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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: $42,147

Toyota Highlander Limited   
Difference: $5,048

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201920192009
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $34,400 $42,765 $33,070
Technology Feature Bundle 935    
AWD 2,150 2,150 1,450
Package 202A 4,100    
Cargo cover 130 130  
Running boards 595 595 649
Cargo mat 100 100  
Panoramic sunroof 1,695 1,695  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,995 1,995  
3.5L V6   0  
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted     1,700
Extra Value Package 8     3,280
Remote start     529
Satellite radio     449
Floor mats     275
Technology Feature Bundle 888    
AWD 2,053 2,054 1,305
Package 202A 3,895    
Cargo cover 124 124  
Running boards 565 565 425
Cargo mat 95 95  
Panoramic sunroof 1,610 1,610  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,895 1,895  
3.5L V6   0  
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted     1,360
Extra Value Package 8     2,952
Remote start     380
Satellite radio     359
Floor mats     180
Options (change) 11,700 6,665 8,332
Options (change) 11,125 6,343 6,961
Destination 1,095 1,095 745
Total Price $47,195 $50,525 $42,147

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Toyota Highlander

Lowest Adjusted Price: Toyota Highlander Limited
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Ford Explorer Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,728
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $30,720
Model Year201920192009
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine290hp V6290hp V6270hp V6
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)16/22 MPG16/22 MPG17/23 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 7390, 12?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/60-18255/50-20245/55-19
Total Price$47,195$50,525$42,147
Adjustments for Features-2,320-4,6850
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,875$45,840$42,147
Cost Above Minimum$0$965$0

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year201920192009
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100 
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1000
AC power outlet $100$100
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100 
Heated steering wheel$100$100 
Keyless entry keypad$50$50 
Remote app$25$25 
Remote climate control$25$25 
Remote window/roof operation $15 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350 
Universal garage door opener $100$100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0
Curve control$50$50 
Full-size spare tire  $225
Knee airbag, driver  $100
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100 
Obstacle detection, front$200$200 
Obstacle detection, rear$300$300 
Safety key$5$5 
Temporary spare tire$150$150 
Terrain selector$200$200 
Trailer sway control$25$25 
Vehicle health reports$0$0 
Wide-view front camera $150 
Cargo Management 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate  $150
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Removable second-row console  $200
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50$50 
Android Auto support$100$100 
App support$100$100 
Apple CarPlay support$100$100 
Bluetooth audio streaming$25$25 
CD changer, in-dash  $325
CD player$125$125 
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens$1200$1200 
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted  $1000
HD radio $50 
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150 
SMS text-to-speech reader$25$25 
Surround sound $250 
Traffic + travel information$25$25 
USB port$100$100 
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Wi-Fi hotspot$50$50 
Wiper de-icer  $25
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250$250 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$25$25 
Panoramic sunroof$1200$1200 
Sunroof  $900
Tow hook(s), front$40$40 
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Conversation mirror  $25
Interior ambient lighting $150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250$250 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750 
Power-folding mirrors $50 
Spotter mirror(s)$50$50 
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25$25 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50$50
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300 
Door sill trim plates $100$100
Folding third row seats  $600
Heated second row seats $200 
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats  $200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats  $75
Memory system, driver seat $200 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat  $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power-stowing third row seats $1000 
Stowable center seat, second row  $150
Stowable third row seats$600  
Tailgating position, third row seats $50 
Total Value of Features$9,945$12,310$7,625
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,320$4,685$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-601-6900

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Toyota Highlander

Model Year20192009
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.6 in109.8 in
Length198.3 in188.4 in
Width78.9 in75.2 in
Height70.0 in68.1 in
Curb Weight4,633 lb.4,178 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.6 gal.19.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.4 in40.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room61.5 in59.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.3 in56.7 in
Row 1 Legroom40.6 in43.2 in
Row 2 Headroom40.6 in40.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room61.0 in59.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.8 in56.5 in
Row 2 Legroom39.5 in38.3 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in36.3 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room50.8 in55.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room40.7 in42.3 in
Row 3 Legroom33.3 in29.2 in
Cargo Volume,
21.0 ft310.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft342.3 ft3
Cargo Volume,
81.7 ft395.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer XLT

Technology Feature Bundle
Navigation system600Yes
CD player125Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25No
Total Requested85097%
Total Not Requested253%
Package 202A
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Remote start150Yes
Turn signals on or near mirrors25No
Perimeter approach lighting25No
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display250No
Unbranded, 7 speakers350No
Heated front seats200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200No
Heated steering wheel100No
Remote climate control25No
Wi-Fi hotspot50No
Remote app25No
4G LTE connectivity50No
Apple CarPlay support100No
Android Auto support100No
Total Requested230063%
Total Not Requested135037%

Option Package Details
Toyota Highlander Limited

Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted1000Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
A/V input jacks25No
Total Requested110098%
Total Not Requested252%
Hill descent control250Yes
Total Requested250100%
Total Not Requested00%
Extra Value Package 8
Navigation system600Yes
Power liftgate350Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Rear air vents with automatic controls100No
Bluetooth cell phone link100Yes
Rear HVAC unit400Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
JBL, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested265085%
Total Not Requested45015%

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