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Dodge Durango vs. Ford Explorer Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Dodge Durango vs. Ford Explorer Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $52,355

Dodge Durango R/T   
Difference: $5,010

Lowest Total Invoice: $49,779

Dodge Durango R/T   
Difference: $5,032

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720172017
ModelDurangoDurangoExplorer
TrimR/TCitadelPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $42,095 $41,395 $53,235
Base Invoice $40,524 $39,873 $50,839
Trailer Tow Group 995 995  
Technology Group 2,295 2,295  
Second-row high console 300 300 150
Second-row buckets 995   695
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995   1,995
Sunroof 1,195    
Upholstered instrument panel 995    
Roof rack 395    
Premium Entertainment Group   2,490  
Anodized Platinum Package   3,695  
5.7L V8   3,995  
Rear bumper protector     75
Cargo cover     130
Roof rack crossbars     140
Trailer Tow Group 886 886  
Technology Group 2,043 2,043  
Second-row high console 267 267 144
Second-row buckets 886   660
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,776   1,895
Sunroof 1,064    
Upholstered instrument panel 886    
Roof rack 352    
Premium Entertainment Group   2,216  
Anodized Platinum Package   3,289  
5.7L V8   3,556  
Rear bumper protector     71
Cargo cover     124
Roof rack crossbars     133
Options (change) 9,165 13,770 3,185
Options (change) 8,160 12,257 3,027
Destination 1,095 1,095 945
Total Price $52,355 $56,260 $57,365
Total Invoice $49,779 $53,225 $54,811

The configured Dodge Durango 4dr SUV has a 360-horsepower 5.7L V8 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Ford Explorer 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Dodge Durango and Ford Explorer are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Dodge Durango R/T trim is $42,095. The features would cost an additional $9,165. Including the destination charge of $1,095, the total price of this trim is $52,355.

The base sticker price of the Dodge Durango Citadel trim is $41,395. The features would cost an additional $13,770. Including the destination charge of $1,095, the total price of this trim is $56,260.

The base sticker price of the Ford Explorer Platinum trim is $53,235. The features would cost an additional $3,185. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $57,365.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Dodge Durango trims is 5. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Explorer trims is 3. Based on this adjustment, the Ford Explorer Platinum appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Dodge Durango 4dr SUV has a 360-horsepower 5.7L V8 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 8-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Ford Explorer 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Dodge Durango and Ford Explorer are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Dodge Durango R/T trim is $40,524. The features would cost an additional $8,160. Including the destination charge of $1,095, the total price of this trim is $49,779.

The invoice of the Dodge Durango Citadel trim is $39,873. The features would cost an additional $12,257. Including the destination charge of $1,095, the total price of this trim is $53,225.

The invoice of the Ford Explorer Platinum trim is $50,839. The features would cost an additional $3,027. Including the destination charge of $945, the total price of this trim is $54,811.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Dodge Durango trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Explorer trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the Ford Explorer Platinum appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Dodge Durango vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Dodge Durango R/T
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $800
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,009
Model Year201720172017
ModelDurangoDurangoExplorer
TrimR/TCitadelPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine360hp V8360hp V8365hp V6
TransmissionT8T8T6
DrivetrainRWDRWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)14/22 MPG14/22 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)506, 10506, 10500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)265/50-20265/50-20255/50-20
Total Price$52,355$56,260$57,365
Adjustments for Features-1000-4,310
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$52,255$56,260$53,055
Cost Above Minimum$0$4,005$0
Total Invoice$49,779$53,225$54,811
Adjustments for Features-950-4,118
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$49,684$53,225$50,693
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,541$0

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Features Comparison: Dodge Durango vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year201720172017
ModelDurangoDurangoExplorer
TrimR/TCitadelPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300$1300 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1100
RWD$0$0 
AWD  $1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction  $0
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000$1000 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate  $100
Keyless entry keypad  $50
Power-adjustable pedals  $125
Remote app$25$25 
Remote window/roof operation  $15
Semi-automated parking system  $500
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist  $25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200 
Curve control  $50
Full-size spare tire$225$225 
Hill descent control  $250
Inflatable rear seat belts  $200
Knee airbag, driver$100$100 
Knee airbag, passenger  $100
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based  $200
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Safety key  $5
Temporary spare tire  $150
Wide-view front camera  $150
Cargo Management 
Class III trailer hitch  $250
Class IV trailer hitch$300$300 
Second-row low console$100  
Towing camera$50$50 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $0
Apple CarPlay support  $0
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system$100$100 
HDMI port$25$25 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250 
Rear air vents with manual controls  $150
Satellite radio  $200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250$250 
SD Card slot$25$25 
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300$300 
Text dictation$50$50 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50 
Exterior 
Body color exterior trim$0  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)  $250
Laminated front side windows$200$200 
Panoramic sunroof  $1200
Sunroof$900$900 
Tow hook(s), front  $40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass  $0
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only  $750
Power-folding mirrors  $50
Xenon HID headlights$500$500 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100 
Floor mats, third row (optional)$0$0 
Folding third row seats$600$600 
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 
Massage, driver seat  $100
Massage, passenger seat  $100
Power release, second row seats  $100
Power-folding headrests, third row seats$50$50 
Power-stowing third row seats  $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats  $50
Upholstered instrument panel$300$300 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather  $1000
Wood trim  $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350 
Auto-leveling rear shocks$200$200 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200 
Machined alloy wheels  $350
Performance steering system (optional)$0  
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 $0
Terrain selector  $200
Total Value of Features$7,900$7,800$12,110
Value of Feature Adjustments$100$0$4,310
Value of Feature Adjustments-950-4,118

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Specifications Comparison: Dodge Durango vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20172017
ModelDurangoExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase119.8 in112.6 in
Length201.2 in198.3 in
Width75.8 in78.9 in
Height70.9 in70.0 in
Curb Weight5,176 lb.4,890 lb.
Fuel Capacity24.6 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.5 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.0 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom40.3 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom39.8 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.3 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.0 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom38.6 in39.5 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.4 in50.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room42.8 in40.7 in
Row 3 Legroom31.5 in33.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
17.2 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
47.7 ft343.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
84.5 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Dodge Durango R/T

Trailer Tow Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Additional engine cooling0No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Class IV trailer hitch300No
Total Requested15033%
Total Not Requested30067%
Technology Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested80046%
Total Not Requested95054%

Option Package Details
Dodge Durango Citadel

Premium Entertainment Group
FeatureValueRequested?
CD player125Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens1200Yes
HDMI port25No
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system100No
Beats, 506W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested162577%
Total Not Requested47523%
Trailer Tow Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Full-size spare tire75No
Additional engine cooling0No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Class IV trailer hitch300No
Total Requested15029%
Total Not Requested37571%
Technology Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested80046%
Total Not Requested95054%
Anodized Platinum Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row buckets500Yes
Special exterior trim0No
Special interior trim0No
Two-tone upholstery (optional)0No
Upholstered instrument panel300Yes
Total Requested800100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Platinum

Second-row buckets
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row buckets500Yes
Power release, second row seats100No
Total Requested50083%
Total Not Requested10017%

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