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4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLS 15 21 $24,252 $26,530
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L XLT 15 21 $25,761 $28,225
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLS 15 20 $26,232 $28,755
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L XLT 15 21 $26,829 $29,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $27,518 $30,200
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD XLT 15 20 $27,741 $30,450
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Eddie Bauer 15 21 $28,586 $31,400
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD XLT 14 20 $28,809 $31,650
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Eddie Bauer 15 20 $29,499 $32,425
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L Limited 15 21 $29,578 $32,515
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 20 $30,567 $33,625
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L Limited 15 21 $30,646 $33,715
4-Door 114" WB 4.0L 4WD Limited 15 20 $31,558 $34,740
4-Door 114" WB 4.6L 4WD Limited 14 20 $32,626 $35,940
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4-Door 2.3L XLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 2.3L XLS 24 29 $18,120 $19,380
4-Door 2.3L 4WD XLS 22 26 $19,713 $21,130
4-Door 2.3L XLT 22 26 $20,992 $22,535
4-Door 3.0L XLT 20 24 $21,770 $23,390
4-Door 3.0L XLT Sport 20 24 $22,494 $24,185
4-Door 2.3L 4WD XLT 21 24 $22,585 $24,285
4-Door 3.0L Limited 20 24 $23,171 $24,930
4-Door 3.0L 4WD XLT 19 23 $23,362 $25,140
4-Door 3.0L 4WD XLT Sport 19 23 $24,086 $25,935
4-Door 3.0L 4WD Limited 19 23 $24,763 $26,680
4-Door 2.3L Hybrid 36 31 $25,049 $26,900
4-Door 2.3L 4WD Hybrid 33 29 $26,528 $28,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,252
$18,120
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,530
$19,380
Monthly Payment Estimate
$442 / month
$323 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 24 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
55.4 53.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 35.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.8 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 49.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.0 56.3
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
38.7 39.2
Third Hip Room (in)
NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.0 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 99.2
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
32.9 43.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
31.4 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
193.4 -
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.2 -
Height, Overall (in)
72.8 69.7
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
32.9 33.5
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
44.3 -
Wheelbase (in)
113.7 103.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 70.1
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
35.4 -
Track Width, Front (in)
- 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.2
Length, Overall (in)
- 174.9
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 60.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.9 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
85.8 66.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
45.1 29.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 0.39 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 0.43 10.9 x .5
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 16.5
Fuel Tank Location
Midship -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 38.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
18.9 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 35.4
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
NA -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 17.9
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
T52 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1700 -
Spare Tire Order Code
T52 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
721 -
Rear Tire Size
P235/70R16 P225/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
721 -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1700 -
Rear Tire Order Code
T52 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1700 -
Front Tire Size
P235/70R16 P225/75R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
721 -
Spare Tire Size
P235/70R16 T145/90R17
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
311 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3110 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7700 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2332 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6010 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3340 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2108 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2860 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3184
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.8 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
1950 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 110
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 3700 152 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
99E 99Z
Displacement
4.0L/245 2.3L/121
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5100 153 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 24
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.22 3.67
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.45
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.06
Trans Order Code
44V 443
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 2.93
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Explorer Ford Escape
Body Code
NA -
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.55 -
Axle Type - Front
Ford SLA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32.0 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3240 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent SLA Multi-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.77 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2200 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32.0 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Ford SLA -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.34 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3600 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2470 -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Frame
Frame Type
Boxed -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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