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Selected Style 4-Door CXL RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door RWD CXL 16 21 $32,258 $35,645
4-Door RWD CXL Plus 16 21 $33,208 $36,695
4-Door AWD CXL 15 21 $34,023 $37,595
4-Door AWD CXL Plus 15 21 $34,973 $38,645
4.6L XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4.6L XLS 15 19 $28,585 $32,500
4.6L XLT 15 19 $30,155 $34,325
5.4L XLT 13 17 $30,495 $34,720
4.6L 4WD XLS 14 18 $30,795 $35,070
4.6L XLT Sport 15 19 $30,885 $35,175
5.4L XLT Sport 13 17 $31,225 $35,570
4.6L 4WD XLT 14 18 $32,523 $37,080
5.4L 4WD XLT 13 17 $32,863 $37,475
4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 14 18 $33,255 $37,930
5.4L 4WD XLT Sport 13 17 $33,595 $38,325
4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 19 $33,703 $38,450
5.4L 4WD XLT NBX 13 17 $33,939 $38,725
5.4L Eddie Bauer 13 17 $34,041 $38,845
5.4L 4WD Eddie Bauer 13 17 $36,751 $41,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,258
$28,585
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$35,645
$32,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$594 / month
$542 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 38.7
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 62.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 63.4
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 64.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 63.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - -
Third Head Room (in) - 38.2
Third Shoulder Room (in) - 60.1
Third Leg Room (in) - 36.3
Third Hip Room (in) - 54.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.1 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.0 -
Length, Overall (in) 193.4 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 74.5 77.6
Liftover Height (in) 32.1 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 -
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 119.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.4 78.7
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 48.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 8.9
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 38.6
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 35.5
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 205.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 87.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 110.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 20.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 50.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 52.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 60.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.14 13.0 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 13.5 x 0.9
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22 28
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 38.7
Steering Type Pwr Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 20.5
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QTM NA
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P265/70R17
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QTM NA
Spare Tire Order Code N79 NA
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P265/70R17
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 2304
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 654
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 654
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 2304
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 2304
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 654
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4442 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 10500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2551
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6900
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 4128
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2726
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2950
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 19.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1650
Engine
Engine Type Gas L6 Gas V8
Fuel System MFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3600 291 @ 3450
Engine Order Code LL8 99W
Displacement 4.2L/256 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 6000 232 @ 4750
Engine Oil Cooler - 13.97
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.62 1.55
Trans Order Code M30 44U
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.05 2.84
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Buick Rainier Ford Expedition
Body Code - 119" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.81 34.93
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear 5-link w/air- Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) suspension -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.42 34.93
Suspension Type - Front Double A-arm Coil Spring
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3350
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4128
Axle Type - Rear - Independent
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.73
Axle Type - Front - Double Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type - Front-to-Rear Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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