2003 Ford Explorer Trim Comparison

XLS Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $28,510.00 $41,560.00 $37,000.00
Destination $645.00 $795.00 $645.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.0L V6 5.4L V8 4.6L V8
Horsepower 210 @ 5100 RPM 260 @ 4500 RPM 239 @ 4750 RPM
Torque 254 @ 3700 RPM 350 @ 2500 RPM 282 @ 4000 RPM
Valves 2 2 2
Displacement (cc) 4016 5409 4601
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.9 X 3.3 3.6 X 4.2 3.6 X 3.5
Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9:1 9.4:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 15 13 14
Highway (mpg) 21 17 19

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4334.3 5685.7 4343.1
Wheelbase (in.) 113.8 119.0 113.8
Length (in.) 189.5 205.8 189.5
Width (in.) 72.1 78.7 72.1
Height (in.) 71.4 77.6 71.4
Track Front (in.) 60.9 67.0 60.9
Track Rear (in.) 61.2 67.3 61.2
Ground Clearance (in.) 8.5 8.9 8.5

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 8 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.9 39.7 39.9
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.9 39.8 38.9
Front Legroom (in.) 42.4 41.2 42.4
Rear Legroom (in.) 35.9 38.7 35.9
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 59.1 63.4 59.1
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 58.9 64.3 58.9
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.0 63.0 55.0
Rear Hip Room (in.) 54.2 62.4 54.2

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension wishbone wishbone wishbone
Tires 235/70R16 265/70R17 245/70R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player Yes N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer N/A Yes Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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