1997 Ford Explorer 2-Door 102" WB XL Specs

2-Door 102" WB XL
MSRP based on 2-Door 102" WB XL
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 18 mpg City/23 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 4.0L
EPA Class No Data
Style Name 2dr 102" WB XL
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 5-speed manual transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1767
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2650
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1940
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2290
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6,000
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Second Hip Room (in) 43.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9
Passenger Capacity 4
Second Head Room (in) 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 67.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7
Step Up Height - Front (in) NA
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 178.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 27.0
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA
Overhang, Front (in) 33.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.7
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA
Wheelbase (in) 101.7
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 42.8
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 61.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 29.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA
Fuel Tank Location Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18

Performance Specs

Engine
Fuel System SPFI
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Oil Cooler Yes
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 4200
Displacement 4.0L/245
Engine Order Code 99E
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2800
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Power Take Off NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA
Trans Order Code 44M
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Trans PTO Access NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Clutch Size (in) 10
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Model NA
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.86 x 1.24
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake Type Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.38 x 1.33
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.8
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.0
Steering Type Power
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/70R15
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code T7H
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1593
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 760
Spare Tire Order Code T7H
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1593
Front Tire Order Code T7H
Spare Tire Size P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 760
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2650
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.27
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.8
Suspension Type - Rear Single-stage leaf
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2650
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.27
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2290
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42
Suspension Type - Front Torsion bar
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating Ford
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Note all components except tires, wear items, maintenance. Safety Restraint Coverage - 5 years/50,000 miles
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Note perforation of sheet metal panels - 3 years/36,000 miles for corrosion that does not cause holes in sheetmetal.
Corrosion Years 5
Emissions Note Emissions Performance - Federal Emissions Emissions Defect - 3 years/36,000 miles or 8 years/80,000 miles on selected parts Performance - 2 years/24,000 miles Audio Systems - 3 years/36,000 miles audio systems related defects on specific parts.
Roadside Assistance Note Roadside Assistance Program 1-800-241-FORD (3673) - includes - towing, changing a flat tire, jump starting a dead battery, lockout service, fuel delivery.
Warranty Note New vehicle Bumper-to-Bumper -

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 765
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2,000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A