Compare 1997 Ford Expedition vs 1997 Land Rover Discovery

1997 Ford Expedition
1997 Land Rover Discovery
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119" Eddie Bauer
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Expedition 119" Eddie Bauer 15 20 $27,517 $31,590
Expedition 119" Eddie Bauer 4WD 14 18 $29,757 $34,225
Expedition 119" XLT 15 20 $24,152 $27,620
Expedition 119" XLT 4WD 14 18 $26,352 $30,220
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4-Door Sport Utility SD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Discovery 4-Door Sport Utility SD 13 17 $28,480 $32,000
Discovery 4-Door Sport Utility SE 14 17 $32,040 $36,000
Discovery 4-Door Sport Utility SE7 13 17 $34,265 $38,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,517
$28,480
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,590
$32,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$527 / month
$533 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- Special Purpose
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
62.3 58.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
63.9 - TBD -
Third Leg Room (in)
NA NA
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 39.2
Third Hip Room (in)
NA NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
64.4 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 43.2
Third Head Room (in)
NA NA
Front Hip Room (in)
61.5 58.9
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA NA
Second Leg Room (in)
38.9 36.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
39.3 41.5
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
46.9 -
Wheelbase (in)
119.0 100.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.6 70.6
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
38.6 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
57.0 60.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
29.3 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
204.6 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.5 -
Height, Overall (in)
74.4 77.4
Step Up Height - Front (in)
18.6 -
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.1
Length, Overall (in)
- 178.7
Liftover Height (in)
- 29.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
11.9 NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
NA -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
52.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
62.5 45.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
48.5 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
82.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
118.3 69.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.13 x - TBD - 11.75 x 0.55
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.15 x - TBD - 11.42 x 0.50
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 23.4
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 39.4
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Pwr Worm & Roller
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
16.1 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
42.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
16.1 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 19.3
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.3
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
692 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2064 -
Rear Tire Order Code
T65 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
2064 -
Front Tire Size
P255/70R16 235/70HR16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
692 -
Spare Tire Size
P255/70R16 235/70HR16
Front Tire Order Code
T65 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2064 -
Spare Tire Order Code
T65 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
692 -
Rear Tire Size
P255/70R16 235/70HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
800 330
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4000 1650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
8000 5500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
400 165
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3900 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2256 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3600 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
11,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2544 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6750 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4465
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.0 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
13 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
1950 -
Engine
Displacement
4.6L (281) 4.0L/241
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 4400 182 @ 4750
Engine Type
GAS V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
290 @ 3250 233 @ 3000
Engine Order Code
99W NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 13
Transmission
Trans Type
4 5
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.21
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Four-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.33 3.53
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 2.13
Trans Order Code
44U NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.32
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 3.32
Clutch Size (in)
NA 10.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.54
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Eddie Bauer 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Expedition Land Rover Discovery
Body Code
U17/119" WB -
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3900 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
34.9 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Indep Coil Spring Solid Axle w/
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3900 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3000 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.31 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
34.9 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3600 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil Spring Solid Axle w/
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Trailing Links
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Panhard Rod
Frame
Frame Type
Full Box Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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