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Ford Explorer vs. GMC Acadia Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. GMC Acadia Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $54,190

GMC Acadia Denali   
Difference: $1,840

Lowest Total Invoice: $51,280

GMC Acadia Denali   
Difference: $2,228

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerAcadia
TrimSportPlatinumDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $45,950 $53,940 $45,415
Base Invoice $43,883 $51,512 $43,128
Package 401A 3,875    
Second-row buckets 695 695  
Running boards 595 595 695
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995 1,995
Cargo cover 130 130  
Cargo mat 100 100  
Panoramic sunroof 1,695    
Cargo Package     315
Technology Package     1,395
Sunroof     1,400
4WD     2,000
Package 401A 3,681    
Second-row buckets 660 660  
Running boards 565 565 632
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,895 1,895 1,815
Cargo cover 124 124  
Cargo mat 95 95  
Panoramic sunroof 1,610    
Cargo Package     287
Technology Package     1,269
Sunroof     1,274
4WD     1,900
Options (change) 9,085 3,515 7,800
Options (change) 8,630 3,339 7,177
Destination 995 995 975
Total Price $56,030 $58,450 $54,190
Total Invoice $53,508 $55,846 $51,280

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. GMC Acadia

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: GMC Acadia Denali
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,650
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,072
Model Year201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerAcadia
TrimSportPlatinumDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6365hp V6310hp V6
TransmissionT6T6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG16/22 MPG18/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)500, 12500, 12?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20255/50-20235/55-20
Total Price$56,030$58,450$54,190
Adjustments for Features-135-2,6100
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$55,895$55,840$54,190
Cost Above Minimum$55$0$0
Total Invoice$53,508$55,846$51,280
Adjustments for Features-129-2,4940
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$53,379$53,352$51,280
Cost Above Minimum$27$0$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. GMC Acadia

Model Year201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerAcadia
TrimSportPlatinumDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100
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, driver  $100
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100 
Pedestrian detection  $50
Rearview camera$200$200 
Safety key$5$5 
Terrain selector$200$200 
Wide-view front camera$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo area partition net  $40
Towing camera  $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player$125$125 
HD radio$50$50 
Interior air filter$0$0 
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
Exterior 
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 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse  $25
Power-folding mirrors$50$50 
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25$25 
Xenon HID headlights  $500
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates  $100
Floor mats, second row (optional)  $0
Floor mats, third row (optional)  $0
Folding third row seats  $600
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
Manual recliner, third row seats  $125
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-stowing third row seats$1000$1000 
Tailgating position, third row seats$50$50 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather $1000 
Wood trim $300$300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel $150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector  $200
Machined alloy wheels$350$350 
Performance steering system (optional)$0  
Polished alloy wheels  $350
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0 
Total Value of Features$10,100$12,575$9,965
Value of Feature Adjustments$135$2,610$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-129-2,4940

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. GMC Acadia

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerAcadia
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in112.5 in
Length198.3 in193.6 in
Width78.9 in75.4 in
Height70.0 in66.0 in
Curb Weight4,890 lb.4,281 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.22.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in59.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in55.7 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in39.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in58.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in53.3 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in39.7 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in37.2 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in54.3 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in42.9 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in31.1 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft312.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft341.7 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft379.0 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
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 lighting150Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
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
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Total Requested292577%
Total Not Requested86523%

Option Package Details
GMC Acadia Denali

Sunroof
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunroof900Yes
Glass roof panel(s)300No
Total Requested90075%
Total Not Requested30025%
Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Cargo area partition net40No
Total Requested11574%
Total Not Requested4026%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Around view cameras300No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Total Requested1007%
Total Not Requested125093%

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