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4-Door 1500 Z71
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 1500 LS 15 19 $33,919 $38,765
4-Door 1500 LT 15 19 $33,919 $38,765
4-Door 1500 Z71 15 19 $33,919 $38,765
4-Door 2500 LS N/A N/A $34,947 $39,940
4-Door 2500 LT N/A N/A $34,947 $39,940
4-Door 1500 4WD LS 14 18 $36,369 $41,565
4-Door 1500 4WD LT 14 18 $36,369 $41,565
4-Door 1500 4WD Z71 14 18 $36,369 $41,565
4-Door 2500 4WD LS N/A N/A $37,485 $42,840
4-Door 2500 4WD LT N/A N/A $37,485 $42,840
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4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS 16 21 $24,500 $27,165
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS Sport 16 21 $25,759 $28,595
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 14 20 $26,692 $29,655
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 16 21 $26,995 $30,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 20 $27,708 $30,810
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS Sport 14 20 $27,738 $30,845
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT Sport 16 21 $28,201 $31,370
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT Sport 15 20 $28,909 $32,175
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 14 20 $28,976 $32,250
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 18 $29,688 $33,060
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT Sport 14 20 $30,181 $33,620
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 16 21 $30,603 $34,100
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 14 18 $30,894 $34,430
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 20 $31,316 $34,910
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 16 21 $31,382 $34,985
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 20 $32,095 $35,795
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 20 $32,584 $36,350
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 18 $33,296 $37,160
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 14 20 $33,366 $37,240
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 18 $34,080 $38,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,919
$24,500
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,765
$27,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$646 / month
$453 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Cargo Doors Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
64.4 NA
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 35.9
Passenger Capacity
8 5
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
61.3 54.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 59.1
Third Leg Room (in)
36.1 NA
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 38.9
Third Hip Room (in)
49.2 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.1 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.4
Third Head Room (in)
38.6 NA
Front Hip Room (in)
61.4 55.0
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.4 8.5
Height, Overall (in)
73.6 71.4
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 33.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
52.3 37.6
Wheelbase (in)
130.0 113.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.8 8.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 72.1
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA NA
Overhang, Front (in)
37.0 44.1
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 48.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.2 31.3
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
219.3 189.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
104.6 76.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
131.6 86.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
36.1 NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
45.7 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
49.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
40.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
69.6 41.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
90.0 48.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
49.1 45.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x 1.2 11.9 x 0.37
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)
12.0 x 1.1 12.0 x 0.37
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
31 22.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
15.8 17
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.0 36.8
Steering Type
Pwr Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
15.8 17
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
QJP T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 720
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R17 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 720
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2134 1460
Rear Tire Order Code
QJP T52
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
2134 1460
Front Tire Size
P265/70R17 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 720
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R17 P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
QJP T52
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2134 1460
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 324
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3240
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7400 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7000 5740
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
4000 3200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2423 2055
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3150 2735
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
13,000 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2677 2254
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.8 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
335 @ 4000 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
L59 99K
Displacement
5.3L/327 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler
Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
295 @ 5200 210 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.22
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.54
Trans Type
4 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.29
Trans Order Code
M30 44V
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Summary
Body Code
ZW9 114" WB
Body Style
4 Door 1500 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Suburban Ford Explorer
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 32.0
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3400 2800
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Coil Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.77
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 1940
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 32.0
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating Ford SLA
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4000 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3150 1827
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Independent Ford SLA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
NA NA

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