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Here's how the 2003 Mercury Mountaineer, 2002 Ford Explorer Sport, 2004 Ford Freestar and the 2001 Mercury Sable measure up.
4dr 114" WB Convenience
$29,350
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2dr 102" WB Value Manual
$21,355
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3.9L V6 Auto
$21,530
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4dr Sdn GS
$19,485
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Overview

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

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

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

193.0-hp, 3.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

155.0-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

Combined MPG
0 0 0 0
Size
190.7" length, 69.6" height " length, 68.2" height 201.0" length, 68.8" height 199.8" length, 55.5" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Medium Prarie Tan

Mocha

Medium Prarie Tan

Oxford White / Lt Graphite

Opal Grey

Mocha

Graphite

Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

5-Speed A/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

4-Speed A/T

A/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles - Cargo Van Mid-Size
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate - -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 16 x 7 in 16 x 6.5 in 16 x 6.0 in
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size
16 x 7.0 in 16 x 7 in 16 x 6.5 in 16 x 6.0 in
Spare Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 16 x -TBD- in 15 x -TBD- in 16 x 4.0 in

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 130 135 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 650 650 540

Engine

Displacement
4.0L/245 4.0L/245 3.9L/238 3.0L/182
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5100 203 @ 5250 193 @ 4500 155 @ 4900
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 3700 237 @ 3000 240 @3750 185 @ 3950

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A - N/A N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A - N/A N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy
472.50 mi 369.60 mi 598.00 mi 486.00 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cruising Range - City
337.50 mi 285.60 mi 442.00 mi 360.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 (gas) MPG 17 MPG 17 MPG 20 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
21 (gas) MPG 22 MPG 23 MPG 27 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A - N/A N/A

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent SLA - Torsion-beam MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - w/coil springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA - MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
- 2-Stage Leaf Spring - -
Axle Type - Front
- Independent SLA - -
Suspension Type - Front
- Torsion Bar - -

Frame

Frame Type
- Boxed w/Single Channel - -

Brakes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- - - Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.0 x -TBD- in 12.0 x 0.34 in 11.5 x 1.11 in 11.6 x 1.0 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A - N/A N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Type
Pwr Power Power Power
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.6 x -TBD- in 11.25 x 0.37 in 12.2 x 0.72 in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4 Wheel -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
22.5 gal 16.8 gal 26.0 gal 18.0 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A - N/A N/A

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A - 3.0 2.68
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion Power Variable Power Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A 16.8 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.8 ft 34.7 ft 40.0 ft 39.7 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A 37.8 ft N/A N/A

Tires

Front Tire Size
P245/70R16 P235/70R16 P235/60R16 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R16 P235/70R16 P235/60R16 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size
P245/70R16 P235/70R16 Compact T135/70R16

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3300 lbs 3080 lbs 2000 lbs 1250 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
330 lbs 308 lbs 200 lbs 125 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity
- N/A N/A -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 3080 lbs - -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 308 lbs - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
4328 lbs N/A 4080 lbs 3188 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
- 1995 lbs N/A -
Maximum Payload Capacity
- 999.00 lbs N/A -
Total Option Weight
- 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
- 1766 lbs N/A -
Curb Weight
- 3761.00 lbs N/A -
Gross Axle Weight Rating
- 5050.00 lbs - -
As Spec'd Payload
- 999.00 lbs - -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
- 4760.00 lbs - -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
- 3761.00 lbs - -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
- 7000 lbs - -
Option Weight - Front
- 0.00 lbs - -
Option Weight - Rear
- 0.00 lbs - -

Dimensions

Height, Overall
69.6 in 68.2 in 68.8 in 55.5 in
Passenger Capacity
7 5 2 6
Second Hip Room
54.2 in 43.6 in N/A 55.7 in
Front Leg Room
42.4 in 42.4 in 40.7 in 42.2 in
Track Width, Front
60.9 in - 64.7 in 61.6 in
Second Leg Room
35.9 in 36.6 in N/A 38.9 in
Passenger Volume
N/A - - TBD- ft³ 102.5 ft³
Front Shoulder Room
59.1 in 56.7 in 61.0 in 57.3 in
Length, Overall
190.7 in N/A 201.0 in 199.8 in
Track Width, Rear
61.2 in - 62.8 in 62.1 in
Min Ground Clearance
9.0 in - - TBD- in 5.4 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.1 in 70.2 in 76.6 in 73.0 in
Trunk Volume
N/A - - 16.0 ft³
Second Shoulder Room
58.9 in 57.9 in N/A 56.6 in
Second Head Room
38.9 in 39.1 in N/A 36.7 in
Front Hip Room
55.0 in 51.9 in 58.7 in 54.4 in
Wheelbase
113.8 in 101.8 in 120.8 in 108.5 in
Liftover Height
43.0 in - - TBD- in 26.0 in
Front Head Room
39.9 in 39.4 in 38.8 in 39.8 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A 52.7 in 66.1 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
37.7 in 33.4 in N/A -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A 33.7 in N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
81.3 in 70.2 in 90.9 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
45.3 in 41.9 in 48.6 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A 48.1 in 49.6 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
81.7 ft³ 71.4 ft³ 137.2 ft³ -
Step Up Height - Front
- 20.7 in - -
Tailgate Width
- N/A - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console
- N/A - -
Ground Clearance, Rear
- 6.7 in - -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
- 28.9 in - -
Ground Clearance, Front
- N/A - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
N/A 35.5 ft³ - -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
- N/A - -
Cab to End of Frame
- N/A - -
Overhang, Front
- 34.6 in - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
- N/A - -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
- N/A - -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
- 180.4 in - -
Step Up Height - Side
- N/A - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A 34.7 in - -
Cargo Volume
- N/A - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
- N/A - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A - - -
Third Shoulder Room
52.4 in - - -
Third Head Room
39.0 in - - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A - - -
Third Leg Room
34.8 in - - -
Third Hip Room
45.3 in - - -

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