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MSRP
Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive $31,050
Base 4dr 4x4 $33,050
XLT 4dr Front-wheel Drive $33,400
XLT 4dr 4x4 $35,400
Limited 4dr Front-wheel Drive $41,300
Limited 4dr 4x4 $43,300
Sport 4dr 4x4 $43,500
Platinum 4dr 4x4 $52,970

2016 Ford

2016 Ford Explorer
Showing the 2016 Ford Explorer Base 4dr Front-wheel Drive
$31,050 STARTING MSRP

Overview

Seats 7
Door Count 4
Engine 280-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (premium)
Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Drivetrain FWD
Combined MPG 23
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 36 mo/36,000 mi

Colors

Exterior (10)
Blue Jeans Metallic
Bronze Fire Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
Caribou Metallic
Guard Metallic
Ingot Silver Metallic
Magnetic Metallic
Oxford White
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
Shadow Black
White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat
Interior (3)
Ebony Black
Medium Light Camel
Medium Soft Ceramic

Specifications

S
STANDARD
O
OPTIONAL
3 point rear center seatbelt O
3 point 2nd row center seatbelt S
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners S
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor S
Knee airbag S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
Spare tire mounted inside under cargo S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Panic alarm S
Immobilizer S
Traction control S
Dual front airbags S
Brake assist S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Occupant sensing airbags S
Dual front side impact airbags S
4 ABS channels S
2-way head restraints driver and passenger
ABS and driveline traction control S
Total # of airbags 7
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
Brake assistance 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
Daytime running lights S
Electronic stability S
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes S
Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Power door locks 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 with tilt S
290-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
280-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (premium)
Ignition type electronic
Aluminum cylinder block S
Sequential MPI S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Horsepower 290-hp @ 6,400 rpm
Variable valve control S
Fuel tank capacity 18.6 gal.
Aluminum cylinder head S
Fuel economy city 17 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 24 mpg
Gasoline direct injection O
Ignition type electronic
Intercooled turbo O
Aluminum cylinder block O
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Horsepower 280-hp @ 5,600 rpm
Variable valve control O
Aluminum cylinder head O
Torque 310 lbs.-ft. @ 3,000 rpm
# of valves 16
Engine orientation transverse
Engine liters 2.3
Cylinder configuration I-4
Manual-shift auto SelectShift
Low emission vehicle S
Engine 3.5L V-6 DOHC 290hp
Battery-rundown protection S
540 CCA battery S
Block heater O
Transmission electronic control S
Sequential sport shift SelectShift
175-amp. alternator S
Quasi-dual stainless steel exhaust S
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) 8.9
Ultra low emission vehicle II S
Chrome tailpipe S
Front-wheel drive S
Battery amp hours (58Ah)
Overdrive S
Transmission lock-up torque converter S
6 speed automatic transmission S
Axle ratio 3.39
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
Alloy wheels S
Rack and pinion steering S
Rear coil springs S
Speed-sensing electric power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Rear anti-roll bar S
18" wheels S
Front wheel size 18"
Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Rear wheel size 18"
Steel spare wheel S
Front anti-roll bar S
P245/60HR18.0 BSW AS tires S
Front tires 245/60R18
Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Speed-sensing steering S
Rear tires 245/60R18
Power steering S
Front coil springs S
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Four wheel independent suspension 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
Body-colored rear bumper with black rub strip O
Rear cargo liftgate
Liftgate rear cargo door S
Rear lip spoiler S
Gray grille S
Wheel well moldings S
Roof rack load 100lbs.
Bodyside cladding S
Front and rear mud flaps O
Front license plate bracket O
Spoiler S
Convex driver and passenger mirror S
Metallic paint O
Rear step bumper O
Power door mirrors S
4 doors S
Roof rack (load 100 lbs.) O
Full overhead console with storage S
Seatback storage pockets 2
Passenger manual folding mirror S
Emergency communication system 911 Assist
Steering wheel with manual tilting, manual telescoping S
Overhead console S
Power rearmost windows S
Driver manual folding mirror S
Ashtray O
Manual air conditioning S
Rear air conditioning with separate controls S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror S
Air conditioning S
1-touch down S
Integrated key/remote S
Rear door bins S
Illuminated driver vanity mirror 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
1-touch up 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
Power windows with driver and passenger 1-touch down S
Rear cupholders S
4 12V DC power outlets S
Cruise control S
Illuminated driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Front cupholders S
1 USB ports S
Telescoping steering wheel S
Front lighter element(s) location O
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
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
Floor mats S
6-way power driver seat S
Manual reclining driver and passenger seats S
Metal-look 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
Cargo tray/organizer O
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
Power 2-way driver lumbar support S
Cloth front and rear seat upholstery S
Rear manual reclining 60-40 split-bench seat S
Leather/chrome shift knob S
Power driver cushion tilt S
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
2 1st row LCD monitor S
AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player O
Speed sensitive volume S
Satellite radio trial duration with new vehicle purchase (months) 6
Wireless phone connectivity S
SYNC® S
Smart device integration AppLink
6 speakers S
CD player S
1st row LCD monitors 2
AM/FM/Satellite-prep with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player S
AM/FM radio S
Integrated roof antenna S
Speed-sensitive volume S
Steering wheel mounted audio controls S
Voice activated radio S
MP3 decoder S
Low-fuel warning S
Fully automatic headlights 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
Front windshield visor strip S
Delay-off aero-composite LED low beam headlamps S
Camera Rear S
Water temp. gauge S
Delay-off headlights S
Battery warning S
Camera(s) - rear with washer
Front and rear reading lights S
Tire specific low-tire-pressure warning 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
DRL preference setting S
Key-in-ignition warning S
Trip computer S
Compass 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 112.8"
Front legroom 42.9"
GCWR 6,900 lbs.
Front headroom 41.4"
Maximum interior cargo volume 80.7 cu.ft.
Rear hiproom 56.8"
Front hiproom 57.3"
Engine horsepower 290-hp @ 6,400 rpm
Interior cargo volume 21.0 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 151.7 cu.ft.
Engine bore x stroke 3.6" x 3.4"
Compression ratio 10.80 to 1
3rd row headroom 960mm (37.8")
Engine type V-6
Ground clearance (min) 198mm (7.8")
Valves 24
Front shoulder room 61.5"
Front tread 67.0"
3rd row legroom 813mm (32.0")
Fuel economy highway 24 mpg
Rear headroom 40.6"
Engine torque 255 lbs.-ft. @ 4,000 rpm
Third row hiproom 40.7"
Exterior body width 78.9"
Towing capacity 2,000 lbs.
Third row shoulder room 50.8"
Ground clearance (min.) 7.8"
GVWR 6,160 lbs.
Turning radius 19.6'
3rd row shoulder room 1,290mm (50.8")
Rear shoulder room 61.0"
Rear legroom 39.5"
Curb weight 4,443 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 18.6 gal.
Valvetrain DOHC
Engine displacement 213 cu.in.
3rd row hiproom 1,034mm (40.7")
Fuel economy city 17 mpg
Third row legroom 32.0"
Exterior length 198.3"
Third row headroom 37.8"
Exterior height 70.0"
Interior cargo volume seats folded 43.8 cu.ft.
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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