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Ford Explorer 2020 Base Specs, Trims & Colors

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Seats 7
Door Count 4
Engine 300-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Transmission 10-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Drivetrain 4WD
Combined MPG 24
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 36 mo/36,000 mi


Exterior (10)
Agate Black Metallic
Atlas Blue Metallic
Blue Metallic
Iconic Silver Metallic
Magnetic Metallic
Oxford White
Interior (3)
Light Sandstone


Engine 300-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Front and rear ventilated disc brakes S
Adjustable front head restraints with tilt S
Knee airbag S
Safety Canopy System curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag S
Remote keyless entry S
Side-impact bars S
Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Electronic stability S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Forward collision Ford Co-Pilot360 - Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection
Compact spare tire S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Occupant sensing airbags S
Traction control S
Tailgate/rear door lock S
Manual front head restraints S
2 3rd row head restraints S
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags S
4 ABS channels S
Tailgate/rear door lock included with power door locks S
Power door locks S
Daytime running lights S
Spare tire mounted inside under cargo S
Curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag S
3 point 2nd row center seatbelt S
Total # of airbags 8
Rear child safety locks S
4 wheel disc brakes S
2 fixed third row head restraints S
Panic alarm S
Brake assist S
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor S
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners S
Dual front airbags S
3 adjustable rear head restraints S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Immobilizer S
Terrain Management System ABS and driveline traction control S
Dual front side impact airbags S
2-way head restraints driver and passenger
Electronic stability stability control with anti-roll AdvanceTrac w/Roll Stability Control
Transmission 10-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Intercooled turbo S
Engine liters 2.3
Variable valve control S
Engine orientation longitudinal
Gasoline direct injection S
Ignition type spark
Horsepower 300-hp @ 5,500 rpm
Aluminum cylinder block S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Engine oil cooler S
Fuel tank capacity 19.2 gal.
Torque 310 lbs.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm
Aluminum cylinder head S
Cylinder configuration I-4
Fuel economy city 20 mpg
Fuel economy highway 27 mpg
# of valves 16
Electronic transfer case S
Intelligent 4WD automatic full-time four-wheel drive S
Quasi-dual stainless steel exhaust S
4 wheel drive S
Sequential sport shift SelectShift
Four-wheel drive S
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Engine 2.3L I-4 DOHC 300hp turbo/supercharged
Block heater O
Automatic locking hubs S
Transmission lock-up torque converter S
Engine oil cooler S
Mode select transmission S
Fuel tank capacity 19.2gal.
Carbon FP / Tailpipe and upstream total GHG (CO2, tons per year) 7.7
Manual-shift auto SelectShift
Transmission electronic control S
Axle ratio 3.58
Overdrive S
Battery-rundown protection S
10 speed automatic transmission S
Transmission electronic control S
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (5th) 1.52
Transmission gear ratio (6th) 1.28
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.77
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 3.00
Transmission gear ratio (7th) 1.00
Transmission gear ratio (8th) .85
Transmission gear ratio (9th) .69
Transmission gear ratio (10th) .64
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 2.15
Transmission gear ratio (reverse) 4.89
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 4.71
Four wheel independent suspension S
Rear coil springs S
Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar S
18" wheels S
Front anti-roll bar S
Rack and pinion steering S
Front coil springs S
P255/65HR18.0 BSW AS tires S
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Front wheel size 18"
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Front tires 255/65R18
Speed-sensing electric power-assist rack-pinion steering S
Alloy wheels S
Rear wheel size 18"
Rear anti-roll bar S
Rear tires 255/65R18
Steel spare wheel S
Independent front strut suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Power steering S
Speed-sensing steering S
Black door handles S
Spoiler S
Rear lip spoiler S
Galvanized steel/aluminum body material S
Black grille S
Power remote manual folding side-view door mirrors S
Front license plate bracket O
Body-colored front and rear bumpers with black rub strip S
Class III trailering with harness, hitch O
Grille black
Rear cargo power liftgate
Bodyside cladding S
Trailer hitch O
Front and rear mud flaps O
Power door mirrors S
Black bodyside cladding S
4 doors S
Wheel well moldings S
Power liftgate S
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release S
Power windows S
Remote keyless entry S
Power rear windows S
5 12V DC power outlets S
Rear door bins S
1-touch down S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror S
Full floor console with covered box S
Retained accessory power S
Auto-locking doors S
Day-night rearview mirror S
2 USB ports S
Seatback storage pockets 2
Front cupholders S
Rear air conditioning with separate controls S
Automatic temperature control S
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls S
Passenger manual folding mirror S
Mini overhead console with storage S
Trunk/hatch auto-latch S
Ashtray O
Remote engine start S
Rear air conditioning S
Driver manual folding mirror S
Emergency communication system SYNC 3 911 Assist
Locking glove box S
Front lighter element(s) location O
Overhead console S
Rear cupholders S
Air conditioning S
Front dual zone A/C S
Illuminated driver vanity mirror S
Illuminated driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Driver and passenger door bins S
Tilt steering wheel S
Integrated key/remote S
Voice activated air conditioning S
Automatic dual-zone front air conditioning S
Air filter S
Power windows with driver and passenger 1-touch down S
Cruise control with steering wheel controls S
12V DC power outlet 5
Illuminated entry S
Driver's footrest S
Power rearmost windows S
Front and rear cupholders S
1-touch up S
Cruise control S
Keyfob and smart device remote keyless entry S
Steering wheel with manual tilting, manual telescoping S
Telescoping steering wheel S
Rear manual reclining 35-30-35 bench seat S
Power height-adjustable driver seat S
Max. seating capacity of 7 S
Rear seat tumble forward S
Front center armrest S
Carpet front and rear floor mats S
Cloth door panel trim S
Cargo tie-downs S
8-way power driver seat S
Rubber front and rear floor mats O
Power reclining driver seat S
Piano black console insert S
Plastic trunk lid/rear cargo door S
8-way driver seat adjustment S
Chrome/metal-look interior accents S
3rd row bench seat S
Piano black instrument panel insert S
Rear bench seat S
Power driver cushion tilt S
Front seats bucket
Rear seat fore/aft adjustment S
Manual reclining passenger seat S
Carpet cargo space S
Carpet cargo mat O
Front bucket seats S
Metal-look door panel insert S
Concealed cargo storage S
Cloth front and rear seat upholstery S
Max seating capacity 7
Height adjustable driver seat S
Fixed third row 50-50 bench seat S
Chrome interior accents S
Reclining rear seat S
Manual rear seat fore/aft adjustment S
4-way passenger seat adjustment S
Fold into floor third row seat S
Cargo space floor carpet
Power driver fore/aft adjustment S
Cargo light S
Carpet floor covering S
Driver cushion tilt S
Cloth upholstery S
Manual passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Full cloth headliner S
Floor mats S
6 speakers S
Internet access FordPass Connect 4G LTE WiFi
2 1st row LCD monitor S
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls S
Steering wheel mounted audio controls S
FordPass Connect 4G LTE WiFi internet access S
Smart device integration SYNC 3/Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
AM/FM radio S
Speed sensitive volume S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
Wireless phone connectivity S
Integrated roof antenna S
Satellite radio trial duration with new vehicle purchase (months) 6
1st row LCD monitors 2
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan S
Voice activated radio S
Speed-sensitive volume S
Door-ajar warning S
Low-washer-fluid warning S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
Ignition switch light S
DRL preference setting S
Tire pressure sensors S
Battery warning S
Lights-on warning S
Trunk-ajar warning S
Reverse sensing system rear
Water temp. gauge S
Deep-tinted windows S
Front reading lights S
Dome light with fade S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Fixed interval rear window wiper with heating wiper park S
Systems monitor S
Rear window wiper S
Fully automatic headlights S
Rear reading lights S
Delay-off headlights S
Delay-off aero-composite LED low/high beam headlamps S
Key-in-ignition warning S
Tire specific low-tire-pressure warning S
Oil-pressure warning S
Camera Rear S
Analog display S
Variably intermittent wipers S
Trip odometer S
Low-fuel warning S
Reverse Sensing System rear parking sensors S
Water-temp. warning S
Compass S
Speed sensitive wipers S
Blind spot sensor S
Auto high-beam headlights Ford Co-Pilot360 - Auto High Beam
In-dash clock S
Pedestrian detection Ford Co-Pilot360 - Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection
Front and rear reading lights S
Lane departure S
Camera(s) - rear with washer
Brake-fluid warning S
Outside-temperature display S
Deep tinted windows S
Outside temperature display S
Rear collision Cross-Traffic Alert
Variable intermittent speed-sensitive wipers wipers S
Trip computer S
Exterior height 69.9"
Towing capacity 2,404kg (5,300lbs)
Compression ratio 10.00 to 1
Interior cargo volume seats folded 47.9 cu.ft.
Third row hiproom 40.9"
Engine torque 310 lbs.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm
Load floor height 32.8"
Front hiproom 59.2"
Departure angle 22 degrees
Interior cargo volume 18.2 cu.ft.
Front legroom 43.0"
Engine horsepower 300-hp @ 5,500 rpm
Valvetrain DOHC
Interior cargo height 33.7"
Engine type I-4
Rear shoulder room 61.9"
Wheelbase 119.1"
Interior cargo length to rear seat 49.8"
Interior cargo length 83.9"
Curb weight 4,345 lbs.
Valves 16
Interior cargo length to third row seat 20.8"
Engine displacement 140
Fuel economy city 20 mpg
Passenger volume 152.7 cu.ft.
Front shoulder room 61.8"
Interior cargo width (max.) 59.0"
Rear headroom 40.5"
Front headroom 40.7"
Rear tread 66.9"
Maximum interior cargo volume 87.8 cu.ft.
Fuel tank capacity 19.2 gal.
Approach angle 20 degrees
Third row shoulder room 54.6"
Front tread 66.9"
Engine bore x stroke 3.4" x 3.7"
Rear legroom 39.0"
Rear hiproom 59.1"
Exterior body width 78.9"
Interior cargo width (min.) 48.1"
Ramp breakover angle 17 degrees
GVWR 6,160 lbs.
Exterior length 198.8"
Third row headroom 38.9"
Fuel economy highway 27 mpg
Third row legroom 32.2"
Ground clearance (min) 7.9"
Basic warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 60/ unlimited
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 60/60,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 60/60,000
Accessories warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000

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