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4-Door 126" WB Manual XLS
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 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 XLT Premium 16 20 $23,989 $26,465
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
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4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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 Sport 19 25 $21,705 $23,440
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 Sport 18 23 $23,184 $25,065
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,558
$17,401
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,610
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$377 / month
$312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 28 mpg
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 133.2
Exterior Dimensions
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
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
205.9 -
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 (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 Box Width @ Floor (in)
51.4 -
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
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 69.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 0.39 10.94 x 1.0
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.4 16.0
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
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
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.0
Tires
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
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Front Tire Size
P235/70R16 P225/70R15
Trailering
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
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2700 1000
Weight Information
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 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1853 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3019
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 110
Engine
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 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 127 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 28
Transmission
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 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Sixth 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
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
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
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 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
1.38 NA
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
Boxed w/Single Channel -
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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