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Ford Explorer vs. Toyota Highlander Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Toyota Highlander Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $49,584

Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum   
Difference: $5,361

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202020192019
ModelExplorerHighlanderHighlander
TrimLimitedLimited PlatinumHybrid Limited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $48,130 $46,050 $49,180
Safe and Smart Package 1,295    
Trailer Tow Package - Class II 395    
Cargo cover 130    
All-weather floor mats 120 249 249
Running boards 595 599 599
Cargo mat 100    
Second-row buckets 695    
Panoramic sunroof 1,695    
Polished alloy wheels 595    
Floor mats   229 229
Class II trailer hitch   699 699
Rear bumper protector   139 139
Remote start   499 499
Safe and Smart Package 1,230    
Trailer Tow Package - Class II 375    
Cargo cover 124    
All-weather floor mats 114 145 145
Running boards 565 399 399
Cargo mat 95    
Second-row buckets 660    
Panoramic sunroof 1,610    
Polished alloy wheels 565    
Floor mats   139 139
Class II trailer hitch   530 530
Rear bumper protector   99 99
Remote start   320 320
Options (change) 5,620 2,414 2,414
Options (change) 5,338 1,632 1,632
Destination 1,195 1,120 1,120
Total Price $54,945 $49,584 $52,714

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Adjusted Price: Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,581
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $3,758
Model Year202020192019
ModelExplorerHighlanderHighlander
TrimLimitedLimited PlatinumHybrid Limited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine300hp I4295hp V6257hp V6 H
TransmissionT10T8CVT
DrivetrainRWDFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)390, 12825, 12825, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)255/55-20245/55-19245/55-19
Total Price$54,945$49,584$52,714
Adjustments for Features-7800-1,350
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$54,165$49,584$51,364
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,780

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year202020192019
ModelExplorerHighlanderHighlander
TrimLimitedLimited PlatinumHybrid Limited Platinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1500  
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1300 
CVT  $1000
RWD$0  
FWD $0 
AWD  $1700
Accessories 
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$125
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250$250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25  
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0$0
Around view cameras $500$500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial $200$200
Automatic braking, low-speed $200$200
Curve control$50  
Knee airbag, driver $100$100
Knee airbag, passenger$100  
Pedestrian detection $50$50
Perimeter scan $25$25
Rearview camera$200  
Safety key$5  
Seat cushion airbag, passenger $75$75
Trailer sway control$25  
Vehicle health reports$0  
Wide-view front camera$150  
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray $40$40
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate $150$150
Trailering equipment (4 wire) $125$125
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50  
Android Auto support$100  
Apple CarPlay support$100  
DVD-compatible player $0$0
Intercom $25$25
Rear air vents with automatic controls $250$250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150  
Siri Eyes Free support $0$0
Surround sound$250  
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300
Voice control for external devices$0  
Wi-Fi hotspot$50  
Wiper de-icer $25$25
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding $350$350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75  
Compass$0  
Conversation mirror $25$25
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250  
Large energy flow and fuel economy display  $25
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750  
Power-folding mirrors$50  
Tachometer$75$75 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150
Seats and Interior Trim 
Foldaway tray table, second row $75$75
Folding third row seats $600$600
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75$75
Manual recliner, third row seats $125$125
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power release, second row seats$50  
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat $100$100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Power-stowing third row seats$1000  
Tailgating position, third row seats$50  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Chrome-clad alloy wheels $600$600
Polished alloy wheels$350  
Total Value of Features$6,695$5,915$7,265
Value of Feature Adjustments$780$0$1,350
Value of Feature Adjustments-930-70

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20202019
ModelExplorerHighlander
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase119.1 in109.8 in
Length198.8 in192.5 in
Width78.9 in75.8 in
Height69.9 in68.1 in
Curb Weight4,346 lb.4,166 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.9 gal.19.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in40.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.8 in59.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.2 in57.2 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in44.2 in
Row 2 Headroom40.5 in39.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.9 in59.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room59.1 in57.1 in
Row 2 Legroom39.0 in38.4 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in35.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room54.6 in55.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.9 in45.6 in
Row 3 Legroom32.2 in27.7 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
18.2 ft313.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
47.9 ft342.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
87.8 ft383.7 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 system100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Total Requested180096%
Total Not Requested754%
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
Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum

Floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
Floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo tray40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

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