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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: $39,380

Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer   
Difference: $26,015

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,352

Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer   
Difference: $25,148

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018201820102010
ModelX5X5X5X5ExplorerExplorer
TrimsDrive35ixDrive35ixDrive35dxDrive50iEddie BauerLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $56,950 $59,250 $60,750 $73,800 $33,280 $36,280
Base Invoice $53,645 $55,785 $57,180 $69,315 $31,044 $33,774
Third-row seat 1,700 1,700 1,700 1,700    
Leather seating surfaces 1,450 1,450 1,450      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 550 550 550      
Running boards 400 400 400      
Premium Tier 1,150 1,150 1,150 1,600    
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,200 2,200 2,200 2,200    
Convenience Package         1,995  
Navigation system         1,995  
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted         1,295 1,295
Navigation and Moon Package           2,845
Third-row seat 1,565 1,565 1,565 1,565    
Leather seating surfaces 1,335 1,335 1,335      
Metallic paint (extra cost) 505 505 505      
Running boards 370 370 370      
Premium Tier 1,060 1,060 1,060 1,470    
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,025 2,025 2,025 2,025    
Convenience Package         1,696  
Navigation system         1,696  
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted         1,101 1,101
Navigation and Moon Package           2,418
Options (change) 7,450 7,450 7,450 5,500 5,285 4,140
Options (change) 6,860 6,860 6,860 5,060 4,493 3,519
Destination 995 995 995 995 815 815
Total Price $65,395 $67,695 $69,195 $80,295 $39,380 $41,235
Total Invoice $61,500 $63,640 $65,035 $75,370 $36,352 $38,108

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW X5 vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $19,505
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $19,026
Model Year201820182018201820102010
ModelX5X5X5X5ExplorerExplorer
TrimsDrive35ixDrive35ixDrive35dxDrive50iEddie BauerLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine300hp I6300hp I6255hp I6 D445hp V8210hp V6210hp V6
TransmissionT8T8T8T8A5A5
DrivetrainRWDAWDAWDAWDRWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)205, 10205, 10205, 10600, 16190, 7190, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-19255/50-19255/50-19255/50-19245/65-17235/65-18
Total Price$65,395$67,695$69,195$80,295$39,380$41,235
Adjustments for Features-6,510-8,460-8,460-11,1600-1,100
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$58,885$59,235$60,735$69,135$39,380$40,135
Cost Above Minimum$0$350$1,850$10,250$0$755
Total Invoice$61,500$63,640$65,035$75,370$36,352$38,108
Adjustments for Features-6,122-7,953-7,951-10,4750-1,017
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$55,378$55,687$57,084$64,895$36,352$37,091
Cost Above Minimum$0$309$1,706$9,517$0$739

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Features Comparison: BMW X5 vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year201820182018201820102010
ModelX5X5X5X5ExplorerExplorer
TrimsDrive35ixDrive35ixDrive35dxDrive50iEddie BauerLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300$1300$1300  
5-speed automatic    $900$900
RWD$0   $0$0
AWD $1700$1700$1700  
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100$100  
Heated steering wheel   $100  
Keyless entry keypad    $50$50
Power liftgate$350$350$350$350  
Power-adjustable pedals    $125$125
Proximity key$250$250$250$250  
Remote app$25$25$25$25  
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15$15  
Semi-automated parking system   $500  
Tilt steering wheel, manual    $150$150
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350$350$350  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist    $25$25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0$0$0  
Around view cameras   $500  
Automatic braking, low-speed   $200  
Blind spot warning system   $200  
Brake assist$50$50$50$50  
Driver drowsiness monitor   $150  
Forward collision warning   $200  
Full-size spare tire    $225$225
Hill descent control $250$250$250  
Lane departure warning   $200  
Obstacle detection, front$200$200$200$200  
Pedestrian detection   $50  
Rearview camera$200$200$200   
Safety key    $5$5
Tires, run-flat$150$150$150$150  
Trailer sway control    $25$25
Vehicle health reports    $0$0
Wide-view front camera   $150  
Cargo Management 
Cargo area rails w/tie downs$50$50$50$50  
Cargo cover$75$75$75$75  
Class II trailer hitch    $200$200
Roof rack    $300$300
Roof rails$250$250$250$250  
Trailering equipment (4 wire)    $125$125
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50$50  
App support$100$100$100$100  
Automatic air recirculation$100$100$100$100  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens$1200$1200$1200$1200  
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted    $1000$1000
Handwriting recognition$200$200$200$200  
HD radio$50$50$50$50  
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15$15$15  
In-vehicle Internet$150$150$150$150  
Interior air filter$0$0$0$0  
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0$0  
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175$175$175  
Rear air vents    $100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250$250$250  
Rear air vents with manual controls     $150
Rear dual-zone climate control$125$125$125$125  
Rear HVAC unit     $400
Residual heat$50$50$50$50  
S Voice support$0$0$0$0  
Satellite radio    $200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250$250$250  
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0$0$0  
Surround sound   $250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300$300$300  
Text dictation$50$50$50$50  
Variable intermittent wipers    $75$75
Voice recorder$0$0$0$0  
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25$25$25  
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200$1200$1200  
Rear bumper protector    $40$40
Rear spoiler$200$200$200$200  
Running boards$350$350$350 $350$350
Sunroof    $900$900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75$75$75$75  
Compass    $0$0
Cornering lights$50$50$50$50  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150$150$150$150  
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25$25$25$25  
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50$50  
Steering-linked headlights$150$150$150$150  
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25$25$25$25  
Xenon HID headlights$500$500$500$500  
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150$150$150$150  
Launch control$100$100$100$100  
Regenerative braking$0$0$0$0  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Folding third row seats$600$600$600$600$600 
Leather door panel trim$250$250$250$250  
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats$200$200$200$200  
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75$75$75$75  
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat    $50$50
Memory system, passenger seat   $150  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150$150$150$150  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150$150$150  
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat$50$50$50$50  
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50$50$50  
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat    $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100$100$100  
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat   $100  
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat   $100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat   $100  
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat   $100  
Power upper seatback recliner, driver seat   $100  
Power upper seatback recliner, passenger seat   $100  
Power-folding third row seats     $1000
Wood trim$300$300$300$300  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350$350$350$350 
Chrome-clad alloy wheels     $600
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200$200$200  
Rear air springs, auto-leveling$350$350$350$350  
White-letter tires    $0$0
Total Value of Features$12,405$14,355$14,355$17,055$5,895$6,995
Value of Feature Adjustments$6,510$8,460$8,460$11,160$0$1,100
Value of Feature Adjustments-6,122-7,953-7,951-10,4750-1,017

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Specifications Comparison: BMW X5 vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20182010
ModelX5Explorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase115.5 in113.7 in
Length193.2 in193.4 in
Width76.3 in73.7 in
Height69.4 in72.8 in
Curb Weight4,681 lb.4,441 lb.
Fuel Capacity22.4 gal.22.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.5 in39.8 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room60.5 in59.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in55.4 in
Row 1 Legroom40.4 in42.4 in
Row 2 Headroom38.8 in38.7 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.3 in58.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in55.5 in
Row 2 Legroom36.6 in36.9 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in37.4 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in53.1 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in45.3 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in34.9 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
22.9 ft313.6 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
22.943.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
66.0 ft383.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
BMW X5 sDrive35i

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%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear air vents with automatic controls100No
Proximity key250No
Rear dual-zone climate control125No
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested825100%

Option Package Details
BMW X5 xDrive35i

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%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear air vents with automatic controls100No
Proximity key250No
Rear dual-zone climate control125No
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested825100%

Option Package Details
BMW X5 xDrive35d

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%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear air vents with automatic controls100No
Proximity key250No
Rear dual-zone climate control125No
Satellite radio - one year subscription250No
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested825100%

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%
Premium Tier
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated steering wheel100No
Blind spot warning system200No
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Speed limit information0No
Wide-view front camera150No
Semi-automated parking system500No
Around view cameras300No
Forward collision warning200No
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane departure warning200No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested2050100%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Heated mirrors25Yes
Sunroof900Yes
CD changer, in-dash200No
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Power-adjustable pedals125No
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Unbranded, 190W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested215076%
Total Not Requested67524%
Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Media drive, large15Yes
Total Requested690100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Navigation and Moon Package
FeatureValueRequested?
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Media drive, large15Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Total Requested690100%
Total Not Requested00%

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