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Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKT Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKT Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $58,025

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $325

Lowest Total Invoice: $54,978

Lincoln MKT Reserve   
Difference: $466

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $53,940 $49,025
Base Invoice $51,512 $46,574
Second-row buckets 695 995
Cargo cover 130  
All-weather floor mats 120 75
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995
Second-row high console 150  
Technology Package   2,000
Class III trailer hitch   595
Refrigerated storage compartment   895
Inflatable rear seat belts   250
Panoramic sunroof   1,595
Second-row buckets 660 886
Cargo cover 124  
All-weather floor mats 114 67
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,895 1,776
Second-row high console 144  
Technology Package   1,780
Class III trailer hitch   530
Refrigerated storage compartment   797
Inflatable rear seat belts   223
Panoramic sunroof   1,420
Options (change) 3,090 8,400
Options (change) 2,937 7,479
Destination 995 925
Total Price $58,025 $58,350
Total Invoice $55,444 $54,978

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKT

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,915
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,053
Model Year20182018
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6365hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG15/21 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)500, 12700, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20235/55-19
Total Price$58,025$58,350
Adjustments for Features-1,5900
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$56,435$58,350
Total Invoice$55,444$54,978
Adjustments for Features-1,5190
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$53,925$54,978

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKT

Model Year20182018
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
Active noise reduction$0 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Remote app$25 
Remote climate control$25 
Sunshades, second row $125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Hill descent control$250 
Knee airbag, passenger$75 
Terrain selector$200 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo net $40
Refrigerated storage compartment $250
Roof rails$250 
Laminated front side windows $200
Rear bumper protector$40 
Rear spoiler$200 
Tow hook(s), front$40 
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
4G LTE connectivity$0 
Android Auto support$100 
App support$0 
Apple CarPlay support$100 
Navigation, turn-by-turn $25
SD Card slot $25
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Wi-Fi hotspot capability $0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights $500
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated second row seats $200
Leather door panel trim$250 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Massage, driver seat$100 
Massage, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, second row seats $150
Upholstered instrument panel, leather$1000 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Alloy wheels $350
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$7,080$5,490
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,590$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,5190

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKT

Model Year20182018
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in117.9 in
Length198.3 in207.6 in
Width78.9 in76.0 in
Height70.0 in67.4 in
Curb Weight4,890 lb.4,942 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in40.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in58.6 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in55.7 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in41.3 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in58.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in55.9 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in41.8 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in33.5 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in49.1 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in40.6 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in33.0 in
Cargo Volume,
21.0 ft317.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft339.6 ft3
Cargo Volume,
81.7 ft375.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lincoln MKT Reserve

Second-row buckets
Second-row buckets500Yes
Cooled or ventilated second row seats200No
Power lumbar adjuster, second row seats150No
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats75No
Power release, second row seats50Yes
Total Requested55056%
Total Not Requested42544%
Class III trailer hitch
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Trailer sway control25Yes
Total Requested425100%
Total Not Requested00%
Refrigerated storage compartment
Refrigerated storage compartment250No
Second-row high console250Yes
Total Requested25050%
Total Not Requested25050%
Technology Package
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system0Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested1700100%
Total Not Requested00%

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