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Here's how the 2008 Mercury Mountaineer and the 2008 Ford Explorer measure up.
$26,800
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RWD 4dr V6 XLT
$26,495
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
6 7 -
Engine

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

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

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
193.4" length, 72.8" height " length, 72.8" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Grey-Violet

Charcoal

Grey-Violet

Charcoal

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Transmissions

Transmissions

A/T

5-Speed A/T

A/T

5-Speed A/T

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Vehicle

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

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in 16 x 7 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in 16 x 7 in -
Spare Wheel Size
17 x -TBD- in 16 x 7 in -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
121 130 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5100 210 @ 5100 -
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
254 @ 3700 254 @ 3700 -
Displacement
4.0L/245 4.0L/245 -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
20 MPG 20 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
315.00 mi 315.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
14 MPG 14 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
450.00 mi 450.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A - -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A - -

Suspension

Axle Type - Rear
- Ford SLA -
Suspension Type - Rear
- Independent SLA -
Suspension Type - Front
- Independent SLA -
Axle Type - Front
- Ford SLA -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent - -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent - -

Frame

Frame Type
- Ladder -

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.0 x -TBD- in 12.01 x 0.43 in -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.85 x -TBD- in 11.85 x 0.39 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A - -

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.8 ft 36.8 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.9 N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A 38.4 ft -
Steering Type
Variable Assist Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A - -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
P245/65R17 P235/70R16 -
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P235/70R16 -
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P235/70R16 -

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs 3500 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
525 lbs 350 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs 350 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs 3500 lbs -

Weight Information

Gross Axle Weight Rating
- 6200.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A 2329 lbs -
As Spec'd Payload
- 1574.00 lbs -
Option Weight - Rear
- 0.00 lbs -
Option Weight - Front
- 0.00 lbs -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
- 6010.00 lbs -
Base Curb Weight
4539 lbs N/A -
Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A 1574.00 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight
N/A 4436.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
- 4436.00 lbs -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
- 8500 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A 2107 lbs -

Dimensions

Height, Overall
72.8 in 72.8 in -
Second Hip Room
55.5 in 55.5 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Step Up Height - Side
- N/A -
Tailgate Width
- N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
59.0 in 59.0 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.7 in 73.7 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Ground Clearance, Front
- 8.3 in -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
- N/A -
Cab to End of Frame
- N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
39.8 in 39.8 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A 33.7 in -
Wheelbase
113.7 in 113.7 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
- N/A -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
- 193.4 in -
Front Leg Room
42.4 in 42.4 in -
Second Head Room
38.7 in 38.7 in -
Front Hip Room
55.4 in 55.4 in -
Overhang, Front
- 35.4 in -
Step Up Height - Front
- N/A -
Ground Clearance, Rear
- 8.3 in -
Length, Overall
193.4 in N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
85.8 ft³ 85.8 ft³ -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A 44.9 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
45.1 ft³ 45.1 ft³ -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
- N/A -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Cargo Volume
- N/A -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
- 31.4 in -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
- N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
59 in 58.9 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console
- N/A -
Second Leg Room
36.9 in 36.9 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Track Width, Rear
61.8 in - -
Passenger Volume
N/A - -
Liftover Height
33.7 in - -
Track Width, Front
60.9 in - -
Min Ground Clearance
8.2 in - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A - -

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