Research

2003 Ford Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS Specs

4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
MSRP based on 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 15 mpg City/21 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas/Ethanol V6, 4.0L
EPA Class No Data
Style Name 4dr 114" WB 4.0L XLS
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style Sport Utility
Transmission 5-speed automatic transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2240
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2735
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7700
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2046
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5420
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9
Third Hip Room (in) NA
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Head Room (in) 38.9
Third Leg Room (in) NA
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0
Third Head Room (in) NA
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA
Wheelbase (in) 113.8
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 48.3
Height, Overall (in) 71.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 189.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 30.7
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA
Overhang, Front (in) 31.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.6
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 41.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 48.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 86.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 48.6

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21

Performance Specs

Engine
Displacement 4.0L/245
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3700
Fuel System SEFI
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6
Engine Oil Cooler NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5100
Transmission
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
Clutch Size (in) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.25
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Model NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Power Take Off NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.44
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.07
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Trans PTO Access NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Brakes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake Type Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.01 x 0.37
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 0.37
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 18.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD -
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460
Front Tire Order Code - TBD -
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/70R16
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 720
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3600
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring
Axle Type - Rear Independent SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.00
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .77
Suspension Type - Rear Coil spring
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32.00
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55

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
Other Features Driver & front passenger "Second Generation" airbags w/theft...
4-wheel anti-lock brakes
1st/2nd row 3-point safety belts all seating positions...
Driver side BeltMinder feature
Child safety rear door locks
Rear child seat tether anchor brackets
Dual note horn

Warranty

Warranty
Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 5
Drivetrain Miles/km 36,000
Drivetrain Years 3
Roadside Assistance Miles/km 36,000
Roadside Assistance Years 3

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3280
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 328
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Looking for other models of the Ford Explorer?
Read reviews & get prices
Compare the 2003 Ford Explorer against the competition
Compare All Cars