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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: $44,040

Honda Pilot Touring   
Difference: $14,375

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20212021
ModelPilotExplorer
TrimTouringPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $42,920 $54,480
Second-row buckets   695
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,995
Second-row buckets   660
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens   1,895
Options (change) 0 2,690
Options (change) 0 2,555
Destination 1,120 1,245
Total Price $44,040 $58,415

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Honda Pilot Touring
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,630
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,176
Model Year20212021
ModelPilotExplorer
TrimTouringPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine280hp V6365hp V6
TransmissionT9T10
DrivetrainFWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG18/24 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)540, 10500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/50-20275/45-21
Total Price$44,040$58,415
Adjustments for Features0-7,745
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$44,040$50,670

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Features Comparison: Honda Pilot vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20212021
ModelPilotExplorer
TrimTouringPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1400 
10-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1500
FWD$0 
AWD $1700
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Heated steering wheel $100
Keyless entry keypad $50
Power-adjustable pedals $125
Remote app $25
Remote climate control $25
Remote window/roof operation $15
Semi-automated parking system $500
Sunshades, second row$125 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Blind spot camera, passenger side$150 
Blind spot warning system $200
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100
Curve control $50
Hill descent control $250
Inflatable rear seat belts $200
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Safety key $5
Terrain selector $200
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100 
Trailer sway control $25
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view front camera $150
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 with dual headrest screens $1200
Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted$1000 
HD radio $50
HDMI port$25 
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Surround sound $250
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Voice control for external devices $0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Exterior 
Laminated front side windows$200 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Skid plate (one)$50 
Sunroof$900 
Tow hook(s), front $40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Conversation mirror$25 
Heated mirrors $25
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Power-folding mirrors $50
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300
Folding third row seats$600 
Heated second row seats $200
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Leather door panel trim $250
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$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
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power-stowing third row seats $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats $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 
Machined alloy wheels $350
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Suggestive steering$0 
Total Value of Features$7,265$15,010
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$7,745
Value of Feature Adjustments0-504

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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.4,727 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 Platinum

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

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