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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: $45,530

Kia Sorento SX V6   
Difference: $7,850

Lowest Total Invoice: $42,646

Kia Sorento SX V6   
Difference: $8,345

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerSorentoSorento
TrimSportPlatinumSX V6SX Limited V6
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $45,950 $53,940 $39,100 $44,400
Base Invoice $43,883 $51,512 $36,748 $41,663
Package 401A 3,875      
Cargo cover 130 130 150 150
Roof rack crossbars 140 140 225 225
Panoramic sunroof 1,695      
Running boards 595 595    
Advanced Technology Package     2,000  
Class II trailer hitch     395 395
Remote start     425 425
AWD     1,800 1,800
Tubular side steps     495 495
Package 401A 3,681      
Cargo cover 124 124 120 120
Roof rack crossbars 133 133 187 187
Panoramic sunroof 1,610      
Running boards 565 565    
Advanced Technology Package     1,868  
Class II trailer hitch     327 327
Remote start     353 353
AWD     1,693 1,693
Tubular side steps     410 410
Options (change) 6,435 865 5,490 3,490
Options (change) 6,113 822 4,958 3,090
Destination 995 995 940 940
Total Price $53,380 $55,800 $45,530 $48,830
Total Invoice $50,991 $53,329 $42,646 $45,693

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Kia Sorento SX V6
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,110
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,707
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerSorentoSorento
TrimSportPlatinumSX V6SX Limited V6
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6365hp V6290hp V6290hp V6
TransmissionT6T6T6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG16/22 MPG18/25 MPG18/25 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)500, 12500, 12630, 12630, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20255/50-20235/55-19235/55-19
Total Price$53,380$55,800$45,530$48,830
Adjustments for Features-1,685-4,1600-1,175
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$51,695$51,640$45,530$47,655
Cost Above Minimum$55$0$0$2,125
Total Invoice$50,991$53,329$42,646$45,693
Adjustments for Features-1,610-3,9760-1,100
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$49,381$49,353$42,646$44,593
Cost Above Minimum$28$0$0$1,947

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento

Model Year2018201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerSorentoSorento
TrimSportPlatinumSX V6SX Limited V6
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction $0  
Adaptive cruise control$750$750  
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed  $1000$1000
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100  
Keyless entry keypad$50$50  
Power-adjustable pedals $125  
Proximity trunk or liftgate opener  $125$125
Remote app$25$25  
Remote climate control$25$25  
Remote window/roof operation$15$15  
Semi-automated parking system $500  
Sunshades, second row  $125$125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual  $250$250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350$350  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0$0
Around view cameras   $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200$200
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200$200
Curve control$50$50  
Hill descent control$250$250  
Inflatable rear seat belts$200$200  
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100  
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200  
Obstacle detection, front$200$200  
Pedestrian detection  $50$50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100  
Rearview camera$200$200$200 
Safety key$5$5  
Side curtain airbags  $350$350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500$500  
Terrain selector$200$200  
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100$100
Trailer sway control$25$25  
Wide-view front camera$150$150  
Cargo Management 
Class II trailer hitch  $200$200
Class III trailer hitch$250$250  
Trailering equipment (4 wire)  $125$125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150$150  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50  
Ionizing air filtration  $50$50
Rain-sensing wipers$175$175 $175
Traffic + travel information$25$25  
Traffic information  $25$25
Variable intermittent wipers  $75 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50  
Wiper de-icer  $25$25
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)$0   
Black grille (optional)$0   
Bodyside cladding  $350$350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250  
Laminated front side windows  $200$200
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia  $0$0
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia  $0$0
Painted brake calipers (optional)  $0$0
Running boards$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$75  
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200  
Compass$0$0  
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250  
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750  
Mirror tilt-down in reverse  $25$25
Steering-linked headlights  $150$150
Xenon HID headlights  $500$500
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential  $150$150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Folding third row seats  $600$600
Heated second row seats$200$200 $200
Leather door panel trim $250  
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 $150$150
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats  $75$75
Massage, driver seat $100  
Massage, passenger seat $100  
Metal pedals   $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150$150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150  
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100   
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100   
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Power-stowing third row seats$1000$1000  
Tailgating position, third row seats$50$50  
Upgraded headliner (optional)  $0$0
Upholstered instrument panel, leather $1000  
Wood trim $300  
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel $150  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels  $350 
Chrome-plated alloy wheels   $850
Electronic systems calibration selector  $200$200
Machined alloy wheels$350$350  
Performance steering system (optional)$0 $0$0
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0$0  
Total Value of Features$10,960$13,435$9,275$10,450
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,685$4,160$0$1,175
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,610-3,9760-1,100

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Kia Sorento

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerSorento
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in109.4 in
Length198.3 in187.4 in
Width78.9 in74.4 in
Height70.0 in66.3 in
Curb Weight4,890 lb.4,101 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.18.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.5 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in59.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in56.7 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in39.3 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in58.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in56.4 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in39.4 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in36.3 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in52.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in41.4 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in31.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft311.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft338.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft373.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Sport

Package 401A
FeatureValueRequested?
Inflatable rear seat belts200No
Sony, 500W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Wide-view front camera150No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Heated second row seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Power-folding mirrors50Yes
Remote window/roof operation15No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested240063%
Total Not Requested139037%

Option Package Details
Kia Sorento SX V6

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Wiper de-icer25No
Torque vectoring, brake-based100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested275100%
Advanced Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750No
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested130049%
Total Not Requested135051%

Option Package Details
Kia Sorento SX Limited V6

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
AWD
FeatureValueRequested?
AWD0Yes
Lockable center differential150No
Wiper de-icer25No
Torque vectoring, brake-based100No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested275100%

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