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2017 Ford Explorer Overview

Ford Explorer Limited FWD
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EXTERIOR
INTERIOR

MSRP $41,675

Shadow Black
Ford Explorer Limited FWD
Standard Equipment

Mechanical

  • Engine: 2.3L I-4 EcoBoost
  • Transmission: 6-Speed SelectShift Automatic (446)
  • 3.39 Non-Limited-Slip Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 6,160 lbs
  • Front-Wheel Drive
  • 72-Amp/Hr 650CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 200 Amp Alternator
  • Towing w/Trailer Sway Control
  • Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers
  • Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars
  • Electric Power-Assist Speed-Sensing Steering
  • 18.6 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Quasi-Dual Stainless Steel Exhaust w/Chrome Tailpipe Finisher
  • Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Multi-Link Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs, Brake Assist and Hill Hold Control

Exterior

  • Wheels: 20" Premium Painted Aluminum
  • Tires: P255/50R20 AS BSW
  • Steel Spare Wheel
  • Compact Spare Tire Mounted Inside Under Cargo
  • Clearcoat Paint
  • Body-Colored Front Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Metal-Look Bumper Insert
  • Body-Colored Rear Bumper w/Black Rub Strip/Fascia Accent and Metal-Look Bumper Insert
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Chrome Bodyside Insert, Black Bodyside Cladding and Black Wheel Well Trim
  • Chrome Door Handles
  • Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter, Power Folding and Turn Signal Indicator
  • Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper, Heated Wiper Park and Defroster
  • Deep Tinted Glass
  • Speed Sensitive Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Front Windshield -inc: Sun Visor Strip
  • Galvanized Steel/Aluminum Panels
  • Lip Spoiler
  • Silver Grille
  • Power Liftgate Rear Cargo Access
  • Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks
  • Roof Rack Rails Only
  • Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Led Low Beam Daytime Running Lights Preference Setting Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • LED Brakelights
  • Front Fog Lamps
  • Perimeter/Approach Lights

Entertainment

  • Radio: Sony Audio System w/Single-CD/MP3-Capable -inc: 12 speakers, HD Radio, SiriusXM radio and voice-activated navigation system w/pinch-to-zoom capability, SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link, Note: SiriusXM includes a 6-month prepaid subscription, SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link is not available in Alaska or Hawaii, Note: SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link includes a 5-year prepaid subscription, SYNC services are not available in Alaska and Hawaii, Note: SiriusXM audio and data services each require a subscription sold separately, or as a package, by Sirius XM Radio Inc, If you decide to continue service after your trial, the subscription plan you choose will automatically renew thereafter and you will be charged according to your chosen payment method at then-current rates, Fees and taxes apply, To cancel you must call SiriusXM at 1-866-635-2349, See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com, All fees and programming subject to change, Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control, Steering Wheel Controls and Radio Data System
  • Wireless Streaming
  • Integrated Roof Antenna
  • SYNC 3 Communications & Entertainment System -inc: enhanced voice recognition, 8" LCD capacitive touchscreen in center stack w/swipe capability, pinch-to-zoom capability included when equipped w/available voice-activated touchscreen navigation system, AppLink, 911 Assist, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, 2 smart-charging multimedia USB ports (1 replaces the front center floor console powerpoint port), Note: SYNC AppLink lets you control some of your favorite compatible mobile apps w/your voice, It is compatible w/select smartphone platforms, Commands may vary by phone and AppLink software
  • Bluetooth Wireless Phone Connectivity

Interior

  • 60-40 Folding Split-Bench Front Facing Heated Manual Reclining Tumble Forward Leather Rear Seat
  • Power Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer
  • Power Rear Windows and Fixed 3rd Row Windows
  • Fixed 50-50 Split-Bench Vinyl 3rd Row Seat Front, Power Fold Into Floor and 2 Fixed Head Restraints
  • Heated Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel w/Auto Tilt-Away
  • Front Cupholder
  • Rear Cupholder
  • Compass
  • Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button
  • Keypad
  • Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start
  • Valet Function
  • Remote Releases -Inc: Proximity Cargo Access
  • Garage Door Transmitter
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Rear HVAC w/Separate Controls
  • HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts, Auxiliary Rear Heater and Headliner/Pillar Ducts
  • Voice Activated Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning
  • Illuminated Locking Glove Box
  • Driver Foot Rest
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Leather/Chrome Gear Shift Knob
  • Interior Trim -inc: Simulated Wood/Metal-Look Instrument Panel Insert, Simulated Wood/Metal-Look Door Panel Insert, Metal-Look Console Insert, Chrome And Metal-Look Interior Accents
  • Leatherette Door Trim Insert
  • Perforated Leather Heated/Cooled Bucket Seats -inc: 10-way power driver's seat w/power lumbar and recline, memory driver's seat, 10-way power front-passenger seat w/power lumbar and recline and 4-way adjustable driver and front-passenger head restraints (2-way up/down when dual-headrest DVD entertainment system (50S) is ordered)
  • Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination
  • Day-Night Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage, Full Overhead Console w/Storage, 4 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 AC Power Outlet
  • Front And Rear Map Lights
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats
  • Carpet Floor Trim
  • Trunk/Hatch Auto-Latch
  • Cargo Net
  • Cargo Space Lights
  • Memory Settings -inc: Door Mirrors, Steering Wheel and Pedals
  • FOB Controls -inc: Windows and Remote Engine Start
  • Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins
  • Power 1st Row Windows w/Driver And Passenger 1-Touch Up/Down
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature
  • Power Adjustable Pedals
  • Systems Monitor
  • Trip Computer
  • Outside Temp Gauge
  • Digital/Analog Display
  • Fixed Rear Head Restraints
  • Front Center Armrest and Rear Center Armrest
  • 2 Seatback Storage Pockets
  • Seats w/Leatherette Back Material
  • Securilock Anti-Theft Ignition (pats) Engine Immobilizer
  • Perimeter Alarm
  • 4 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Air Filtration
  • 4 12V DC Power Outlets and 1 AC Power Outlet

Safety

  • Advancetrac w/Roll Stability Control Electronic Stability Control (ESC) And Roll Stability Control (RSC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Safety Canopy System Curtain 1st, 2nd And 3rd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Passenger Knee Airbag
  • Mykey System -inc: Top Speed Limiter, Audio Volume Limiter, Early Low Fuel Warning, Programmable Sound Chimes and Beltminder w/Audio Mute
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Back-Up Camera w/Washer
  • Front Camera w/Washer
Ford Explorer Limited FWD
Available Options

Engine

  • ENGINE: 3.5L TI-VCT V6 (998)
  • ENGINE: 2.3L I-4 ECOBOOST (99H)

Transmission

  • TRANSMISSION: 6-SPEED SELECTSHIFT AUTOMATIC (44J)
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-SPEED SELECTSHIFT AUTOMATIC (446) (446)
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-SPD SELECTSHIFT AUTOMATIC (TR-CG) (44C)

Option Package

  • EQUIPMENT GROUP 300A (300A)
  • EQUIPMENT GROUP 301A -inc: Rain-Sensing Wipers (Front Only) Note: Replaces the standard front variable intermittent wipers, Auto High Beam Headlights, Enhanced Active Park Assist System, parallel parking, park out assist, reverse perpendicular parking and forward and side sensing systems, BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear Safety Belts Package, Auto-Dimming Driver's Sideview Mirror, BLIS (Blind Spot Information System), cross-traffic alert, Inflatable Rear Seatbelts 2nd row outboard seating positions, Multi-Contour Front Seats w/Active Motion, Lane-Keeping System (301A)

Wheels

  • WHEELS: 20" PREMIUM PAINTED ALUMINUM (64Q) - Standard
  • WHEELS: 20" POLISHED ALUMINUM (64R)

Primary Paint

  • CANYON RIDGE METALLIC (C7)
  • SHADOW BLACK (G1)
  • WHITE GOLD METALLIC (GN)
  • MAGNETIC METALLIC (J7)
  • BLUE JEANS METALLIC (N1)
  • INGOT SILVER METALLIC (UX)
  • RUBY RED METALLIC TINTED CLEARCOAT (RR)
  • SMOKED QUARTZ METALLIC TINTED CLEARCOAT (TQ)
  • WHITE PLATINUM METALLIC TRI-COAT (UG)

Paint Scheme

  • STANDARD PAINT (undefined)

Seat Type

  • MEDIUM LIGHT CAMEL, PERFORATED LEATHER HEATED/COOLED BUCKET SEATS -inc: 10-way power driver's seat w/power lumbar and recline, memory driver's seat, 10-way power front-passenger seat w/power lumbar and recline and 4-way adjustable driver and front-passenger head restraints (2-way up/down when dual-headrest DVD entertainment system (50S) is ordered) (CL)
  • EBONY BLACK, PERFORATED LEATHER BUCKET SEATS (CW)

Additional Equipment

  • BLIS PLUS INFLATABLE REAR SAFETY BELTS PACKAGE -inc: Auto-Dimming Driver's Sideview Mirror, BLIS (Blind Spot Information System), cross-traffic alert, Inflatable Rear Seatbelts 2nd row outboard seating positions (67B)
  • CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS SYSTEM -inc: Required on units for California, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington registration, Optional for Cross-Border States (Arizona, District of Columbia, Idaho, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia) (422)
  • CALIFORNIA EMISSION EXEMPTION -inc: For public service and emergency vehicles, The exemption may only apply in certain California Emission states, Ordering dealer is responsible to contact the proper state authorities for clarification on qualifying exempted vehicles for registration, Only available on units sold for authorized public service or emergency service use (936)
  • CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS SYSTEM NOT REQUIRED -inc: Dealers ordering a vehicle without a California Emissions system and which is being shipped to a California Emissions State dealer are also required to use code 423 to attest either that the vehicle is not being registered in a California Emissions State or that code 936 is applicable, Note: In Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont, dealers cannot use code 423 for customers outside of California Emissions States locations (except Public Service/Emergency Vehicles - code 936) (423)
  • FEDERAL-EMISSIONS STATE DEALER ORDER -inc: For California Emissions States Registration, Federal Emissions State dealers ordering a California Emissions System (code 422) are also required to use code 93N to attest that the vehicle is to be registered in a California Emissions State, Note: It is a violation of federal law for a Federal Emissions State dealer to sell a vehicle w/a California Emissions System for registration in a Federal Emissions State, unless the vehicle also meets EPA standards (i.e, 50-state emissions) (93N)
  • ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (41H)
  • CLASS II TRAILER TOW PACKAGE (52R)
  • CLASS III TRAILER TOW PACKAGE (52T)
  • WHEEL LOCK KIT (DEALER INSTALLED) (60W)
  • REAR BUMPER PROTECTOR (DEALER INSTALLED) (60V)
  • SPLASH GUARDS (DEALER INSTALLED) (50M)
  • CARGO MAT (DEALER INSTALLED) (85W)
  • INTERIOR CARGO COVER (DEALER INSTALLED) (60T)
  • ROOF-RAIL CROSSBARS (DEALER INSTALLED) (50N)
  • SMOKER'S PACKAGE (DEALER INSTALLED) (60X)
  • TWIN PANEL MOONROOF (439)
  • FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET (153)
  • RUNNING BOARDS - BLACK (96R)
  • DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS (DRL) (NON-CONFIGURABLE) (942)
  • COV REQUIRED (79V)
  • PRICED DORA (C09)
  • 2ND ROW BUCKET SEATS (173)
  • ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL & FWD COLLISION WARNING -inc: brake support (51C)
  • FRONT & REAR FLOOR LINERS (16N)
  • DUAL-HEADREST DVD ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (50S)
  • 2ND ROW CONSOLE (51D)
  • FLEET ADVERTISING CREDIT (undefined)
  • EQUIPMENT GROUP 301A SAVINGS (undefined)

Ship Thru Codes

  • SHIP-THRU: AUTO TRUCK (31A)
  • SHIP THRU: CROWN NORTH AMERICA (31L)
  • BUILT: PLANT (D9G)
Ford Explorer Limited FWD
Warranties
Basic Years - 3
Basic Miles/km - 36,000
Drivetrain Years - 5
Drivetrain Miles/km - 60,000
Corrosion Years - 5
Corrosion Miles/km - Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Years - 5
Roadside Assistance Miles/km - 60,000
Ford Explorer Limited FWD
Safety
Overall Rating - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver - ★ ★ ★ ★ (Male)
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (Female)
Overall Side Crash Rating - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Side Barrier Rating - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Side Barrier Rating Driver - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (Male)
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (Female)
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (Female)
Male/Female Dummy Note - Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.
Combined Side Rating Front Seat - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat - ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Rollover Rating - ★ ★ ★ ★
Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result - No Tip
Risk of Rollover - 16.4%
Rollover Note - Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.
Ford Explorer Limited FWD
Technical Specifications

Summary

  • Vehicle Name - Ford Explorer
  • Body Style - Sport Utility

Transmission

  • Drivetrain - Front Wheel Drive
  • Trans Order Code - 44J (44J), 44C (44C), 446
  • Trans Type - 6
  • Trans Description Cont. - Automatic w/OD
  • Trans Description Cont. Again -
  • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.48 (44J,44C), 4.58
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.87 (44J,44C), 2.96
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.84 (44J,44C), 1.91
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.41 (44J,44C), 1.45
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.74 (44J,44C), 0.75
  • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 2.88
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.39

Vehicle

  • EPA Classification - Standard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD

Interior Dimensions

  • Passenger Capacity - 6 (173-0), 7
  • Passenger Volume - 151.7 ft³
  • Front Head Room - 41.4 in
  • Front Leg Room - 42.9 in
  • Front Shoulder Room - 61.5 in
  • Front Hip Room - 57.3 in
  • Second Head Room - 40.6 in
  • Second Leg Room - 39.5 in
  • Second Shoulder Room - 61 in
  • Second Hip Room - 56.8 in
  • Third Head Room - 37.8 in
  • Third Leg Room - 32 in
  • Third Shoulder Room - 50.8 in
  • Third Hip Room - 40.7 in

Weight Information

  • Base Curb Weight - 4443 lbs

Mileage

  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined - 20 MPG ((44J&998-1),(44C&998-2),(44C&998-1)), 22 MPG
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City - 17 MPG ((44J&998-1),(44C&998-2),(44C&998-1)), 19 MPG
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy - 24 MPG ((44J&998-1),(44C&998-2),(44C&998-1)), 27 MPG

Trailering

  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. - 3000 lbs (52R), 5000 lbs (52T), 2000 lbs
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. - 300 lbs (52R), 500 lbs (52T), 200 lbs
  • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. - 3000 lbs (52R), 5000 lbs (52T), 2000 lbs
  • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. - 300 lbs (52R), 500 lbs (52T), 200 lbs
  • Maximum Trailering Capacity - 3000 lbs (52R), 5000 lbs (52T), 2000 lbs

Engine

  • Engine Order Code - 998 (998-1,998-2), 99H
  • Engine Type - Regular Unleaded V-6 (998-1,998-2), Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
  • Displacement - 3.5 L/213 (998-1,998-2), 2.3 L/140
  • Fuel System - Sequential MPI (998-1,998-2), Gasoline Direct Injection
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 290 @ 6500 (998-1,998-2), 280 @ 5600
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 255 @ 4000 (998-1,998-2), 310 @ 3000

Electrical

  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 650
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 200

Emissions

  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 8.8 ((44J&998-1),(44C&998-2),(44C&998-1)), 8.0

Suspension

  • Suspension Type - Front - Strut
  • Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Strut
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-Link

Tires

  • Front Tire Order Code -
  • Rear Tire Order Code -
  • Spare Tire Order Code -
  • Front Tire Size - P255/50HR20
  • Rear Tire Size - P255/50HR20
  • Spare Tire Size - Compact

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size - 20 X 8.5 in
  • Rear Wheel Size - 20 X 8.5 in
  • Spare Wheel Size - Compact in
  • Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
  • Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
  • Spare Wheel Material - Steel

Steering

  • Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb - 39.2 ft

Brakes

  • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
  • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness - 12.8 in
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness - 12.8 in
  • Drum - Rear (Yes or ) -
  • Rear Drum Diam x Width -

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx - 18.6 gal

Exterior Dimensions

  • Wheelbase - 112.8 in
  • Length, Overall - 198.3 in
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors - 78.9 in
  • Height, Overall - 70 in
  • Track Width, Front - 67 in
  • Track Width, Rear - 67 in
  • Min Ground Clearance - 7.8 in

Cargo Area Dimensions

  • Cargo Volume to Seat 1 - 80.7 ft³
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 2 - 43.8 ft³
  • Cargo Volume to Seat 3 - 21 ft³