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

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Invoice Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln Navigator

Lowest Total Price

Ford Explorer Limited   
Difference: 20,140

Lowest Total Invoice

Ford Explorer Limited   
Difference: 20,224
Model Year20162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 41,300 63,090
Base Invoice 38,512 59,936
AWD 2,000  
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear-Seatbelt Pkg. 650  
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 570  
Roof rack crossbars 140  
Polished alloy wheels 595  
Rear bumper protector 75  
Second-row buckets 695  
Second-row high console 150 0
All-weather floor mats 75 75
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995
Panoramic sunroof 1,595  
4WD   3,575
Sunroof   995
AWD   0
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear-Seatbelt Pkg.   0
Trailer Tow Package - Class III   0
Roof rack crossbars   0
Polished alloy wheels   0
Rear bumper protector   0
Second-row buckets   0
Second-row high console   0
All-weather floor mats   67
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,776
Panoramic sunroof   0
4WD   3,396
Sunroof   886
Options (show) (change) 8,540 6,640
Options (show) (change) 7,575 6,125
Destination 945 1,195
Total Price 50,785 70,925
Total Invoice 47,032 67,256

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For this 2016 Ford Explorer vs. 2016 Lincoln Navigator price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Explorer vs. Navigator Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Explorer and Navigator will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Ford Explorer Limited's price is $18,855 lower than the Lincoln Navigator's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Explorer vs. Navigator Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Ford Explorer Limited, the Lincoln Navigator includes additional features worth $1285. 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 Navigator Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $1285 adjustment for the Lincoln Navigator's additional features, the Ford Explorer Limited is $18,855 less than the Ford Explorer Limited.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln Navigator

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 18,855
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 19,005
Model Year20162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp V6380hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/23 MPG15/20 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers390, 12600, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20275/55-20
Total Price50,78570,925
Adjustments for Features0-1,285
Feature-Adjusted Total Price50,78569,640
Total Invoice47,03267,256
Adjustments for Features0-1,219
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice47,03266,037

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln Navigator

Model Year20162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
4WD $1700
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Heated steering wheel$100 
Power flip-out rear side windows $125
Proximity key$250 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Curve control$50 
Full-size spare tire $225
Inflatable rear seatbelts$200 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Termporary spare tire$150 
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo net$40 
Cargo organizer $100
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Class IV trailer hitch $300
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100
Aux input $50
Interior air filter$0 
Navigation, turn-by-turn$25 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
SD Card slot$25 
Traffic + travel information$25 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Wi-Fi hotspot capability$0 
Bodyside cladding $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Laminated front side windows $200
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Power-deployable running boards $750
Rear spoiler$200 
Sunroof $900
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Conversation mirror $25
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$600 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights $500
Limited-slip rear differential $300
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Power release, second row seats$100 
Power-folding third row seats $1000
Power-stowing third row seats$1000 
Tailgating position, third row seats$50 
Wood trim $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $750
Rear air springs, auto-leveling $400
Terrain selector$200 
Total Value of Features$8,665$9,950
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,285
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,219

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln Navigator

Model Year20162016
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in119.0 in
Length198.3 in207.4 in
Width78.9 in78.8 in
Height70.0 in78.1 in
Curb Weight4,633 lb.6,069 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.28.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in63.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in60.2 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in41.1 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in39.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in63.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in59.9 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in39.1 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in37.6 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in51.9 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in50.1 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in37.7 in
Cargo Volume,
21.0 ft318.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft354.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
81.7 ft3103.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear-Seatbelt Pkg.
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Inflatable rear seatbelts200No
Total Requested37565%
Total Not Requested20035%
Trailer Tow Package - Class III
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Lincoln Navigator

Adaptive dampers - electrical750No
Hill descent control250Yes
Total Requested25025%
Total Not Requested75075%

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