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Audi Q7 vs. Ford Explorer Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Audi Q7 vs. Ford Explorer Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $57,875

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $14,950

Lowest Total Invoice: $55,300

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $12,599

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelQ7Explorer
Trim3.0TPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $56,400 $53,940
Base Invoice $52,452 $51,512
Premium Plus Package 4,000  
Vision Package 2,000  
Cold Weather Package 650  
Driver Assistance Package 2,400  
Warm Weather Package 1,600  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 575  
Trailering equipment (7 wire) 125  
Class IV trailer hitch 550  
Cargo mat 195 100
Cargo cover 310 130
Running boards 1,200 595
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,845 1,995
All-weather floor mats   120
Premium Plus Package 3,720  
Vision Package 1,860  
Cold Weather Package 606  
Driver Assistance Package 2,322  
Warm Weather Package 1,488  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 536  
Trailering equipment (7 wire) 117  
Class IV trailer hitch 511  
Cargo mat 182 95
Cargo cover 298 124
Running boards 1,116 565
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,716 1,895
All-weather floor mats   114
Options (change) 15,450 2,940
Options (change) 14,472 2,793
Destination 975 995
Total Price $72,825 $57,875
Total Invoice $67,899 $55,300

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Audi Q7 vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $13,520
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $11,266
Model Year20182018
ModelQ7Explorer
Trim3.0TPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine333hp V6365hp V6
TransmissionT8T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/25 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)558, 19500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/55-19255/50-20
Total Price$72,825$57,875
Adjustments for Features-1,4300
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$71,395$57,875
Total Invoice$67,899$55,300
Adjustments for Features-1,3330
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$66,566$55,300

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Features Comparison: Audi Q7 vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20182018
ModelQ7Explorer
Trim3.0TPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Active noise reduction $0
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware$1300 
Keyless entry keypad $50
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving$200 
Power-adjustable pedals $125
Remote climate control $25
Remote start $150
Remote window/roof operation $15
Semi-automated parking system $500
Sunshade, rear$125 
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 
Collision preparation system, rear$100 
Curve control $50
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Evasive maneuver assist$200 
Following distance indicator$25 
Inflatable rear seat belts $200
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Rearview camera $200
Safety key $5
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Terrain selector $200
Trailer sway control $25
Turn assist$25 
Vehicle exit assist$25 
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Aluminum roof rails$250 
Class III trailer hitch $250
Class IV trailer hitch$300 
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Roof rails $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support $100
Automatic air recirculation$100 
CD player $125
CD player, remote$100 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Handwriting recognition$200 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150 
Media drive$15 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Rear dual-zone climate control$125 
Residual heat$50 
SD Card slot$25 
SMS text-to-speech reader $25
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Voice control for external devices $0
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Rear bumper protector $40
Tow hook(s), front $40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Cornering lights$50 
Fog light, rear$100 
Fog lights $125
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
LED headlights$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Predictive efficiency assist$0 
Road sign information$75 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Leather door panel trim $250
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75 
Massage, driver seat $100
Massage, passenger seat $100
Power-folding third row seats$1000 
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 
Alloy wheels$350 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Machined alloy wheels $350
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$12,430$11,000
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,430$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,3330

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Specifications Comparison: Audi Q7 vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20182018
ModelQ7Explorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase117.9 in112.6 in
Length199.6 in198.3 in
Width77.5 in78.9 in
Height68.5 in70.0 in
Curb Weight4,938 lb.4,890 lb.
Fuel Capacity22.5 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.4 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.5 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom38.8 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.5 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.8 in39.5 in
Row 3 Headroom35.9 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room49.4 in50.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in40.7 in
Row 3 Legroom29.2 in33.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
14.8 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
37.5 ft343.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
71.6 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Audi Q7 3.0T

Premium Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Interior lights, additional0No
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Collision preparation system, rear100No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable0No
Vehicle exit assist25No
Bose, 558W, 19 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Telematics service, such as OnStar300No
Handwriting recognition200No
Remote app25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Apple CarPlay support100Yes
Android Auto support100Yes
4G LTE connectivity50Yes
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Media drive15No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
Wi-Fi hotspot50Yes
Total Requested187561%
Total Not Requested121539%
Vision Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cornering lights50No
Around view cameras300No
LED headlights500No
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Wide-view rear camera0No
Total Requested40032%
Total Not Requested85068%
Cold Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Total Requested375100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Road sign information75No
Turn assist25No
Lane keeping assist400Yes
Following distance indicator25No
Low-speed semi-autonomous driving200No
Evasive maneuver assist200No
Predictive efficiency assist0No
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed, topography and road sign aware1050No
Total Requested80034%
Total Not Requested157566%
Warm Weather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Rear dual-zone climate control125No
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Sunshades, second row125No
Sunshade, rear125No
Total Requested45055%
Total Not Requested37545%

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