Compare 2003 Ford Explorer Sport vs 2003 Jeep Wrangler

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2-Door 102" WB Manual XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door 102" WB Manual XLS 17 22 $19,899 $21,870
2-Door 102" WB Automatic XLS 16 21 $20,500 $22,545
2-Door 102" WB XLT 16 21 $21,648 $23,835
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Manual XLS 15 19 $22,587 $24,890
2-Door 102" WB 4WD Automatic XLS 15 20 $23,188 $25,565
2-Door 102" WB XLT Premium 16 21 $23,215 $25,595
2-Door 102" WB 4WD XLT 15 20 $24,389 $26,915
2-Door 102" WB 4WD XLT Premium 15 20 $26,032 $28,760
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2-Door SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door SE 18 20 $15,126 $16,215
2-Door X 15 18 $17,999 $19,235
2-Door Sport 15 18 $19,225 $21,045
2-Door Sahara 15 18 $22,420 $24,635
2-Door Rubicon 15 18 $22,576 $24,810
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,899
$15,126
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,870
$16,215
Monthly Payment Estimate
$365 / month
$270 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 4WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.0 51.8
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 NA
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 41.9
Passenger Capacity
5 2
Second Hip Room (in)
43.6 NA
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 50.8
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 NA
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 51.4
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in)
20.7 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.4 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
44.0 -
Wheelbase (in)
101.8 93.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.2 66.7
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
34.6 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
48.1 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
28.9 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
180.4 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.7 -
Height, Overall (in)
68.4 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.2
Length, Overall (in)
- 155.4
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 58.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
52.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.4 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
39.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
35.5 NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
70.1 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
71.4 55.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.85 x 0.37 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 0.39 11.0 x 0.94
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.8 19
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
37.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
21.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.7 35.8
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA TPN
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
721 -
Rear Tire Size
P235/70R16 P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TPN
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1843 -
Front Tire Size
P235/70R16 P205/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
721 -
Spare Tire Size
P235/70R16 NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
294 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2940 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1998 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4760 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2650 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1771 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2400 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3235
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 124
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
237 @ 3000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99E ED1
Displacement
4.0L/245 2.4L
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
203 @ 5250 150 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.85
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
10.00 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.48
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.52
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 2.25
Trans Order Code
44J DDK
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.11
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Sport Jeep Wrangler
Body Code
102" WB -
Body Style
2 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 -
Axle Type - Front
Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
34.93 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2710 -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Leaf Spring Trailing Arms
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2650 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
34.93 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
Torsion Bar Solid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2650 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2400 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type
Boxed w/Single Channel -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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