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Ford Explorer vs. Dodge Durango Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Dodge Durango Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $57,915

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $14,140

Lowest Total Invoice: $55,339

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $14,129

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerDurango
TrimPlatinumSRT
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $53,940 $62,995
Base Invoice $51,512 $61,281
Second-row buckets 695 0
Second-row high console 150 495
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995
Roof rack crossbars 140  
3rd-Row Seating Group   0
Trailer Tow Group   995
Technology Group   2,495
Temporary spare tire   395
Sunroof   1,195
Roof rack   395
Second-row buckets 660 0
Second-row high console 144 441
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,895 1,776
Roof rack crossbars 133  
3rd-Row Seating Group   0
Trailer Tow Group   886
Technology Group   2,221
Temporary spare tire   352
Sunroof   1,064
Roof rack   352
Options (change) 2,980 7,965
Options (change) 2,832 7,092
Destination 995 1,095
Total Price $57,915 $72,055
Total Invoice $55,339 $69,468

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Dodge Durango

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $15,485
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $15,414
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerDurango
TrimPlatinumSRT
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6475hp V8
TransmissionT6T8
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG13/19 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)500, 12506, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20295/45-20
Total Price$57,915$72,055
Adjustments for Features-1,3450
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$56,570$72,055
Total Invoice$55,339$69,468
Adjustments for Features-1,2850
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$54,054$69,468

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Dodge Durango

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerDurango
TrimPlatinumSRT
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Power-adjustable pedals$125 
Remote climate control$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
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Curve control$50 
Full-size spare tire $225
Hill descent control$250 
Inflatable rear seat belts$200 
Knee airbag, driver $100
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Safety key$5 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Terrain selector$200 
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo net $40
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Class IV trailer hitch $300
Second-row low console $100
Towing camera $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system $100
CD player$125 
CD player, remote $100
HDMI port $25
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Satellite radio$200 
Satellite radio - one year subscription $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Text dictation $50
Exterior 
Body color exterior trim $0
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Hood scoop $100
Laminated front side windows $200
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof $900
Tow hook(s), front$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass$0 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Performance meter $150
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Xenon HID headlights $500
Powertrain 
Launch control $100
Limited-slip rear differential $300
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Floor mats, third row (optional) $0
Folding third row seats $600
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Massage, driver seat$100 
Massage, passenger seat$100 
Metal pedals $75
Power release, second row seats$50 
Power-folding headrests, third row seats $50
Power-stowing third row seats$1000 
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces $0
Tailgating position, third row seats$50 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather$1000 
Wood trim$300 
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Alloy wheels $350
Auto-leveling rear shocks $200
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Performance steering system (optional) $0
Wheels, dark finish $0
Total Value of Features$12,060$10,565
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,345$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,2850

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Dodge Durango

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerDurango
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in119.8 in
Length198.3 in201.2 in
Width78.9 in75.8 in
Height70.0 in70.9 in
Curb Weight4,890 lb.5,510 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.24.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in58.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in57.0 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in39.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in58.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in56.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in38.6 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in50.4 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in42.8 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in31.5 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft317.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft347.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft384.5 ft3

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Option Package Details
Dodge Durango SRT

Second-row buckets
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row buckets500Yes
Second-row low console100No
Total Requested50083%
Total Not Requested10017%
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens1200Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
HDMI port25No
CD player, remote100Yes
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system100No
Total Requested135092%
Total Not Requested1258%
3rd-Row Seating Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench100Yes
Folding third row seats600Yes
Side curtain airbags, three rows150Yes
Power-folding headrests, third row seats50No
Total Requested85094%
Total Not Requested506%
Trailer Tow Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Full-size spare tire225No
Additional engine cooling0No
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Class IV trailer hitch300No
Total Requested15022%
Total Not Requested52578%
Technology Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested80046%
Total Not Requested95054%

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