Compare 2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer vs 2005 Ford Explorer

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4-Door 2WD LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD LS 16 21 $23,950 $26,465
4-Door 2WD EXT LS 15 19 $25,416 $28,085
4-Door 4WD LS 15 20 $25,987 $28,715
4-Door 2WD LT 16 21 $26,349 $29,115
4-Door 2WD EXT LT 15 19 $27,389 $30,265
4-Door 4WD EXT LS 14 18 $27,453 $30,335
4-Door 4WD LT 15 20 $28,385 $31,365
4-Door 4WD EXT LT 14 18 $29,426 $32,515
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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
$23,950
$24,500
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,465
$27,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$441 / month
$453 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
37.00 35.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
40.20 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
58.20 54.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.50 59.1
Second Head Room (in)
39.60 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.50 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
46.90 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
56.00 55.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.80 8.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.70 72.1
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA NA
Overhang, Front (in)
34.9 44.1
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 48.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.1 31.3
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
191.80 189.5
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.8 8.5
Height, Overall (in)
72.50 71.4
Step Up Height - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA 33.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
43.9 37.6
Wheelbase (in)
113.00 113.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
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)
43.7 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)
- TBD - 45.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
80.1 76.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.1 86.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
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 12.0 x 0.37
Brake Type
Power Pwr
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 11.9 x 0.37
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 22.5
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.4 17
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 36.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
20.4 17
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.4
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 720
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R16 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 720
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 1460
Rear Tire Order Code
QNF T52
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 1460
Front Tire Size
P235/75R16 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 720
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R16 P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
QNF T52
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 1460
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - T52
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 324
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
750 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)
5300 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5550 5740
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3200 3200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2019 2055
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2950 2735
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
10000 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2304 2254
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13.9 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
275 @ 3600 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
LL8 99K
Displacement
4.2L/254 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
275 @ 6000 210 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
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
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.22
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet TrailBlazer Ford Explorer
Body Code
TB4 114" WB
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2950 2800
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.82 0.77
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3200 1940
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 32.0
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Ford SLA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.33 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3200 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3100 1827
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Independent Ford SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 32.0
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
Swing-out NA

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