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Selected Style 4-Door 112" WB XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 112" WB XLS 16 22 $23,157 $25,210
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLS 15 19 $24,831 $27,090
4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 22 $25,649 $28,010
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 15 19 $27,399 $29,975
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 19 $27,585 $30,185
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 22 $29,223 $32,025
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,972 $33,990
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $31,341 $34,405
4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 22 $29,449 $32,280
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $31,198 $34,245
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 19 $31,568 $34,660
2-Door LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door LS 17 22 $17,348 $19,170
2-Door Xtreme 17 22 $19,217 $21,235
2-Door 4WD LS 15 18 $20,063 $22,170
4-Door LS 16 22 $22,539 $24,905
4-Door LT 16 22 $24,489 $27,060
4-Door TrailBlazer 16 22 $27,263 $30,125
4-Door 4WD LS 15 20 $24,349 $26,905
4-Door 4WD LT 15 20 $26,480 $29,260
4-Door 4WD TrailBlazer 15 20 $29,073 $32,125
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,157
$17,348
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,210
$19,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$420 / month
$320 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate Tailgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.8 55.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 52.0
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 35.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.6
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 40.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.7 57.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 38.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7 8.1
Height, Overall (in) 67.7 64.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) 20.0 NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7 NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.0 41.7
Wheelbase (in) 111.6 100.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7 8.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2 67.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 33.9 34.8
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.9 NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 28.9 28.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 190.7 176.8
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.8 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
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 34.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 38.7 35.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.6 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 40.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 71.4 67.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.0 19.0
Fuel Tank Location Midship Behind Rear Axle
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.0 13.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.4 36.6
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.3 34.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 743
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/70R15
Front Tire Order Code T7R QBF
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1643
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD - 743
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 743
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1643
Rear Tire Order Code T7R QBF
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD - 1643
Front Tire Size P235/75R15 P235/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6740 5700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1011 750
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2510 2200
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9,000 8000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1922.5 1940
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5100 4450
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2900 2600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1922.5 1664
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 100
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 3250 250 @ 2800
Engine Order Code 99E L35
Displacement 4.0L/245 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler NA Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5250 190 @ 4400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.47 3.49
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.10 3.55
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.85 2.16
Trans Order Code 44D M50
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Chevrolet Blazer
Body Code 112" WB E55
Body Style 4 Door 2 Door
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2510 2200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.42
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 46
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2710 2400
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.91
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 2600
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 46
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.30
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200 2900
Frame
Frame Type Boxed w/Single Channel Ladder w/Boxed Front End
Doors
Side Door Type NA NA
 
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