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2008 Ford Explorer Comparisons

XLT Sport Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $26,495.00 $29,149.00 $27,745.00
Destination $785.00 $735.00 $745.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 4.0L V6 4.2L I6 4.2L I6
Horsepower 210 @ 5100 RPM 285 @ 6000 RPM 285 @ 6000 RPM
Torque 254 @ 3700 RPM 276 @ 4600 RPM 276 @ 4600 RPM
Valves 2 4 4
Displacement (cc) 4015 4157 4195
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.9 X 3.3 3.7 X 4.0 3.7 X 4.0
Compression Ratio 9.7:1 10.3:1 10.3:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 14 14 14
Highway (mpg) 20 20 20

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4440.1 4594.4 4356.3
Wheelbase (in.) 113.7 113.0 113.0
Length (in.) 193.4 191.6 191.8
Width (in.) 73.7 76.1 74.7
Height (in.) 72.8 74.5 72.5
Track Front (in.) 60.9 63.1 63.1
Track Rear (in.) 61.8 62.1 62.1
Ground Clearance (in.) 8.2 8.0 7.8

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 5
Front Headroom (in.) 39.8 40.2 40.2
Rear Headroom (in.) 38.7 39.6 39.6
Front Legroom (in.) 42.4 41.4 46.9
Rear Legroom (in.) 36.9 37.0 37.0
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 59.0 58.5 58.5
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 58.9 58.4 58.5
Front Hip Room (in.) 55.4 55.5 56.0
Rear Hip Room (in.) 55.5 58.1 58.2

Payload & Towing

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

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension wishbone beam beam
Tires 235/70R16 245/65R17 245/65R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Interior

Cruise Control Std. N/A 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 Std. 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 Yes N/A Yes

Roof

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

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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