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2008 Ford Explorer

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Specs

Research 2008 Ford Explorer specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

XLT RWD 4dr V6 XLT

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.85 x 0.39
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.01 x 0.43

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 44.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 83.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 85.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 43.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 45.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 13.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD -

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8

Doors

Side Door Type

Electrical

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

Engine

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

Exterior Dimensions

Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 8.3
Height, Overall (in) 72.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.7
Side Door Opening Height (in)
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.3
Side Door Opening Width (in)
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 193.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 31.4
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.3
Overhang, Front (in) 35.4

Frame

Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

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

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in) 55.5
Third Hip Room (in)
Third Hip Room (in) 45.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
Third Shoulder Room (in) 53.1
Third Leg Room (in)
Passenger Capacity 7
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Head Room (in) 39.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.0
Front Hip Room (in) 55.4
Second Head Room (in) 38.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9
Third Head Room (in) 37.4
Third Head Room (in)
Third Leg Room (in) 34.9

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20

Steering

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

Summary

Body Code
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer
Body Style 4 Door
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3240
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) 32.0
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.77
Axle Type - Rear Ford SLA
Axle Type - Front Ford SLA
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2470
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2200

Tires

Spare Tire Size P235/65R18
Front Tire Order Code TC2
Front Tire Order Code T5N
Front Tire Order Code T52
Rear Tire Order Code TC2
Rear Tire Order Code T5N
Rear Tire Order Code T52
Spare Tire Order Code TC2
Spare Tire Order Code T5N
Spare Tire Order Code T52
Front Tire Size P245/65R17
Front Tire Size P245/65HR17
Front Tire Size P235/65R18
Front Tire Size P235/70R16
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17
Rear Tire Size P245/65HR17
Rear Tire Size P235/65R18
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size P245/65R17
Spare Tire Size P245/65HR17
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1700
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1700
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1700
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 709
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 695
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 709
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 695
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 709
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 695
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 721

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5395
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 540
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
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) 0.71
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.29
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code - TBD -

Vehicle

Rear Door Type Liftgate

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2860
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6010
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6020
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2107
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2329
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3340

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5