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Volvo XC90 vs. Ford Explorer Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volvo XC90 vs. Ford Explorer Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $55,165

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $8,825

Lowest Total Invoice: $52,726

Ford Explorer Platinum   
Difference: $7,484

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelXC90Explorer
TrimT6 InscriptionPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $59,150 $53,940
Base Invoice $55,601 $51,512
Convenience Package 1,950  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 595  
Heated steering wheel 300  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather 1,000  
Cargo mat   100
Cargo cover   130
Convenience Package 1,833  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 559  
Heated steering wheel 282  
Upholstered instrument panel, leather 940  
Cargo mat   95
Cargo cover   124
Options (change) 3,845 230
Options (change) 3,614 219
Destination 995 995
Total Price $63,990 $55,165
Total Invoice $60,210 $52,726

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volvo XC90 vs. Ford Explorer

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Explorer Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,860
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,635
Model Year20182018
ModelXC90Explorer
TrimT6 InscriptionPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine316hp I4365hp V6
TransmissionT8T6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG16/22 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)330, 10500, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)275/45-20255/50-20
Total Price$63,990$55,165
Adjustments for Features-1,9650
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$62,025$55,165
Total Invoice$60,210$52,726
Adjustments for Features-1,8490
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$58,361$52,726

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Features Comparison: Volvo XC90 vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20182018
ModelXC90Explorer
TrimT6 InscriptionPlatinum
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet $100
Adaptive cruise control $750
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$1000 
Keyless entry keypad $50
Power-adjustable pedals $125
Remote climate control $25
Remote start $150
Remote window/roof operation $15
Sunshades, second row$125 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual$250 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power $350
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist $25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0 
Around view cameras$500 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Collision preparation system, rear$100 
Curve control $50
Cyclist detection$25 
Driver drowsiness monitor$150 
Following distance indicator$25 
Inflatable rear seat belts $200
Intersection collision mitigation$100 
Knee airbag, passenger $100
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane keeping assist$400 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Rearview camera $200
Run-off road collision prepartion$25 
Safety key $5
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Terrain selector $200
Trailer sway control $25
Vehicle health reports $0
Wide-view rear camera$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50 
Aluminum roof rails$250 
Cargo organizer$100 
Class III trailer hitch $250
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Roof rails $250
Trailering equipment (7 wire) $150
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Automatic air recirculation$100 
CD player $125
Handwriting recognition$200 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
In-vehicle Internet$150 
MP3-compatible player $50
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250 
Rear air vents with manual controls $150
Rear dual-zone climate control$125 
Surround sound $250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Traffic + travel information $25
Traffic information$25 
Voice control for external devices $0
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black) $250
Rear bumper protector $40
Tow hook(s), front $40
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75 
Fog light, rear$100 
Headlight washers$50 
LED headlights$1000 
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only $750
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Road sign information$75 
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked fog lights$50 
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Regenerative braking$0 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Folding third row seats$600 
Heated second row seats $200
Leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75 
Massage, driver seat $100
Massage, passenger seat $100
Memory system, passenger seat$150 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power-folding headrests, second row seats$50 
Power-stowing third row seats $1000
Tailgating position, third row seats $50
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Machined alloy wheels $350
Polished alloy wheels$350 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$11,790$9,825
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,965$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-1,8490

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Specifications Comparison: Volvo XC90 vs. Ford Explorer

Model Year20182018
ModelXC90Explorer
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase117.5 in112.6 in
Length194.8 in198.3 in
Width79.1 in78.9 in
Height69.9 in70.0 in
Curb Weight4,623 lb.4,890 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.8 gal.18.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.9 in41.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.7 in61.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in57.3 in
Row 1 Legroom40.9 in40.6 in
Row 2 Headroom38.5 in40.6 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.5 in61.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in56.8 in
Row 2 Legroom37.0 in39.5 in
Row 3 Headroom35.5 in37.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in50.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room0.0 in40.7 in
Row 3 Legroom31.9 in33.3 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
15.8 ft321.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
41.8 ft343.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
85.7 ft381.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volvo XC90 T6 Inscription

Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Compass0Yes
Cargo organizer100No
Heated windshield washer nozzles15No
Semi-automated parking system500Yes
Around view cameras300No
Wide-view front camera150Yes
Wide-view rear camera0No
Total Requested95070%
Total Not Requested41530%

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