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Selected Style 4-Door Sport Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual Sport 23 28 $20,981 $22,495
4-Door Automatic Sport 21 28 $21,711 $23,295
4-Door Manual Turbo 19 25 $22,886 $24,595
4-Door Automatic Turbo 18 23 $23,797 $25,595
4-Door Automatic Turbo w/Leather Pkg 18 23 $25,522 $27,495
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 4WD XLS 15 20 $26,232 $28,755
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 15 21 $25,761 $28,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 21 $26,829 $29,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,741 $30,450
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 20 $28,809 $31,650
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $27,518 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $28,586 $31,400
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $29,499 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 20 $30,567 $33,625
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 15 21 $29,578 $32,515
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
$20,981
$24,252
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,495
$26,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$375 / month
$442 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility -
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 38.7
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 59.0
Front Leg Room (in) 43.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.3 55.4
Second Leg Room (in) 33.5 36.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.5 -
Second Hip Room (in) 51.9 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 59.0
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 -
Length, Overall (in) 193.3 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA 32.9
Height, Overall (in) 65.1 72.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.7 -
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 113.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA 32.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 73.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 -
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - 85.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 39.2 44.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - 45.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 49.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 17.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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
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) 11.3 x 0.39 11.9 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.94 12.0 x 0.43
Brake ABS System (Second Line) - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 22.5
Fuel Tank Location - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location - NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 36.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.7 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center - 18.9
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock - NA
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60HR16 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size 145/80R16 P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T52
Spare Tire Order Code NA T52
Rear Tire Size P225/60HR16 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA T52
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - 721
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) - 1700
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 3110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 311
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3480 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) - 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) - 3340
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) - 2108
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) - 2860
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) - 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) - 2332
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Alloy Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.7 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 430 650
Maximum Alternator Watts - 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - NA
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code NA 99E
Displacement 2.5L/150 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 210 @ 5100
Engine Oil Cooler - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 15
Transmission
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.29
Trans Order Code NA 44V
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.22
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.54
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Trans PTO Access - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off - NA
Trans Power Take Off - NA
Transfer Case Model - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Subaru Baja Ford Explorer
Body Code - NA
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.83 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear HD Raised Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32.0
Suspension Type - Front HD Raised Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32.0
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3240
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 2200
Axle Type - Rear - Ford SLA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - 2470
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 3.55
Axle Type - Front - Ford SLA
Frame
Frame Type - Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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