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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD AT LX 18 24 $24,303 $26,995
4WD AT LX 17 22 $25,381 $28,195
2WD AT EX 18 24 $26,595 $29,545
4WD AT EX 17 22 $27,673 $30,745
2WD AT EX-L 18 24 $28,662 $31,845
4WD AT EX-L 17 22 $29,740 $33,045
2WD AT EX-L with RES 18 24 $30,099 $33,445
2WD AT EX-L with NAVI 18 24 $30,628 $34,045
4WD AT EX-L with RES 17 22 $31,178 $34,645
4WD AT EX-L with NAVI 17 22 $31,717 $35,245
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 15 21 $24,252 $26,530
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 15 21 $25,761 $28,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 15 20 $26,232 $28,755
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 21 $26,829 $29,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $27,518 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,741 $30,450
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $28,586 $31,400
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 20 $28,809 $31,650
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $29,499 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 15 21 $29,578 $32,515
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 20 $30,567 $33,625
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 21 $30,646 $33,715
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,558 $34,740
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 20 $32,626 $35,940
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,303
$24,252
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,995
$26,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$450 / month
$442 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 59.7 NA
Second Leg Room (in) 37.4 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 41.9 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 153 -
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.6 59.0
Third Leg Room (in) 30.2 NA
Second Head Room (in) 40.1 38.7
Passenger Capacity 8 5
Third Hip Room (in) 49.0 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.4 59.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 42.4
Third Head Room (in) 38.6 NA
Front Hip Room (in) 57.5 55.4
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 32.9
Height, Overall (in) 70.1 72.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 66.7 -
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 113.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 32.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.5 73.7
Track Width, Front (in) 66.5 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8 -
Length, Overall (in) 188.0 -
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 31.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 193.4
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 8.2
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 44.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 8.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 44.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 47.6 45.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 87.6 85.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 15.9 NA
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 - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD - 12.0 x 0.43
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - 11.9 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.4 22.5
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.22 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 36.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 18.9
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/70SR16 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA T52
Front Tire Size P235/70SR16 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T52
Spare Tire Order Code NA T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 721
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 311
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 3110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4264 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2860
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2332
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3340
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2108
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.7 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1950
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/212 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 244 @ 5750 210 @ 5100
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 240 @ 4500 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code NA 99E
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.02 1.54
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.60 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.89 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.29
Trans Order Code NA 44V
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.38 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.42 3.22
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Honda Pilot Ford Explorer
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Body Code - NA
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear Multilink Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arms -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2470
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.55
Axle Type - Front - Ford SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3240
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2200
Axle Type - Rear - Ford SLA
Frame
Frame Type - Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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