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Selected Style 4-Door 2WD LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD LS 16 22 $23,244 $25,685
4-Door 4WD LS 15 21 $25,258 $27,910
4-Door 2WD LT 16 22 $26,330 $29,095
4-Door 2WD EXT LT 16 22 $27,860 $30,785
4-Door 4WD LT 15 21 $28,344 $31,320
4-Door 2WD LTZ 16 22 $29,113 $32,170
4-Door 4WD EXT LT 15 21 $29,874 $33,010
4-Door 4WD LTZ 15 21 $31,127 $34,395
4-Door 114" WB XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB XLS 17 21 $22,451 $24,585
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLS 16 20 $24,124 $26,465
4-Door 114" WB XLT 16 21 $25,966 $28,535
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,715 $30,500
4-Door 114" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB Limited 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,244
$22,451
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,685
$24,585
Monthly Payment Estimate
$428 / month
$410 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 44.6 43.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 55.0
Second Leg Room (in) 37.1 37.2
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 39.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 59.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 38.9
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.0 8.5
Height, Overall (in) 74.5 71.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA 33.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 43.8 44.1
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 113.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.0 8.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.7 72.1
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 34.9 31.7
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA 48.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.1 30.7
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 191.8 189.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 80.1 73.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 88
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA 48.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 39.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 43.7 41.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 41.0 46.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 45.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 11.85 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 1.14 12.01 x 0.37
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.7 22.5
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code QRE T53
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code QRE NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QRE T53
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size P245/70R16 P235/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5400 6740
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 750 1011
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2950 2560
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10,000 9,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2291 2082
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5550 5060
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3200 3000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2022 2082
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1425
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 130
Engine
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3600 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code LL8 99E
Displacement 4.2L/256 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 270 @ 6000 210 @ 5100
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.04
Trans Order Code M30 44J
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 Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.38
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.48
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet TrailBlazer Ford Explorer
Body Code NA 114" WB
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.73 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200 3000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3100 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front Independent Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2950 2560
Suspension Type - Rear Coil Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 35
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Front Coil Coil spring
Frame
Frame Type - TBD - Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type NA NA
 
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