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Honda Pilot vs. Ford Explorer Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Honda Pilot vs. Ford Explorer Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $44,395

Honda Pilot Touring   
Difference: $9,770

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212021
ModelPilotExplorer
TrimTouringKing Ranch
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $43,220 $52,350
Trailer Tow Package - Class III   570
Trailer Tow Package - Class III   542
Options (change) 0 570
Options (change) 0 542
Destination 1,175 1,245
Total Price $44,395 $54,165

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Pilot Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $12,855
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $694
Model Year20212021
ModelPilotExplorer
TrimTouringKing Ranch
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine280hp V6365hp V6
TransmissionT9T10
DrivetrainFWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG18/24 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)540, 10390, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-20255/55-20
Total Price$44,395$54,165
Adjustments for Features-3,0850
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$41,310$54,165

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Features Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20212021
ModelPilotExplorer
TrimTouringKing Ranch
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1500
FWD$0 
RWD $0
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Active noise reduction$0 
Adaptive cruise control$600 
Cruise control $150
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Heated steering wheel $100
Keyless entry keypad $50
Remote app $25
Remote climate control $25
Sunshades, second row$125 
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Blind spot camera, passenger side$150 
Curve control $50
Forward collision warning$200 
Knee airbag, passenger $75
Lane departure warning$200 
Lane keeping assist$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Safety key $5
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Trailer sway control $25
Vehicle health reports $0
Cargo Management 
Cargo net$40 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system$100 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted$1000 
HD radio $50
HDMI port$25 
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Surround sound $250
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
Voice control for external devices $0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Skid plate (one)$50 
Sunroof$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Conversation mirror$25 
Heated mirrors $25
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Folding third row seats$600 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75 
Manual recliner, third row seats$125 
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power release, second row seats$50 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power-stowing third row seats $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats $50
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100 
Suggestive steering$0 
Total Value of Features$8,140$5,055
Value of Feature Adjustments$3,085$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-820

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20212021
ModelPilotExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase111.0 in119.1 in
Length196.5 in198.8 in
Width78.6 in78.9 in
Height70.6 in69.9 in
Curb Weight3,982 lb.4,545 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.17.9 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.1 in40.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room62.0 in61.8 in
Row 1 Hip Room59.1 in59.2 in
Row 1 Legroom40.9 in42.3 in
Row 2 Headroom40.2 in40.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room62.0 in61.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.3 in59.1 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in39.0 in
Row 3 Headroom38.9 in38.9 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room57.6 in54.6 in
Row 3 Hip Room44.6 in40.9 in
Row 3 Legroom31.9 in32.2 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.5 ft318.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
46.8 ft347.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.9 ft387.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Explorer King Ranch

Trailer Tow Package - Class III
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch250Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested400100%
Total Not Requested00%

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