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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
4-Door Wagon SE
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon SE 20 27 $23,046 $25,040
4-Door Wagon SEL 20 27 $24,306 $26,440
4-Door Wagon Limited 20 27 $26,106 $28,440
4-Door Wagon AWD SE 19 24 $24,666 $26,840
4-Door Wagon AWD SEL 19 24 $25,926 $28,240
4-Door Wagon AWD Limited 19 24 $27,906 $30,440
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,500
$23,046
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,165
$25,040
Monthly Payment Estimate
$453 / month
$417 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - Mid-Size Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 50.8
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 40.2
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 55.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 58.5
Third Leg Room (in) NA 33.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 39.4
Third Hip Room (in) NA 45.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 57.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.2
Third Head Room (in) NA 38.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 55.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 136.6
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 -
Height, Overall (in) 71.4 65.9
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.6 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 37.6 -
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 112.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1 74.4
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 44.1 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 48.3 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.3 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 189.5 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 65.0
Track Width, Front (in) - 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) - 199.8
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 86.2 88.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 22.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 48.6 45.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 76.0 - TBD -
Brakes
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 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.37 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 19.0
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 40.0
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 17 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 720 -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P215/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 720 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 -
Rear Tire Order Code T52 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 -
Front Tire Size P235/70R16 P215/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 720 -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code T52 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460 -
Spare Tire Order Code T52 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 324 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3240 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A -
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5740 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2055 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2735 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7700 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2254 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3959
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3700 207 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 99K NA
Displacement 4.0L/245 3.0L/182
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5100 203 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 NA
Trans Type 5 NA
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Variable
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 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.29 NA
Trans Order Code 44V NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Continuously
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.22 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 5.19
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Ford Freestyle
Body Code 114" WB -
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 -
Suspension Type - Rear Coil spring Multilink
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.71
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 1940 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.0 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Ford SLA -
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring Macpherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 0.98
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3600 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 1827 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55 -
Axle Type - Front Ford SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
Frame
Frame Type Boxed -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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