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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
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $20,623 $22,725
4-Door 112" WB XL 17 21 $19,598 $21,560
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 Eddie Bauer 15 20 $26,066 $28,910
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 4WD Limited 15 19 $30,299 $33,720
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 18 $24,160 $26,745
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 18 $27,434 $30,465
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 18 $29,903 $33,270
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 Performance 15 19 $23,689 $27,869
4-Door Automatic S 15 19 $23,689 $27,869
4-Door Automatic S Luxury 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
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.8
Passenger Capacity 4 5
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
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.92
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Four-Wheel Drive
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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