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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
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L 15 18 $35,294 $37,950
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 14 17 $43,152 $46,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,140
$35,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,035
$37,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$634 / month
$633 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Tri-Panel -
EPA Classification - 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) 39.0 -
Second Head Room (in) 41.1 39.7
Third Hip Room (in) 52.5 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 67.0 57.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 40.3
Third Head Room (in) 38.6 -
Front Hip Room (in) 67.5 55.0
Third Shoulder Room (in) 64.9 -
Second Leg Room (in) 40.5 38.0
Passenger Capacity 9 5
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 66.9 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 68.3 58.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 105.0
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.9 72.4
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) 36.1 -
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 71.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 37.3 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 52.3 -
Wheelbase (in) 137.1 111.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 7.4 -
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 60.4
Track Width, Front (in) - 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.7
Length, Overall (in) - 182.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 64.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 100.7 34.7
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 81.2
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 -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.80 x .47 11.2 x - TBD -
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 11.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 44 23.0
Fuel Tank Location Aft-of-axle -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Steering
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 49.6 19.5
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 19.6 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 46.8 39.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.62
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 -
Front Tire Size LT265/75R16 255/60HR17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 664 -
Spare Tire Size LT265/75R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code T46 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 -
Spare Tire Order Code T46 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 664 -
Rear Tire Size LT265/75R16 255/60HR17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 664 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 3000 -
Rear Tire Order Code T46 NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6100 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 610 NA
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 3611 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3950 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 13000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 3069 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 8600 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 5250 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4819
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 26.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 750 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 350 @ 2500 254 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code 99L NA
Displacement 5.4L/330 3.7L/227
Engine Oil Cooler Yes -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 255 @ 4500 232 @ 5750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) NA 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) NA 18
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.18 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 2.19
Trans Order Code 44E NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.00
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 3.59
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.64
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.7
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Excursion Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Body Code 137" WB -
Body Style 4 door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Coil Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.36 8.0
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 7000 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 3950 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 -
Axle Type - Front Twin I-Beam -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 4700 -
Suspension Type - Rear Leaf, Single-stage Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 8.0
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 5250 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Standard -
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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