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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 16 21 $24,179 $26,600
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS Sport 16 21 $25,438 $28,015
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 15 20 $26,373 $29,065
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS Sport 15 20 $27,418 $30,240
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 16 21 $26,831 $29,580
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 20 $27,543 $30,380
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT Sport 16 21 $27,877 $30,755
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT Sport 15 20 $28,589 $31,555
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 20 $28,811 $31,805
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 15 19 $29,523 $32,605
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT Sport 15 20 $29,857 $32,980
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 15 19 $30,569 $33,780
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD NBX 15 20 $29,857 $32,980
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD NBX 15 19 $30,569 $33,780
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 16 21 $30,458 $33,655
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 20 $31,170 $34,455
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 16 21 $31,237 $34,530
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 20 $31,949 $35,330
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $32,438 $35,880
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $33,150 $36,680
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 15 20 $33,217 $36,755
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 15 19 $33,929 $37,555
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLS 15 20 $26,373 $29,065
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLS Sport 15 20 $27,418 $30,240
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLT 15 20 $28,811 $31,805
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD XLT 15 19 $29,523 $32,605
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLT Sport 15 20 $29,857 $32,980
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD XLT Sport 15 19 $30,569 $33,780
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $32,438 $35,880
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $33,150 $36,680
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD Limited 15 20 $33,217 $36,755
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD Limited 15 19 $33,929 $37,555
4.6L XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4.6L XLS 15 19 $28,585 $32,500
4.6L XLT 15 19 $30,155 $34,325
4.6L XLT Sport 15 19 $30,885 $35,175
5.4L XLT 13 17 $30,495 $34,720
5.4L XLT Sport 13 17 $31,225 $35,570
4.6L 4WD XLS 14 18 $30,795 $35,070
4.6L 4WD XLT 14 18 $32,523 $37,080
4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 14 18 $33,255 $37,930
5.4L 4WD XLT 13 17 $32,863 $37,475
5.4L 4WD XLT NBX 13 17 $33,939 $38,725
5.4L 4WD XLT Sport 13 17 $33,595 $38,325
4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 19 $33,703 $38,450
5.4L Eddie Bauer 13 17 $34,041 $38,845
5.4L 4WD Eddie Bauer 13 17 $36,751 $41,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,179
$28,585
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,600
$32,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$443 / month
$542 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
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
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 60.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 38.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.7
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 62.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 63.4
Exterior Dimensions
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) NA 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
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) NA NA
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 3.6 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.1 48.2
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5 8.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
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) 44.5 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
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.5 87.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 86.2 110.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 20.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - NA
Brakes
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) 11.9 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) 12.0 x 0.37 13.0 x 1.18
Brake Type Pwr Power
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 28
Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 19.0 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 40.5
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 19.0 20.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 2304
Front Tire Size P235/70R16 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 720 654
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code T52 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 2304
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 720 654
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 720 654
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 2304
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 328 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 500
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2046 2726
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2735 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7700 10500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2240 2551
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5420 6900
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3000 4128
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.3 19.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 1650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 650
Engine
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3700 291 @ 3450
Engine Order Code NA 99W
Displacement 4.0L/245 4.6L/281
Engine Oil Cooler NA 13.97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5100 232 @ 4750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 19
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.07 2.32
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.22 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) 0.71 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Ford Expedition
Body Code 114" WB 119" WB
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
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) 2560 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.73
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA Double Wishbone
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) 0.77 0.83
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3325 4128
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.00 34.93
Axle Type - Rear Independent SLA Independent
Frame
Frame Type Boxed Front-to-Rear Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type NA NA
 
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