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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: $49,215

Honda Pilot Elite   
Difference: $6,360

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2020202020202020
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerPilot
TrimLimitedSTPlatinumElite
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $48,130 $54,740 $58,250 $48,120
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 570      
Safe and Smart Package 1,295      
Second-row buckets 695 695 695  
Panoramic sunroof 1,695 1,695    
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995 1,995  
Package 401A   3,875    
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 542      
Safe and Smart Package 1,230      
Second-row buckets 660 660 660  
Panoramic sunroof 1,610 1,610    
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,895 1,895 1,895  
Package 401A   3,681    
Options (change) 6,250 8,260 2,690 0
Options (change) 5,937 7,846 2,555 0
Destination 1,195 1,195 1,195 1,095
Total Price $55,575 $64,195 $62,135 $49,215

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Honda Pilot

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Pilot Elite
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $8,380
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,394
Model Year2020202020202020
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerPilot
TrimLimitedSTPlatinumElite
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine300hp I4400hp V6365hp V6280hp V6
TransmissionT10T10T10T9
DrivetrainRWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12500, 12500, 12540, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/55-20255/55-20255/55-20245/50-20
Total Price$55,575$64,195$62,135$49,215
Adjustments for Features0-2,590-5,065-2,020
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$55,575$61,605$57,070$47,195
Cost Above Minimum$0$6,030$1,495$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Honda Pilot

Model Year2020202020202020
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerPilot
TrimLimitedSTPlatinumElite
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1500$1500$1500 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1400
RWD$0   
AWD $1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction  $0$0
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50$50$50 
Power-adjustable pedals  $125 
Remote app$25$25$25 
Remote climate control$25$25$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15$15$15 
Semi-automated parking system  $500 
Sunshades, second row   $125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual   $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial   $200
Automatic braking, low-speed   $200
Curve control$50$50$50 
Hill descent control $250$250 
Inflatable rear seat belts $200$200 
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200$200 
Lane keeping assist   $400
Pedestrian detection   $50
Safety key$5$5$5 
Terrain selector $200$200$200
Torque vectoring, brake-based   $100
Vehicle health reports$0$0$0 
Wide-view front camera$150$150$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo net   $40
Second-row low console   $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50 
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system   $100
DVD-compatible player   $0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens$1200$1200$1200 
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted   $1000
HDMI port   $25
Rear air vents with automatic controls   $250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150$150 
Surround sound$250$250$250 
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25 
Traffic information   $25
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50 
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0  
Black grille (optional) $0  
Glass roof panel(s)   $300
Laminated front side windows   $200
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200$1200 
Skid plate (one)   $50
Sunroof   $900
Tow hook(s), front $40$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75$75$75 
Conversation mirror   $25
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250$250 
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50 
Spotter mirror(s)   $50
Powertrain 
Active rear differential   $500
Automatic start / stop   $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100$100
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$200 
Leather door panel trim  $250 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$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 height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100 $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100$100  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100 
Power-stowing third row seats$1000$1000$1000 
Tailgating position, third row seats$50$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  $350
Machined alloy wheels $350$350 
Performance steering system (optional) $0  
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0 
Suggestive steering   $0
Total Value of Features$7,920$10,510$12,985$9,940
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,590$5,065$2,020
Value of Feature Adjustments0-365-306-45

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Honda Pilot

Model Year20202020
ModelExplorerPilot
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase119.1 in111.0 in
Length198.8 in196.5 in
Width78.9 in78.6 in
Height69.9 in70.6 in
Curb Weight4,346 lb.4,037 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.9 gal.19.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in40.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.8 in62.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.2 in59.1 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom40.5 in40.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.9 in62.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room59.1 in57.3 in
Row 2 Legroom39.0 in38.4 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in38.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room54.6 in57.6 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.9 in44.6 in
Row 3 Legroom32.2 in31.9 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
18.2 ft316.5 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
47.9 ft346.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
87.8 ft383.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Trailer Tow Package - Class III
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch50Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%
Safe and Smart Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
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
Total Requested180096%
Total Not Requested754%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer ST

Package 401A
FeatureValueRequested?
Inflatable rear seat belts200No
Sony, 500W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
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, power100No
Heated second row seats200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
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 wipers100Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Total Requested285075%
Total Not Requested94025%

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