Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2000 Ford Explorer vs 2000 Lexus RX 300

2000 Ford Explorer Change
2000 Lexus RX 300 Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 2-Door 102" WB Sport
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 102" WB Sport 18 23 $18,153 $19,970
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Sport 16 21 $20,881 $23,070
4-Door 112" WB XLS 18 23 $21,242 $23,480
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLS 16 21 $22,897 $25,360
4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 21 $24,670 $27,375
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 15 20 $26,400 $29,340
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 20 $27,060 $30,090
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $28,679 $31,930
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 16 20 $30,408 $33,895
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 20 $30,773 $34,310
4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 21 $28,904 $32,185
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 16 20 $30,633 $34,150
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 20 $30,998 $34,565
4-Door SUV
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 19 24 $28,668 $33,005
4-Door SUV 4WD 18 22 $30,058 $34,605
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,153
$28,668
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,970
$33,005
Monthly Payment Estimate
$333 / month
$550 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 55.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.5 36.4
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.5
Second Hip Room (in) 43.6 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 57.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 110.2
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 101.7 103.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 71.5
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 35.1 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.9 46.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 28.1 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 180.8 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7 -
Height, Overall (in) 67.1 65.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) 19.8 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7 33.0
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.0 -
Track Width, Front (in) - 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 7.7
Length, Overall (in) - 180.1
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 61.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 49.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 36.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 30.7 42.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.6 39.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.9 39.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 61.5 71.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 70.2 75.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 0.47 11.7 x .39
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 11.3 x 1.1
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5 17.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7 41.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.8 43.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 17.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.6
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 717 -
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 225/70R16
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 225/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 717 -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code T7R NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 768 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5120 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Weight Information
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 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2290 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3692
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 9.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2750 222 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99X NA
Displacement 4.0L/245 3.0L/183
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 4200 220 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.938
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) 10 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.411
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.141
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 2.194
Trans Order Code 44M NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.019
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.080
Summary
Body Code 102" WB -
Body Style 2 Door 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Lexus RX 300
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2710 -
Suspension Type - Rear Single-Stage Leaf Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.51
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2650 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 32
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 0.67
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2290 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.27 -
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - MacPherson Strut
Frame
Frame Type Boxed w/Single Channel -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.