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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 15 21 $24,252 $26,530
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 15 21 $25,761 $28,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 15 20 $26,232 $28,755
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 21 $26,829 $29,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $27,518 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,741 $30,450
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $28,586 $31,400
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 20 $28,809 $31,650
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $29,499 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 15 21 $29,578 $32,515
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 20 $30,567 $33,625
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 21 $30,646 $33,715
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,558 $34,740
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 20 $32,626 $35,940
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$24,252
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$26,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$442 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 15 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Front Hip Room (in)
- 55.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Second Leg Room (in)
- 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
- 39.8
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 59.0
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Second Head Room (in)
- 38.7
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 59.0
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in)
- 72.8
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- 32.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 44.3
Wheelbase (in)
- 113.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 73.7
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- 32.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 44.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 85.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 45.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.9 x 0.39
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.0 x 0.43
Brake Type
- Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 22.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 36.8
Steering Type
- Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- NA
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1700
Spare Tire Order Code
- T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 721
Rear Tire Size
- P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1700
Rear Tire Order Code
- T52
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1700
Front Tire Size
- P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 721
Spare Tire Size
- P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
- T52
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 311
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 3110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2332
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3340
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2108
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2860
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
- Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
- Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Engine
Fuel System
- SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
- 99E
Displacement
- 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 210 @ 5100
Engine Type
- Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 15
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.22
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.54
Trans Type
- 5
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.07
Drivetrain
- Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.29
Trans Order Code
- 44V
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
- Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Code
- NA
Body Style
- 4 Door
Vehicle Name
- Ford Explorer
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
- Ford SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- 32.0
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3240
Suspension Type - Rear
- Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- 0.77
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 2200
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- 32.0
Axle Type - Rear
- Ford SLA
Suspension Type - Front
- Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2470
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.55
Frame
Frame Type
- Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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