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Selected Style 4-Door 126" WB XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 126" WB XLS 15 20 $21,880 $24,295
4-Door 126" WB XLT 15 20 $22,985 $25,550
4-Door 126" WB XLT Premium 15 20 $25,127 $27,985
4-Door 126" WB Adrenalin 15 20 $25,831 $28,785
4-Door 126" WB 4WD XLS 14 20 $24,348 $27,100
4-Door 126" WB 4WD XLT 14 20 $25,505 $28,415
4-Door 126" WB 4WD XLT Premium 14 20 $27,591 $30,785
4-Door 126" WB 4WD Adrenalin 14 20 $28,353 $31,650
4-Door 4-Cyl (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,607 $24,280
4-Door 4-Cyl w/3rd Row 22 27 $22,365 $25,130
4-Door V6 19 25 $22,551 $25,340
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row 19 25 $23,307 $26,190
4-Door V6 w/3rd Row Limited 19 25 $26,858 $30,180
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 21 25 $22,853 $25,680
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row 18 24 $24,553 $27,590
4-Door V6 4WD w/3rd Row Limited 18 24 $28,104 $31,580
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,880
$21,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,295
$24,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$405 / month
$405 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.7 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 40.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 37.8 36.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 57.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 104.7
Exterior Dimensions
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 205.9 -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 7.9 -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 70.5 67.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 45.4 -
Wheelbase (in) 125.9 106.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - -
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 71.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.8 -
Overhang, Front (in) 34.6 -
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - -
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 61.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) - 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 6.9
Length, Overall (in) - 184.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 19.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume (ft³) 29.6 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 53.8 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.2 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) 49.5 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 50.0 -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 51.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 39.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 80.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
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 11.3 x - TBD -
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) 12.0 x 0.39 11.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 19.1
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 19.1 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.9 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 19.1 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 43.1 37.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.98
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.1
Tires
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 T52 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code T52 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 721 -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P225/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 721 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Rear Tire Order Code T52 NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5260 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 526 - TBD -
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1853 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2710 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9600 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2250 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5660 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3200 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3520
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 14 1.69
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 3000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99K NA
Displacement 4.0L/245 2.4L/144
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5200 160 @ 5700
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 27
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.10 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.86 2.20
Trans Order Code 44D NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Model NA -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48 3.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.41
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.12
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Sport Trac Toyota Highlander
Body Code 126" WB -
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 0.91
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) NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2710 -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Leaf Spring Dual-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.63
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - MacPherson
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - MacPherson
Frame
Frame Type Boxed w/Single Channel -
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Sport Utility Vehicle
 
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