Compare 1997 Ford Expedition vs 1997 Ford Explorer

1997 Ford Expedition
1997 Ford Explorer
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119" XLT XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
119" XLT XLT 15 20 $24,152 $27,620
119" XLT 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,352 $30,220
119" Eddie Bauer 15 20 $27,517 $31,590
119" 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 18 $29,757 $34,225
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2-Door 102" WB XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 102" WB XL 18 23 $18,285 $20,085
2-Door 102" WB Sport 18 23 $19,323 $21,265
4-Door 112" WB XL 18 23 $19,517 $21,485
2-Door 102" WB 4WD XL 16 20 $20,015 $22,050
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $20,934 $23,095
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XL 16 20 $21,206 $23,405
4-Door 112" WB XLT 18 23 $21,924 $24,220
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 16 20 $23,688 $26,225
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 18 $23,688 $26,225
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 15 20 $26,187 $29,065
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 18 $27,653 $30,730
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $27,952 $31,070
4-Door 112" WB Limited 15 20 $29,404 $32,720
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 18 $31,120 $34,670
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $31,414 $35,005
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,152
$18,285
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,620
$20,085
Monthly Payment Estimate
$460 / month
$335 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 39.1
Third Hip Room (in)
NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.4 57.9
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 42.4
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
61.5 52.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.9 36.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 39.9
Passenger Capacity
6 4
Second Hip Room (in)
62.3 43.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.9 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.8 6.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 70.2
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA NA
Overhang, Front (in)
38.6 33.8
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA NA
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
57.0 46.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
29.3 27.0
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
204.6 178.6
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.5 6.7
Height, Overall (in)
74.4 67.8
Step Up Height - Front (in)
18.6 NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
39.3 33.7
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
46.9 42.8
Wheelbase (in)
119.0 101.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
52.4 29.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
62.5 32.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.5 41.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
82.2 61.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
118.3 69.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
11.9 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.13 x - TBD - 11.38 x 1.33
Brake Type
Power Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.15 x - TBD - 10.86 x 1.24
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 17.5
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
16.1 15.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.2 37.8
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.1 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 34.7
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
2064 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P255/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
695 760
Spare Tire Size
P255/70R16 P225/70R15
Front Tire Order Code
T54 T7H
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2064 1593
Spare Tire Order Code
T54 T7H
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
695 760
Rear Tire Size
P255/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
695 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2064 1593
Rear Tire Order Code
T54 T7H
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
8000 2,000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
400 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
800 765
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2256 1767
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3600 2290
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11,000 6,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2544 1940
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6750 4700
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3900 2650
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1950 1425
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 650
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 4400 160 @ 4200
Engine Type
GAS V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SEFI SPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
290 @ 3250 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
99W 99E
Displacement
4.6L (281) 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler
NA Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.33 3.40
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 2.05
Trans Order Code
44U 44M
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.40
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA 10
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.31
Trans Type
4 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.79
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Expedition Ford Explorer
Body Code
U17/119" WB 102" WB
Body Style
4 Door XLT 2 Door XL
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
34.9 35
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-floating Ford
Suspension Type - Front
Indep Coil Spring Torsion bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 1.42
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3900 3200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3000 2290
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.31 3.27
Axle Type - Front
Independent SLA Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
34.9 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3600 2650
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil Spring Single-stage leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.83 0.8
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.27
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3900 2650
Frame
Frame Type
Full Box Ladder Single channel w/crossmembers
Doors
Side Door Type
NA NA

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