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1998 Ford Explorer Limited specs & colors

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1998 Ford Explorer Limited

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Oxford White / Lt Graphite



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Rear Door Type Liftgate
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Size 15 x 6 in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6.5 in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 3000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5000
Displacement 4.0L/245
Engine Oil Cooler Not Available
Cruising Range - City 315.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 20 MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 15 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 420.00 mi
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.10
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.47
Transfer Case Power Take Off Not Available
Transfer Case Model Not Available
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) N/A
Trans Power Take Off Not Available
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.85
Trans Type 5
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High Not Available
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low Not Available
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Leaf
Suspension Type - Front Torsion Bar
Axle Type - Front Independent SLA
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Frame Type Single Channel
Side Door Type Not Available
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.2 x 0.47 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x 1.02 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) Not Available
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx Not Available gal
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 21.0 gal
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall N/A
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall 40.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 37.3 ft
Steering Type Power
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Front Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 3500 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 1005 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 6700 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 350 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity N/A lbs
Curb Weight 4043.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear 1947 lbs
Option Weight - Rear 0.00 lbs
Base Curb Weight N/A lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating 5410.00 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight 4043.00 lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload 1057.00 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating 9,000 lbs
Option Weight - Front 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Front 2096 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity 1057.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 5100.00 lbs
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear N/A in
Height, Overall 67.7 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper 189.5 in
Second Hip Room 51.9 in
Tailgate Width N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 38.7 in
Second Shoulder Room 56.8 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 81.6 ft³
Ground Clearance, Front 6.7 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper N/A in
Second Head Room 39.3 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³
Step Up Height - Front 20.1 in
Overhang, Front 33.9 in
Length, Overall N/A in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline N/A in
Side Door Opening Width Not Available in
Second Leg Room 36.8 in
Passenger Capacity 5
Cargo Volume N/A ft³
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 41.9 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 Not Available in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 70.2 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor N/A in
Ground Clearance, Rear 6.7 in
Rear Door Opening Height 33.7 in
Cab to End of Frame N/A in
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume N/A ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 Not Available ft³
Side Door Opening Height Not Available in
Front Head Room 39.9 in
Front Hip Room 51.9 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 71.4 in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 42.6 ft³
Wheelbase 111.6 in
Front Leg Room 42.4 in
Front Shoulder Room 57.9 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height Not Available in
Rear Door Opening Width 46.9 in
Ground to Top of Load Floor 29.1 in
Step Up Height - Side 20.1 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console N/A in
Warning chimes-inc: headlights-on, key-in-ignition, seat belt Standard
Dual note horn Standard
Color-keyed 2-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel-inc: auxiliary audio/ climate/speed controls Optional
Cargo area dome light Standard
Trailer tow prep pkg w/3500# capacity rear bumper Standard
Body-color contoured door handles Standard
Tri-color taillamps Standard
Speed-sensitive intermittent windshield wipers Optional
3.55 axle ratio Standard
Pwr lock/unlock liftgate button Optional
Rear dome/map/reading lights Optional
5-speed automatic transmission w/OD Standard
Large bezel MACH audio system w/cassette, compact disc-inc: digital clock, sub-woofer, 2-front/2-rear speakers, 290-watt peak pwr amplifier, digital signal processor, pwr antenna Optional
(5) P235/75R15SL all-terrain SBR OWL tires Optional
Electrochromic rearview mirror w/autolamp Optional
Electronic automatic temp control air conditioning Optional
City 15/hwy 20 (4.0L SOHC engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Hood/instrument panel sound insulation Optional
21.0 gallon fuel tank Standard
Limited sport leather front bucket seats Optional
Brake/transmission shift interlock Optional
Deluxe color-keyed full-length carpet Optional
Soft release parking brake Standard
Luggage rack w/110# maximum capacity Optional
Front/rear stabilizer bars Standard
Brake/transmission shift interlock Optional
HD gas shock absorbers Standard
Side door intrusion beams Standard
Cross-cowl beam Standard
12-volt pwr point Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/4-wheel anti-lock system Standard
Tilt steering wheel Optional
Color-keyed molded cloth headliner Standard
Color-keyed plastic scuff plates on all doors & liftgate Standard
Hood assist gas cylinders Standard
(4) load floor tie-down hooks Standard
2510# capacity front/2900# capacity rear springs Standard
95-amp alternator Standard
Running boards Optional
Body-color body-side moldings Optional
Pwr windows-inc: illuminated controls, "one-touch-down" driver window Optional
One-piece top-hinged liftgate w/flip-open rear window Standard
Rear window defroster Optional
4-gauge instrument cluster-inc: warning lights, trip odometer, tachometer Standard
Flow-through air ventilation Standard
Enhanced appearance privacy glass-inc: rear quarter/door/liftgate windows Optional
Color-keyed door trim panels-inc: leather insert, carpeted lower, front door map pockets, reflectors, seat memory switch Optional
Body-color grille w/unique body-color insert Optional
5-passenger seating Standard
Underbody-mounted spare tire w/steel wheel Standard
Black cigarette lighter Standard
Matching split-folding rear seat w/headrests Standard
Glove box w/color-keyed latch Standard
4.0L (245) SOHC SEFI V6 engine Optional
Driver & front passenger Second Generation air bags Standard
Color-keyed interior moldings-inc: A-pillar, B-pillar, cowl side, liftgate, rear quarter panel Standard
Fuel pump inertia shutoff switch Standard
Retractable cargo area cover Optional
Front/rear outboard 3-point safety belts Standard
Child safety rear door locks Standard
2710# capacity front axle/3200# capacity rear axle Standard
Reversible cargo mat Optional
Front overhead console-inc: compass, outside temp Optional
Accessory delay feature Optional
Dual front 6-way pwr seats & pwr lumbar supports-inc: memory driver seat Optional
(3) grab handles Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/auxiliary visors Optional
Color-coordinated body-side tape stripe Optional
City 14/hwy 19 (5.0L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
(4) 15 x 6.5" 5-hole limited cast aluminum wheels Optional
Message center-inc: fuel, oil life & warning messages Optional
4-wheel anti-lock braking system Standard
Illuminated entry Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Body-color front/rear bumpers w/rub strips Optional
Deluxe front map/reading lamps Optional
Super engine cooling Standard
Fog lamps Optional
Solar-tinted glass-inc: windshield, front door windows Standard
72 amp/hr (650-CCA) maintenance-free battery w/battery saver feature Standard
Single-key system Standard
Dual sail-mounted heated pwr mirrors w/puddle lamps Optional
Unique color-keyed front/rear carpeted floor mats Optional
Rear window intermittent wiper w/wet-arm washer Optional
Black-out B-pillar Standard
Unique high-series floor console-inc: dual cupholders, ashcup, armrest, rear radio/heat/air conditioning controls Optional
Securilock passive anti-theft system Standard
Electronics group-inc: (2) remote keyless entry transmitters, color-keyed door keypad, anti-theft system, autolock/relock Optional
Speed control Optional
Independent short & long arm front suspension w/torsion bar Standard
Pwr door locks w/illuminated controls, 2-step unlocking, cargo area button Optional
Front adjustable-height shoulder safety belts Standard
(2) color-keyed coat hooks Standard

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