Specs

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XL 2dr 102" WB XL

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.38 x 1.33
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.86 x 1.24
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 32.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 69.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 29.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 61.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 18.5

Doors

Side Door Type

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425

Engine

Displacement 4.0L/245
Fuel System EFI
Engine Oil Cooler - TBD -
Fuel System SEFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 211 @ 4600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 4200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 274 @ 3200
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code 99P
Engine Order Code 99X
Engine Type Gas V8
Engine Type Gas V6
Displacement 5.0L/302 CID

Exterior Dimensions

Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 29.3
Step Up Height - Side (in)
Step Up Height - Front (in)
Side Door Opening Width (in)
Side Door Opening Height (in)
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 42.8
Overhang, Front (in) 33.8
Height, Overall (in) 67.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 178.6
Wheelbase (in) 101.7

Frame

Frame Type Single channel w/crossmembers

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.5
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Fuel Tank Location - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in) 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.9
Second Hip Room (in) 43.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Front Hip Room (in) 52.4
Second Head Room (in) 39.1

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.8
Steering Type Power

Summary

Body Style 2 Door XL
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer
Body Code 102" WB

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Single-stage leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2290
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2650
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-floating Ford
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2650
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3200
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.10
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.27
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.8
Suspension Type - Front Torsion bar

Tires

Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1593
Front Tire Order Code T7R
Front Tire Order Code T7H
Rear Tire Order Code T7R
Rear Tire Order Code T7H
Spare Tire Order Code T7R
Spare Tire Order Code T7H
Front Tire Size P235/75R15
Front Tire Size P225/70R15
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size P225/70R15
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1593
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1593
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1843
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 717
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 760
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 717
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 760
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 717
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 760

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 765
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.47
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44M
Trans Order Code 44U
Trans Order Code 44T
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in) 10
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.30
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.10
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Liftgate

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2290
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4700
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1753
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2650
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1937

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Spare Wheel Material Steel

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