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4-Door 114" WB XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB XLS 17 21 $22,451 $24,585
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLS 16 20 $24,124 $26,465
4-Door 114" WB XLT 16 21 $25,966 $28,535
4-Door 114" WB 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,715 $30,500
4-Door 114" WB Eddie Bauer 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB Limited 16 21 $29,535 $32,545
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
4-Door 114" WB 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,284 $34,510
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4-Door 114" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB 16 21 $26,386 $28,950
4-Door 114" WB AWD 15 20 $28,166 $30,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,451
$26,386
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,585
$28,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$410 / month
$483 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
NA 39.0
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 55.0
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA 52.4
Second Leg Room (in)
37.2 37.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.9
Passenger Capacity
5 7
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 59.1
Third Leg Room (in)
NA 34.8
Second Head Room (in)
38.9 38.9
Third Hip Room (in)
NA 45.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 42.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 151.8
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
30.7 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
189.5 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.5 -
Height, Overall (in)
71.9 69.6
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.6 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
44.1 -
Wheelbase (in)
113.7 113.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.5 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.1 72.1
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
31.7 -
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
48.3 - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in)
- 60.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 9.0
Length, Overall (in)
- 190.7
Liftover Height (in)
- 43.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 61.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
45.4 45.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
73.5 81.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
88 81.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
48.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 37.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
41.4 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46.6 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.85 x 0.37 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.01 x 0.37 12.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 22.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
18.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 36.7
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 18.9
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P235/70R16 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
T53 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P235/70R16 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
P235/70R16 P245/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
T53 NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1011 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6740 - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9,000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2082 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5060 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3000 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2082 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2560 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4170
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 18.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
1425 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130
Engine
Fuel System
SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 3700 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
99E 99K
Displacement
4.0L/245 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5100 210 @ 5100
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.38 3.22
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.54
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.78 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.48 3.07
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.41
Trans Order Code
44J 44V
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.55
Summary
Body Code
114" WB -
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Mercury Mountaineer
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2560 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil spring Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.98
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 35
Axle Type - Rear
Independent SLA -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil spring Independent SLA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 1.26
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3000 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type
Boxed -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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