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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: $46,525

Ford Explorer Limited   
Difference: $950

Lowest Total Invoice: $43,576

Toyota 4Runner Limited   
Difference: $884

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorer4Runner
TrimLimitedSportPlatinumLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $42,090 $45,950 $53,940 $42,125
Base Invoice $40,196 $43,883 $51,512 $39,022
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 570      
Ashtray and lighter (optional) 90 90 90 29
Cargo cover 130 130 130 155
Roof rack crossbars 140 140 140 185
All-weather floor mats 120 120 120 249
Running boards 595 595 595  
Cargo mat 100 100 100  
Panoramic sunroof 1,695 1,695    
Third-row seat       1,365
Floor mats       224
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)       99
Remote start       499
Power-deployable running boards       1,500
Trailer Tow Package - Class III 542      
Ashtray and lighter (optional) 86 86 86 19
Cargo cover 124 124 124 95
Roof rack crossbars 133 133 133 110
All-weather floor mats 114 114 114 145
Running boards 565 565 565  
Cargo mat 95 95 95  
Panoramic sunroof 1,610 1,610    
Third-row seat       1,214
Floor mats       139
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)       72
Remote start       380
Power-deployable running boards       1,335
Options (change) 3,440 2,870 1,175 4,305
Options (change) 3,269 2,727 1,117 3,509
Destination 995 995 995 1,045
Total Price $46,525 $49,815 $56,110 $47,475
Total Invoice $44,460 $47,605 $53,624 $43,576

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Toyota 4Runner

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,715
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,758
Model Year2018201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorer4Runner
TrimLimitedSportPlatinumLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine280hp I4365hp V6365hp V6270hp V6
TransmissionT6T6T6T5
DrivetrainFWDAWDAWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12390, 12500, 12?, 15
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/50-20255/50-20255/50-20245/60-20
Total Price$46,525$49,815$56,110$47,475
Adjustments for Features-2,765-3,790-9,5050
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$43,760$46,025$46,605$47,475
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,265$2,845$0
Total Invoice$44,460$47,605$53,624$43,576
Adjustments for Features-2,642-3,622-9,0840
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$41,818$43,983$44,540$43,576
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,165$2,722$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Toyota 4Runner

Model Year2018201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerExplorer4Runner
TrimLimitedSportPlatinumLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100 
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic   $1000
FWD$0   
AWD $1700$1700 
RWD   $0
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 $100$100
Active noise reduction  $0 
Adaptive cruise control  $600 
Cruise control$150$150 $150
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100$100$100 
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50$50$50 
Power liftgate$350$350$350 
Power retractable rear window   $350
Power-adjustable pedals  $125 
Remote app$25$25$25 
Remote climate control$25$25$25 
Remote window/roof operation$15 $15 
Semi-automated parking system  $500 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $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 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats   $0
Blind spot warning system  $200 
Cross-traffic warning, rear  $100 
Curve control$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   $75
Lane departure prevention, steering-based  $200 
Lane departure warning  $200 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $0 
Safety key$5$5$5 
Temporary spare tire$150$150$150 
Terrain selector $200$200 
Vehicle health reports$0$0$0 
Wide-view front camera$150 $150 
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray   $40
Climate Control 
Rain-sensing wipers  $175 
Rear air vents   $100
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150$150 
Rear HVAC unit$400$400$400 
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75 $75
Wiper de-icer   $25
Drivetrain 
Limited-slip rear differential   $300
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional) $0  
Black grille (optional) $0  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250$250 
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200$1200 
Power-deployable running boards   $750
Running boards$350$350$350 
Skid plates   $150
Sunroof   $900
Tow hook(s), front $40$40$40
Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$0$0$0 
Android Auto support$100$100$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100$100$100 
DVD-compatible player   $0
Siri Eyes Free support   $0
Surround sound$250$250$250 
Telematics service, such as OnStar   $200
Voice control for external devices$0$0$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50$50 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror  $75 
Auto-dimming headlights  $200 
Interior ambient lighting$150 $150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250$250 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750$750 
Power-folding mirrors$50 $50 
Spotter mirror(s)$50$50  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 $300 
Door sill trim plates$100   
Folding third row seats   $600
Heated second row seats$200 $200 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200$200 
Leather door panel trim  $250 
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats   $200
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$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$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 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100 $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100$100  
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$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 
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350  $350
Hydraulically cross-linked dampers   $500
Machined alloy wheels $350$350 
Performance steering system (optional) $0  
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0$0
Transmission 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100$100 
Total Value of Features$9,770$10,795$16,510$7,005
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,765$3,790$9,505$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,642-3,622-9,0840

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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 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 Limited

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?
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats200No
Folding third row seats600Yes
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats75No
Side curtain airbags, three rows150Yes
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench100Yes
Total Requested85076%
Total Not Requested27524%

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