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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 AWD XLS 15 20 $26,373 $29,065
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 16 21 $26,831 $29,580
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS Sport 15 20 $27,418 $30,240
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLS Sport 15 20 $27,418 $30,240
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 4.0L AWD 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 4.6L AWD XLT 15 19 $29,523 $32,605
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD NBX 15 20 $29,857 $32,980
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT Sport 15 20 $29,857 $32,980
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLT Sport 15 20 $29,857 $32,980
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 16 21 $30,458 $33,655
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD NBX 15 19 $30,569 $33,780
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 15 19 $30,569 $33,780
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD XLT Sport 15 19 $30,569 $33,780
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 4.0L AWD 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 4.6L AWD 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 4.0L AWD 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 4.6L AWD Limited 15 19 $33,929 $37,555
4-Door LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door LS 17 20 $22,545 $23,999
4-Door 4WD LS 16 18 $24,424 $25,999
4-Door XLS 17 20 $24,611 $26,199
4-Door 4WD XLS 16 18 $26,490 $28,199
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,179
$22,545
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,600
$23,999
Monthly Payment Estimate
$443 / month
$400 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 2WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 53.1
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 33.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 38.9
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 50.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 55.5
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 38.5
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 55.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 93.6
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 -
Height, Overall (in) 71.4 68.3
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 3.6 31.1
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.1 -
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 107.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1 69.9
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 31.6 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 48.3 44.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 30.7 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 189.5 -
Track Width, Front (in) - 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.7
Length, Overall (in) - 181.1
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 58.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.3 37.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.5 74.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 86.2 79.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 44.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 34.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 41.4 42.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 44.5 43.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.37 NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 10.6 x 2.4
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 0.37 12.4 x 0.9
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
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 19.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 19.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 38.7
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 19.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 14.2 - 15.6
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 720 -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P255/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 720 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 -
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 -
Front Tire Size P235/70R16 P255/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 720 -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16 P255/70R16
Front Tire Order Code T52 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 328 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 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 -
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7700 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2240 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5420 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3000 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2046 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2735 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3970
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 16.3 9.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3700 223 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/245 3.5L/214.0
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5100 197 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Model 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 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.07 2.72
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 1.50
Trans Order Code NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.90
Summary
Body Code 114" WB -
Body Style 4 Door 4-Door Wagon
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Mitsubishi Montero Sport
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32.00 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 -
Suspension Type - Rear Coil spring Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 22.0
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3325 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.00 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Independent SLA -
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring Indep Double Wish
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 31.0
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3600 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2560 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 -
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Torsion Bars
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Boxed -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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