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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
Passenger Capacity
5
Front Head Room (in)
39.8
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
Third Head Room (in)
NA
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 0.39
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5
Fuel Tank Location
Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
18.9
Tires
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
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1700
Spare Tire Order Code
T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
721
Trailering
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
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
311
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3340
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2108
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2860
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2332
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6010
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1950
Engine
Displacement
4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler
NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
99E
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15
Transmission
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
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.07
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
Transfer Case Model
NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.22
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer
Body Code
NA
Suspension
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
Axle Type - Front
Ford SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32.0
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3240
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent SLA
Frame
Frame Type
Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
NA

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