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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: $49,340

Honda Pilot Elite   
Difference: $6,235

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2020202020202020
ModelPilotExplorerExplorerExplorer
TrimEliteLimitedSTPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $48,220 $48,130 $54,740 $58,250
Trailer Tow Package - Class III   570    
Safe and Smart Package   1,295    
Second-row buckets   695 695 695
Panoramic sunroof   1,695 1,695  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,995 1,995 1,995
Package 401A     3,875  
Trailer Tow Package - Class III   542    
Safe and Smart Package   1,230    
Second-row buckets   660 660 660
Panoramic sunroof   1,610 1,610  
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,895 1,895 1,895
Package 401A     3,681  
Options (change) 0 6,250 8,260 2,690
Options (change) 0 5,937 7,846 2,555
Destination 1,120 1,195 1,195 1,195
Total Price $49,340 $55,575 $64,195 $62,135

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Pilot Elite
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $8,255
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,370
Model Year2020202020202020
ModelPilotExplorerExplorerExplorer
TrimEliteLimitedSTPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine280hp V6300hp I4400hp V6365hp V6
TransmissionT9T10T10T10
DrivetrainAWDRWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)540, 10390, 12500, 12500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-20255/55-20255/55-20255/55-20
Total Price$49,340$55,575$64,195$62,135
Adjustments for Features-2,0200-2,590-5,065
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$47,320$55,575$61,605$57,070
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$6,030$1,495

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Features Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year2020202020202020
ModelPilotExplorerExplorerExplorer
TrimEliteLimitedSTPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400   
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1500$1500$1500
AWD$1700 $1700$1700
RWD $0  
Accessories 
Active noise reduction$0  $0
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100$100
Keyless entry keypad $50$50$50
Power-adjustable pedals   $125
Remote app $25$25$25
Remote climate control $25$25$25
Remote window/roof operation $15$15$15
Semi-automated parking system   $500
Sunshades, second row$125   
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250   
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350$350$350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200   
Automatic braking, low-speed$200   
Curve control $50$50$50
Hill descent control  $250$250
Inflatable rear seat belts  $200$200
Knee airbag, passenger $100$100$100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200$200$200
Lane keeping assist$400   
Pedestrian detection$50   
Safety key $5$5$5
Terrain selector$200 $200$200
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100   
Vehicle health reports $0$0$0
Wide-view front camera $150$150$150
Cargo Management 
Cargo net$40   
Second-row low console$100   
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50$50
Blu-Ray-compatible entertainment system$100   
DVD-compatible player$0   
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens $1200$1200$1200
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted$1000   
HDMI port$25   
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250   
Rear air vents with manual controls $150$150$150
Surround sound $250$250$250
Traffic + travel information $25$25$25
Traffic information$25   
Voice control for external devices $0$0$0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50$50
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)  $0 
Black grille (optional)  $0 
Glass roof panel(s)$300   
Laminated front side windows$200   
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200$1200
Skid plate (one)$50   
Sunroof$900   
Tow hook(s), front  $40$40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75$75$75
Conversation mirror$25   
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250$250
Power-folding mirrors $50$50$50
Spotter mirror(s)$50   
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500   
Automatic start / stop$150   
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100  
Floor mats, third row (optional)$0   
Folding third row seats$600   
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200$200
Leather door panel trim   $250
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75   
Manual recliner, third row seats$125   
Massage, driver seat   $100
Massage, passenger seat   $100
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 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical$100   
Alloy wheels$350$350  
Machined alloy wheels  $350$350
Performance steering system (optional)  $0 
Sport suspension (upgrade)  $0$0
Suggestive steering$0   
Total Value of Features$9,940$7,920$10,510$12,985
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,020$0$2,590$5,065
Value of Feature Adjustments-460-365-306

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Specifications Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20202020
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 Weight4,037 lb.4,346 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 Limited

Second-row buckets
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row buckets500Yes
Power release, second row seats50Yes
Total Requested550100%
Total Not Requested00%
Trailer Tow Package - Class III
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch50Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%
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%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer ST

Second-row buckets
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row buckets500Yes
Power release, second row seats50Yes
Total Requested550100%
Total Not Requested00%
Package 401A
FeatureValueRequested?
Inflatable rear seat belts200No
Sony, 500W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
Remote window/roof operation15No
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Wide-view front camera150No
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100No
Heated second row seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
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
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested285075%
Total Not Requested94025%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Platinum

Second-row buckets
FeatureValueRequested?
Second-row buckets500Yes
Power release, second row seats50Yes
Total Requested550100%
Total Not Requested00%

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