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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible 2WD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 4WD 24 26 $13,756 $14,450
4-Door Hardtop 2WD 24 26 $13,870 $14,570
2-Door Convertible 2WD 24 26 $12,771 $13,415
4-Door Hardtop 4WD 24 26 $14,584 $15,320
4-Door Hardtop 2WD LSi 24 26 $14,251 $14,970
4-Door Hardtop 4WD LSi 24 26 $14,955 $15,710
2-Door 102" WB XL
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 102" WB XL 18 23 $18,285 $20,085
2-Door 102" WB 4WD XL 16 20 $20,015 $22,050
2-Door 102" WB Sport 18 23 $19,323 $21,265
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $20,934 $23,095
4-Door 112" WB XL 18 23 $19,517 $21,485
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XL 16 20 $21,206 $23,405
4-Door 112" WB XLT 18 23 $21,924 $24,220
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 16 20 $23,688 $26,225
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 15 20 $26,187 $29,065
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $27,952 $31,070
4-Door 112" WB Limited 15 20 $29,404 $32,720
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $31,414 $35,005
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 18 $23,688 $26,225
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 18 $27,653 $30,730
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 18 $31,120 $34,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,771
$18,285
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,415
$20,085
Monthly Payment Estimate
$224 / month
$335 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 24 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Special Purpose -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 39.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.2 57.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.8 52.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.7 -
Second Leg Room (in) 31.7 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.5 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 41.9 43.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 57.1
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.5 -
Length, Overall (in) 143.7 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 43.7 46.9
Height, Overall (in) 64.3 67.8
Liftover Height (in) 27.0 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.1 -
Wheelbase (in) 86.6 101.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 34.3 33.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 64.2 70.2
Track Width, Front (in) 54.9 -
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 33.8
Step Up Height - Side (in) - NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 27.0
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 178.6
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 6.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) - NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 42.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 6.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.7 41.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 12.6 29.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 8.1 32.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 43.8 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 39.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 31.2 61.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 32.9 69.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.86 x 1.24
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.66 x 1.34 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.39 11.38 x 1.33
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.1 17.5
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 21.7 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 34.7
Steering Type Manual Power
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.4 37.8
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 15.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 17.0
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/75R15 P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size P195/75R15 P225/70R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T7H
Spare Tire Order Code NA T7H
Rear Tire Size P195/75R15 P225/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T7H
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1593
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 760
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1593
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 760
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 2,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 765
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2339 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 2650
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1767
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2290
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 6,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 1940
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 4700
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.8 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 55 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 390 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1425
Engine
Fuel System MFI SPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 98 @ 4000 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code L01 99E
Displacement 1.6L/97 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 95 @ 5600 160 @ 4200
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas V6
Engine Oil Cooler - Yes
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.40
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 10
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 2.05
Trans Order Code MM5 44M
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 5.12 -
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style Convertible 2 Door XL
Vehicle Name Geo Tracker Ford Explorer
Body Code - 102" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 1.42
Suspension Type - Rear Rigid Axle Single-stage leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/trailing arms -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25.4 35
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Torsion bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.8
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil spring -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 35
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - 3.27
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2650
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-floating Ford
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2290
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.27
Axle Type - Front - Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2650
Frame
Frame Type - Single channel w/crossmembers
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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