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Comparing the "2008 Ford Explorer", "2008 Mercury Mountaineer", "2008 Nissan Pathfinder" and "2008 Ford Taurus X"

Overview

MSRP

$26,495

$26,800

$26,980

$27,030

MPG (Combined)

Not Available

Not Available

Not Available

Not Available

Engine

210-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)

210-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (regular gas)

266-hp, 4.0-liter V-6 (premium)

263-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)

Transmission

5-speed automatic w/OD

5-speed automatic w/OD

5-speed automatic w/OD

6-speed automatic w/OD

Drivetrain

RWD

RWD

RWD

FWD

Seats

5-7

5-7

7

6-7

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$27,280

$27,585

$27,760

$27,830

MSRP

$26,495

$26,800

$26,980

$27,030

Invoice Price

$24,771

$25,098

$25,283

$24,942

Destination Charge

$785

$785

$780

$800

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

Not Available

Not Available

Not Available

Not Available

City MPG

14

14

15

16

Highway MPG

20

20

22

24

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Compass

Available

Standard

Not available

Standard

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Driver and passenger

Driver and passenger

Not available

Driver and passenger

Steering Wheel Material

Leather

Leather/metal-look

Urethane

Leather

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Urethane

Leather/chrome

Urethane

Leather/chrome

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-radio display

In-radio display

In-radio display

In-radio display

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

2

2

4

4

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Dome Light

Fade

Fade

Fade

Fade

Glovebox Light

Standard

Standard

Standard

Not available

Map Light

Front & rear

Front & rear

Front

Front & rear

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front and rear

Front and rear

Front and rear

Front and rear

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Rearview Mirror

Day-night

Auto-dimming day-night

Day-night

Auto-dimming day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Carpeted front & rear

Carpeted front & rear

Available: Carpeted front & rear

Carpeted front & rear

USB Ports

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Not available

Not available

Not available

Not available

Specifications

Length

193.4 "

193.4 "

192.3 "

200.3 "

Wheelbase

113.7 "

113.7 "

112.2 "

112.9 "

Front Track

60.9 "

60.9 "

61.8 "

64.3 "

Rear Track

61.8 "

61.8 "

61.8 "

64.4 "

Width

73.7 "

73.7 "

72.8 "

74.9 "

Turning Radius

18.4 '

18.4 '

19.8 '

20.0 '

Height

72.8 "

72.8 "

72.4 "

67.6 "

Horsepower

210 @ 5,100 rpm

210 @ 5,100 rpm

266 @ 5,600 rpm

263 @ 6,250 rpm

Torque

254 @ 3,700 rpm

254 @ 3,700 rpm

288 @ 4,000 rpm

249 @ 4,500 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

22.5 gal.

22.5 gal.

21.1 gal.

19.0 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.95 / 3.32 "

3.95 / 3.32 "

3.76 / 3.62 "

3.60 / 3.50 "

Drag Coefficient

.41

.41

Not available

Not available

Curb Weight

4,460 lbs.

4,567 lbs.

4,446 lbs.

4,033 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

6,110 lbs.

6,010 lbs.

6,000 lbs.

5,379 lbs.

Maximum Trailer Weight

3,500 lbs.

3,500 lbs.

6,000 lbs.

2,000 lbs.

Passenger Volume

Not available

Not available

211 cu.ft.

146 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

42.4 "

42.4 "

42.4 "

40.8 "

Front Headroom

39.8 "

39.8 "

40.0 "

39.4 "

Front Hip Room

55.4 "

55.4 "

55.5 "

55.5 "

Front Shoulder Room

59.0 "

59.0 "

58.3 "

58.5 "

Rear Legroom

36.9 "

36.9 "

34.2 "

40.4 "

Rear Headroom

38.7 "

38.7 "

40.0 "

39.7 "

Rear Hip Room

55.5 "

55.5 "

57.6 "

56.0 "

Rear Shoulder Room

58.9 "

59.0 "

58.4 "

58.0 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

85.8 cu.ft.

85.8 cu.ft.

79.2 cu.ft.

85.5 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

45.1 cu.ft.

45.1 cu.ft.

16.5 cu.ft.

15.8 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

85.8 cu.ft.

85.8 cu.ft.

49.2 cu.ft.

47.0 cu.ft.

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

85.8 cu.ft.

85.8 cu.ft.

79.2 cu.ft.

85.5 cu.ft.

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