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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
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AT LX 17 22 $24,787 $27,550
AT EX 17 22 $27,096 $30,120
AT EX-L 17 22 $29,073 $32,320
AT EX-L with RES 17 22 $30,421 $33,820
AT EX-L with NAVI 17 22 $30,871 $34,320
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,500
$24,787
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,165
$27,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$453 / month
$459 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA 59.7
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9 37.4
Passenger Capacity 5 8
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 41.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1 61.6
Third Leg Room (in) NA 30.2
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 40.9
Third Hip Room (in) NA 49.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9 61.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 41.4
Third Head Room (in) NA 38.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0 57.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 176.9
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5 -
Height, Overall (in) 71.4 70.6
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.6 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 37.6 -
Wheelbase (in) 113.8 106.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1 77.3
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, Front (in) - 66.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.0
Length, Overall (in) - 188.0
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) - 66.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 86.2 90.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA 16.3
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 48.7
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 11.8 x - 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 12.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 20.4
Fuel Tank Location Midship -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 38.0
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 17 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.9
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.22
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 720 -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16 P235/70SR16
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 P235/70SR16
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) 324 450
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 4500
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) - 4414
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3700 250 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 99K NA
Displacement 4.0L/245 3.5L/212
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5100 255 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System SEFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Clutch Size (in) NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.02
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.58
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.07 1.85
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.29 1.55
Trans Order Code 44V NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.22 2.56
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 4.43
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer Honda Pilot
Body Code 114" WB -
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800 -
Suspension Type - Rear Coil spring Multilink
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77 0.79
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 Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34 0.91
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.) - w/Trailing Arms
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - NA
Frame
Frame Type Boxed -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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