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Selected Style 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS 15 21 $23,924 $26,285
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS Sport 15 21 $24,970 $27,460
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 15 21 $25,904 $28,510
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS Sport 15 21 $26,950 $29,685
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 15 21 $26,363 $29,025
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 19 $27,075 $29,825
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT Sport 15 21 $27,408 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT Sport 15 19 $28,120 $31,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L NBX 15 21 $27,408 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L NBX 15 19 $28,120 $31,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 21 $28,343 $31,250
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 19 $29,055 $32,050
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT Sport 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD NBX 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD NBX 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $29,989 $33,100
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,701 $33,900
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 15 21 $30,768 $33,975
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 19 $31,480 $34,775
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 21 $31,970 $35,325
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $32,682 $36,125
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 15 21 $32,748 $36,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 19 $33,460 $37,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLS 15 21 $25,904 $28,510
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLS Sport 15 21 $26,950 $29,685
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLT 15 21 $28,343 $31,250
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD XLT 14 19 $29,055 $32,050
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLT Sport 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD XLT Sport 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD Eddie Bauer 15 21 $31,970 $35,325
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $32,682 $36,125
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD Limited 15 21 $32,748 $36,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD Limited 14 19 $33,460 $37,000
4.6L XLT Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5.4L 4WD Eddie Bauer 13 17 $36,377 $41,560
4.6L XLT Value 14 19 $28,001 $31,820
4.6L XLT Popular 14 19 $29,677 $33,770
4.6L XLT Premium 14 19 $31,655 $36,070
5.4L XLT Popular 13 18 $30,121 $34,285
5.4L XLT Premium 13 17 $32,099 $36,585
4.6L 4WD XLT Value 14 18 $30,211 $34,390
4.6L 4WD XLT Popular 14 18 $32,047 $36,525
4.6L 4WD XLT Premium 14 18 $34,025 $38,825
5.4L 4WD XLT Popular 13 17 $32,489 $37,040
5.4L 4WD XLT FX4 Off-Road 13 17 $33,453 $38,160
5.4L 4WD XLT Premium 13 17 $34,467 $39,340
4.6L Eddie Bauer 14 19 $33,225 $37,895
5.4L Eddie Bauer 13 18 $33,667 $38,410
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,924
$28,001
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,285
$31,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$438 / month
$530 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 15 mpg 14 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 60.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 38.7
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 62.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 63.4
Third Leg Room (in) NA 36.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 39.8
Third Hip Room (in) NA 54.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 64.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.2
Third Head Room (in) NA 38.2
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 63.0
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 8.9
Height, Overall (in) 71.4 77.6
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.6 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.1 48.2
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1 78.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 31.6 38.6
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 48.3 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 30.7 35.5
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 189.5 205.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.5 87.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 86.2 110.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 20.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 48.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 41.4 52.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 48.6 60.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.3 50.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 0.37 13.5 x 0.9
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 13.0 x 1.18
Brake Type Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 28
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 18.9 20.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 39.2
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 40.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 720 654
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD - 654
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 2304
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 2304
Front Tire Size P235/70R16 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD - 654
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 2304
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 328 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 605
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3280 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6050
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5420 7100
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3000 4128
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2046 2748
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2735 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7700 11500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2240 2548
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 13
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3700 291 @ 3450
Engine Order Code NA 99W
Displacement 4.0L/245 4.6L/281
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5100 232 @ 4750
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 14
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.25 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.07 2.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.44 1.55
Trans Order Code NA 44U
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Summary
Body Code 114" WB 119" WB
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Ford Expedition
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32.00 34.93
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 3350
Suspension Type - Rear Coil spring Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .77 0.83
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD - 4128
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.00 34.93
Axle Type - Rear Independent SLA Independent
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3600 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD - 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.73
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA Double Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type Boxed Front-to-Rear Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type NA NA
 
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