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Base Base RWD


Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 87.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 47.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 83.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 32.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.1
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 59
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 20.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 49.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 18.2


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.3


Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 5500
Displacement 2.3 L/140
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3500
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Engine Order Code 99H

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in) 69.9
Liftover Height (in) 32.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 66.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.9
Length, Overall (in) 198.8
Wheelbase (in) 119.1

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.2

Interior Dimensions

Third Shoulder Room (in) 54.6
Passenger Capacity 7
Front Hip Room (in) 59.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43
Front Head Room (in) 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 152.7
Third Leg Room (in) 32.2
Third Hip Room (in) 40.9
Third Head Room (in) 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) 59.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.9
Second Leg Room (in) 39
Second Head Room (in) 40.5


Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21


Steering Type Rack-Pinion


Body Style Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Ford Explorer


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


Front Tire Size P255/65HR18
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Size P255/65HR18


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5300
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 530
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 5300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500


Trans Type 10
Trans Order Code 44T
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.88
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.27
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.77
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00


EPA Classification Standard SUV 2WD

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4345


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