Compare 2007 Chevrolet Equinox vs 2007 Ford Explorer

2007 Chevrolet Equinox
2007 Ford Explorer
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2WD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door LS 19 26 $20,737 $22,250
2WD 4-Door LT 19 26 $21,473 $23,040
AWD 4-Door LS 19 25 $22,135 $23,750
AWD 4-Door LT 19 25 $22,871 $24,540
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2WD 4-Door V6 XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door V6 XLT 15 21 $24,030 $25,370
2WD 4-Door V8 XLT 15 21 $25,222 $26,665
4WD 4-Door V6 XLT 15 20 $26,142 $27,665
2WD 4-Door V6 Eddie Bauer 15 21 $26,790 $28,370
4WD 4-Door V8 XLT 14 20 $27,333 $28,960
2WD 4-Door V8 Eddie Bauer 15 21 $27,982 $29,665
4WD 4-Door V6 Eddie Bauer 15 20 $28,902 $30,665
2WD 4-Door V6 Limited 15 21 $29,923 $31,775
4WD 4-Door V8 Eddie Bauer 14 20 $30,093 $31,960
2WD 4-Door V8 Limited 15 21 $31,114 $33,070
4WD 4-Door V6 Limited 15 20 $32,034 $34,070
4WD 4-Door V8 Limited 14 20 $33,226 $35,365
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,737
$24,030
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,250
$25,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$371 / month
$423 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Those who have serious towing needs and consider full-size SUVs too ponderous will find the 2007 Ford Explorer just right.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.3 55.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 59.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
40.1 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 59.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.1 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
106.4 -
Second Leg Room (in)
40.2 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 39.8
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
188.8 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
69.3 72.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.8 -
Wheelbase (in)
112.5 113.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 32.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.4 73.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.2
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 31.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 193.4
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 8.2
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 44.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
67.1 85.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 44.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.2 45.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Brakes
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)
- TBD - 11.85 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.65 x 1.02 12.01 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.0 22.5
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.8 36.8
Steering Type
Variable power assist Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 18.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QKG T52
Front Tire Size
P235/65R16 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
QKG T52
Spare Tire Order Code
NA T52
Rear Tire Size
P235/65R16 P235/70R16
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1700
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1700
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 721
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1700
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- 721
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
525 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3660 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3340
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2108
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2860
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 8500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2332
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6010
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.6 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1950
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
210 @ 3800 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
LNJ 99E
Displacement
3.4L/204 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5200 210 @ 5100
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 15
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.70 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69 3.22
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.54
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.18 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.29
Trans Order Code
MX0 - TBD -
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Equinox Ford Explorer
Body Code
- NA
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing arm Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Suspension Type - Front
Strut-type Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs -
Axle Type - Rear
- Ford SLA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2470
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.55
Axle Type - Front
- Ford SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3240
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 2200
Frame
Frame Type
- Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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