150
Total Invoice 52,069 59,709

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For this 2016 Ford Explorer vs. 2016 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 Ford Explorer Platinum's price is $7,030 lower than the Lincoln MKX Black Label'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 Ford Explorer Platinum, the Lincoln MKX Black Label includes additional features worth $1200. 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 $1200 adjustment for the Lincoln MKX Black Label's additional features, the Ford Explorer Platinum is $7,030 less than the Ford Explorer Platinum.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 7,030
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 6,523
Model Year20162016
TrimPlatinumBlack Label
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6303hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG16/23 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers500, 12?, 19
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20245/50-20
Total Price55,92064,150
Adjustments for Features0-1,200
Feature-Adjusted Total Price55,92062,950
Total Invoice52,06959,709
Adjustments for Features0-1,117
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice52,06958,592

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

Model Year20162016
TrimPlatinumBlack Label
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
Power-adjustable pedals$125 
Remote air conditioning $25
Remote app $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras $500
Automatic braking, high-speed $150
Brake assist$50 
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Hill descent control$250 
Knee airbag, driver $100
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Pedestrian detection $100
Rearview camera$200 
Side curtain airbags $350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500 
Torque vectoring / active trace control $100
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat $40
Cargo organizer $100
Class II trailer hitch $200
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Concierge Services - 4 year subscription $200
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Rear HVAC unit$400 
Laminated front side windows $200
Tow hook(s), front$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection $25
Fog lights$125 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
LED headlights $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$600 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
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
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power release, second row seats $100
Power-stowing third row seats$1000 
Synthetic suede headliner $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats$50 
Wood trim$300 
Wood trim, alternative type $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $750
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Terrain selector$200 
Total Value of Features$8,590$9,790
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,200
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,117

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

Model Year20162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in112.2 in
Length198.3 in190.0 in
Width78.9 in76.1 in
Height70.0 in66.2 in
Curb Weight4,890 lb.4,387 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in58.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in56.4 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in39.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in59.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in55.6 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 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 Legroom33.3 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
21.0 ft337.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft337.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
81.7 ft368.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lincoln MKX Black Label

Rear bumper protector
Rear bumper protector40Yes
Cargo tray40Yes
Total Requested80100%
Total Not Requested00%
Class II trailer hitch
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Trailer sway control25Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%
Adaptive dampers - electrical750No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested750100%
Cargo Utility Package
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo net40Yes
Cargo mat40No
AC power outlet100Yes
Cargo organizer100No
Rear bumper protector40Yes
Total Requested25565%
Total Not Requested14035%
Climate Package
Heated second row seats200Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested600100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Package
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Automatic braking, high-speed150No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection100No
Total Requested120075%
Total Not Requested40025%
Technology Package
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Parking guidance system - active500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Total Requested85074%
Total Not Requested30026%

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