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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 $24,500 $27,165
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS Sport 16 21 $25,759 $28,595
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 14 20 $26,692 $29,655
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS Sport 14 20 $27,738 $30,845
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 16 21 $26,995 $30,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 20 $27,708 $30,810
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT Sport 16 21 $28,201 $31,370
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT Sport 15 20 $28,909 $32,175
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 14 20 $28,976 $32,250
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 18 $29,688 $33,060
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT Sport 14 20 $30,181 $33,620
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 14 18 $30,894 $34,430
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 16 21 $30,603 $34,100
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 20 $31,316 $34,910
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 16 21 $31,382 $34,985
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 20 $32,095 $35,795
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 20 $32,584 $36,350
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 18 $33,296 $37,160
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 14 20 $33,366 $37,240
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 18 $34,080 $38,050
137" WB 5.4L XLS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
137" WB 5.4L XLS N/A N/A $33,140 $38,035
137" WB 6.8L XLS N/A N/A $33,642 $38,625
137" WB 6.8L XLS Limo N/A N/A $35,172 $40,425
137" WB 6.0L XLS N/A N/A $37,840 $43,565
137" WB 5.4L XLT N/A N/A $33,990 $39,035
137" WB 6.8L XLT N/A N/A $34,492 $39,625
137" WB 6.0L XLT N/A N/A $38,690 $44,565
137" WB 5.4L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $36,642 $42,155
137" WB 6.8L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $37,148 $42,750
137" WB 6.0L Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $41,347 $47,690
137" WB 5.4L Limited N/A N/A $37,785 $43,500
137" WB 6.8L Limited N/A N/A $38,291 $44,095
137" WB 6.0L Limited N/A N/A $42,486 $49,030
137" WB 5.4L 4WD XLS N/A N/A $35,941 $41,330
137" WB 6.8L 4WD XLS N/A N/A $35,941 $41,330
137" WB 6.0L 4WD XLS N/A N/A $40,394 $46,570
137" WB 5.4L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $36,791 $42,330
137" WB 6.8L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $36,791 $42,330
137" WB 6.0L 4WD XLT N/A N/A $40,985 $47,265
137" WB 6.8L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $39,311 $45,295
137" WB 6.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer N/A N/A $43,506 $50,230
137" WB 6.8L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $40,454 $46,640
137" WB 6.0L 4WD Limited N/A N/A $44,644 $51,570
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,500
$33,140
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,165
$38,035
Monthly Payment Estimate
$453 / month
$634 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate Tri-Panel
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) NA 38.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 67.5
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 64.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 40.5
Passenger Capacity 5 9
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 41.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 66.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 68.3
Third Leg Room (in) NA 39.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 41.1
Third Hip Room (in) NA 52.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 67.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.3 36.1
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 189.5 226.7
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 8.1
Height, Overall (in) 71.4 77.2
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.6 37.3
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 37.6 52.3
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 137.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5 7.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1 79.9
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA NA
Overhang, Front (in) 44.1 37.4
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 48.3 55.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.4 52.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 76.0 100.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 86.2 146.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 48.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 41.4 64.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 48.6 100.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.37 12.80 x .47
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 .47
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 Aft-of-axle
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 44
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 49.6
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17 19.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 46.8
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 17 NA
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 3000
Spare Tire Order Code T52 T46
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 720 664
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 LT265/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 720 664
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 3000
Rear Tire Order Code T52 T46
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 3000
Front Tire Size P235/70R16 LT265/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 720 664
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16 LT265/75R16
Front Tire Order Code T52 T46
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 324 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 610
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3240 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 6100
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7700 13000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2254 3069
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5740 8600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3200 5250
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2055 3611
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2735 3950
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 26.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 130
Engine
Fuel System SEFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3700 350 @ 2500
Engine Order Code 99K 99L
Displacement 4.0L/245 5.4L/330
Engine Oil Cooler NA Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5100 255 @ 4500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.22 2.71
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Trans PTO Access NA 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
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.07 2.18
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.29 1.54
Trans Order Code 44V 44E
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Code 114" WB 137" WB
Body Style 4 Door 4 door
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Ford Excursion
Suspension
Axle Type - Front Ford SLA Twin I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32.0 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 4700
Suspension Type - Rear Coil spring Leaf, Single-stage
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 1940 5250
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.0 35
Axle Type - Rear Ford SLA Standard
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 1.36
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3600 7000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 1827 3950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 3.73
Frame
Frame Type Boxed Ladder w/BlockerBeam
Doors
Side Door Type NA NA
 
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