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Ford Explorer vs. Volvo XC90 Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Explorer vs. Volvo XC90 Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $39,495

Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer   
Difference: $16,145

Lowest Total Invoice: $35,565

Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer   
Difference: $16,796

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20062006201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerXC90XC90XC90
TrimEddie BauerLimitedT6 MomentumT6 R-DesignT6 Inscription
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $30,200 $32,515 $54,050 $58,050 $59,150
Base Invoice $27,518 $29,578 $50,807 $54,567 $55,601
Third-row seat 845 845      
Luxury Package 1,700        
Side curtain airbags 560 560      
235/65R18 595        
Rear HVAC unit 650 650      
4.6L V8 1,200 1,200      
Sunroof 850 850      
Navigation system 1,995 1,995      
Obstacle detection, rear 255 255      
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces 0        
Metallic paint (extra cost)     595 595 595
Third-row seat 718 718      
Luxury Package 1,445        
Side curtain airbags 476 476      
235/65R18 506        
Rear HVAC unit 553 553      
4.6L V8 1,068 1,068      
Sunroof 723 723      
Navigation system 1,696 1,696      
Obstacle detection, rear 217 217      
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces 0        
Metallic paint (extra cost)     559 559 559
Options (change) 8,650 6,355 595 595 595
Options (change) 7,402 5,451 559 559 559
Destination 645 645 995 995 995
Total Price $39,495 $39,515 $55,640 $59,640 $60,740
Total Invoice $35,565 $35,674 $52,361 $56,121 $57,155

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Volvo XC90

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $5,295
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $6,585
Model Year20062006201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerXC90XC90XC90
TrimEddie BauerLimitedT6 MomentumT6 R-DesignT6 Inscription
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine292hp V8292hp V8316hp I4316hp I4316hp I4
TransmissionA6A6T8T8T8
DrivetrainRWDRWDAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)15/21 MPG15/21 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG20/27 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)290, 7290, 7330, 10330, 10330, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/65-18245/65-17235/60-19275/45-20275/45-20
Total Price$39,495$39,515$55,640$59,640$60,740
Adjustments for Features00-10,850-11,900-12,465
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$39,495$39,515$44,790$47,740$48,275
Cost Above Minimum$0$20$0$2,950$3,485
Total Invoice$35,565$35,674$52,361$56,121$57,155
Adjustments for Features00-10,211-11,198-11,729
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$35,565$35,674$42,150$44,923$45,426
Cost Above Minimum$0$109$0$2,773$3,276

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Features Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Volvo XC90

Model Year20062006201820182018
ModelExplorerExplorerXC90XC90XC90
TrimEddie BauerLimitedT6 MomentumT6 R-DesignT6 Inscription
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed automatic$1000$1000   
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1300$1300$1300
RWD$0$0   
AWD  $1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
Active noise reduction  $0$0$0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed  $1000$1000$1000
Cruise control$250$250   
Hands-free trunk or liftgate  $100$100$100
Keyless entry keypad$50$50   
Power liftgate  $350$350$350
Proximity key  $250$250$250
Remote app  $25$25$25
Sunshades, second row    $125
Tilt steering wheel, manual$150$150   
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual  $250$250$250
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats  $0$0$0
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial  $200$200$200
Automatic braking, low-speed  $200$200$200
Blind spot warning system  $200$200$200
Brake assist  $50$50$50
Collision preparation system, rear  $100$100$100
Cross-traffic warning, rear  $100$100$100
Cyclist detection  $25$25$25
Driver drowsiness monitor  $150$150$150
Following distance indicator  $25$25$25
Forward collision warning  $200$200$200
Hill descent control  $250$250$250
Intersection collision mitigation  $100$100$100
Lane departure warning  $200$200$200
Lane keeping assist  $400$400$400
Pedestrian detection  $50$50$50
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system  $100$100$100
Rearview camera  $200$200$200
Run-off road collision prepartion  $25$25$25
Secondary collision brake assist  $25$25$25
Side curtain airbags$350$350   
Side curtain airbags, three rows  $500$500$500
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment  $50$50$50
Aluminum roof rails  $250$250$250
Cargo cover  $75$75$75
Cargo mat    $40
Class II trailer hitch$200$200   
Roof rails$250$250   
Trailering equipment (4 wire)$125$125   
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $100$100$100
App support  $100$100$100
Apple CarPlay support  $100$100$100
Aux input  $50$50$50
Bluetooth audio streaming  $25$25$25
Bluetooth cell phone link  $100$100$100
CD changer, in-dash$325$325   
Handwriting recognition  $200$200$200
HD radio  $50$50$50
In-vehicle Internet  $150$150$150
Interior air filter  $0$0$0
MP3-compatible player$50$50   
Rain-sensing wipers  $175$175$175
Rear air vents with automatic controls  $250$250$250
Rear air vents with manual controls$150$150   
Rear dual-zone climate control  $125$125$125
Satellite radio  $200$200$200
SMS text-to-speech reader  $25$25$25
Telematics service, such as OnStar  $300$300$300
Traffic information  $25$25$25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75   
Voice control for nav and audio  $100$100$100
Wi-Fi hotspot  $50$50$50
Exterior 
Black grille (optional)   $0 
Bodyside cladding  $350$350$350
Bodyside moldings$75$75   
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $25$25$25
Panoramic sunroof  $1200$1200$1200
Rear spoiler  $200$200$200
Running boards$350$350   
Sunroof$900$900   
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror  $75$75$75
Auto-dimming headlights  $200$200$200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror  $75$75$75
Compass$0$0   
Fog light, rear  $100$100$100
Headlight washers   $50$50
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display  $250$250$250
LED headlights  $1000$1000$1000
Mirror tilt-down in reverse  $25$25$25
Power-folding mirrors  $50$50$50
Road sign information  $75$75$75
Spotter mirror(s)  $50$50$50
Steering-linked fog lights  $50$50$50
Steering-linked headlights   $150$150
Turn signals on or near mirrors  $25$25$25
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop  $150$150$150
Regenerative braking  $0$0$0
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls   $100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim  $100$100 
Cooled or ventilated front seats    $300
Illuminated door sill trim plates   $200$200
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats  $75$75$75
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$50$50   
Memory system, passenger seat   $150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $150$150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat  $150$150$150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100$100   
Power recliner, passenger seat  $100$100$100
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat   $100$100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat   $100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat   $100$100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat   $100$100
Power-folding headrests, second row seats  $50$50$50
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces$0  $0 
Wood trim    $300
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
All-terrain tires $0   
Alloy wheels  $350  
Electronic systems calibration selector  $200$200$200
Polished alloy wheels$350$350 $350$350
White-letter tires$0$0   
Total Value of Features$4,800$4,800$15,650$16,700$17,265
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$0$10,850$11,900$12,465
Value of Feature Adjustments00-10,211-11,198-11,729

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Explorer vs. Volvo XC90

Model Year20062018
ModelExplorerXC90
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase113.7 in117.5 in
Length193.4 in194.8 in
Width73.7 in79.1 in
Height72.8 in69.9 in
Curb Weight4,531 lb.4,623 lb.
Fuel Capacity22.5 gal.18.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.8 in38.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.0 in57.7 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.4 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.4 in40.9 in
Row 2 Headroom38.7 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.9 in56.5 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.5 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom36.9 in37.0 in
Row 3 Headroom37.4 in35.5 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room53.1 in0.0 in
Row 3 Hip Room45.3 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom34.9 in31.9 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
13.6 ft315.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
43.9 ft341.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.7 ft385.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

Third-row seat
FeatureValueRequested?
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench100Yes
Manual recliner, second row seats75Yes
Folding third row seats600Yes
Center armrest(s), second row50Yes
Second-row 3-section 3-person split bench150Yes
Total Requested975100%
Total Not Requested00%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Audio controls on steering wheel125Yes
Heated mirrors25Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
CD changer, in-dash200No
Unbranded, 290W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested117568%
Total Not Requested55032%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Third-row seat
FeatureValueRequested?
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench100Yes
Manual recliner, second row seats75Yes
Folding third row seats600Yes
Center armrest(s), second row50Yes
Second-row 3-section 3-person split bench150Yes
Total Requested975100%
Total Not Requested00%

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