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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 14 17 $29,370 $33,000
2-Door 102" WB Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 102" WB Sport 18 23 $18,267 $20,065
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Sport 16 20 $20,889 $23,045
4-Door 112" WB XL 18 23 $20,032 $22,070
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XL 16 20 $21,687 $23,950
4-Door 112" WB XLT 16 20 $24,454 $27,095
4-Door 112" WB 4WD XLT 15 19 $26,184 $29,060
4-Door 112" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $28,379 $31,555
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,108 $33,520
4-Door 112" WB Limited 16 21 $28,911 $32,160
4-Door 112" WB 4WD Limited 15 19 $30,640 $34,125
4-Door 112" WB AWD XLT 14 19 $26,842 $29,810
4-Door 112" WB AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $30,473 $33,935
4-Door 112" WB AWD Limited 14 19 $31,005 $34,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,370
$18,267
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,000
$20,065
Monthly Payment Estimate
$550 / month
$334 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) 59.0 51.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - -
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 34.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.0 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 59.0 43.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 56.7
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 39.3
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 58.0
Front Leg Room (in) 43.2 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1 -
Length, Overall (in) 178.7 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 60.6 46.9
Height, Overall (in) 77.4 67.1
Liftover Height (in) 29.0 -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 -
Wheelbase (in) 100.0 101.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 41.5 33.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 70.2
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) - NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 6.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) - 19.8
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 44.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 6.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) - NA
Overhang, Front (in) - 35.1
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 28.1
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 180.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 41.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 30.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 45.8 32.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 45.8 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 61.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.8 69.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Brakes
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.3 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.2 x 0.47
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.4 17.5
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Worm & Roller Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.3 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 34.7
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - 15.0
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 235/70HR16 P235/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T7R
Front Tire Size 235/70HR16 P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size 235/70HR16 P235/75R15
Front Tire Order Code NA T7R
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 717
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 717
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 717
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1843
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 330 768
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1650 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5500 5120
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4465 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2290
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 6,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 1935
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 4700
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 2650
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 1766
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1425
Engine
Displacement 4.0L/241 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 4750 160 @ 4200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 233 @ 3000 225 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA 99X
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 23
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA 10
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.31
Trans Type 4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.21 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Four-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.09 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 2.05
Trans Order Code NA 44M
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 3.32 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48 3.40
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Land Rover Discovery SD Ford Explorer
Body Style 4 Door 2 Door
Body Code - 102" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 75 35
Suspension Type - Front Coil springs w/ Torsion Bar
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Radius arms -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 80 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear Coil springs w/ Single-Stage Leaf
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Trailing Links -
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) - 2710
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2650
Axle Type - Rear - Semi-Floating
Frame
Frame Type - Boxed w/Single Channel
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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