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4-Door Manual Sport
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
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4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
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
$20,981
$24,252
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,495
$26,530
Monthly Payment Estimate
$375 / month
$442 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.9 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 59.0
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 -
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.7 -
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
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
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- 35.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
17.0 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
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 Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 0.94 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)
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
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.7 38.4
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 18.9
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T52
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 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
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 721
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
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
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3480 -
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
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2860
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 7
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.7 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
430 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1950
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
165 @ 5600 210 @ 5100
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
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 21
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
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
Transfer Case Model
- 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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Subaru Baja Ford Explorer
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Body Code
- NA
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32.0
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 -
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
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2470
Frame
Frame Type
- Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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