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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: $44,085

Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring   
Difference: $8,975

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20202020202020192019
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerCX-9CX-9
TrimLimitedSTPlatinumGrand TouringSignature
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $48,130 $54,740 $58,250 $40,840 $45,365
Safe and Smart Package 1,295        
Trailer Tow Package - Class II 395        
Cargo mat 100 100 100 100 100
All-weather floor mats 120 120 120 200 200
Cargo cover 130 130 130 325 325
Panoramic sunroof 1,695 1,695      
Package 401A   3,875      
Class II trailer hitch       450 450
Remote start       550 550
Illuminated door sill trim plates       575 575
Safe and Smart Package 1,230        
Trailer Tow Package - Class II 375        
Cargo mat 95 95 95 80 80
All-weather floor mats 114 114 114 160 160
Cargo cover 124 124 124 260 260
Panoramic sunroof 1,610 1,610      
Package 401A   3,681      
Class II trailer hitch       360 360
Remote start       440 440
Illuminated door sill trim plates       460 460
Options (change) 3,735 5,920 350 2,200 2,200
Options (change) 3,548 5,624 333 1,760 1,760
Destination 1,195 1,195 1,195 1,045 1,045
Total Price $53,060 $61,855 $59,795 $44,085 $48,610

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

Lowest Adjusted Price: Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $7,790
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,328
Model Year20202020202020192019
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerCX-9CX-9
TrimLimitedSTPlatinumGrand TouringSignature
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine300hp I4400hp V6365hp V6250hp I4250hp I4
TransmissionT10T10T10T6T6
DrivetrainRWDAWDAWDFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12500, 12500, 12?, 12?, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/55-20255/55-20255/55-20255/50-20255/50-20
Total Price$53,060$61,855$59,795$44,085$48,610
Adjustments for Features-1,185-3,825-6,3000-1,900
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$51,875$58,030$53,495$44,085$46,710
Cost Above Minimum$0$6,155$1,620$0$2,625

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Mazda CX-9

Model Year20202020202020192019
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerCX-9CX-9
TrimLimitedSTPlatinumGrand TouringSignature
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1500$1500$1500  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1100$1100
RWD$0    
AWD $1700$1700 $1700
FWD   $0 
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100$100  
Active noise reduction  $0  
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100  
Keyless entry keypad$50$50$50  
Power-adjustable pedals  $125  
Remote app$25$25$25  
Remote climate control$25$25$25  
Remote window/roof operation$15$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$350  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial   $200$200
Automatic braking, low-speed   $200$200
Curve control$50$50$50  
Following distance indicator   $25$25
G-vectoring control   $100$100
Hill descent control $250$250  
Inflatable rear seat belts $200$200  
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100$100  
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200$200$200  
Lane keeping assist   $400$400
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100$100  
Safety key$5$5$5  
Terrain selector $200$200  
Vehicle health reports$0$0$0  
Wide-view front camera$150$150$150  
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rails   $250$250
Class II trailer hitch$200  $200$200
Class III trailer hitch $250$250  
Roof rails$250$250$250  
Trailering equipment (4 wire)   $125$125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150$150$150  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50  
Android Auto support$100$100$100  
Apple CarPlay support$100$100$100  
CD player$125$125$125  
MP3-compatible player$50$50$50  
Rear air vents with automatic controls   $250$250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150$150  
Traffic + travel information$25$25$25  
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0  
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50  
Wiper de-icer   $25$25
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0   
Black grille (optional) $0   
Laminated front side windows   $200$200
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200$1200  
Rear bumper protector$40$40$40  
Sunroof   $900$900
Tow hook(s), front $40$40  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75$75$75  
Compass$0$0$0  
Head-up display (HUD)   $350$350
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250$250  
Power-folding mirrors$50$50$50  
Road sign information   $75$75
Steering-linked headlights   $150$150
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim   $100 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300$300  
Door sill trim plates$100    
Folding third row seats   $600$600
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200$200$200
Interior trim, special color    $0
Leather door panel trim  $250  
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150 $150$150
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats   $75$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$100 $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 $100$100
Power-stowing third row seats$1000$1000$1000  
Tailgating position, third row seats$50$50$50  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather  $1000  
Wood trim  $300 $300
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350  $350$350
Machined alloy wheels $350$350  
Performance steering system (optional) $0   
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0  
Total Value of Features$7,785$10,425$12,900$6,600$8,500
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,185$3,825$6,300$0$1,900
Value of Feature Adjustments-106-422-1610-110

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Mazda CX-9

Model Year20202019
ModelExplorerCX-9
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase119.1 in115.3 in
Length198.8 in199.4 in
Width78.9 in77.5 in
Height69.9 in69.0 in
Curb Weight4,346 lb.4,055 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.9 gal.19.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in39.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.8 in57.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.2 in56.7 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in41.0 in
Row 2 Headroom40.5 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.9 in58.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room59.1 in57.4 in
Row 2 Legroom39.0 in39.4 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in35.4 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room54.6 in53.1 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.9 in40.1 in
Row 3 Legroom32.2 in29.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
18.2 ft314.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
47.9 ft338.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
87.8 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%
Trailer Tow Package - Class II
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150No
Total Requested20057%
Total Not Requested15043%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer ST

Package 401A
FeatureValueRequested?
Inflatable rear seat belts200No
Sony, 500W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
AC power outlet100No
Power-folding mirrors50No
Remote window/roof operation15No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Heated second row seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
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
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Total Requested235062%
Total Not Requested144038%

Option Package Details
Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Mazda CX-9 Signature

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%

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