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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 2WD Manual 2.4L I4
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2WD Manual 2.4L I4 20 27 $16,426 $17,549
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.4L I4 20 27 $17,175 $18,349
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 20 26 $18,771 $20,099
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 GLS 18 24 $20,172 $21,599
4-Door 2WD Automatic 2.7L V6 LX 20 26 $21,101 $22,619
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 17 21 $23,321 $24,999
4-Door 2WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 16 22 $20,078 $21,499
4-Door 2WD Automatic 3.5L V6 LX 16 22 $21,922 $23,499
4-Door 4WD Automatic 3.5L V6 GLS 17 21 $21,479 $22,999
4-Door 4WD Automatic 2.7L V6 LX 18 24 $22,500 $24,119
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,558
$16,426
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,610
$17,549
Monthly Payment Estimate
$377 / month
$292 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 52.7 54.3
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 53.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 100.7
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 -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 70.1 66.0
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 45.4 -
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 103.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7 -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 72.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.8 -
Overhang, Front (in) 34.6 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 60.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) - 60.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.1
Length, Overall (in) - 177.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 51.4 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume (ft³) 29.6 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.2 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) 49.5 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 50.0 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 30.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 30.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 77.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 77.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.39 10.9 x 0.98
Brake Type Power Pwr
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) 11.85 x 0.37 11.2 x 0.39
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.4 17.2
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.9 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.5 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.1 37.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.93
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 18.9
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Rear Tire Order Code T53 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Front Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 721 -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code T53 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 721 -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 721 -
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
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3200 -
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 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3494
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16.0 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16.0 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16.0 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 68
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200 138 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 3000 147 @ 3000
Engine Order Code 99E NA
Displacement 4.0L/245 2.4L/143
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 27
Transmission
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.95
Trans Order Code 44J NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.94
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 3.92
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) 10.0 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.30
Trans Type 5 5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.56
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Sport Trac Hyundai Santa Fe
Body Code 126" WB -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 1.38 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 22.9
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 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2710 -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Leaf Spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - MacPherson Strut
Frame
Frame Type Boxed w/Single Channel -
Vehicle
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utililty
 
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