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BMW X5 vs. Ford Explorer Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW X5 vs. Ford Explorer Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $64,225

Ford Explorer ST   
Difference: $23,620

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202020202020
ModelX5X5Explorer
TrimxDrive50iM50iST
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $76,150 $82,150 $54,740
Third-row seat 1,700 1,700  
Executive Tier 2,950 2,950  
Premium Tier 1,600 1,600  
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,200 1,200  
Apple CarPlay support 300 300  
Running boards 400 400 595
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,200 2,200 1,995
Heated second row seats 350 350  
Package 401A     3,875
Cargo cover     130
Panoramic sunroof     1,695
Third-row seat 1,565 1,565  
Executive Tier 2,715 2,715  
Premium Tier 1,470 1,470  
Driving Assistance Plus Package 1,105 1,105  
Apple CarPlay support 275 275  
Running boards 370 370 565
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,025 2,025 1,895
Heated second row seats 320 320  
Package 401A     3,681
Cargo cover     124
Panoramic sunroof     1,610
Options (change) 10,700 10,700 8,290
Options (change) 9,845 9,845 7,875
Destination 995 995 1,195
Total Price $87,845 $93,845 $64,225

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW X5 vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer ST
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $20,750
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,416
Model Year202020202020
ModelX5X5Explorer
TrimxDrive50iM50iST
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine456hp V8456hp V8400hp V6
TransmissionT8T8T10
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG16/22 MPG18/24 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)600, 16600, 16500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/50-19275/45-20255/55-20
Total Price$87,845$93,845$64,225
Adjustments for Features-2,870-2,8700
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$84,975$90,975$64,225
Cost Above Minimum$0$6,000$0

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Features Comparison: BMW X5 vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year202020202020
ModelX5X5Explorer
TrimxDrive50iM50iST
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1500
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000 
Keyless entry keypad  $50
Power door closers$300$300 
Remote climate control  $25
Remote start  $150
Semi-automated parking system$500$500 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist  $25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0 
Around view cameras$500$500 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200$200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear  $100
Curve control  $50
Driver drowsiness monitor$150$150 
Inflatable rear seat belts  $200
Knee airbag, passenger  $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based  $200
Pedestrian detection$50$50 
Rearview camera  $200
Safety key  $5
Side curtain airbags$350$350 
Side curtain airbags, three rows  $500
Temporary spare tire  $150
Terrain selector  $200
Tires, run-flat$150$150 
Trailer sway control  $25
Vehicle health reports  $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo area rails w/tie downs$50$50 
Class III trailer hitch  $250
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150 
Overhead sunglass holder  $25
Trailering equipment (7 wire)  $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $100
Automatic air recirculation$100$100 
DVD-compatible player$0$0 
Handwriting recognition$200$200 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150$150 
Media drive$15$15 
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250 
Rear air vents with manual controls  $150
Rear dual-zone climate control$125$125 
Rear HVAC unit  $400
Residual heat$50$50 
S Voice support$0$0 
Satellite radio  $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300 
Text dictation$50$50 
Voice recorder$0$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)  $0
Black grille (optional)  $0
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)  $250
Rear bumper protector  $40
Tow hook(s), front  $40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass  $0
Cornering lights$50$50 
Head-up display (HUD)$350$350 
Interior ambient lighting  $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150 
LED headlights$1000$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25 
Steering-linked headlights$150$150 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150 
Launch control$100$100 
Regenerative braking$0$0 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300
Folding third row seats$600$600 
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200
Leather door panel trim$250$250 
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats$200$200 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75$75 
Memory system, passenger seat$150$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150 
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50 
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat$100$100 
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Power-stowing third row seats  $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats  $50
Wood trim$300$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 
Machined alloy wheels  $350
Performance steering system (optional)  $0
Rear air springs, auto-leveling$350$350 
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0
Total Value of Features$13,555$13,555$10,685
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,870$2,870$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-354-3320

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Specifications Comparison: BMW X5 vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20202020
ModelX5Explorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase115.5 in119.1 in
Length194.3 in198.8 in
Width78.9 in78.9 in
Height69.0 in69.9 in
Curb Weight5,170 lb.4,701 lb.
Fuel Capacity21.9 gal.17.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in40.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room60.0 in61.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in59.2 in
Row 1 Legroom39.8 in42.3 in
Row 2 Headroom38.7 in40.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.1 in61.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in59.1 in
Row 2 Legroom37.4 in39.0 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in38.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in54.6 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in40.9 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in32.2 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
33.9 ft318.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
33.947.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
72.3 ft387.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW X5 xDrive50i

Third-row seat
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear air springs, auto-leveling350No
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench100Yes
Folding third row seats600Yes
Rear air vents with manual controls50Yes
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats200No
Manual recliner, second row seats75Yes
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats75No
Total Requested82557%
Total Not Requested62543%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Power door closers300No
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights500No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Total Requested45028%
Total Not Requested115072%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Speed limit information0No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested85041%
Total Not Requested120059%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Total Requested10010%
Total Not Requested95090%

Option Package Details
BMW X5 M50i

Third-row seat
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear air springs, auto-leveling350No
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench100Yes
Folding third row seats600Yes
Rear air vents with manual controls50Yes
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats200No
Manual recliner, second row seats75Yes
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats75No
Total Requested82557%
Total Not Requested62543%
Executive Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Power door closers300No
Head-up display (HUD)350No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
LED headlights500No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250Yes
Total Requested45028%
Total Not Requested115072%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Speed limit information0No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested85041%
Total Not Requested120059%
Driving Assistance Plus Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Total Requested10010%
Total Not Requested95090%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer ST

Package 401A
FeatureValueRequested?
Inflatable rear seat belts200No
Sony, 500W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
AC power outlet100No
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Remote window/roof operation15Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
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, rear100No
Total Requested254067%
Total Not Requested125033%

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