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Toyota 4Runner vs. Ford Explorer Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Toyota 4Runner vs. Ford Explorer Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $46,525

Ford Explorer Limited   
Difference: $950

Lowest Total Invoice: $43,576

Toyota 4Runner Limited   
Difference: $884

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2018201820182018
Model4RunnerExplorerExplorerExplorer
TrimLimitedLimitedSportPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $42,125 $42,090 $45,950 $53,940
Base Invoice $39,022 $40,196 $43,883 $51,512
Third-row seat 1,365      
Floor mats 224      
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) 99      
Ashtray and lighter (optional) 29 90 90 90
All-weather floor mats 249 120 120 120
Cargo cover 155 130 130 130
Roof rack crossbars 185 140 140 140
Remote start 499      
Power-deployable running boards 1,500      
Trailer Tow Package - Class III   570    
Cargo mat   100 100 100
Running boards   595 595 595
Panoramic sunroof   1,695 1,695  
Third-row seat 1,214      
Floor mats 139      
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) 72      
Ashtray and lighter (optional) 19 86 86 86
All-weather floor mats 145 114 114 114
Cargo cover 95 124 124 124
Roof rack crossbars 110 133 133 133
Remote start 380      
Power-deployable running boards 1,335      
Trailer Tow Package - Class III   542    
Cargo mat   95 95 95
Running boards   565 565 565
Panoramic sunroof   1,610 1,610  
Options (change) 4,305 3,440 2,870 1,175
Options (change) 3,509 3,269 2,727 1,117
Destination 1,045 995 995 995
Total Price $47,475 $46,525 $49,815 $56,110
Total Invoice $43,576 $44,460 $47,605 $53,624

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota 4Runner vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,765
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,806
Model Year2018201820182018
Model4RunnerExplorerExplorerExplorer
TrimLimitedLimitedSportPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine270hp V6280hp I4365hp V6365hp V6
TransmissionT5T6T6T6
DrivetrainRWDFWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 15390, 12390, 12500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/60-20255/50-20255/50-20255/50-20
Total Price$47,475$46,525$49,815$56,110
Adjustments for Features0-2,815-3,840-9,655
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$47,475$43,710$45,975$46,455
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,265$2,745
Total Invoice$43,576$44,460$47,605$53,624
Adjustments for Features0-2,690-3,670-9,227
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$43,576$41,770$43,935$44,397
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$2,165$2,627

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Features Comparison: Toyota 4Runner vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year2018201820182018
Model4RunnerExplorerExplorerExplorer
TrimLimitedLimitedSportPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1000   
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100$1100$1100
RWD$0   
FWD $0  
AWD  $1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100 $100
Active noise reduction   $0
Adaptive cruise control   $600
Cruise control$150$150$150 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100$100$100
Heated steering wheel $100$100$100
Keyless entry keypad $50$50$50
Power liftgate $350$350$350
Power retractable rear window$350   
Power-adjustable pedals   $125
Remote app $25$25$25
Remote climate control $25$25$25
Remote window/roof operation $15 $15
Semi-automated parking system   $500
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 $250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350 $350
Universal garage door opener$100$100 $100
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25$25$25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0   
Blind spot warning system   $200
Cross-traffic warning, rear   $100
Curve control $50$50$50
Forward collision warning   $200
Full-size spare tire$225   
Hill descent control  $250$250
Inflatable rear seat belts   $200
Knee airbag, driver$75   
Lane departure prevention, steering-based   $200
Lane departure warning   $200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system   $100
Safety key $5$5$5
Temporary spare tire $150$150$150
Terrain selector  $200$200
Vehicle health reports $0$0$0
Wide-view front camera $150 $150
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray$40   
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50$50
Android Auto support $100$100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100$100
DVD-compatible player$0   
Rain-sensing wipers   $175
Rear air vents$100   
Rear air vents with manual controls $150$150$150
Rear HVAC unit $400$400$400
Siri Eyes Free support$0   
Surround sound $250$250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200   
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75$75 
Voice control for external devices $0$0$0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50$50
Wiper de-icer$25   
Exterior 
Black exterior trim (optional)  $0 
Black grille (optional)  $0 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250$250$250
Panoramic sunroof $1200$1200$1200
Power-deployable running boards$750   
Running boards $350$350$350
Skid plates$150   
Sunroof$900   
Tow hook(s), front$40 $40$40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror   $75
Auto-dimming headlights   $200
Interior ambient lighting $150 $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250$250
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750$750$750
Power-folding mirrors $50 $50
Spotter mirror(s) $50$50 
Powertrain 
Limited-slip rear differential$300   
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats $300 $300
Door sill trim plates $100  
Folding third row seats$600   
Heated second row seats $200 $200
Illuminated door sill trim plates  $200$200
Leather door panel trim   $250
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats$200   
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150$150 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75   
Massage, driver seat   $100
Massage, passenger seat   $100
Memory system, driver seat$200$200 $200
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 
Alloy wheels$350$350  
Hydraulically cross-linked dampers$500   
Machined alloy wheels  $350$350
Performance steering system (optional)  $0 
Sport suspension (upgrade)$0 $0$0
Total Value of Features$7,005$9,820$10,845$16,660
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,815$3,840$9,655
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,690-3,670-9,227

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota 4Runner vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20182018
Model4RunnerExplorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in112.6 in
Length190.2 in198.3 in
Width75.8 in78.9 in
Height71.5 in70.0 in
Curb Weight4,401 lb.4,458 lb.
Fuel Capacity23.0 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.8 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.5 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom41.7 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom38.6 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.8 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.7 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom32.9 in39.5 in
Row 3 Headroom34.3 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room57.7 in50.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room43.3 in40.7 in
Row 3 Legroom29.3 in33.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
9.0 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
46.3 ft343.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
88.8 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Toyota 4Runner Limited

Third-row seat
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces, third-row seats200No
Folding third row seats600Yes
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats75No
Side curtain airbags, three rows150Yes
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench100Yes
Total Requested85076%
Total Not Requested27524%

Option Package Details
Ford Explorer Limited

Trailer Tow Package - Class III
FeatureValueRequested?
Oil cooler0No
Class III trailer hitch50Yes
Trailering equipment (7 wire)150Yes
Total Requested200100%
Total Not Requested00%

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