Specs

Research 2018 Ford Explorer specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

Base Base FWD

Brakes

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

Cargo Area Dimensions

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

Electrical

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

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.1
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.8

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 280 @ 5600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3000
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 255 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 998
Engine Order Code 99H
Engine Order Code 998-1
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-6
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

Exterior Dimensions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.6

Interior Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room (in) 61
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
Third Head Room (in) 37.8
Third Leg Room (in) 32
Third Shoulder Room (in) 50.8
Third Hip Room (in) 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 151.7
Second Hip Room (in) 56.8
Passenger Capacity 7

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27

Steering

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

Summary

Body Style Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer

Suspension

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

Tires

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

Trailering

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

Transmission

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.39
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
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code 44J
Trans Order Code 446
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.36

Vehicle

EPA Classification Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4443

Wheels

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

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