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2013 Ford Explorer Base

4dr 4x4

2013 Ford Explorer XLT

4dr 4x4

2013 Ford Explorer Sport

4dr 4x4

2013 Ford Explorer
(2013 Ford Explorer 4dr FWD shown)
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2013 Ford Explorer
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2013 Ford Explorer
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MSRP $31,100 $34,680 $40,780
Destination Charge $895 $895 $895
Invoice Price $29,312 $32,339 $38,027
Total List Price $31,995 $35,575 $41,675
Available Engines 290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas) 290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas) 365-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (premium)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 17 mpg 17 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 23 mpg 23 mpg 22 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 Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good Good
Side, Overall Side Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good Good
Overview 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Ford Explorer XLT 2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
N/A Available:
rear center 3 point seatbelt
Available:
rear center 3 point seatbelt
Drive-Type Overview 4 wheel drive 4 wheel drive 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
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 6, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 12 brand, amplifier, integrated roof antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 9 performance, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 8 performance, amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
amplifier, radio steering wheel controls
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, radio steering wheel controls
N/A
N/A Available:
radio steering wheel controls
N/A
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
N/A
Interior 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Ford Explorer XLT 2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Air conditioning, front manual Standard:
manual
dual zone front automatic
N/A Available:
dual zone front automatic
N/A
Air filter Standard Standard Standard
Air conditioning, rear with separate controls with separate controls with separate controls
Underseat ducts Standard Standard Standard
Cargo net N/A N/A Standard
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard Standard
Clock in-dash in-dash in-dash
Compass N/A N/A Standard
Cruise control Standard Standard Standard
Adaptive cruise control N/A N/A Available
Cup holders front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim leatherette leather/chrome leather/chrome
12V DC power outlet 4 4 4
Lighter elements Available:
front
Available:
front
Available:
front
Ashtray Available Available Available
Overhead console full with storage Standard:
full with storage
Standard:
full with storage
N/A Available:
mini with storage
Available:
mini with storage
Floor console full full full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power power
Rear windows power power power
1-Touch Window Up N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-Touch Window Down driver driver and passenger driver and passenger
Programmable garage door opener N/A N/A Available
Instrumentation analog Standard:
analog
digital/analog
N/A Available:
digital/analog
N/A
Driver information center Standard Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors N/A driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night Standard:
day-night
auto-dimming day-night
N/A Available:
auto-dimming day-night
N/A
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Remote trunk release N/A Available:
power
Available:
power
Retained accessory power Standard Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets 2 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel material urethane leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
Adjustable pedals N/A N/A Available:
power
Seats 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Ford Explorer XLT 2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Front seat type bucket bucket bucket
Seating capacity 7 passengers Standard:
7 passengers
Standard:
7 passengers
N/A Available:
6 passengers
Available:
6 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 6-way power Standard:
6-way power
8-way power
N/A Available:
8-way power
N/A
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 6-way power Standard:
6-way power
N/A N/A Available:
8-way power
Lumbar support driver Standard:
driver and passenger
Standard:
driver and passenger
N/A Available:
driver
Available:
passenger
Front armrests center center center
Front head restraints adjustable Standard:
adjustable
Standard:
adjustable w/tilt
N/A Available:
adjustable w/tilt
Available:
adjustable
Heated front seats N/A Available:
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Cooled front seats N/A N/A Available:
driver and passenger
Memory N/A N/A Available:
driver
Rear seats 60-40 split-bench Standard:
60-40 split-bench
Standard:
60-40 split-bench
N/A Available:
full bucket
Available:
full bucket
Rear armrest N/A N/A Standard
Rear head restraints 3 - fixed Standard:
3 - fixed
Standard:
3 - fixed
N/A Available:
2 - fixed
Available:
2 - fixed
3rd row seats 50-50 split-bench 50-50 split-bench 50-50 split-bench
Seat trim cloth Standard:
premium cloth
leather
N/A Available:
leather
N/A
3rd row fold into floor manual manual manual
Entertainment 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Ford Explorer XLT 2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Radio Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite-prep, seek-scan
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
N/A N/A
CD player in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard Standard
Voice recognition Available Standard Standard
Speakers 6 Standard:
6
12 brand
N/A Available:
9 performance
N/A
N/A Available:
8 performance
N/A
Amplifier N/A Available Standard
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard Standard
Entertainment system N/A Available:
with DVD
Available:
with DVD
Navigation system N/A Available:
with voice activation
Available:
with voice activation
1st row LCD screen 2 Standard:
2
3
N/A Available:
3
N/A
2nd row LCD screen N/A Available:
2
Available:
2
Bluetooth Compatibility Available Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Ford Explorer XLT 2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row
Airbags, knee protection passenger passenger passenger
Occupant sensor Standard Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front front front
Headlights halogen halogen halogen
Exterior light control N/A fully automatic fully automatic
Delay off headlamps N/A Standard Standard
Headlight washer N/A Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Available Available Available
LED brakelights Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated entry Standard Standard Standard
Parking assist Available Standard Standard
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system N/A N/A Available
Panic alarm Standard Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system N/A Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard Standard
Blind spot sensor N/A Available Available
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard Standard
Warranty 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Ford Explorer XLT 2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Exterior 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Ford Explorer XLT 2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Antenna integrated roof integrated roof integrated roof
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Available:
metallic monotone
Available:
metallic monotone
Available:
metallic monotone
N/A Available:
tri-coat monotone
Available:
tri-coat monotone
Bodyside insert N/A chrome chrome
Grille trim gray silver black
Fog/driving lights N/A front front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate Standard:
liftgate
Standard:
liftgate
N/A Available:
power liftgate
Available:
power liftgate
Tinted windows deep deep deep
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors N/A Standard Standard
Sunroof N/A Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Available:
1st row regular express open/close sliding and tilting glass
2nd row sunroof N/A Available:
fixed glass with power sunshade
Available:
fixed glass with power sunshade
Spoiler lip lip lip
Roof rack Available Available Available
Roof rails Standard Standard Standard
Rear step bumper Available Available Available
Tires P245/65TR17.0 BSW AS Standard:
P245/60HR18.0 BSW AS
Standard:
P255/50HR20.0 BSW AS
N/A Available:
P255/50HR20.0 BSW AS
Available:
P265/45ZR20.0 BSW performance
Wheels 17" steel Standard:
18" painted aluminum
Standard:
20" machined aluminum
N/A Available:
20" polished aluminum
Available:
machined aluminum
N/A Available:
painted aluminum
N/A
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Rear window wipers fixed interval fixed interval fixed interval
Mud flaps Available Available Available
Mechanical 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Ford Explorer XLT 2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Engine 3.5L V-6 3.5L V-6 3.5L V-6
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC
Turbocharger N/A N/A twin turbo
Recommended fuel regular unleaded regular unleaded premium unleaded
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Drive type four-wheel four-wheel four-wheel
4WD shift electronic electronic electronic
Engine block heater Available Available Available
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular sport
Front suspension type strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard Standard Standard
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.65 3.65 3.16
Remote vehicle starting system N/A N/A Available
Specifications 2013 Ford Explorer Base 2013 Ford Explorer XLT 2013 Ford Explorer Sport
Exterior length 197.1 " 197.1 " 197.1 "
Exterior body width 78.9 " 78.9 " 78.9 "
Exterior height 71.0 " 71.0 " 71.0 "
Engine 3.5L V-6 3.5L V-6 3.5L V-6
Horsepower 290 @ 6,500 rpm 290 @ 6,500 rpm 365 @ 5,500 rpm
Torque 255 @ 4,000 rpm 255 @ 4,000 rpm 350 @ 3,500 rpm
SAEJ1349 AUG2004 compliant Standard Standard Standard
Fuel economy - city 17 mpg 17 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 23 mpg 23 mpg 22 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.64 / 3.41 " 3.64 / 3.41 " 3.64 / 3.49 "
Curb weight 4,697 lbs. Standard:
4,697 lbs.
Standard:
4,697 lbs.
N/A Available:
4,680 lbs.
Available:
4,680 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 6,160 lbs. Standard:
6,160 lbs.
Standard:
6,160 lbs.
N/A Available:
6,250 lbs.
Available:
6,250 lbs.
Front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,080 lbs. 3,080 lbs. 3,080 lbs.
Rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) 3,300 lbs. 3,300 lbs. 3,300 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight Standard:
2,000 lbs.
Standard:
2,000 lbs.
5,000 lbs.
Available:
5,000 lbs.
Available:
5,000 lbs.
N/A
GCWR Standard:
7,060 lbs.
Standard:
7,060 lbs.
Standard:
7,060 lbs.
Available:
10,125 lbs.
Available:
7,050 lbs.
Available:
7,050 lbs.
N/A Available:
10,125 lbs.
Available:
10,125 lbs.
Wheelbase 112.6 " 112.6 " 112.6 "
Front track 67.0 " 67.0 " 67.0 "
Rear track 67.0 " 67.0 " 67.0 "
Turning radius 19.4 ' 19.4 ' 19.4 '
Front legroom 40.6 " 40.6 " 40.6 "
Rear legroom 39.8 " 39.8 " 39.8 "
Third row legroom 33.2 " 33.2 " 33.2 "
Front headroom 41.4 " 41.4 " 41.4 "
Rear headroom 40.5 " 40.5 " 40.5 "
Third row headroom 37.8 " 37.8 " 37.8 "
Front hiproom 57.3 " 57.3 " 57.3 "
Rear hiproom 56.7 " 56.7 " 56.7 "
Third row hiproom 40.7 " 40.7 " 40.7 "
Front shoulder room 61.3 " 61.3 " 61.3 "
Rear shoulder room 61.0 " 61.0 " 61.0 "
Third row shoulder room 50.8 " 50.8 " 50.8 "
Luggage volume 21.0 cu.ft. 21.0 cu.ft. 21.0 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 80.7 cu.ft. 80.7 cu.ft. 80.7 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 152 cu.ft. 152 cu.ft. 152 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 18.6 gal. 18.6 gal. 18.6 gal.