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Selected Style 137" WB 5.4L XLT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
137" WB 5.4L XLT N/A N/A $32,049 $36,435
137" WB 6.8L XLT N/A N/A $32,553 $37,020
137" WB 7.3L XLT N/A N/A $35,761 $40,750
137" WB 5.4L XLT Premium N/A N/A $33,211 $37,785
137" WB 6.8L XLT Premium N/A N/A $33,713 $38,370
137" WB 7.3L XLT Premium N/A N/A $36,921 $42,100
137" WB 5.4L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $35,553 $40,510
137" WB 6.8L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $36,057 $41,095
137" WB 7.3L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $39,265 $44,825
137" WB 5.4L Limited N/A N/A $36,693 $41,835
137" WB 6.8L Limited N/A N/A $37,197 $42,420
137" WB 7.3L Limited N/A N/A $40,301 $46,030
137" WB 5.4L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $34,849 $39,690
137" WB 6.8L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $34,849 $39,690
137" WB 7.3L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $38,051 $43,415
137" WB 5.4L 4WD XLT Premium N/A N/A $36,009 $41,040
137" WB 6.8L 4WD XLT Premium N/A N/A $36,009 $41,040
137" WB 7.3L 4WD XLT Premium N/A N/A $39,213 $44,765
137" WB 6.8L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $38,219 $43,610
137" WB 7.3L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $41,423 $47,335
137" WB 6.8L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $39,359 $44,935
137" WB 7.3L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $42,459 $48,540
137" WB 6.0L XLT N/A N/A $36,645 $41,780
137" WB 6.0L XLT Premium N/A N/A $37,807 $43,130
137" WB 6.0L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $40,151 $45,855
137" WB 6.0L Limited N/A N/A $41,289 $47,180
137" WB 6.0L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $38,937 $44,445
137" WB 6.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $42,309 $48,365
137" WB 6.0L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $43,449 $49,690
137" WB 6.8L XLT Limo N/A N/A $34,105 $38,825
4-Door Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport 14 19 $24,719 $27,010
4-Door SLT 14 19 $28,386 $31,130
4-Door SLT Plus 14 19 $30,793 $33,835
4-Door 4WD Sport 14 18 $26,641 $29,130
4-Door 4WD SLT 14 18 $30,308 $33,250
4-Door 4WD SLT Plus 14 18 $32,906 $36,170
4-Door 4WD R/T 12 17 $35,358 $38,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,049
$24,719
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,435
$27,010
Monthly Payment Estimate
$607 / month
$450 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Tri-Panel -
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 66.9 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.3 57.6
Third Leg Room (in) 39.0 -
Second Head Room (in) 41.1 40.2
Third Hip Room (in) 52.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 57.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.9
Third Head Room (in) 38.6 -
Front Hip Room (in) 67.5 56.9
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.9 -
Second Leg Room (in) 40.5 37.3
Passenger Capacity 9 5
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 137.1 116.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 71.6
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 37.4 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 55.8 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - TBD - -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 226.7 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.1 -
Height, Overall (in) 77.2 70.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 38.1 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 52.3 -
Length, Overall (in) - 193.5
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 61.9
Track Width, Front (in) - 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 9.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 48.0 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 64.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 100.7 51.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 52.2 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 100.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 146.4 88.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.13 x - TBD - 11.3 x 1.0
Brake Type Power Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.20 x - TBD - NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 11 x 2.25
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 44 25
Fuel Tank Location Aft-of-axle -
Steering
Steering Type Power Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 46.8 36.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 17.5
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 -
Rear Tire Order Code T48 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 -
Front Tire Size LT265/75R16D P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - -
Spare Tire Size LT265/75R16D P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code T48 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 -
Spare Tire Order Code T48 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - -
Rear Tire Size LT265/75R16D P245/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 610 470
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6100 4700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 5240 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 3388 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3800 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3262 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8600 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4357
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Chrome Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Chrome Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 26.4 14.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 4500 230 @ 4600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 350 @ 2500 290 @ 3600
Engine Order Code 99L EVA
Displacement 5.4L/330 4.7L/287
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) N/A 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) N/A 14
Transmission
Trans PTO Access - TBD - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.67
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) 2.18 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.67 Upshift/1.50 Kickdown
Trans Order Code 44E DGQ
Transfer Case Power Take Off - TBD - -
Trans Power Take Off - TBD - -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.71 3.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4 5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.55
Summary
Body Style 4 door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Excursion Dodge Durango
Body Code 137" WB -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 33
Axle Type - Rear Ford Std & Lim Slip -
Suspension Type - Front Coil Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.36 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 7000 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3800 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 -
Axle Type - Front Ford Twin I-Beam -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 41
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4700 -
Suspension Type - Rear Single-Stage Leaf Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 5240 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Ladder w/BlockerBeam -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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