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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door LS
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Trim

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
2WD 4-Door V6 XLT
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Engine

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Trim

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
Dealer Price Quotes
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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
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9 -
Length, Overall (in) 188.8 -
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 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 Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 67.1 85.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
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
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 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
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
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), Overall 19.4 -
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 18.9
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code QKG T52
Front 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 Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 525 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
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
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 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
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 Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 15
Transmission
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 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.70 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
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
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 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.34
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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