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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: $57,155

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $3,890

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20192019
ModelMDXExplorer
TrimAdvancePlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $56,050 $54,165
AWD 2,000  
Entertainment Package 2,000  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,995
AWD 1,874  
Entertainment Package 1,874  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,895
Options (change) 4,000 1,995
Options (change) 3,748 1,895
Destination 995 995
Total Price $61,045 $57,155

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,860
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $54,497
Model Year20192019
ModelMDXExplorer
TrimAdvancePlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp I6365hp V6
TransmissionT9T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/26 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)546, 12500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-20255/50-20
Total Price$61,045$57,155
Adjustments for Features0-970
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$61,045$56,185

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Features Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20192019
ModelMDXExplorer
TrimAdvancePlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Display key$50 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Keyless entry keypad $50
Power-adjustable pedals $125
Remote app $25
Remote climate control $25
Semi-automated parking system $500
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
Inflatable rear seat belts $200
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
Terrain selector $200
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Class III trailer hitch $250
Console with shifter $150
Console without shifter$150 
Trailering equipment (7 wire) $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Additional screen for entertainment system$200 
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens $1200
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted$1000 
HDMI port$25 
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 
Active rear differential$500 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Coordinated climate control, front seats$0 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Folding third row seats$600 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$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 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power release, second row seats$50 
Power-stowing third row seats $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats $50
Upholstered instrument panel, leather $1000
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100 
Alloy wheels$350 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Machined alloy wheels $350
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$12,490$13,460
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$970
Value of Feature Adjustments0-49

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Specifications Comparison: Acura MDX vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20192019
ModelMDXExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in112.6 in
Length196.2 in198.3 in
Width77.2 in78.9 in
Height67.4 in70.0 in
Curb Weight4,246 lb.4,890 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.1 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.1 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.5 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.4 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom38.3 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room59.1 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.8 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom36.6 in39.5 in
Row 3 Headroom35.6 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room54.7 in50.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.6 in40.7 in
Row 3 Legroom28.1 in33.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
15.0 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
38.4 ft343.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
68.4 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Acura MDX Advance

Entertainment Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench100No
AC power outlet100Yes
Additional screen for entertainment system200No
HDMI port25No
ELS, 546W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested110062%
Total Not Requested67538%

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