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Ford Explorer vs. Lexus GX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Lexus GX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $58,450

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $14,140

Lowest Total Invoice: $55,846

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $10,985

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerGX
TrimPlatinum460 Luxury
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $53,940 $63,230
Base Invoice $51,512 $58,172
Running boards 595  
Cargo mat 100 105
Cargo cover 130  
Second-row buckets 695  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,970
Sport Design Package   1,950
Driver Support Package   4,340
Running boards 565  
Cargo mat 95 65
Cargo cover 124  
Second-row buckets 660  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,895 1,812
Sport Design Package   1,795
Driver Support Package   3,992
Options (change) 3,515 8,365
Options (change) 3,339 7,664
Destination 995 995
Total Price $58,450 $72,590
Total Invoice $55,846 $66,831

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lexus GX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $13,445
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $10,345
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerGX
TrimPlatinum460 Luxury
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6301hp V8
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD w/4L
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)500, 12330, 17
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20265/60-18
Total Price$58,450$72,590
Adjustments for Features0-695
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$58,450$71,895
Total Invoice$55,846$66,831
Adjustments for Features0-640
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$55,846$66,191

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lexus GX

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerGX
TrimPlatinum460 Luxury
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
AWD$1700 
AWD w/low range $2200
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Power liftgate$350 
Power-adjustable pedals$125 
Remote climate control$25 
Remote start$150 
Semi-automated parking system$500 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Crawl control $500
Curve control$50 
Driver attention monitor $500
Full-size spare tire $225
Hill descent control$250 
Inflatable rear seat belts$200 
Knee airbag, driver $75
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Passenger side camera $200
Rear side airbags $300
Safety key$5 
Temporary spare tire$150 
Terrain selector$200 
Cargo Management 
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100 
Automatic air recirculation $100
CD changer, in-dash $325
CD player$125 
DVD-compatible player $0
HD radio$50 
HDMI port $25
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Siri Eyes Free support $0
SMS text-to-speech reader$25 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $200
Voice control for external devices$0 
Water-repellent front-door glass $15
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Wiper de-icer $25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Bodyside moldings $75
Laminated front side windows $200
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Skid plates $150
Sunroof $900
Tow hook(s), front$40 
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Conversation mirror $25
Headlight washers $50
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
LED headlights $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Illuminated door sill trim plates$200 
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats $200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Manual recliner, second row seats$75 
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 lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, second row seats $150
Power release, second row seats$50 
Power-folding third row seats $1000
Power-stowing third row seats$1000 
Tailgating position, third row seats$50 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather$1000 
Wood trim$300 
Wood trim, alternative type $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active stabilizer bars $500
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Alloy wheels $350
Disconnectable stabilizer bars $350
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Rear air springs, auto-leveling $350
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$12,420$13,115
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$695
Value of Feature Adjustments0-640

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lexus GX

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerGX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in109.8 in
Length198.3 in189.2 in
Width78.9 in74.2 in
Height70.0 in74.2 in
Curb Weight4,458 lb.5,129 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.23.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in38.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in55.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in56.5 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in40.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in57.3 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in55.2 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in34.1 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in35.2 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in54.5 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in43.1 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in29.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft34.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft334.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft364.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus GX 460 Luxury

Entertainment system with dual headrest screens
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens1200Yes
HDMI port25No
Total Requested120098%
Total Not Requested252%
Sport Design Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row buckets500Yes
Alloy wheels, optional design0No
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)25Yes
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
Total Requested525100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Support Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Driver attention monitor500No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Passenger side camera200No
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Crawl control250No
Mark Levinson, 330W, 17 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested155051%
Total Not Requested150049%

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