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Acura MDX vs. Ford Explorer Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Acura MDX vs. Ford Explorer Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $55,310

Ford Explorer Limited   
Difference: $5,335

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20202020
ModelMDXExplorer
TrimSport Hybrid AdvanceLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $59,650 $48,130
Safe and Smart Package   1,295
Second-row buckets   695
Second-row high console   150
3.3L V6 Hybrid   0
AWD   2,150
Panoramic sunroof   1,695
Safe and Smart Package   1,230
Second-row buckets   660
Second-row high console   144
3.3L V6 Hybrid   0
AWD   2,054
Panoramic sunroof   1,610
Options (change) 0 5,985
Options (change) 0 5,698
Destination 995 1,195
Total Price $60,645 $55,310

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,580
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $48,330
Model Year20202020
ModelMDXExplorer
TrimSport Hybrid AdvanceLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine257hp V6 H285hp V6 H
TransmissionS7T10
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)26/27 MPG23/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)529, 11390, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-20255/55-20
Total Price$60,645$55,310
Adjustments for Features-1,7550
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$58,890$55,310

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Features Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20202020
ModelMDXExplorer
TrimSport Hybrid AdvanceLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
7-speed automated manual$1200 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1500
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Active noise reduction$0 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Display key$50 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Keyless entry keypad $50
Remote app $25
Remote climate control $25
Sunshades, second row$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Around view cameras$500 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Curve control $50
Hill descent control $250
Knee airbag, driver$100 
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Rearview camera $200
Safety key $5
Temporary spare tire $150
Terrain selector $200
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Trailer sway control $25
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Console with shifter $150
Console without shifter$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Media drive$15 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Voice control for external devices $0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Laminated front side windows$200 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Rear bumper protector $40
Sunroof$900 
Tow hook(s), front $40
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
LED headlights$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Torque-vectoring, dual-electric-motor-based, rear$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Coordinated climate control, front seats$0 
Folding third row seats$600 
Leather door panel trim$250 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75 
Power-stowing third row seats $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats $50
Wood trim$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical$500 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Total Value of Features$11,265$9,510
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,755$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,6460

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Specifications Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20202020
ModelMDXExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in119.1 in
Length196.2 in198.8 in
Width77.2 in78.9 in
Height67.4 in69.9 in
Curb Weight4,502 lb.5,149 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.17.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.1 in40.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.1 in61.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.5 in59.2 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in42.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.3 in40.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room59.1 in61.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.8 in59.1 in
Row 2 Legroom36.6 in39.0 in
Row 3 Headroom35.6 in38.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room54.7 in54.6 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.6 in40.9 in
Row 3 Legroom28.1 in32.2 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
15.0 ft318.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
38.4 ft347.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
68.4 ft387.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Second-row buckets
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row buckets500Yes
Power release, second row seats50Yes
Total Requested550100%
Total Not Requested00%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Tow hook(s), front40No
Hill descent control250No
Terrain selector200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested490100%
Safe and Smart Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested1875100%
Total Not Requested00%

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