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4-Door 4WD Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Durango 4-Door 4WD Limited 14 18 $32,853 $36,110
Durango 4-Door 4WD SLT 14 18 $30,023 $32,930
Durango 4-Door 4WD SXT 14 18 $27,816 $30,450
Durango 4-Door Limited 14 19 $30,780 $33,820
Durango 4-Door SLT 16 21 $27,336 $29,950
Durango 4-Door SXT 16 21 $25,128 $27,470
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4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 16 21 $30,603 $34,100
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 4WD 14 20 $32,584 $36,350
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 16 21 $31,382 $34,985
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 4WD 14 20 $33,366 $37,240
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS 16 21 $24,500 $27,165
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS 4WD 14 20 $26,692 $29,655
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS Sport 16 21 $25,759 $28,595
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS Sport 4WD 14 20 $27,738 $30,845
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 16 21 $26,995 $30,000
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 4WD 14 20 $28,976 $32,250
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT Sport 16 21 $28,201 $31,370
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT Sport 4WD 14 20 $30,181 $33,620
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 20 $31,316 $34,910
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 4WD 14 18 $33,296 $37,160
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 20 $32,095 $35,795
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 4WD 14 18 $34,080 $38,050
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 20 $27,708 $30,810
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 4WD 14 18 $29,688 $33,060
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT Sport 15 20 $28,909 $32,175
Explorer 4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT Sport 4WD 14 18 $30,894 $34,430
Explorer Sport Trac 4-Door 126" WB 4WD Adrenalin 14 20 $28,353 $31,650
Explorer Sport Trac 4-Door 126" WB 4WD XLS 14 20 $24,348 $27,100
Explorer Sport Trac 4-Door 126" WB 4WD XLT 14 20 $25,505 $28,415
Explorer Sport Trac 4-Door 126" WB 4WD XLT Premium 14 20 $27,591 $30,785
Explorer Sport Trac 4-Door 126" WB Adrenalin 15 20 $25,831 $28,785
Explorer Sport Trac 4-Door 126" WB XLS 15 20 $21,880 $24,295
Explorer Sport Trac 4-Door 126" WB XLT 15 20 $22,985 $25,550
Explorer Sport Trac 4-Door 126" WB XLT Premium 15 20 $25,127 $27,985
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,853
$30,603
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,110
$34,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$602 / month
$568 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
57.2 54.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.4 59.1
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Third Leg Room (in)
34.5 NA
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 38.9
Third Hip Room (in)
48.0 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.4
Third Head Room (in)
39.2 NA
Front Hip Room (in)
58.8 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
155.1 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 NA
Second Leg Room (in)
37.4 35.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 39.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
33.7 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 -
Wheelbase (in)
119.2 113.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 33.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.0 72.1
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
200.8 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - 48.3
Height, Overall (in)
74.3 71.4
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 8.5
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 37.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 8.5
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- 44.1
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 31.3
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 189.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 41.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
68.4 48.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 76.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
102.4 86.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
20.1 NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.2 45.4
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x 1.1 12.0 x 0.37
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)
13.8 x 0.87 11.9 x 0.37
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)
27 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)
NA 38.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.86 on center -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.9 36.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.41 -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 17
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 17
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TXK T5K
Front Tire Size
P265/65R17 P245/65R17
Spare Tire Size
P265/65R17 P245/65R17
Front Tire Order Code
TXK T5K
Spare Tire Order Code
TXK T5K
Rear Tire Size
P265/65R17 P245/65R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 707
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- 720
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1460
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1460
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 720
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1460
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 3240
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 324
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)
5133 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 5740
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3200
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2055
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2735
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 7700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2254
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.7 7.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 130
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
290 @ 3600 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
EVA 99K
Displacement
4.7L/287 4.0L/245
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 4600 210 @ 5100
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 16
Transmission
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.07
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 up/1.50 dwn 2.29
Trans Order Code
DGQ 44V
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
N/A NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.00 3.22
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.54
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans PTO Access
- 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
Dodge Durango Ford Explorer
Body Code
- 114" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
Live Axle Coil spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Watt's Linkage -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 32.0
Suspension Type - Front
Upper/lower Coil spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
A-arms -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2800
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 1940
Axle Type - Rear
- Ford SLA
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 1827
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.55
Axle Type - Front
- Ford SLA
Frame
Frame Type
- Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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