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Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $58,070

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $5,350

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212018
ModelExplorerMKX
TrimPlatinumBlack Label
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $54,480 $54,230
All-weather floor mats 120 120
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995
Cargo cover 130  
Cargo mat 100  
Cargo Utility Package   365
Class II trailer hitch   645
Technology Package   1,395
Driver Assistance Package   2,250
Roof rails   195
Polished alloy wheels   1,300
All-weather floor mats 114 107
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,895 1,776
Cargo cover 124  
Cargo mat 95  
Cargo Utility Package   325
Class II trailer hitch   574
Technology Package   1,242
Driver Assistance Package   2,003
Roof rails   174
Polished alloy wheels   1,157
Options (change) 2,345 8,265
Options (change) 2,228 7,358
Destination 1,245 925
Total Price $58,070 $63,420

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,925
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $54,609
Model Year20212018
ModelExplorerMKX
TrimPlatinumBlack Label
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine365hp V6303hp V6
TransmissionT10T6
DrivetrainAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)500, 12?, 19
Tire (rear if not all the same)275/45-21265/40-21
Total Price$58,070$63,420
Adjustments for Features-1,5750
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$56,495$63,420

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

Model Year20212018
ModelExplorerMKX
TrimPlatinumBlack Label
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1500 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AWD$1700 
FWD $0
Accessories 
Power-adjustable pedals$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Hill descent control$250 
Knee airbag, driver $75
Knee airbag, passenger$75 
Pedestrian detection $50
Rearview camera$200 
Side curtain airbags $350
Side curtain airbags, three rows$500 
Terrain selector$200 
Torque vectoring, brake-based $100
Wide-view rear camera $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo net $40
Cargo organizer $100
Class II trailer hitch $200
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support$100 
App support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100 
Aux input$50 
Concierge Services - 4 year subscription $200
Navigation, turn-by-turn $25
Rear air vents $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Rear HVAC unit$400 
SD Card slot $25
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Wi-Fi hotspot capability $0
Wiper de-icer $25
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows $200
Tow hook(s), front$40 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Approach detection $25
Fog lights$125 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
LED headlights $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
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 release, second row seats $50
Power-stowing third row seats$1000 
Synthetic suede headliner $650
Tailgating position, third row seats$50 
Wood trim$300 
Wood trim, alternative type $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active steering $1000
Electronic systems calibration selector $200
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Polished alloy wheels $350
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 
Total Value of Features$9,515$7,940
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,575$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-940

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Lincoln MKX

Model Year20212018
ModelExplorerMKX
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase119.1 in112.2 in
Length198.8 in190.0 in
Width78.9 in76.1 in
Height69.9 in66.2 in
Curb Weight4,346 lb.4,169 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.9 gal.18.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in39.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.8 in58.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.2 in56.4 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in40.7 in
Row 2 Headroom40.5 in39.2 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.9 in59.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room59.1 in55.6 in
Row 2 Legroom39.0 in39.6 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room54.6 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.9 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom32.2 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
18.2 ft337.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
47.9 ft337.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
87.8 ft368.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lincoln MKX Black Label

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Trailer sway control25Yes
Total Requested350100%
Total Not Requested00%
Polished alloy wheels
FeatureValueRequested?
Polished alloy wheels0No
265/40VR21 tires400No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested400100%
Cargo Utility Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
Cargo net40No
Cargo mat40Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Cargo organizer100No
Rear bumper protector40Yes
Total Requested25565%
Total Not Requested14035%
Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Wide-view rear camera0No
Total Requested80073%
Total Not Requested30027%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control450Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Active steering1000No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Driver drowsiness monitor150No
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Total Requested115045%
Total Not Requested140055%

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