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Selected Style 2-Door LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door LS 17 22 $17,348 $19,170
2-Door Xtreme 17 22 $19,217 $21,235
2-Door 4WD LS 15 18 $20,063 $22,170
4-Door LS 16 22 $22,539 $24,905
4-Door 4WD LS 15 20 $24,349 $26,905
4-Door LT 16 22 $24,489 $27,060
4-Door 4WD LT 15 20 $26,480 $29,260
4-Door TrailBlazer 16 22 $27,263 $30,125
4-Door 4WD TrailBlazer 15 20 $29,073 $32,125
4-Door 112" WB XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 112" WB XLS 16 22 $23,157 $25,210
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLS 15 19 $24,831 $27,090
4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 22 $25,649 $28,010
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 15 19 $27,399 $29,975
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 19 $27,585 $30,185
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 22 $29,223 $32,025
4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 22 $29,449 $32,280
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,972 $33,990
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $31,198 $34,245
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $31,341 $34,405
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 19 $31,568 $34,660
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,348
$23,157
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,170
$25,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$320 / month
$420 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Tailgate Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 56.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.0 51.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6 36.8
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 40.5 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.7 56.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.1 6.7
Height, Overall (in) 64.9 67.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA 20.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA 33.7
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 41.7 44.0
Wheelbase (in) 100.5 111.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.4 6.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.8 70.2
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 34.8 33.9
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA 46.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 28.4 28.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 176.8 190.7
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 66.9 81.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 34.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 35.2 38.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 30.2 42.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 40.9 41.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 67.8 71.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 0.79 11.2 x 0.47
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.14 11.3 x 1.02
Brake Type Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 21.0
Fuel Tank Location Behind Rear Axle Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 13.0 15.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.6 40.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 16.0 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 37.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 743 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R15 P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code QBF T7R
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1643 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 743 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R15 P235/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 743 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1643 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QBF T7R
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1643 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/70R15 P235/75R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5700 6740
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 1011
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2200 2510
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8000 9,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1940 1922.5
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4450 5100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2600 2900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1664 1922.5
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1425
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 95
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 2800 240 @ 3250
Engine Order Code L35 99E
Displacement 4.3L/262 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4400 210 @ 5250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.49 2.47
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.0 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.40 1.47
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55 2.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.16 1.85
Trans Order Code M50 44D
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Blazer Ford Explorer
Body Code E55 112" WB
Body Style 2 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2200 2510
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.55
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2400 2710
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.91 0.77
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2600 2900
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.30 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3200
Frame
Frame Type Ladder w/Boxed Front End Boxed w/Single Channel
Doors
Side Door Type NA NA
 
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