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2012 Ford Explorer Base

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Showing the 2012 Ford Explorer Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive
$8,933-$18,497 Current Listing Price
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Overview

Seats 7
Door Count 4
Engine 290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Drivetrain FWD
Combined MPG 20
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 36 mo/36,000 mi

Colors

Exterior (11)
Black
Cinnamon Metallic
Dark Pearl Blue Metallic
Ginger Ale Metallic
Golden Bronze Metallic
Ingot Silver Metallic
Interior (3)
Charcoal Black
Charcoal
Medium Light Stone

Packages

Specifications

S
STANDARD
O
OPTIONAL
Engine 290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
3 point rear center seatbelt S
3 point 2nd row center seatbelt S
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners S
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Spare tire mounted inside under cargo S
Panic alarm S
Traction control S
Immobilizer S
Dual front airbags S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Occupant sensing airbags S
Dual front side impact airbags S
4 ABS channels S
ABS and driveline traction control S
3 fixed rear head restraints S
Safety Canopy System curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag S
Remote keyless entry S
Curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag S
Electronic stability stability control with anti-roll AdvanceTrac w/Roll Stability Control
Tailgate/rear door lock S
Tailgate/rear door lock included with power door locks S
Side-impact bars S
Compact spare tire S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Electronic stability S
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes S
Power door locks S
Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags S
2 fixed third row head restraints S
Rear child safety locks S
ABS S
2 3rd row head restraints S
Manual adjustable front head restraints S
Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Engine 240-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD
Ignition type spark
Aluminum cylinder block S
Sequential MPI S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Horsepower 290-hp @ 6,500 rpm
Variable valve control S
Fuel tank capacity 18.6 gal.
Aluminum cylinder head S
Fuel economy city 18 mpg
Torque 255 lbs.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
# of valves 24
Engine liters 3.5
Cylinder configuration V-6
Engine orientation transverse
Fuel economy highway 25 mpg
Gasoline direct injection O
Ignition type spark
Intercooled turbo O
Aluminum cylinder block O
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Horsepower 240-hp @ 5,500 rpm
Variable valve control O
Aluminum cylinder head O
Torque 270 lbs.-ft. @ 3,000 rpm
# of valves 16
Engine orientation transverse
Engine liters 2.0
Cylinder configuration I-4
Manual-shift auto SelectShift
Low emission vehicle S
Engine 3.5L V-6 DOHC 290hp
Battery-rundown protection S
Block heater O
Transmission electronic control S
650 CCA battery S
Sequential sport shift SelectShift
175-amp. alternator S
Quasi-dual stainless steel exhaust S
Greenhouse Gases / Tailpipe (CO2, tons per year) 7.4
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Fuel tank capacity 18.6gal.
Carbon FP / Tailpipe and upstream total GHG (CO2, tons per year) 9.1
Ultra low emission vehicle II S
Chrome tailpipe S
Mode select transmission O
Engine oil cooler O
Transmission oil cooler S
Front-wheel drive S
Battery amp hours (58Ah)
Overdrive S
Transmission lock-up torque converter S
6 speed automatic transmission S
Axle ratio 3.16
Transmission electronic control O
Overdrive O
Transmission gear ratio (6th) .74
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.41
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 4.48
Transmission electronic control S
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 2.88
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.84
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.87
Transmission gear ratio (5th) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (6th) .75
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.45
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 4.58
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 2.94
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.91
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.96
Transmission gear ratio (5th) 1.00
Rack and pinion steering S
Rear coil springs S
Speed-sensing electric power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Rear anti-roll bar S
P245/65TR17.0 BSW AS tires S
Front wheel size 17"
Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Rear wheel size 17"
Steel spare wheel S
Front anti-roll bar S
Front tires 245/65R17
Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Speed-sensing steering S
Rear tires 245/65R17
Power steering S
Front coil springs S
17" wheels S
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Four wheel independent suspension S
Full wheel wheel covers S
Black bodyside cladding S
Chrome tip exhaust S
Black door handles S
Body-colored front and rear bumpers with black rub strip S
Power remote folding side-view door mirrors S
Grille gray
Galvanized steel/aluminum body material S
Roof rack rails only
Class III trailering with hitch O
Rear cargo liftgate
Liftgate rear cargo door S
Rear lip spoiler S
Wheel well moldings S
Gray grille S
Roof rack load 100lbs.
Bodyside cladding S
Front and rear mud flaps O
Front license plate bracket O
Trailering with harness O
Spoiler S
Convex driver and passenger mirror S
Metallic paint O
Power door mirrors S
4 doors S
Roof rack (load 100 lbs.) O
Trailer hitch O
Full overhead console with storage S
Passenger vanity mirror S
Seatback storage pockets 2
Passenger manual folding mirror S
Steering wheel with manual tilting, manual telescoping S
Overhead console S
Power rearmost windows S
Driver manual folding mirror S
Power windows with driver 1-touch down S
Manual air conditioning S
Rear air conditioning with separate controls S
Air conditioning S
1-touch down S
Integrated key/remote S
Rear door bins S
Air filter S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry S
Front and rear cupholders S
Remote keyless entry S
Driver and passenger door bins S
Full floor console with covered box S
Driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Rear air conditioning S
Driver's footrest S
Auto-locking doors S
12V DC power outlet 4
Power windows S
Retained accessory power S
Cruise control with steering wheel controls S
Driver vanity mirror S
Rear cupholders S
4 12V DC power outlets S
Cruise control S
Front cupholders S
Telescoping steering wheel S
Illuminated glove box S
Illuminated locking glove box S
Illuminated entry S
Tilt steering wheel S
Carpet cargo space S
Full cloth headliner S
Rubber front and rear floor mats O
Max seating capacity 7
Manual driver lumbar support S
Front seats bucket
Metal-look instrument panel insert, door panel insert, console insert S
Height adjustable driver seat S
Manual passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Carpet front and rear floor mats S
Cloth door panel trim S
Cloth upholstery S
Leatherette shift knob S
Floor mats S
6-way power driver seat S
Manual reclining driver and passenger seats S
Chrome interior accents S
Driver lumbar support S
Rear seat tumble forward S
Driver cushion tilt S
4-way passenger seat adjustment S
Plastic trunk lid/rear cargo door S
Roll-up cargo cover O
Cargo light S
Front center armrest S
Fold into floor third row seat S
Fixed third row 50-50 split-bench seat S
3rd row bench seat S
Reclining rear seat S
Chrome/metal-look interior accents S
Carpet floor covering S
Cargo space floor carpet
Cargo cover O
Cargo tie-downs S
Power driver fore/aft adjustment S
Power height-adjustable driver seat S
8-way driver seat adjustment S
Split fold rear bench seat S
Front bucket seats S
Max. seating capacity of 7 S
Cloth front and rear seat upholstery S
Rear manual reclining 60-40 split-bench seat S
Power driver cushion tilt S
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
2 1st row LCD monitor S
Internet access O
Speed sensitive volume S
Wireless phone connectivity O
SYNC® O
CD player S
CD-MP3 decoder S
6 speakers S
Radio data system S
SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player O
1st row LCD monitors 2
AM/FM radio S
AM/FM/Satellite-prep with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player S
Integrated roof antenna S
Speed-sensitive volume S
Steering wheel mounted audio controls S
Voice activated radio O
Low-fuel warning S
Systems monitor S
Reverse sensing system rear
Front reading lights S
Outside-temperature display S
Oil-pressure warning S
Trunk-ajar warning S
Dome light with fade S
Outside temperature display S
Deep-tinted windows S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Low-tire-pressure warning S
Front windshield visor strip S
Water temp. gauge S
Battery warning S
Front and rear reading lights S
Projector beam halogen headlamps S
Low-washer-fluid warning S
Deep tinted windows S
Rear reading lights S
Variable intermittent speed-sensitive wipers wipers S
Brake-fluid warning S
Trip computer S
Key-in-ignition warning S
Fixed interval rear window wiper with heating wiper park S
Rear window wiper S
Lights-on warning S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Trip odometer S
Analog display S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
In-dash clock S
Speed sensitive wipers S
Water-temp. warning S
Door-ajar warning S
Tire pressure sensors S
Wheelbase 112.6"
Front legroom 40.6"
GCWR 6,880 lbs.
Front headroom 41.4"
Front hiproom 57.3"
Rear hiproom 56.7"
Rear GAWR 3,300 lbs.
Engine bore x stroke 3.6" x 3.4"
Passenger volume 151.7 cu.ft.
Valves 24
Ground clearance (min) 193mm (7.6")
3rd row legroom 843mm (33.2")
Fuel economy highway 25 mpg
Engine torque 255 lbs.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
Rear headroom 40.5"
Axle to end of frame 46.5"
Exterior body width 78.9"
Towing capacity 2,000 lbs.
Ground clearance (min.) 7.6"
Third row shoulder room 50.8"
Turning radius 19.4'
Rear shoulder room 61.0"
Rear legroom 39.8"
Front GAWR 3,080 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 18.6 gal.
Engine displacement 213 cu.in.
Exterior length 197.1"
Exterior height 70.4"
Interior cargo volume seats folded 43.8 cu.ft.
Ramp breakover angle 17 degrees
Maximum interior cargo volume 80.7 cu.ft.
Engine horsepower 290-hp @ 6,500 rpm
Interior cargo volume 21.0 cu.ft.
Compression ratio 10.80 to 1
3rd row headroom 960mm (37.8")
Engine type V-6
Approach angle 22 degrees
Front tread 67.0"
Front shoulder room 61.3"
Third row hiproom 40.7"
GVWR 6,160 lbs.
3rd row shoulder room 1,290mm (50.8")
Curb weight 4,557 lbs.
Valvetrain DOHC
Departure angle 21 degrees
3rd row hiproom 1,034mm (40.7")
Fuel economy city 18 mpg
Third row legroom 33.2"
Third row headroom 37.8"
Rear tread 67.0"
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 60/ unlimited
Basic warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 60/60,000
Accessories warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 60/60,000

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