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Ford Explorer vs. Toyota 4Runner Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Toyota 4Runner Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $40,205

Toyota 4Runner SR5   
Difference: $1,515

Lowest Total Invoice: $36,890

Toyota 4Runner SR5   
Difference: $2,964

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerExplorer4Runner
TrimXLTLimitedSportPlatinumSR5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $34,020 $42,090 $45,950 $53,940 $33,910
Base Invoice $32,489 $40,196 $43,883 $51,512 $31,222
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 570 570      
Technology Feature Bundle 935        
Package 201A 2,330        
Ashtray and lighter (optional) 90 90 90 90 29
Cargo cover 130 130 130 130 155
Roof rack crossbars 140 140 140 140 185
All-weather floor mats 120 120 120 120 249
Running boards 595 595 595 595 345
Cargo mat 100 100 100 100  
Panoramic sunroof 1,695 1,695 1,695    
Third-row seat         1,085
Premium Package         1,580
Floor mats         224
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)         99
Remote start         499
Sunroof         850
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 542 542      
Technology Feature Bundle 888        
Package 201A 2,213        
Ashtray and lighter (optional) 86 86 86 86 19
Cargo cover 124 124 124 124 95
Roof rack crossbars 133 133 133 133 110
All-weather floor mats 114 114 114 114 145
Running boards 565 565 565 565 307
Cargo mat 95 95 95 95  
Panoramic sunroof 1,610 1,610 1,610    
Third-row seat         965
Premium Package         1,684
Floor mats         139
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)         72
Remote start         380
Sunroof         757
Options (change) 6,705 3,440 2,870 1,175 5,300
Options (change) 6,370 3,269 2,727 1,117 4,673
Destination 995 995 995 995 995
Total Price $41,720 $46,525 $49,815 $56,110 $40,205
Total Invoice $39,854 $44,460 $47,605 $53,624 $36,890

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Toyota 4Runner

Lowest Adjusted Price: Ford Explorer XLT
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Toyota 4Runner SR5
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,085
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $480
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerExplorer4Runner
TrimXLTLimitedSportPlatinumSR5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp V6280hp I4365hp V6365hp V6270hp V6
TransmissionT6T6T6T6T5
DrivetrainFWDFWDAWDAWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 7390, 12390, 12500, 12?, 8
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/60-18255/50-20255/50-20255/50-20265/70-17
Total Price$41,720$46,525$49,815$56,110$40,205
Adjustments for Features-2,600-6,365-7,390-13,2550
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,120$40,160$42,425$42,855$40,205
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,040$3,305$3,735$0
Total Invoice$39,854$44,460$47,605$53,624$36,890
Adjustments for Features-2,484-6,082-7,062-12,6680
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$37,370$38,378$40,543$40,956$36,890
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,008$3,173$3,586$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Toyota 4Runner

Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorerExplorer4Runner
TrimXLTLimitedSportPlatinumSR5
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100$1100 
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1000
FWD$0$0   
AWD  $1700$1700 
RWD    $0
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100 $100$100
Active noise reduction   $0 
Adaptive cruise control   $750 
Cruise control$250$250$250 $250
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100$100 
Heated steering wheel $100$100$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50$50$50$50 
Power liftgate$350$350$350$350 
Power retractable rear window    $350
Power-adjustable pedals   $125 
Proximity key$250$250$250$250 
Remote app$25$25$25$25 
Remote climate control$25$25$25$25 
Remote window/roof operation $15 $15 
Semi-automated parking system   $500 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 $250 $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350 $350 
Universal garage door opener $100 $100$100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25$25$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats    $0
Blind spot warning system   $200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear   $100 
Curve control$50$50$50$50 
Forward collision warning   $200 
Full-size spare tire    $225
Hill descent control  $250$250 
Inflatable rear seat belts   $200 
Knee airbag, driver    $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based   $200 
Lane departure warning   $200 
Obstacle detection, front $200$200$200 
Obstacle detection, rear$300$300$300$300 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system   $100 
Safety key$5$5$5$5 
Temporary spare tire$150$150$150$150 
Terrain selector  $200$200 
Vehicle health reports$0$0$0$0 
Wide-view front camera $150 $150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray    $40
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50$50$50 
Android Auto support$100$100$100$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100$100$100$100 
Automatic climate control, front$200$200$200$200 
Dual-zone climate control$125$125$125$125 
DVD-compatible player    $0
HD radio $50$50$50$50
Rain-sensing wipers   $175 
Rear air vents    $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150$150$150 
Rear HVAC unit$400$400$400$400 
Siri Eyes Free support    $0
Surround sound $250$250$250 
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75$75 $75
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50$50 
Wiper de-icer    $25
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)  $0  
Black grille (optional)  $0  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250$250$250 
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200$1200$1200 
Skid plates    $150
Sunroof    $900
Tow hook(s), front  $40$40$40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror   $75 
Auto-dimming headlights   $200 
Automatic headlights$125$125$125$125 
Automatic-off headlights    $25
Interior ambient lighting $150 $150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250$250$250 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750$750$750 
Power-folding mirrors $50 $50 
Spotter mirror(s)$50$50$50  
Powertrain 
Limited-slip rear differential    $300
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50$50$50$50
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300 $300 
Door sill trim plates $100   
Folding third row seats    $600
Heated front seats $200$200$200$200
Heated second row seats $200 $200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200$200 
Leather door panel trim   $250 
Leather seating surfaces $900$900$900 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150 $150
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats    $75
Massage, driver seat   $100 
Massage, passenger seat   $100 
Memory system, driver seat $200 $200 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat   $150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat   $150 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100$100 $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Power-stowing third row seats $1000$1000$1000 
Stowable third row seats$600    
Synthetic leather seating surfaces    $0
Tailgating position, third row seats $50$50$50 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather   $1000 
Wood trim   $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$8,205$11,970$12,995$18,860$5,605
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,600$6,365$7,390$13,255$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,484-6,082-7,062-12,6680

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Toyota 4Runner

Model Year20182018
ModelExplorer4Runner
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in109.8 in
Length198.3 in190.2 in
Width78.9 in75.8 in
Height70.0 in71.5 in
Curb Weight4,458 lb.4,401 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.23.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in39.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in57.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in56.5 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in41.7 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in38.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in57.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in55.7 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in32.9 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in34.3 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in57.7 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in43.3 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in29.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
21.0 ft39.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft346.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
81.7 ft388.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer XLT

Trailer Tow Package - Class III
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch50Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%
Technology Feature Bundle
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
CD player125Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Total Requested875100%
Total Not Requested00%
Package 201A
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic climate control, front200No
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Power liftgate350No
Dual-zone climate control125No
Unbranded, 7 speakers350No
Remote start150Yes
Turn signals on or near mirrors25Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Remote climate control25No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Remote app25No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Apple CarPlay support100No
Android Auto support100No
Total Requested55024%
Total Not Requested170076%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Trailer Tow Package - Class III
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch50Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%

Option Package Details
Toyota 4Runner SR5

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%
Third-row seat
FeatureValueRequested?
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench100Yes
Folding third row seats600Yes
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats75No
Side curtain airbags, three rows150Yes
Total Requested85092%
Total Not Requested758%
Premium Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Turn signals on or near mirrors25Yes
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Heated front seats200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Synthetic leather seating surfaces0No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested140098%
Total Not Requested252%

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