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Ford Explorer vs. Mazda CX-9 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Mazda CX-9 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $43,160

Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring   
Difference: $3,265

Lowest Total Invoice: $40,634

Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring   
Difference: $3,730

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerCX-9
TrimLimitedGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $42,090 $40,470
Base Invoice $40,196 $38,294
Safe and Smart Package 1,295  
Cargo mat 100 100
All-weather floor mats 120 200
Cargo cover 130 325
3.5L V6 0  
Panoramic sunroof 1,695  
Remote start   550
Illuminated door sill trim plates   575
Safe and Smart Package 1,230  
Cargo mat 95 80
All-weather floor mats 114 160
Cargo cover 124 260
3.5L V6 0  
Panoramic sunroof 1,610  
Remote start   440
Illuminated door sill trim plates   460
Options (change) 3,340 1,750
Options (change) 3,173 1,400
Destination 995 940
Total Price $46,425 $43,160
Total Invoice $44,364 $40,634

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Mazda CX-9

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,255
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,765
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerCX-9
TrimLimitedGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp V6250hp I4
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)17/24 MPG22/28 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12?, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20255/50-20
Total Price$46,425$43,160
Adjustments for Features-1,0100
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$45,415$43,160
Total Invoice$44,364$40,634
Adjustments for Features-9650
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$43,399$40,634

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Mazda CX-9

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerCX-9
TrimLimitedGrand Touring
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Remote app$25 
Remote climate control$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Sunshades, second row $125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Curve control$50 
Following distance indicator $25
G-vectoring control $50
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Safety key$5 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rails $250
Roof rails$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100 
CD player$125 
MP3-compatible player$50 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Traffic + travel information$25 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Wiper de-icer $25
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows $200
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Rear bumper protector$40 
Sunroof $900
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Compass$0 
Head-up display (HUD) $350
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Road sign information $75
Steering-linked headlights $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim $100
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Folding third row seats $600
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Power-stowing third row seats$1000 
Tailgating position, third row seats$50 
Total Value of Features$6,135$5,125
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,010$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-9650

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Mazda CX-9

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerCX-9
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in115.3 in
Length198.3 in199.4 in
Width78.9 in77.5 in
Height70.0 in69.0 in
Curb Weight4,457 lb.4,054 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.19.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in57.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in56.7 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in58.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in57.4 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in39.4 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in35.4 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in53.1 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in40.1 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in29.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft314.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft338.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft371.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Safe and Smart Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested170091%
Total Not Requested1759%

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