2016 Ford Explorer

2016 Ford Explorer
MSRP
$31,050
BASE MODEL
MPG
17
CITY
24
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
290 HP
V-6 ENGINE
Rating
0
5
JD POWER RATING
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Overview

The Explorer is offered in base, XLT, Limited and Platinum models, but no matter the model, it comes with three well-designed rows of seating and room for up to seven (the second row comes with two bucket seats for adults). While the third row is kid-sized, it's easier to fold than those on just about any other model, thanks to the simple, single-button power-folding system. Parents will also note that LATCH fasteners for child seats are included in the second-row outboard positions. Both the second and third rows flip forward, giving a cavernous 81 cubic-feet of cargo space. The base engine is a 3.5L V6 that pro...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Quiet interior; excellent ride quality; world-class safety features; good value; EcoBoost engine provides good mileage
  • Steering
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)39.2
  • Steering TypeRack-Pinion
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Third Hip Room (in)40.7
  • Third Head Room (in)37.8
  • Passenger Capacity7
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)61.5
  • Passenger Volume (ft )151.7
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)61
  • Third Leg Room (in)32
  • Front Hip Room (in)57.3
  • Second Hip Room (in)56.8
  • Third Shoulder Room (in)50.8
  • Second Head Room (in)40.6
  • Second Leg Room (in)39.5
  • Front Leg Room (in)42.9
  • Front Head Room (in)41.4
  • Electrical
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)175
  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0 F (Primary)650
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)18.6
  • Engine
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM290 @ 6400
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM255 @ 4000
  • Engine TypeRegular Unleaded V-6
  • Engine Order Code998-1
  • Displacement3.5 L/213
  • Fuel SystemSequential MPI
  • Tires
  • Rear Tire SizeP245/60HR18
  • Front Tire SizeP245/60HR18
  • Spare Tire SizeCompact
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft )43.8
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft )21
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft )80.7
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year8.9
  • Wheels
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)18 X 7.5
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)Compact
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Front Wheel Size (in)18 X 7.5
  • Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - RearMulti-Link
  • Suspension Type - FrontStrut
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
  • Transmission
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)4.48
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.84
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)2.88
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)3.39
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)2.87
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)1.00
  • Trans Type6
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)0.74
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)1.41
  • Trans Description Cont.Automatic w/OD
  • Trans Order Code44J
  • Mileage
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)17
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)20
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)24
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Height, Overall (in)70
  • Min Ground Clearance (in)7.8
  • Length, Overall (in)198.3
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)78.9
  • Wheelbase (in)112.8
  • Track Width, Front (in)67
  • Track Width, Rear (in)67
  • Summary
  • Body StyleSport Utility
  • Vehicle NameFord Explorer
  • Brakes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)12.8
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)12.8
  • Trailering
  • Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)2000
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)200
  • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)2000
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)2000
  • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)300
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)4443
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
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