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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: $31,290

Ford Escape Limited   
Difference: $11,360

Lowest Total Invoice: $28,650

Ford Escape Limited   
Difference: $12,086

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year200820182018
ModelEscapeExplorerExplorer
TrimLimitedXLTLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $24,415 $34,020 $42,090
Base Invoice $22,712 $32,489 $40,196
Limited Luxury Package 795    
Cargo Package 295    
Trailering equipment (4 wire) 345    
Navigation system 2,395    
Sun and Satellite Package 545    
All-weather floor mats 75 120 120
Running boards 345 595 595
Remote start 425    
Interior ambient lighting 295    
Chrome-clad alloy wheels 695    
Trailer Tow Package - Class II   395 395
Technology Feature Bundle   935  
Package 201A   2,330  
Cargo cover   130 130
Roof rack crossbars   140 140
Polished alloy wheels   1,295 595
Panoramic sunroof   1,695 1,695
Limited Luxury Package 676    
Cargo Package 251    
Trailering equipment (4 wire) 293    
Navigation system 2,036    
Sun and Satellite Package 464    
All-weather floor mats 57 114 114
Running boards 293 565 565
Remote start 361    
Interior ambient lighting 251    
Chrome-clad alloy wheels 591    
Trailer Tow Package - Class II   375 375
Technology Feature Bundle   888  
Package 201A   2,213  
Cargo cover   124 124
Roof rack crossbars   133 133
Polished alloy wheels   1,230 565
Panoramic sunroof   1,610 1,610
Options (change) 6,210 7,635 3,670
Options (change) 5,273 7,252 3,486
Destination 665 995 995
Total Price $31,290 $42,650 $46,755
Total Invoice $28,650 $40,736 $44,677

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Escape Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,955
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $7,879
Model Year200820182018
ModelEscapeExplorerExplorer
TrimLimitedXLTLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine200hp V6290hp V6280hp I4
TransmissionA4T6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)320, 7?, 7390, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/65-17255/50-20255/50-20
Total Price$31,290$42,650$46,755
Adjustments for Features0-4,405-8,170
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,290$38,245$38,585
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$340
Total Invoice$28,650$40,736$44,677
Adjustments for Features0-4,207-7,807
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$28,650$36,529$36,870
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$341

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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year200820182018
ModelEscapeExplorerExplorer
TrimLimitedXLTLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
4-speed automatic$800  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100$1100
FWD$0$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100
Hands-free trunk or liftgate  $100
Heated steering wheel  $100
Power liftgate $350$350
Proximity key $250$250
Remote app $25$25
Remote climate control $25$25
Remote window/roof operation  $15
Tilt steering wheel, manual$150  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350
Universal garage door opener  $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
4-wheel disc brakes $150$150
911 assist $25$25
Curve control $50$50
Knee airbag, passenger $100$100
Obstacle detection, front  $200
Rearview camera $200$200
Safety key $5$5
Side curtain airbags$350  
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500$500
Trailer sway control $25$25
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Wide-view front camera  $150
Cargo Management 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150  
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125  
Trailering equipment (7 wire) $150$150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50
Android Auto support $100$100
App support $100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100
Bluetooth audio streaming $25$25
Bluetooth cell phone link $100$100
CD changer, in-dash$325  
CD player $125$125
HD radio  $50
Interior air filter $0$0
Rear air vents with manual controls $150$150
Rear HVAC unit $400$400
Satellite radio $200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250  
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25
Surround sound  $250
Traffic + travel information $25$25
USB port $100$100
Voice control for external devices $0$0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25$25
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Rear spoiler $200$200
Sunroof$900  
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting$150 $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750
Power-folding mirrors  $50
Spotter mirror(s) $50$50
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25$25
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row  $50
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300
Door sill trim plates  $100
Heated front seats$200 $200
Heated second row seats  $200
Leather seating surfaces$900 $900
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75
Memory system, driver seat  $200
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power recliner, driver seat $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power-stowing third row seats  $1000
Stowable third row seats $600 
Tailgating position, third row seats  $50
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Chrome-clad alloy wheels$600  
Polished alloy wheels $350$350
Total Value of Features$4,900$9,305$13,070
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$4,405$8,170
Value of Feature Adjustments0-4,207-7,807

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20082018
ModelEscapeExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase103.1 in112.6 in
Length174.7 in198.3 in
Width71.1 in78.9 in
Height67.7 in70.0 in
Curb Weight3,273 lb.4,458 lb.
Fuel Capacity16.5 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.4 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room56.6 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.3 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
29.2 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
29.243.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
66.3 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Escape Limited

Limited Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Audio controls on steering wheel125Yes
Heated mirrors25Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Total Requested975100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Roof rack crossbars50Yes
Cargo cover75Yes
Storage beneath cargo floor100No
Total Requested12556%
Total Not Requested10044%
Sun and Satellite Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Satellite radio - one year subscription250Yes
Total Requested1150100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer XLT

Polished alloy wheels
FeatureValueRequested?
Polished alloy wheels0No
255/50HR20 tires400No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%
Trailer Tow Package - Class II
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested20057%
Total Not Requested15043%
Technology Feature Bundle
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD player125Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Total Requested85097%
Total Not Requested253%
Package 201A
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100No
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Power liftgate350No
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Unbranded, 7 speakers350No
Remote start150Yes
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 Requested75033%
Total Not Requested150067%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Trailer Tow Package - Class II
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested20057%
Total Not Requested15043%

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