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Nissan Pathfinder vs. Ford Explorer Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Nissan Pathfinder vs. Ford Explorer Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $46,750

Nissan Pathfinder Platinum   
Difference: $2,185

Lowest Total Invoice: $43,197

Nissan Pathfinder Platinum   
Difference: $3,551

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelPathfinderExplorer
TrimPlatinumLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $42,320 $42,090
Base Invoice $39,321 $40,196
Cargo Package 305  
Floor mats 235  
Rear bumper protector 210  
Running boards 650 595
Roof rack crossbars 355 140
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,700 1,995
Safe and Smart Package   1,295
Cargo cover   130
3.5L V6   0
Panoramic sunroof   1,695
Cargo Package 257  
Floor mats 187  
Rear bumper protector 157  
Running boards 509 565
Roof rack crossbars 286 133
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 1,505 1,895
Safe and Smart Package   1,230
Cargo cover   124
3.5L V6   0
Panoramic sunroof   1,610
Options (change) 3,455 5,850
Options (change) 2,901 5,557
Destination 975 995
Total Price $46,750 $48,935
Total Invoice $43,197 $46,748

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Nissan Pathfinder vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Nissan Pathfinder Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $745
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,175
Model Year20182018
ModelPathfinderExplorer
TrimPlatinumLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine284hp V6290hp V6
TransmissionCVTT6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG17/24 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 13390, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-20255/50-20
Total Price$46,750$48,935
Adjustments for Features0-1,440
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$46,750$47,495
Total Invoice$43,197$46,748
Adjustments for Features0-1,376
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$43,197$45,372

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Features Comparison: Nissan Pathfinder vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20182018
ModelPathfinderExplorer
TrimPlatinumLimited
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
CVT$1000 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Keyless entry keypad $50
Remote app $25
Remote climate control $25
Remote window/roof operation $15
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Around view cameras$500 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Curve control $50
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane departure warning $200
Moving object detection, front$25 
Moving object detection, rear$25 
Obstacle detection, front $200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system $100
Rearview camera $200
Safety key $5
Trailer sway control $25
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view front camera $150
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray$40 
Class III trailer hitch$250 
Trailering equipment (7 wire)$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Android Auto support $100
Apple CarPlay support $100
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Surround sound $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Voice control for external devices $0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Exterior 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $25
Glass roof panel(s)$300 
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Sunroof$900 
Tow hook(s), front$40 
Wheel-lip moldings $75
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Interior ambient lighting $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Power-folding mirrors $50
Powertrain 
Lockable center differential$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Folding third row seats$600 
Leather door panel trim$250 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75 
Manual recliner, third row seats$125 
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power-stowing third row seats $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats $50
Total Value of Features$5,280$6,720
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,440
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,376

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Specifications Comparison: Nissan Pathfinder vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20182018
ModelPathfinderExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase114.2 in112.6 in
Length198.5 in198.3 in
Width77.2 in78.9 in
Height69.6 in70.0 in
Curb Weight4,292 lb.4,457 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.5 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom42.2 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room60.7 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.8 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom42.3 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom39.4 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room60.4 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.1 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom41.7 in39.5 in
Row 3 Headroom37.8 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room57.1 in50.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room42.0 in40.7 in
Row 3 Legroom30.7 in33.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
16.0 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
47.8 ft343.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
79.8 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Nissan Pathfinder Platinum

Cargo Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Cargo cover75Yes
First-aid kit15No
Cargo tray40No
Total Requested7558%
Total Not Requested5542%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Safe and Smart Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rain-sensing wipers100No
Adaptive cruise control500Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200No
Total Requested100053%
Total Not Requested87547%

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