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Selected Style 4-Door 126" WB XLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 126" WB Manual XLS 17 21 $20,558 $22,610
4-Door 126" WB Automatic XLS 16 20 $20,945 $23,045
4-Door 126" WB XLT 16 20 $22,294 $24,560
4-Door 126" WB XLT Premium 16 20 $23,989 $26,465
4-Door 126" WB 4WD Manual XLS 16 20 $23,023 $25,380
4-Door 126" WB 4WD Automatic XLS 15 20 $23,405 $25,815
4-Door 126" WB 4WD XLT 15 20 $24,812 $27,390
4-Door 126" WB 4WD XLT Premium 15 20 $26,454 $29,235
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,401 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 28 $18,207 $19,595
4-Door 103" WB XLS Popular 19 25 $18,848 $20,300
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Popular 18 23 $20,327 $21,925
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 19 25 $20,677 $22,310
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 2 19 25 $20,837 $22,485
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 25 $21,796 $23,540
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Popular 2 18 23 $22,315 $24,110
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,275 $25,165
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $23,544 $25,460
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $25,023 $27,085
4-Door 103" WB XLT Sport 19 25 $21,705 $23,440
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $23,184 $25,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,558
$17,401
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,610
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$377 / month
$312 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 28 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 36.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.4
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 133.2
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.9 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7 7.8
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 70.1 69.1
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 45.4 -
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 103.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7 7.8
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 70.1
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.8 25.4
Overhang, Front (in) 34.6 33.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - 34.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 36.4
Side Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - 41.0
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 173.0
Side Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 51.4 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.7 38.9
Cargo Volume (ft³) 29.6 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.2 40.8
Tailgate Width (in) 49.5 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 50.0 -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 69.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - 52.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 33.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 59.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.39 10.94 x 1.0
Brake Type Power Power
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) 11.85 x 0.37 NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.4 16.0
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.9 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.1 35.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.0
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Front Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 721 -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code T53 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 721 -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 721 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Rear Tire Order Code T53 NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2700 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 270 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1853 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2710 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2250 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5660 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3200 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3019
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 550
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200 127 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 3000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 99E 99B
Displacement 4.0L/245 2.0L/121
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.06
Trans Order Code 44J 443
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.67
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 10.0 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 2.93
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Sport Trac Ford Escape
Body Code 126" WB -
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.38 NA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2900 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73 -
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 1.38 NA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2710 -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Leaf Spring Multi-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
Frame
Frame Type Boxed w/Single Channel -
Vehicle
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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