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Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,865

Kia Sorento EX   
Difference: $9,250

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212021202120212021
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerSorentoSorento
TrimLimitedSTPlatinumEXHybrid EX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $45,005 $52,830 $54,480 $34,990 $36,590
Cargo cover 130 130 130 150 150
Roof rack crossbars 140 140 140 225 225
Running boards 595 595 595    
Illuminated door sill trim plates       250 250
Remote start       425 425
Floor mats       155 135
Tubular side steps       495 495
Cargo cover 124 124 124 120 120
Roof rack crossbars 133 133 133 187 187
Running boards 565 565 565    
Illuminated door sill trim plates       208 208
Remote start       353 353
Floor mats       129 108
Tubular side steps       410 410
Options (change) 865 865 865 1,700 1,680
Options (change) 822 822 822 1,407 1,386
Destination 1,245 1,245 1,245 1,175 1,175
Total Price $47,115 $54,940 $56,590 $37,865 $39,445

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento

Lowest Adjusted Price: Kia Sorento EX
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,065
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,003
Model Year20212021202120212021
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerSorentoSorento
TrimLimitedSTPlatinumEXHybrid EX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine300hp I4400hp V6365hp V6281hp I4177hp I4 H
TransmissionA10T10T10S8T6
DrivetrainRWDAWDAWDFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12390, 12500, 12?, 6?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/55-20255/55-20275/45-21235/60-18235/65-17
Total Price$47,115$54,940$56,590$37,865$39,445
Adjustments for Features-5,385-6,910-13,925-2000
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$41,730$48,030$42,665$37,665$39,445
Cost Above Minimum$0$6,300$935$0$1,780

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento

Model Year20212021202120212021
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerSorentoSorento
TrimLimitedSTPlatinumEXHybrid EX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-speed automatic$1400    
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1500$1500  
8-speed automated manual   $1300 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1100
RWD$0    
AWD $1700$1700  
FWD   $0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 $100  
Active noise reduction  $0  
Adaptive cruise control  $600  
Cruise control$150$150 $150$150
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100  
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100  
Keyless entry keypad$50$50$50  
Power-adjustable pedals  $125  
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener   $125$125
Remote window/roof operation$15 $15  
Semi-automated parking system  $500  
Sunshades, second row   $125$125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250 $250$250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350 $350  
Universal garage door opener$100 $100$100$100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats   $0$0
Blind spot warning system  $200$200$200
Cross-traffic warning, rear  $100$100$100
Curve control$50$50$50  
Forward collision warning  $200  
Hill descent control $250$250  
Inflatable rear seat belts  $200  
Knee airbag, passenger$75$75$75  
Lane departure prevention, steering-based  $200  
Lane departure warning  $200  
Obstacle detection, front$150$150$150  
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100  
Safety key$5$5$5  
Side curtain airbags   $350$350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500$500$500  
Terrain selector $200$200  
Trailer sway control$25$25$25  
Wide-view front camera$150 $150  
Cargo Management 
Class III trailer hitch $250$250  
Roof rack$300$300$300  
Trailering equipment (7 wire) $150$150  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50  
Android Auto support$100$100$100  
App support$100$100$100  
Apple CarPlay support$100$100$100  
HD radio$50$50$50  
Ionizing air filtration   $50$50
Navigation system$600$600$600  
Rain-sensing wipers  $175  
Rear air vents   $100$100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150$150  
Rear HVAC unit$400$400$400  
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25$25  
Surround sound$250$250$250  
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25  
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 $75$75
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0  
Voice control for nav and audio$100$100$100  
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50  
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0   
Black grille (optional) $0   
Laminated front side windows   $200$200
Panoramic sunroof  $1200  
Rear bumper protector$40$40$40  
Running boards$350$350$350  
Tow hook(s), front $40$40  
Tubular side steps   $350$350
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection   $25$25
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror  $75  
Auto-dimming headlights  $200  
Compass$0$0$0  
Interior ambient lighting$150 $150$150$150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250$250  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750$750  
Power-folding mirrors$50 $50$50$50
Spotter mirror(s)$50$50   
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 $300  
Door sill trim plates$100    
Heated second row seats$200 $200  
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200$200$200
Leather door panel trim  $250  
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 $150$150
Massage, driver seat  $100  
Massage, passenger seat  $100  
Memory system, driver seat$200 $200  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $150  
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $150  
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100 $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$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 
Alloy wheels$350  $350$350
Electronic systems calibration selector   $200$200
Machined alloy wheels $350$350  
Performance steering system (optional) $0   
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0  
Total Value of Features$9,885$11,410$18,425$4,700$4,500
Value of Feature Adjustments$5,385$6,910$13,925$200$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-236-260-509-140

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento

Model Year20212021
ModelExplorerSorento
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase119.1 in110.8 in
Length198.8 in189.0 in
Width78.9 in74.8 in
Height69.9 in66.7 in
Curb Weight4,346 lb.3,716 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.9 gal.17.7 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in40.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.8 in59.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.2 in55.5 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in41.4 in
Row 2 Headroom40.5 in39.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.9 in58.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room59.1 in55.0 in
Row 2 Legroom39.0 in41.7 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in36.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room54.6 in53.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.9 in42.5 in
Row 3 Legroom32.2 in29.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
18.2 ft312.6 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
47.9 ft345.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
87.8 ft375.5 ft3

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