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Ford Explorer vs. Chevrolet Traverse Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Chevrolet Traverse Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $52,995

Chevrolet Traverse High Country   
Difference: $215

Lowest Total Invoice: $50,393

Chevrolet Traverse High Country   
Difference: $436

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerTraverse
TrimSportPlatinumHigh Country
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $45,950 $53,940 $52,050
Base Invoice $43,883 $51,512 $49,448
Package 401A 3,875    
Second-row buckets 695 695  
Panoramic sunroof 1,695    
Package 401A 3,681    
Second-row buckets 660 660  
Panoramic sunroof 1,610    
Options (change) 6,265 695 0
Options (change) 5,951 660 0
Destination 995 995 945
Total Price $53,210 $55,630 $52,995
Total Invoice $50,829 $53,167 $50,393

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Chevrolet Traverse

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Traverse High Country
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $365
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $604
Model Year201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerTraverse
TrimSportPlatinumHigh Country
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6365hp V6310hp V6
TransmissionT6T6T9
DrivetrainAWDAWD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG16/22 MPG17/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)500, 12500, 12?, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20255/50-20255/55-20
Total Price$53,210$55,630$52,995
Adjustments for Features0-2,475-205
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$53,210$53,155$52,790
Cost Above Minimum$55$0$0
Total Invoice$50,829$53,167$50,393
Adjustments for Features0-2,365-195
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$50,829$50,802$50,198
Cost Above Minimum$27$0$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Chevrolet Traverse

Model Year201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerTraverse
TrimSportPlatinumHigh Country
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1400
AWD$1700$1700 
4WD  $1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction $0 
Adaptive cruise control$750$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed  $1000
Keyless entry keypad$50$50 
Power-adjustable pedals $125 
Remote climate control$25$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15$15 
Semi-automated parking system $500 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Around view cameras  $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200
Curve control$50$50 
Driver inboard seat-mounted side-impact airbag  $150
Following distance indicator  $25
Hill descent control$250$250 
Inflatable rear seat belts$200$200 
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100 
Obstacle detection, front$200$200 
Pedestrian detection  $50
Rearview camera$200$200 
Wide-view front camera$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player$125$125 
HD radio$50$50 
MP3-compatible player$50$50 
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175 
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150 
Surround sound$250$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $325
Traffic + travel information$25$25 
Traffic information  $25
Variable intermittent wipers  $75
Wireless charging station  $75
Exterior 
Active grille shutters  $0
Black exterior trim (optional)$0  
Black grille (optional)$0  
Bodyside cladding  $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Glass roof panel(s)  $300
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Rear bumper protector$40$40 
Sunroof  $900
Tow hook(s), front$40$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Interior ambient lighting$150$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250 
Power-folding mirrors$50$50 
Rear camera mirror  $200
Powertrain 
Active rear differential  $500
Automatic start / stop  $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates  $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200$200 
Leather door panel trim $250 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 $150
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats  $75
Massage, driver seat $100 
Massage, passenger seat $100 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 $100
Power release, second row seats$50$50 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power-folding third row seats  $1000
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 
Machined alloy wheels$350$350 
Performance steering system (optional)$0  
Polished alloy wheels  $350
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0 
Terrain selector$200$200 
Total Value of Features$10,045$12,520$10,250
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,475$205
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,365-195

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Chevrolet Traverse

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerTraverse
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in120.9 in
Length198.3 in204.3 in
Width78.9 in78.6 in
Height70.0 in70.7 in
Curb Weight4,890 lb.4,572 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.19.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in41.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in62.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in58.1 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in40.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in62.2 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in56.9 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in38.4 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in38.2 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in57.5 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in48.5 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in33.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft323.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft358.1 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft398.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Sport

Package 401A
FeatureValueRequested?
Inflatable rear seat belts200No
Sony, 500W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Wide-view front camera150No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Heated second row seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
Remote window/roof operation15No
Interior ambient lighting150No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested277573%
Total Not Requested101527%

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