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4-Door V6 Automatic SR5
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door V6 Automatic SR5 18 21 $24,159 $27,055
4-Door V6 Automatic SR5 Sport 18 21 $25,138 $28,220
4-Door V8 Automatic SR5 16 20 $25,276 $28,305
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD SR5 17 21 $26,190 $29,330
4-Door V8 Automatic SR5 Sport 16 20 $26,253 $29,470
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD SR5 Sport 17 21 $27,167 $30,495
4-Door V8 Automatic 4WD SR5 15 19 $27,306 $30,580
4-Door V8 Automatic 4WD SR5 Sport 15 19 $28,285 $31,745
4-Door V6 Automatic Limited 18 21 $29,696 $33,255
4-Door V8 Automatic Limited 16 20 $30,813 $34,505
4-Door V6 Automatic 4WD Limited 17 21 $31,727 $35,530
4-Door V8 Automatic 4WD Limited 15 19 $32,842 $36,780
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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 $23,924 $26,285
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS Sport 15 21 $24,970 $27,460
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 15 21 $25,904 $28,510
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLS 15 21 $25,904 $28,510
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 15 21 $26,363 $29,025
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS Sport 15 21 $26,950 $29,685
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLS Sport 15 21 $26,950 $29,685
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 19 $27,075 $29,825
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L NBX 15 21 $27,408 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT Sport 15 21 $27,408 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L NBX 15 19 $28,120 $31,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT Sport 15 19 $28,120 $31,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 21 $28,343 $31,250
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLT 15 21 $28,343 $31,250
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 19 $29,055 $32,050
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD XLT 14 19 $29,055 $32,050
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD NBX 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT Sport 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD XLT Sport 15 21 $29,389 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $29,989 $33,100
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD NBX 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT Sport 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD XLT Sport 14 19 $30,101 $33,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 19 $30,701 $33,900
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 15 21 $30,768 $33,975
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 19 $31,480 $34,775
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 21 $31,970 $35,325
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD Eddie Bauer 15 21 $31,970 $35,325
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $32,682 $36,125
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD Eddie Bauer 14 19 $32,682 $36,125
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 15 21 $32,748 $36,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L AWD Limited 15 21 $32,748 $36,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 19 $33,460 $37,000
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L AWD Limited 14 19 $33,460 $37,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,159
$23,924
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,055
$26,285
Monthly Payment Estimate
$451 / month
$438 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.7 35.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
55.3 54.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 59.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.4
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 33.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.8 72.1
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
189.0 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 48.3
Height, Overall (in)
69.1 71.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 -
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 113.8
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 30.7
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 189.5
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 8.5
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 44.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.5
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- 31.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.2 48.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 48.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 73.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
75.1 86.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
N/A NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
N/A NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 45.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 41.4
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.01 x 0.37
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 - 11.85 x 0.37
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.0 22.5
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 36.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 18.9
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- NA
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P265/70R16 P235/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P265/70R16 P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size
P265/70R16 P235/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1460
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 720
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1460
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1460
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 328
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3280
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4025 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2735
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2240
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 5420
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2046
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1950
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
245 @ 5200 210 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System
EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
283 @ 3400 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0L/- TBD - 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 21
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.44
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.25
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.55
Trans Type
4 5
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota 4Runner Ford Explorer
Body Style
4 Door SR5 4 Door
Body Code
- 114" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32.00
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - .77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32.00
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Coil spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil-Spring -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.55
Axle Type - Front
- Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2800
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
- Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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