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Selected Style 137" WB 5.4L XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
137" WB 5.4L XLS N/A N/A $33,140 $38,035
137" WB 6.8L XLS N/A N/A $33,642 $38,625
137" WB 6.8L XLS Limo N/A N/A $35,172 $40,425
137" WB 6.0L XLS N/A N/A $37,840 $43,565
137" WB 5.4L XLT N/A N/A $33,990 $39,035
137" WB 6.8L XLT N/A N/A $34,492 $39,625
137" WB 6.0L XLT N/A N/A $38,690 $44,565
137" WB 5.4L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $36,642 $42,155
137" WB 6.8L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $37,148 $42,750
137" WB 6.0L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $41,347 $47,690
137" WB 5.4L Limited N/A N/A $37,785 $43,500
137" WB 6.8L Limited N/A N/A $38,291 $44,095
137" WB 6.0L Limited N/A N/A $42,486 $49,030
137" WB 5.4L 4WD XLS N/A N/A $35,941 $41,330
137" WB 6.8L 4WD XLS N/A N/A $35,941 $41,330
137" WB 6.0L 4WD XLS N/A N/A $40,394 $46,570
137" WB 5.4L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $36,791 $42,330
137" WB 6.8L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $36,791 $42,330
137" WB 6.0L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $40,985 $47,265
137" WB 6.8L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $39,311 $45,295
137" WB 6.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $43,506 $50,230
137" WB 6.8L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $40,454 $46,640
137" WB 6.0L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $44,644 $51,570
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
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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 4WD XLS Sport 14 20 $27,738 $30,845
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 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 4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 14 18 $30,894 $34,430
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 16 21 $30,603 $34,100
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
$33,140
$24,500
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,035
$27,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$634 / month
$453 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Tri-Panel Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) 38.6 NA
Front Hip Room (in) 67.5 55.0
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.9 NA
Second Leg Room (in) 40.5 35.9
Passenger Capacity 9 5
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 66.9 54.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.3 59.1
Third Leg Room (in) 39.0 NA
Second Head Room (in) 41.1 38.9
Third Hip Room (in) 52.5 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 55.8 48.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 36.1 31.3
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 226.7 189.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.1 8.5
Height, Overall (in) 77.2 71.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 37.3 33.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 52.3 37.6
Wheelbase (in) 137.1 113.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.4 8.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 72.1
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 37.4 44.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 52.2 45.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 100.9 76.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 146.4 86.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 48.0 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 64.0 41.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 100.7 48.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.80 x .47 11.9 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) 13.0 x .47 12.0 x 0.37
Brake Type Power Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 44 22.5
Fuel Tank Location Aft-of-axle Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 49.6 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 19.6 17
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 46.8 36.8
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA 17
Tires
Front Tire Order Code T46 T52
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 1460
Spare Tire Order Code T46 T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 664 720
Rear Tire Size LT265/75R16 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 664 720
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 1460
Rear Tire Order Code T46 T52
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 1460
Front Tire Size LT265/75R16 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 664 720
Spare Tire Size LT265/75R16 P235/70R16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 324
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 610 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) 6100 NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3069 2254
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8600 5740
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 5250 3200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 3611 2055
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3950 2735
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel 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
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 26.4 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 130
Engine
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 350 @ 2500 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code 99L 99K
Displacement 5.4L/330 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler Yes NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 4500 210 @ 5100
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA 16
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 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) 2.71 3.22
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
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 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 2.29
Trans Order Code 44E 44V
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Excursion Ford Explorer
Body Code 137" WB 114" WB
Body Style 4 door 4 Door
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.55
Axle Type - Front Twin I-Beam Ford SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 32.0
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4700 2800
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf, Single-stage Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.77
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 5250 1940
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 32.0
Axle Type - Rear Standard Ford SLA
Suspension Type - Front Coil Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.36 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 7000 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3950 1827
Frame
Frame Type Ladder w/BlockerBeam Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type NA NA
 
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