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Here's how the 2018 Ford Explorer and the 2003 Ford Explorer Sport measure up.
$32,140
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2dr 102" WB XLS Manual
$21,870
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Overview

Door
4-door 2-door -
Seats
7 5 -
Engine

290.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

280.0-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

290.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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

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Combined MPG
20 0 -
Size
198.3" length, 70" height " length, 68.4" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Medium Light Stone

Charcoal

Medium Tan

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

Rear Door Type
- Liftgate -
EPA Classification
Standard SUV 2WD - -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 16 x 7 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in 16 x -TBD- in -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in 16 x 7 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175 130 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6500 203 @ 5250 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
255 @ 4000 237 @ 3000 -
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Gas V6 -
Displacement
3.5 L/213 4.0L/245 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 MPG N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
446.40 mi 369.60 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 17 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
316.20 mi 285.60 mi -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG 22 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A - -

Suspension

Axle Type - Front
- Independent SLA -
Suspension Type - Rear
- 2-Stage Leaf Spring -
Suspension Type - Front
- Torsion Bar -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut - -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link - -

Frame

Frame Type
- Boxed w/Single Channel -

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Power -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 in 12.0 x 0.39 in -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 in 11.85 x 0.37 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A - -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A - -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.6 gal 16.8 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A - -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.2 ft 34.7 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A 37.8 ft -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Power Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A - -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/70R16 -
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/70R16 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact P235/70R16 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs 294 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 lbs N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs 2940 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4443 lbs N/A -
Gross Axle Weight Rating
- 5050.00 lbs -
Option Weight - Rear
- 0.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
- 3769.00 lbs -
Curb Weight
N/A 3769.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A 1998 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A 1771 lbs -
Option Weight - Front
- 0.00 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
- 4760.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Payload
- 991.00 lbs -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
- 7000 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A 991.00 lbs -

Dimensions

Height, Overall
70 in 68.4 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A 52.7 in -
Length, Overall
198.3 in N/A -
Ground Clearance, Front
- N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
- N/A -
Cab to End of Frame
- N/A -
Passenger Capacity
7 5 -
Ground Clearance, Rear
- 6.7 in -
Wheelbase
112.8 in 101.8 in -
Front Shoulder Room
61.5 in 56.2 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A 70.1 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.9 in 70.2 in -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
- N/A -
Second Head Room
40.6 in 38.9 in -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
- 28.9 in -
Second Hip Room
56.8 in 43.6 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
43.8 ft³ 35.5 ft³ -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A 33.4 in -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
- 180.4 in -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
- N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A 41.9 in -
Tailgate Width
- N/A -
Cargo Volume
- N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A 39.1 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console
- N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
61 in 57.9 in -
Second Leg Room
39.5 in 36.6 in -
Step Up Height - Side
- N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
80.7 ft³ 71.4 ft³ -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A 48.1 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A 33.4 in -
Step Up Height - Front
- 20.7 in -
Front Hip Room
57.3 in 53.0 in -
Front Head Room
41.4 in 39.4 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
- N/A -
Overhang, Front
- 34.6 in -
Front Leg Room
42.9 in 42.4 in -
Liftover Height
N/A - -
Track Width, Front
67 in - -
Track Width, Rear
67 in - -
Min Ground Clearance
7.8 in - -
Third Head Room
37.8 in - -
Third Leg Room
32 in - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A - -
Third Hip Room
40.7 in - -
Passenger Volume
151.7 ft³ - -
Third Shoulder Room
50.8 in - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
21 ft³ - -

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