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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: $46,700

Kia Sorento SX   
Difference: $9,890

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212020
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $54,480 $40,090
Cargo cover 130 150
Roof rack crossbars 140 225
Running boards 595  
Advanced Technology Package   2,000
Class II trailer hitch   395
Remote start   425
AWD   1,800
Tubular side steps   495
Cargo cover 124 120
Roof rack crossbars 133 187
Running boards 565  
Advanced Technology Package   1,868
Class II trailer hitch   327
Remote start   353
AWD   1,693
Tubular side steps   410
Options (change) 865 5,490
Options (change) 822 4,958
Destination 1,245 1,120
Total Price $56,590 $46,700

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento

Lowest Adjusted Price: Kia Sorento SX
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,605
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $4,168
Model Year20212020
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6290hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)18/24 MPG19/24 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)500, 12630, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)275/45-21235/55-19
Total Price$56,590$46,700
Adjustments for Features-4,2850
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$52,305$46,700

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento

Model Year20212020
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1500 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300
Active noise reduction$0 
Adaptive cruise control$600 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $850
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Power-adjustable pedals$125 
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener $125
Remote app$25 
Remote climate control$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Semi-automated parking system$500 
Sunshades, second row $125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Curve control$50 
Hill descent control$250 
Inflatable rear seat belts$200 
Knee airbag, passenger$75 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Obstacle detection, front$150 
Pedestrian detection $50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Safety key$5 
Side curtain airbags $350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500 
Terrain selector$200 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Trailer sway control$25 
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Class II trailer hitch $200
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Ionizing air filtration $50
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Traffic + travel information$25 
Traffic information $25
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Wiper de-icer $25
Bodyside cladding $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Laminated front side windows $200
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia $0
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia $0
Painted brake calipers (optional) $0
Running boards$350 
Tow hook(s), front$40 
Tubular side steps $350
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection $25
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights $500
Lockable center differential $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Folding third row seats $600
Heated second row seats$200 
Leather door panel trim$250 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Massage, driver seat$100 
Massage, passenger seat$100 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100
Power-stowing third row seats$1000 
Tailgating position, third row seats$50 
Upgraded headliner (optional) $0
Upholstered instrument panel, leather$1000 
Wood trim$300 
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Performance steering system (optional) $0
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$13,260$8,975
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,285$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1570

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento

Model Year20212020
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase119.1 in109.4 in
Length198.8 in189.0 in
Width78.9 in74.4 in
Height69.9 in66.5 in
Curb Weight4,727 lb.4,211 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.9 gal.18.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in39.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.8 in59.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.2 in56.7 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom40.5 in39.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.9 in58.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room59.1 in56.4 in
Row 2 Legroom39.0 in39.4 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in36.3 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room54.6 in52.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.9 in41.4 in
Row 3 Legroom32.2 in31.7 in
Cargo Volume,
18.2 ft311.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
47.9 ft338.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
87.8 ft373.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Kia Sorento SX

Class II trailer hitch
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
Lockable center differential150No
Wiper de-icer25No
Torque vectoring, brake-based100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested275100%
Advanced Technology Package
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed700No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested130050%
Total Not Requested130050%

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