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4-Door 114" WB XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB XLS 17 21 $22,451 $24,585
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLS 16 20 $24,124 $26,465
4-Door 114" WB XLT 16 21 $25,966 $28,535
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,715 $30,500
4-Door 114" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB Limited 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
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4-Door 4-Cyl
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4-Cyl 22 27 $21,251 $23,880
4-Door 4-Cyl 4WD 19 24 $22,497 $25,280
4-Door V6 19 23 $22,658 $25,460
4-Door V6 4WD 18 22 $23,904 $26,860
4-Door V6 Limited 19 23 $26,159 $29,395
4-Door V6 4WD Limited 18 22 $27,405 $30,795
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,451
$21,251
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,585
$23,880
Monthly Payment Estimate
$410 / month
$398 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 55.1
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 57.9
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 39.8
Third Hip Room (in)
NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 57.0
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 105.7
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.5 -
Height, Overall (in)
71.9 66.1
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.6 33.5
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
44.1 -
Wheelbase (in)
113.7 106.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.1 71.9
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
31.7 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
48.3 35.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
30.7 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
189.5 -
Track Width, Front (in)
- 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
- 184.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 28.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 61.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
45.4 39.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
73.5 76.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
88 81.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
48.3 50.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 36.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
41.4 41.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46.6 38.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.85 x 0.37 10.2 x 0.4
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)
12.01 x 0.37 11.6 x 1.1
Brake Type
Power Pwr
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)
22.5 19.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
18.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 37.4
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P235/70R16 P225/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
T53 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P235/70R16 P225/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
P235/70R16 P225/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
T53 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1011 300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6740 3000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2082 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5060 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3000 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2082 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2560 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3485
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 6.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
1425 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 3700 163 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99E NA
Displacement
4.0L/245 2.4L/146
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5100 155 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SEFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 22
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.94
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.41
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.48 3.15
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.20
Trans Order Code
44J NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.12
Summary
Body Code
114" WB -
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Toyota Highlander
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2560 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.63
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 35
Axle Type - Rear
Independent SLA -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil spring Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 0.91
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3000 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent SLA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- MacPherson
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- MacPherson
Frame
Frame Type
Boxed -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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