Specs

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XLS 4dr 114" WB 4.0L XLS

Brakes

Brake Type Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 0.37
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.01 x 0.37
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 48.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 48.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 86.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 44.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 41.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 45.3

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8

Doors

Side Door Type

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Maximum Alternator Watts 1950

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5100
Displacement 4.0L/245
Fuel System SEFI
Engine Oil Cooler
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 254 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.1
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD -
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Side Door Opening Width (in)
Side Door Opening Height (in)
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 48.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.6
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 30.7
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.1
Overhang, Front (in) 31.6
Height, Overall (in) 71.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 189.5
Wheelbase (in) 113.8

Frame

Frame Type Boxed

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Location
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Location Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5

Interior Dimensions

Third Shoulder Room (in)
Passenger Capacity 7
Passenger Capacity 5
Third Hip Room (in)
Second Leg Room (in) 35.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.2
Third Head Room (in)
Third Leg Room (in)
Second Head Room (in) 38.9
Front Hip Room (in) 55.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.9

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15

Steering

Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 18.9
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock

Summary

Vehicle Name Ford Explorer
Body Code 114" WB
Body Style 4 Door

Suspension

Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Coil spring
Suspension Type - Rear Coil spring
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) - TBD -
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA
Axle Type - Rear Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3600
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.55
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32.00
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32.00
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .77

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code T65
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code T65
Front Tire Order Code - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code T65
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size P255/70R16
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16
Rear Tire Size P255/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare - TBD -
Front Tire Size P235/70R16
Front Tire Size P255/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 720
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1460

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 328
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 580
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3280
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5800

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
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)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.07
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.44
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.25
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Liftgate

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5420
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7700
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10240
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2046
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2240
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2735

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7

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