Specs

Research 2016 Ford Explorer specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Base FWD 4dr Base

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 43.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 21

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 175

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.9
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.0

Engine

Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6
Engine Order Code 998
Engine Order Code 99H
Engine Order Code 998-1
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.3 L/140
Displacement 3.5 L/213
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
Fuel System Sequential MPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6500
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 5600
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6400
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 67
Length, Overall (in) 198.3
Wheelbase (in) 112.8
Height, Overall (in) 70
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.8
Track Width, Front (in) 67

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.6

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in) 39.5
Second Head Room (in) 40.6
Front Hip Room (in) 57.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9
Front Head Room (in) 41.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 151.7
Passenger Capacity 7
Third Hip Room (in) 40.7
Third Shoulder Room (in) 50.8
Third Leg Room (in) 32
Third Head Room (in) 37.8
Second Hip Room (in) 56.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.2
Steering Type Rack-Pinion

Summary

Vehicle Name Ford Explorer
Body Style Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link

Tires

Rear Tire Size P245/60R18
Rear Tire Size P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P245/60R18
Front Tire Size P245/60HR18

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200

Transmission

Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code 44J
Trans Order Code 446
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.39
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.36
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.88
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.87
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.48
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD

Vehicle

EPA Classification Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4443

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum