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Ford Explorer vs. GMC Terrain Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. GMC Terrain Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $45,165

GMC Terrain Denali   
Difference: $10,260

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,761

GMC Terrain Denali   
Difference: $10,212

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerTerrain
TrimPlatinumDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $53,940 $37,600
Base Invoice $51,512 $35,720
All-weather floor mats 120 200
Roof rack crossbars 140 270
Cargo cover 130  
Cargo mat 100  
Cargo Package   295
Class II trailer hitch   450
Driver Alert Package II   495
Comfort Package   525
Advanced Safety Package   745
Metallic paint (extra cost)   395
Panoramic sunroof   1,495
4WD   1,700
All-weather floor mats 114 182
Roof rack crossbars 133 246
Cargo cover 124  
Cargo mat 95  
Cargo Package   268
Class II trailer hitch   410
Driver Alert Package II   450
Comfort Package   478
Advanced Safety Package   678
Metallic paint (extra cost)   359
Panoramic sunroof   1,360
4WD   1,615
Options (change) 490 6,570
Options (change) 466 6,046
Destination 995 995
Total Price $55,425 $45,165
Total Invoice $52,973 $42,761

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. GMC Terrain

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: GMC Terrain Denali
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,920
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,064
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerTerrain
TrimPlatinumDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6252hp I4
TransmissionT6T9
DrivetrainAWD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG21/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)500, 12?, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20235/50-19
Total Price$55,425$45,165
Adjustments for Features-4,3400
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$51,085$45,165
Total Invoice$52,973$42,761
Adjustments for Features-4,1480
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$48,825$42,761

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. GMC Terrain

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerTerrain
TrimPlatinumDenali
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
AWD$1700 
4WD $1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Cruise control $250
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Power-adjustable pedals$125 
Remote climate control$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Around view cameras $500
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Curve control$50 
Following distance indicator $25
Inflatable rear seat belts$200 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Pedestrian detection $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rearview camera$200 
Side curtain airbags $350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500 
Terrain selector$200 
Trailer sway control$25 
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo area partition net $40
Cargo tray $40
Class II trailer hitch $200
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
CD player$125 
Larger infotainment display $0
MP3-compatible player$50 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Rear HVAC unit$400 
SD Card slot $25
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Traffic + travel information$25 
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Wireless charging station $75
Exterior 
Active grille shutters $0
Bodyside cladding $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Rear bumper protector$40 
Tow hook(s), front$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Floor mats, second row (optional) $0
Folding passenger seat $150
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
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
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, passenger seat$100 
Power-stowing third row seats$1000 
Tailgating position, third row seats$50 
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Upholstered instrument panel, leather$1000 
Wood trim$300 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Touring suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$11,470$7,130
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,340$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,1480

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. GMC Terrain

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerTerrain
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in107.3 in
Length198.3 in182.3 in
Width78.9 in72.4 in
Height70.0 in65.4 in
Curb Weight4,890 lb.3,756 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.14.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in40.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in57.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in54.4 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in55.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in51.8 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in39.7 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft329.6 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft329.6 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft363.3 ft3

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Option Package Details
GMC Terrain Denali

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo area partition net40No
Cargo tray40No
Total Requested7548%
Total Not Requested8052%
Driver Alert Package II
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Following distance indicator25No
Total Requested80074%
Total Not Requested27526%
Comfort Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated second row seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Wireless charging station75No
Total Requested50087%
Total Not Requested7513%
Advanced Safety Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Total Requested50063%
Total Not Requested30037%

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