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2013 Ford Explorer Base

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2013 Ford Explorer
(2013 Ford Explorer 4dr FWD shown)
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MSRP $31,100
Destination Charge $895
Invoice Price $29,312
Total List Price $31,995
Available Engines 290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 17 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 23 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data  
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
Side - Pole, Side - Pole
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side - Barrier, Side Barrier Rating Driver
Overall, Overall
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)
Front, Overall Front
Side - Pole Barrier combined, Side - Pole Barrier combined (FRONT)
Front, Driver's
Side - Barrier, Side - Barrier
Front, Passenger's
Side, Overall Side
IIHS Crash Test Data  
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good
Side, Driver Torso Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good
Other, Roof Strength Good
Side, Overall Side Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good
Overview 2013 Ford Explorer Base
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview 4 wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, radio steering wheel controls
Interior 2013 Ford Explorer Base
Air conditioning, front manual
Air filter Standard
Air conditioning, rear with separate controls
Underseat ducts Standard
Cargo tie downs Standard
Clock in-dash
Cruise control Standard
Cup holders front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leatherette
12V DC power outlet 4
Lighter elements Available:
Ashtray Available
Overhead console full with storage
Floor console full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
rubber front & rear
Front windows power
Rear windows power
1-Touch Window Down driver
Instrumentation analog
Driver information center Standard
Tachometer Standard
Trip computer Standard
Water temp gauge Standard
Low fuel warning Standard
Service interval warning Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard
Rear window defogger Standard
Rearview mirror day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Retained accessory power Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard
Steering wheel material urethane
Seats 2013 Ford Explorer Base
Front seat type bucket
Seating capacity 7 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way
Lumbar support driver
Front armrests center
Front head restraints adjustable
Rear seats 60-40 split-bench
Rear head restraints 3 - fixed
3rd row seats 50-50 split-bench
Seat trim cloth
3rd row fold into floor manual
Entertainment 2013 Ford Explorer Base
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard
Voice recognition Available
Speakers 6
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard
1st row LCD screen 2
Bluetooth Compatibility Available
Safety and Security 2013 Ford Explorer Base
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row
Airbags, knee protection passenger
Occupant sensor Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front
Seatbelt pretensioners front
Headlights halogen
Daytime running lights Available
LED brakelights Standard
Illuminated entry Standard
Parking assist Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors)
Panic alarm Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard
Ignition disable Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard
Warranty 2013 Ford Explorer Base
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/60,000
Exterior 2013 Ford Explorer Base
Antenna integrated roof
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint Standard:
clearcoat monotone
metallic monotone
Grille trim gray
Door count 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate
Tinted windows deep
Rear window type fixed
Mirrors dual power remote
Spoiler lip
Roof rack Available
Roof rails Standard
Rear step bumper Available
Tires P245/65TR17.0 BSW AS
Wheels 17" steel
Spare tire and wheel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval
Mud flaps Available
Mechanical 2013 Ford Explorer Base
Engine 3.5L V-6
Engine - valvetrain DOHC
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Brakes 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel
Drive type four-wheel
4WD shift electronic
Engine block heater Available
Exhaust stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard
Suspension tuning regular
Front suspension type strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized
Front springs coil
Rear suspension type independent multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil
Electronic stability system Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.65
Specifications 2013 Ford Explorer Base
Exterior length 197.1 "
Exterior body width 78.9 "
Exterior height 71.0 "
Engine 3.5L V-6
Horsepower 290 @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 255 @ 4,000 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard
Fuel economy - city 17 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 23 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.64 / 3.41 "
Curb weight 4,697 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 6,160 lbs.
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,080 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,300 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight Standard:
2,000 lbs.
5,000 lbs.
GCWR Standard:
7,060 lbs.
10,125 lbs.
Wheelbase 112.6 "
Front track 67.0 "
Rear track 67.0 "
Turning radius 19.4 '
Front legroom 40.6 "
Rear legroom 39.8 "
Third row legroom 33.2 "
Front headroom 41.4 "
Rear headroom 40.5 "
Third row headroom 37.8 "
Front hiproom 57.3 "
Rear hiproom 56.7 "
Third row hiproom 40.7 "
Front shoulder room 61.3 "
Rear shoulder room 61.0 "
Third row shoulder room 50.8 "
Luggage volume 21.0 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 80.7 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 152 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 18.6 gal.