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Here's how the 2009 Ford Explorer, 2011 Mazda CX-7, 2010 Mercury Mariner and the 2009 Nissan Pathfinder measure up.
RWD 4dr V6 XLT
$28,470
Starting MSRP
FWD 4dr i SV
$21,990
Starting MSRP
$23,560
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2WD 4dr V6 S
$27,210
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door 4-door 4-door
Seats
7 5 5 7
Engine

210.0-hp, 4.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

161.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

240.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

171.0-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

266.0-hp, 4.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
16 23 23 17
Size
" length, 71.9" height 184.3" length, 64.8" height 175.1" length, 67.9" height 192.3" length, 72.0" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Vanilla

Dark Brown

Savanna Beige

Black

Black

Sand

Cacao

Medium stone

Oak

Taupe

Grey-Violet

Medium Mocha

Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

5-Speed A/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility
Rear Door Type
Liftgate - - -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7 in 17 x 7 in 16 x 7 in 16 x 7.0 in
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size
16 x 7 in 18 x -TBD- in Compact in 16 x 7.0 in
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum N/A N/A Steel
Front Wheel Size
16 x 7 in 17 x 7 in 16 x 7 in 16 x 7.0 in

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 110 N/A 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 N/A N/A 550

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 3700 161 @ 3500 171 @ 4500 288 @ 4000
Displacement
4.0L/245 2.5L/151 2.5L/-TBD- 4.0L/241
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5100 161 @ 6000 171 @ 6000 266 @ 5600

Mileage

Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
450.00 mi 459.20 mi 490.00 mi 464.20 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- N/A N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- N/A N/A N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
20 MPG 28 MPG 28 MPG 22 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
14 MPG 20 MPG 21 MPG 15 MPG
Cruising Range - City
315.00 mi 328.00 mi 367.50 mi 316.50 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- N/A N/A N/A
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
16 MPG 23 MPG 23 MPG 17 MPG

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs - Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs MacPherson strut Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
- MacPherson Strut Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-link Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent SLA - - -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA - - -
Axle Type - Rear
Ford SLA - - -
Axle Type - Front
Ford SLA - - -

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder - - -

Brakes

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- N/A N/A N/A
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.01 x 0.43 in 11.7 X 1.1 in 11.9 x -TBD- in 11.7 x 1.1 in
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.85 x 0.39 in 11.9 X 0.7 in - 12.1 x 0.7 in
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- - Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
22.5 gal 16.4 gal 17.5 gal 21.1 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
- N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric pwr assisted steering Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.8 ft 37.4 ft 36.7 ft 39.2 ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.9 N/A 3.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A 15.8 17.5 17
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
38.4 ft N/A N/A N/A

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P235/70R16 P215/70HR17 P235/70R16 P245/75R16
Spare Tire Size
P235/70R16 T155/90D18 Compact P245/75R16
Front Tire Size
P235/70R16 P215/70HR17 P235/70R16 P245/75R16

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs 1500 lbs - 5000 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs - - 600 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs - - 6000 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs 150 lbs - 500 lbs

Weight Information

Maximum Payload Capacity
1574.00 lbs N/A - N/A
Curb Weight - Rear
2107 lbs N/A - N/A
Base Curb Weight
N/A 3496 lbs 3335 lbs 4446 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
2329 lbs N/A - N/A
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs - 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight
4436.00 lbs N/A - N/A
Gross Axle Weight Rating
6200.00 lbs - - -
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs - - -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
4436.00 lbs - - -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
8500 lbs - - -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6010.00 lbs - - -
As Spec'd Payload
1574.00 lbs - - -
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs - - -

Dimensions

Front Head Room
39.8 in 39.7 in 40.4 in 40.0 in
Third Shoulder Room
- - - 57.1 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
45.1 ft³ 29.9 ft³ 31.4 ft³ 49.2 ft³
Length, Overall
N/A 184.3 in 175.1 in 192.3 in
Front Shoulder Room
59.0 in 58.0 in 56.6 in 58.3 in
Third Leg Room
- - - 28.1 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
- N/A - 17.4 in
Front Leg Room
42.4 in 41.7 in 41.6 in 42.4 in
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5 7
Third Head Room
- - - 36.7 in
Second Shoulder Room
58.9 in 55.8 in 55.9 in 58.4 in
Liftover Height
- N/A N/A 29.9 in
Third Hip Room
- - - 44.0 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.7 in 73.7 in 71.1 in 72.8 in
Second Head Room
38.7 in 39.3 in 39.2 in 39.0 in
Min Ground Clearance
- 8.1 in 8.4 in 8.7 in
Second Leg Room
36.9 in 36.4 in 35.6 in 34.2 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
85.8 ft³ 58.6 ft³ 67.2 ft³ 79.2 ft³
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
44.9 in N/A N/A N/A
Height, Overall
71.9 in 64.8 in 67.9 in 72.0 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
- - - 16.5 ft³
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A N/A 34.8 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A N/A 73.9 in
Passenger Volume
- 101.7 ft³ 99.4 ft³ 149.1 ft³
Front Hip Room
55.4 in 54.8 in 53.3 in 55.5 in
Second Hip Room
55.5 in 53.0 in 49.1 in 57.6 in
Track Width, Rear
- 63.9 in 60.2 in 61.8 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A N/A 44.4 in
Wheelbase
113.7 in 108.3 in 103.1 in 112.2 in
Track Width, Front
- 64.1 in 60.7 in 61.8 in
Trunk Volume
- - N/A -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A N/A -
Rear Door Opening Height
33.7 in N/A N/A -
Step Up Height - Front
N/A - - -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
193.4 in - - -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
31.4 in - - -
Tailgate Width
N/A - - -
Ground Clearance, Rear
8.3 in - - -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
N/A - - -
Cab to End of Frame
N/A - - -
Overhang, Front
35.4 in - - -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A - - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
N/A - - -
Step Up Height - Side
N/A - - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console
N/A - - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
N/A - - -
Ground Clearance, Front
8.3 in - - -
Cargo Volume
N/A - - -

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