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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 AWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD 16 20 $27,797 $30,715
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,119
$27,797
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,880
$30,715
Monthly Payment Estimate
$331 / month
$512 / 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 20 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - Special Purpose Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 43.6 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.1 38.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 57.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 53.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.5 36.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7 -
Height, Overall (in) 67.0 63.2
Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.8 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.0 -
Wheelbase (in) 101.7 107.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 67.6
Liftover Height (in) - 29.5
Track Width, Rear (in) - 55.1
Track Width, Front (in) - 57.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 7.5
Length, Overall (in) - 183.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA 34.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 30.7 40.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.6 37.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.9 38.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 61.6 74.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.4 74.1
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 - -
Brakes
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 10.8 x 1.14
Brake Type Power Power
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 11.6 x 0.79
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 18.0
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 39.5
Steering Type Power Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.8 41.2
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.38
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/70R15
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 P235/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 717 -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/70R15
Front Tire Order Code T7R NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 717 -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1005 600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
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) 350 350
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2650 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1766 -
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 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4049
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 11.72
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425 -
Engine
Displacement 4.0L/245 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 4200 190 @ 4400
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2750 250 @ 2800
Engine Order Code 99X L35
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 16
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 10 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 2.29
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.63
Trans Order Code 44M M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.06
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.73
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Sport 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Oldsmobile Bravada
Body Code 102" WB -
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.91
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2650 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 46
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.30
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 36
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2650 -
Suspension Type - Rear Single-Stage Leaf 2-Stage Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Torsion bars
Frame
Frame Type Single Channel -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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