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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 18 23 $18,267 $20,065
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $20,889 $23,045
4-Door 112" WB XL 18 23 $20,032 $22,070
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XL 16 20 $21,687 $23,950
4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 20 $24,454 $27,095
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 15 19 $26,184 $29,060
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $28,379 $31,555
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,108 $33,520
4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 21 $28,911 $32,160
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $30,640 $34,125
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 19 $26,842 $29,810
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $30,473 $33,935
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 19 $31,005 $34,540
2-Door
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 17 23 $16,715 $18,470
2-Door 4WD 15 18 $19,430 $21,470
4-Door 16 21 $21,421 $23,670
4-Door 4WD 16 20 $23,231 $25,670
4-Door LT 16 21 $26,670 $29,470
4-Door 4WD LT 16 20 $28,480 $31,470
2-Door LS 17 23 $16,715 $18,470
2-Door 4WD LS 15 18 $19,430 $21,470
4-Door LS 16 21 $24,679 $27,270
4-Door 4WD LS 16 20 $26,489 $29,270
4-Door Trailblazer 16 21 $27,756 $30,670
4-Door 4WD Trailblazer 16 20 $29,747 $32,870
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,267
$16,715
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,065
$18,470
Monthly Payment Estimate
$334 / month
$308 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate Tailgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.5 35.6
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.6
Second Hip Room (in) 43.6 40.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 55.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 52.0
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 67.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 35.1 34.6
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.9 NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 28.1 29.9
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 180.8 176.8
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7 8.1
Height, Overall (in) 67.1 64.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.8 NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7 NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.0 41.7
Wheelbase (in) 101.7 100.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7 8.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 34.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 30.7 35.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.6 30.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.9 38.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 61.5 68.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.4 66.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - NA
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 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 NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 19.0
Fuel Tank Location Midship Behind Rear Axle
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 34.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.0 13.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.8 36.6
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0 16.0
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 717 743
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 717 743
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 1643
Rear Tire Order Code T7R QBF
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 1643
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 717 743
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/70R15
Front Tire Order Code T7R QBF
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 1643
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 768 750
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5120 5500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4700 4450
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2650 2600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1766 1664
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2290 2200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6,000 8000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1935 1940
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 7
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 11.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425 1200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
Displacement 4.0L/245 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA Yes
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) 23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 10 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.16
Trans Order Code 44M M50
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.49
Summary
Body Style 2 Door 2 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Chevrolet Blazer
Body Code 102" WB E55
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.91
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2650 2600
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 46 Bilstein
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.30
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200 2900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2290 2200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.27 3.08
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 46 Bilstein
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2710 2400
Suspension Type - Rear Single-Stage Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type Boxed w/Single Channel Ladder w/Boxed Front End
Doors
Side Door Type NA NA
 
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