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Selected Style 4.6L XLT Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5.4L 4WD Eddie Bauer 13 17 $36,377 $41,560
4.6L XLT Value 14 19 $28,001 $31,820
4.6L XLT Popular 14 19 $29,677 $33,770
4.6L XLT Premium 14 19 $31,655 $36,070
5.4L XLT Popular 13 18 $30,121 $34,285
5.4L XLT Premium 13 17 $32,099 $36,585
4.6L 4WD XLT Value 14 18 $30,211 $34,390
4.6L 4WD XLT Popular 14 18 $32,047 $36,525
4.6L 4WD XLT Premium 14 18 $34,025 $38,825
5.4L 4WD XLT Popular 13 17 $32,489 $37,040
5.4L 4WD XLT FX4 Off-Road 13 17 $33,453 $38,160
5.4L 4WD XLT Premium 13 17 $34,467 $39,340
4.6L Eddie Bauer 14 19 $33,225 $37,895
5.4L Eddie Bauer 13 18 $33,667 $38,410
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 15 21 $23,924 $26,285
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS Sport 15 21 $24,970 $27,460
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 15 21 $25,904 $28,510
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS Sport 15 21 $26,950 $29,685
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 15 21 $26,363 $29,025
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 19 $27,075 $29,825
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT Sport 15 21 $27,408 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT Sport 15 19 $28,120 $31,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L NBX 15 21 $27,408 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L NBX 15 19 $28,120 $31,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 21 $28,343 $31,250
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 19 $29,055 $32,050
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT Sport 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD NBX 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD NBX 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $29,989 $33,100
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,701 $33,900
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 15 21 $30,768 $33,975
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 19 $31,480 $34,775
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 21 $31,970 $35,325
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $32,682 $36,125
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 15 21 $32,748 $36,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 19 $33,460 $37,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLS 15 21 $25,904 $28,510
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLS Sport 15 21 $26,950 $29,685
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLT 15 21 $28,343 $31,250
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD XLT 14 19 $29,055 $32,050
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLT Sport 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD XLT Sport 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD Eddie Bauer 15 21 $31,970 $35,325
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $32,682 $36,125
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD Limited 15 21 $32,748 $36,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD Limited 14 19 $33,460 $37,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,001
$23,924
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,820
$26,285
Monthly Payment Estimate
$530 / month
$438 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 60.1 NA
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7 35.9
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 62.4 54.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.4 59.1
Third Leg Room (in) 36.3 NA
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 38.9
Third Hip Room (in) 54.5 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 64.3 58.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 42.4
Third Head Room (in) 38.2 NA
Front Hip Room (in) 63.0 55.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.9 8.5
Height, Overall (in) 77.6 71.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 33.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 48.2 44.1
Wheelbase (in) 119.0 113.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 8.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.7 72.1
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 38.6 31.6
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 48.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 35.5 30.7
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 205.8 189.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 110.4 86.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 20.7 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 48.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 52.5 41.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 60.9 48.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.9 45.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 87.2 73.5
Brakes
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 1.18 12.01 x 0.37
Brake Type Power Pwr
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) 13.5 x 0.9 11.85 x 0.37
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 28 22.5
Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.5 18.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.2 36.8
Steering Type Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.5 38.4
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 654 720
Rear Tire Size P265/70R17 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 654 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 2304 1460
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2304 1460
Front Tire Size P265/70R17 P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 654 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P265/70R17 P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 2304 1460
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 328
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 605 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 3280
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6050 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7100 5420
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4128 3000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2748 2046
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2950 2735
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 11500 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2548 2240
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 291 @ 3450 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code 99W NA
Displacement 4.6L/281 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 232 @ 4750 210 @ 5100
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 15
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.55
Trans Type 4 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.75
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) 2.32 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 2.44
Trans Order Code 44U NA
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 Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.25
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Expedition Ford Explorer
Body Code 119" WB 114" WB
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3350 2800
Suspension Type - Rear Coil Spring Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83 .77
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4128 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 34.93 32.00
Axle Type - Rear Independent Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4000 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2950 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 3.55
Axle Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 34.93 32.00
Frame
Frame Type Front-to-Rear Boxed Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type NA NA
 
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