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Ford Explorer vs. Nissan Pathfinder Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Nissan Pathfinder Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $48,440

Nissan Pathfinder Platinum   
Difference: $3,215

Lowest Total Invoice: $44,766

Nissan Pathfinder Platinum   
Difference: $4,578

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerPathfinder
TrimLimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $42,090 $42,320
Base Invoice $40,196 $39,321
Safe and Smart Package 1,295  
AWD 2,150  
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 570  
Roof rack crossbars 140 355
Running boards 595 650
Cargo cover 130  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,700
3.5L V6 0  
Panoramic sunroof 1,695  
4WD   1,690
Cargo Package   305
Floor mats   235
Rear bumper protector   210
Safe and Smart Package 1,230  
AWD 2,054  
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 542  
Roof rack crossbars 133 286
Running boards 565 509
Cargo cover 124  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,895 1,505
3.5L V6 0  
Panoramic sunroof 1,610  
4WD   1,569
Cargo Package   257
Floor mats   187
Rear bumper protector   157
Options (change) 8,570 5,145
Options (change) 8,153 4,470
Destination 995 975
Total Price $51,655 $48,440
Total Invoice $49,344 $44,766

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Nissan Pathfinder

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Pathfinder Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,135
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,591
Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerPathfinder
TrimLimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp V6284hp V6
TransmissionT6CVT
DrivetrainAWD4WD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/23 MPG19/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12?, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20235/55-20
Total Price$51,655$48,440
Adjustments for Features-2,0800
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$49,575$48,440
Total Invoice$49,344$44,766
Adjustments for Features-1,9870
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$47,357$44,766

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Nissan Pathfinder

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerPathfinder
TrimLimitedPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
CVT $1000
AWD$1700 
4WD $1700
Accessories 
Keyless entry keypad$50 
Remote app$25 
Remote climate control$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Around view cameras $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200
Curve control$50 
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Lane departure warning$200 
Moving object detection, front $25
Moving object detection, rear $25
Obstacle detection, front$200 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rearview camera$200 
Safety key$5 
Terrain selector$200 
Trailer sway control$25 
Vehicle health reports$0 
Wide-view front camera$150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray $40
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50 
Android Auto support$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100 
Rain-sensing wipers$175 
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150 
Surround sound$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Variable intermittent wipers $75
Voice control for external devices$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50 
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25 
Glass roof panel(s) $300
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof $900
Wheel-lip moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse $25
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential $150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Folding third row seats $600
Leather door panel trim $250
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Manual recliner, third row seats $125
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power-stowing third row seats$1000 
Tailgating position, third row seats$50 
Total Value of Features$8,620$6,540
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,080$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,9870

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Nissan Pathfinder

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorerPathfinder
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in114.2 in
Length198.3 in198.5 in
Width78.9 in77.2 in
Height70.0 in69.6 in
Curb Weight4,633 lb.4,432 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.19.5 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in42.2 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in60.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in56.8 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in42.3 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in39.4 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in60.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in56.1 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in41.7 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in57.1 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in42.0 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in30.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft316.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft347.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft379.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Safe and Smart Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Total Requested100053%
Total Not Requested87547%
Trailer Tow Package - Class III
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Nissan Pathfinder Platinum

4WD
FeatureValueRequested?
4WD0Yes
Hill descent control250Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
First-aid kit15No
Cargo tray40No
Total Requested7558%
Total Not Requested5542%

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