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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: $37,265

Ford Escape Limited   
Difference: $14,355

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,134

Ford Escape Limited   
Difference: $15,185

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201120182018
ModelEscapeExplorerExplorer
TrimLimitedSportPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $26,170 $45,950 $53,940
Base Invoice $24,400 $43,883 $51,512
Limited Luxury Package 1,780    
Navigation system 1,995    
Trailering equipment (4 wire) 395    
Remote start 345    
All-weather floor mats 75 120 120
Running boards 345 595 595
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995 1,995
Semi-automated parking system 395    
3.0L V6 1,195    
AWD 1,750    
Cargo cover   130 130
Roof rack crossbars   140 140
Panoramic sunroof   1,695  
Limited Luxury Package 1,514    
Navigation system 1,696    
Trailering equipment (4 wire) 336    
Remote start 293    
All-weather floor mats 64 114 114
Running boards 293 565 565
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,696 1,895 1,895
Semi-automated parking system 336    
3.0L V6 1,088    
AWD 1,593    
Cargo cover   124 124
Roof rack crossbars   133 133
Panoramic sunroof   1,610  
Options (change) 10,270 4,675 2,980
Options (change) 8,909 4,441 2,831
Destination 825 995 995
Total Price $37,265 $51,620 $57,915
Total Invoice $34,134 $49,319 $55,338

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Escape Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,705
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $8,831
Model Year201120182018
ModelEscapeExplorerExplorer
TrimLimitedSportPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine240hp V6365hp V6365hp V6
TransmissionA6T6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/23 MPG16/22 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)320, 7390, 12500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/70-16255/50-20255/50-20
Total Price$37,265$51,620$57,915
Adjustments for Features0-6,650-12,515
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,265$44,970$45,400
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$430
Total Invoice$34,134$49,319$55,338
Adjustments for Features0-6,354-11,958
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$34,134$42,965$43,380
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$415

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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year201120182018
ModelEscapeExplorerExplorer
TrimLimitedSportPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automatic$1000  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet  $100
Active noise reduction  $0
Adaptive cruise control  $750
Cruise control$250$250 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100
Heated steering wheel $100$100
Power liftgate $350$350
Power-adjustable pedals  $125
Proximity key $250$250
Remote app $25$25
Remote climate control $25$25
Remote window/roof operation  $15
Semi-automated parking system$500 $500
Tilt steering wheel, manual$150  
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power  $350
Universal garage door opener$100 $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
4-wheel disc brakes $150$150
Blind spot warning system  $200
Cross-traffic warning, rear  $100
Curve control $50$50
Forward collision warning  $200
Hill descent control $250$250
Inflatable rear seat belts  $200
Knee airbag, passenger $100$100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based  $200
Lane departure warning  $200
Obstacle detection, front $200$200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100
Side curtain airbags$350  
Side curtain airbags, three rows $500$500
Terrain selector $200$200
Wide-view front camera  $150
Cargo Management 
Class II trailer hitch$200  
Class III trailer hitch $250$250
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
DVD-compatible player$0  
HD radio $50$50
Interior air filter $0$0
Media drive$15  
Navigation, turn-by-turn$25  
Rain-sensing wipers  $175
Rear air vents with manual controls $150$150
Rear HVAC unit $400$400
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25
Surround sound $250$250
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0 
Black grille (optional) $0 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25$25
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200
Rear spoiler $200$200
Sunroof$900  
Tow hook(s), front $40$40
Wheel-lip moldings $75$75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror  $75
Auto-dimming headlights  $200
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
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50$50
Cooled or ventilated front seats  $300
Heated second row seats  $200
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200
Leather door panel trim  $250
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 
Manual recliner, second row seats $75$75
Massage, driver seat  $100
Massage, passenger seat  $100
Memory system, driver seat  $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
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $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$1000
Tailgating position, third row seats $50$50
Upholstered instrument panel, leather  $1000
Wood trim  $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Performance steering system (optional) $0 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0
Total Value of Features$5,890$12,540$18,405
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$6,650$12,515
Value of Feature Adjustments0-6,354-11,958

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20112018
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 Weight3,529 lb.4,890 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
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Sunroof900Yes
Unbranded, 320W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested182584%
Total Not Requested35016%
Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Unbranded, 320W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Media drive, large15No
Total Requested67565%
Total Not Requested36535%

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