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Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $30,090

Ford Escape Hybrid   
Difference: $10,155

Lowest Total Invoice: $27,464

Ford Escape Hybrid   
Difference: $10,988

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20062018201820182018
ModelEscapeExplorerExplorerExplorerExplorer
TrimHybridXLTLimitedSportPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $26,900 $34,020 $42,090 $45,950 $53,940
Base Invoice $25,049 $32,489 $40,196 $43,883 $51,512
Safety Package 595        
Premium Package 3,995        
Sunroof 585        
Technology Feature Bundle   935      
Package 201A   2,330      
Cargo cover   130 130 130 130
Roof rack crossbars   140 140 140 140
Panoramic sunroof   1,695 1,695 1,695  
Safety Package 506        
Premium Package 3,396        
Sunroof 498        
Technology Feature Bundle   888      
Package 201A   2,213      
Cargo cover   124 124 124 124
Roof rack crossbars   133 133 133 133
Panoramic sunroof   1,610 1,610 1,610  
Options (change) 5,175 5,230 1,965 1,965 270
Options (change) 4,400 4,968 1,867 1,867 257
Destination 615 995 995 995 995
Gas Tax -2,600 0 0 0 0
Total Price $30,090 $40,245 $45,050 $48,910 $55,205
Total Invoice $27,464 $38,452 $43,058 $46,745 $52,764

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Escape Hybrid
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,095
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,198
Model Year20062018201820182018
ModelEscapeExplorerExplorerExplorerExplorer
TrimHybridXLTLimitedSportPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine133hp I4 H290hp V6280hp I4365hp V6365hp V6
TransmissionCVTT6T6T6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)170, 4?, 7390, 12390, 12500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/70-16245/60-18255/50-20255/50-20255/50-20
Total Price$30,090$40,245$45,050$48,910$55,205
Adjustments for Features0-6,060-9,575-11,250-16,715
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$30,090$34,185$35,475$37,660$38,490
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,290$3,475$4,305
Total Invoice$27,464$38,452$43,058$46,745$52,764
Adjustments for Features0-5,790-9,152-10,752-15,976
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$27,464$32,662$33,906$35,993$36,788
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,244$3,331$4,126

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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20062018201820182018
ModelEscapeExplorerExplorerExplorerExplorer
TrimHybridXLTLimitedSportPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000    
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100$1100$1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0  
AWD   $1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 $100 $100
Active noise reduction    $0
Adaptive cruise control    $750
Cruise control$250$250$250$250 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate  $100$100$100
Heated steering wheel  $100$100$100
Keyless entry keypad $50$50$50$50
Power liftgate $350$350$350$350
Power-adjustable pedals    $125
Proximity key $250$250$250$250
Remote app $25$25$25$25
Remote climate control $25$25$25$25
Remote start $150$150$150$150
Remote window/roof operation  $15 $15
Semi-automated parking system    $500
Tilt steering wheel, manual$150    
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250 $250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350 $350
Universal garage door opener  $100 $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25$25$25$25
Blind spot warning system    $200
Cross-traffic warning, rear    $100
Curve control $50$50$50$50
Forward collision warning    $200
Hill descent control   $250$250
Inflatable rear seat belts    $200
Knee airbag, passenger $100$100$100$100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based    $200
Lane departure warning    $200
Obstacle detection, front  $200$200$200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system    $100
Rearview camera $200$200$200$200
Safety key $5$5$5$5
Side curtain airbags$350    
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500$500$500$500
Stability control $400$400$400$400
Terrain selector   $200$200
Traction control $100$100$100$100
Trailer sway control $25$25$25$25
Vehicle health reports $0$0$0$0
Wide-view front camera  $150 $150
Cargo Management 
Class III trailer hitch   $250$250
Trailering equipment (7 wire)   $150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50$50$50
Android Auto support $100$100$100$100
App support $100$100$100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100$100$100
Audio controls on steering wheel $125$125$125$125
Automatic climate control, front $200$200$200$200
Aux input $50$50$50$50
Bluetooth audio streaming $25$25$25$25
Bluetooth cell phone link $100$100$100$100
CD changer, remote$200    
Dual-zone climate control $125$125$125$125
HD radio  $50$50$50
Interior air filter $0$0$0$0
Rain-sensing wipers    $175
Rear air vents with manual controls $150$150$150$150
Rear HVAC unit $400$400$400$400
Satellite radio $200$200$200$200
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25$25$25
Surround sound  $250$250$250
Traffic + travel information $25$25$25$25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75$75$75 
Voice control for external devices $0$0$0$0
Voice control for nav and audio $100$100$100$100
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50$50$50
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)   $0 
Black grille (optional)   $0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25$25$25$25
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200$1200$1200
Rear spoiler $200$200$200$200
Sunroof$900    
Tow hook(s), front   $40$40
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75$75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror    $75
Auto-dimming headlights    $200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150$150$150$150
Automatic headlights $125$125$125$125
Compass $0$0$0$0
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50$50$50$50
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50$50$50$50
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250$250$250
Large energy flow and fuel economy display$25    
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750$750$750
Outside temperature display $50$50$50$50
Power-folding mirrors  $50 $50
Spotter mirror(s) $50$50$50 
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25$25$25
Visor mirror, driver$10    
Visor mirror, passenger$10    
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls   $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row  $50$50$50
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300 $300
Heated front seats$200 $200$200$200
Heated second row seats  $200 $200
Illuminated door sill trim plates   $200$200
Leather seating surfaces$900 $900$900$900
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150$150 
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75$75$75
Massage, driver seat    $100
Massage, passenger seat    $100
Memory system, driver seat  $200 $200
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat    $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat    $150
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100$100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100 
Power recliner, driver seat $100$100$100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100$100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100$100$100
Power-stowing third row seats  $1000$1000$1000
Stowable third row seats $600   
Tailgating position, third row seats  $50$50$50
Upholstered instrument panel, leather    $1000
Wood trim    $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel    $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350$350  
Machined alloy wheels   $350$350
Performance steering system (optional)   $0 
Sport suspension (upgrade)   $0$0
Total Value of Features$4,670$10,730$14,245$15,920$21,385
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$6,060$9,575$11,250$16,715
Value of Feature Adjustments0-5,790-9,152-10,752-15,976

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20062018
ModelEscapeExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.2 in112.6 in
Length174.9 in198.3 in
Width70.1 in78.9 in
Height69.7 in70.0 in
Curb Weight3,157 lb.4,458 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.5 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.4 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.3 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.2 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.6 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom39.2 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.9 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room49.1 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom35.6 in39.5 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in50.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in40.7 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in33.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
29.3 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
29.343.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
66.3 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Escape Hybrid

Safety Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Front side airbags350Yes
Side curtain airbags350Yes
Rollover sensor50Yes
Total Requested750100%
Total Not Requested00%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated mirrors25Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Cargo cover75Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
CD changer, remote-125No
Trip computer150Yes
Large energy flow and fuel economy display25No
Unbranded, 170W, 4 speakers350No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Leather-wrapped steering wheel150Yes
Total Requested250091%
Total Not Requested2509%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer XLT

Technology Feature Bundle
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD player125Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75No
Traffic + travel information25No
Total Requested77589%
Total Not Requested10011%
Package 201A
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic climate control, front200No
Power recliner, passenger seat100No
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
Fog lights125Yes
Power liftgate350No
Dual-zone climate control125No
Unbranded, 7 speakers350No
Remote start150No
Turn signals on or near mirrors25No
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Remote climate control25No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Remote app25No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Apple CarPlay support100No
Android Auto support100No
Total Requested1256%
Total Not Requested212594%

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