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Ford Explorer vs. Honda Pilot Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Honda Pilot Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $40,635

Honda Pilot EX-L   
Difference: $9,300

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820182018
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $45,950 $53,940 $36,760
Safe and Smart Package 1,295    
Panoramic sunroof 1,695    
AWD     1,900
Honda Sensing     1,000
Safe and Smart Package 1,230    
Panoramic sunroof 1,610    
AWD     0
Honda Sensing     912
Options (change) 2,990 0 2,900
Options (change) 2,840 0 912
Destination 995 995 975
Total Price $49,935 $54,935 $40,635

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Honda Pilot

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Pilot EX-L
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,495
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $42,195
Model Year201820182018
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6365hp V6280hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG16/22 MPG18/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12500, 12225, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20255/50-20245/60-18
Total Price$49,935$54,935$40,635
Adjustments for Features-3,805-7,8450
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$46,130$47,090$40,635
Cost Above Minimum$0$960$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Honda Pilot

Model Year201820182018
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
6-speed automatic  $1000
AC power outlet $100 
Active noise reduction $0$0
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100 
Heated steering wheel$100$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50$50 
Power-adjustable pedals $125 
Remote app$25$25 
Remote climate control$25$25 
Remote window/roof operation $15 
Semi-automated parking system $500 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350 
Universal garage door opener $100$100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200
Blind spot camera, passenger side  $150
Blind spot warning system$200$200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear$100$100 
Curve control$50$50 
Hill descent control$250$250 
Inflatable rear seat belts $200 
Knee airbag, passenger$75$75 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200 
Lane keeping assist  $400
Obstacle detection, front$150$150 
Obstacle detection, rear$250$250 
Pedestrian detection  $50
Safety key$5$5 
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Wide-view front camera $150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo net  $40
Roof rails$250$250 
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150$150 
Climate Control 
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175 
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150 
Variable intermittent wipers  $75
Active rear differential  $500
Black exterior trim (optional)$0  
Black grille (optional)$0  
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Skid plate (one)  $50
Sunroof  $900
Tow hook(s), front$40$40 
4G LTE connectivity$0$0 
CD player$125$125 
HD radio$50$50 
MP3-compatible player$50$50 
Navigation system$600$600 
Surround sound$250$250 
Traffic + travel information$25$25 
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Voice control for nav and audio$100$100 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75$75 
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200 
Conversation mirror  $25
Interior ambient lighting $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
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25$25 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300 
Folding third row seats  $600
Heated second row seats $200 
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 
Memory system, driver seat $200 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power release, second row seats  $50
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 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical  $100
Alloy wheels  $350
Machined alloy wheels$350$350 
Performance steering system (optional)$0  
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0 
Suggestive steering  $0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100 
Total Value of Features$11,395$15,435$7,590
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,805$7,845$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-3,636-7,4980

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Honda Pilot

Model Year20182018
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in111.0 in
Length198.3 in194.5 in
Width78.9 in78.6 in
Height70.0 in69.8 in
Curb Weight4,890 lb.4,230 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.19.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in40.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in62.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in59.1 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in40.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in62.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in57.3 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in38.4 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in38.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in57.6 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in44.6 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in31.9 in
Cargo Volume,
21.0 ft316.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft346.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
81.7 ft383.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Sport

Safe and Smart Package
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system0Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested105061%
Total Not Requested67539%

Option Package Details
Honda Pilot EX-L

Heated mirrors25Yes
Trailer sway control25Yes
Active rear differential500No
Terrain selector200Yes
Total Requested25033%
Total Not Requested50067%
Honda Sensing
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system0Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Lane keeping assist400No
Total Requested85050%
Total Not Requested85050%

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