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Selected Style 2-Door 102" WB Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 102" WB Sport 17 21 $18,119 $19,880
4-Door 112" WB XL 17 21 $19,598 $21,560
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $20,623 $22,725
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XL 16 20 $21,287 $23,480
4-Door 112" WB XLT 17 21 $22,396 $24,740
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 16 20 $24,160 $26,745
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 18 $24,160 $26,745
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 15 20 $26,066 $28,910
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 18 $27,434 $30,465
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $27,830 $30,915
4-Door 112" WB Limited 15 20 $28,534 $31,715
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 18 $29,903 $33,270
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $30,299 $33,720
4-Door S Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual S 16 19 $22,624 $26,616
4-Door Automatic S 15 19 $23,689 $27,869
4-Door Automatic S Luxury 15 19 $23,689 $27,869
4-Door Automatic S Performance 15 19 $23,689 $27,869
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,119
$22,624
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,880
$26,616
Monthly Payment Estimate
$331 / month
$444 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 40.8
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 53.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.5 39.1
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.8
Second Hip Room (in) 43.6 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.3
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 105.3
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7 -
Height, Overall (in) 67.0 72.2
Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.8 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7 -TBD-
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.0 -
Wheelbase (in) 101.7 108.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 69.5
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 33.9 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) 19.8 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.9 -TBD-
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.6 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 179.6 -
Liftover Height (in) - -TBD-
Track Width, Rear (in) - 59.8
Track Width, Front (in) - 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.3
Length, Overall (in) - 185.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 61.6 69.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.4 90.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA 42.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 30.7 35.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.6 46.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.9 40.0
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) 11.2 x 0.47 12.2 x 0.71
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.02 10.9 x 1.02
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 22.5
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.8 40.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 38.1
Steering Type Power Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 20.1
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 717 -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code T7R NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 717 -
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 717 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Rear Tire Order Code T7R NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P245/70R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5100 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 -TBD-
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1005 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 -TBD-
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2290 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1935 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4700 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2650 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1766 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4530
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 11.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 490
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 40
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2750 230 @ 3000
Engine Order Code 99X NA
Displacement 4.0L/245 3.5L/213
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 4200 215 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.33
Trans Order Code 44M NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.95
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.05
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) 10 10.8
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.44
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Four-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.92
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.30
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Isuzu Trooper
Body Code 102" WB -
Body Style 2 Door Sport 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.02
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2290 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.27 -
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 -TBD-
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2650 -
Suspension Type - Rear Single-Stage Leaf Four-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.75
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2650 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 -TBD-
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Single Channel -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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