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null 1999 Ford Explorer

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 1999 Ford Explorer specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1999 Ford Explorer warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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  • Overview
    MSRP *$20,065$22,070$23,045
    Invoice *$18,267$20,032$20,889
    Engine4.0L V-6 160 HP4.0L V-6 160 HP4.0L V-6 160 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Fuel Economy City18.0 mpg18.0 mpg16.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy23.0 mpg23.0 mpg20.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine4.0L V-6 160 HP4.0L V-6 160 HP4.0L V-6 160 HP
    Transmission5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD5-spd man w/OD
    Alternator95 amp95 amp95 amp
    Battery72 amp with run down protection72 amp with run down protection72 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.273.553.27
    Recommended Fuel Typeregular unleadedregular unleadedregular unleaded
    Fuel Tank17.5 gal.21.0 gal.17.5 gal.
    Exhaustnon stainless steelnon stainless steelnon stainless steel
    Drive Typerear-wheelrear-wheelpart-time four-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/AN/Aelectronic
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/Aautomatic
  • Steering and Suspension
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springstorsion bartorsion bartorsion bar
    Front Torsion Barfront torsion barfront torsion barfront torsion bar
    Front Shocksheavy dutyheavy dutyheavy duty
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springsleafleafleaf
    Rear Shocksheavy dutyheavy dutyheavy duty
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Steering Coolersteering coolersteering coolersteering cooler
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels15.0 " silver aluminum15.0 " steel15.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP235/70SR15.0OWL ATP225/70SR15.0BSW ASP235/75SR15.0OWL AT
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size steelfull-size steelfull-size steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity454
    Front Seat Typecaptainbucketcaptain
    Front Headrestsfixedfixedfixed
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats50-50 bench60-40 bench50-50 bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tiltadjustable w/tilt
    Seat Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Door Trimcarpet lowerN/Acarpet lower
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Roof Featuresroof rackN/Aroof rack
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminatedpassengerpassenger
    Auxiliary VisorsdualN/Adual
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxglove boxglove boxglove box
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfrontfrontfront
    Floor ConsolefullN/Afull
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimvinylvinylvinyl
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air Conditioningmanualmanualmanual
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
    Speakers444
    Antennafixedfixedfixed
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockmanualpower with 2 stage unlock
    Trunk/Hatch/Door ReleasepowerN/Apower
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/Arear child safety door locksN/A
    Power Outlets222
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerN/Aretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure Gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gaugeoil pressure gauge
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt Gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gaugevoltmeter gauge
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Front Windowspowermanualpower
    Rear Windowsventedmanualvented
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowsventedmanualvented
    1-Touch OpendriverN/Adriver
    Tinted Windowsdeeplightdeep
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
    Rear Windshield Typeflip-upflip-upflip-up
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Ignition Disableimmobilizerimmobilizerimmobilizer
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors4 doors2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume69.7 cu.ft.81.0 cu.ft.69.7 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length180.8 "190.7 "180.8 "
    Exterior Width70.2 "70.2 "70.2 "
    Exterior Height67.1 "67.7 "67.0 "
    Wheelbase102 "112 "102 "
    Front Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Rear Tread59 "59 "59 "
    Turning Radius17.3 '18.7 '17.3 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,800 lbs.5,200 lbs.5,020 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,675 lbs.3,819 lbs.3,898 lbs.
    Payload750 lbs.900 lbs.750 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight2,000 lbs.1,799 lbs.1,799 lbs.
    Front Legroom42.4 "42.4 "42.4 "
    Rear Legroom34.5 "36.8 "34.5 "
    Front Headroom39.9 "39.9 "39.9 "
    Rear Headroom39.3 "39.3 "39.3 "
    Front Hiproom51.9 "51.9 "51.9 "
    Rear Hiproom43.6 "51.9 "43.6 "
    Front Shoulder Room56.7 "56.7 "56.7 "
    Rear Shoulder Room58.0 "56.8 "58.0 "
    Interior Cargo Volume34.4 cu.ft.43.5 cu.ft.34.4 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded69.7 cu.ft.81.0 cu.ft.69.7 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Skid PlatesN/AN/A1
    Bumpersargentargentargent
    Rear Step Bumperrear step bumperrear step bumperrear step bumper
    Bodyside Moldingsbody-coloredN/Abody-colored
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Fender FlaresblackN/Ablack
    Grille Moldingsbody-coloredchromebody-colored
    Paintmonotonemonotonemonotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remotedual manualdual power remote
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles60/unlimited60/unlimited60/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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Safety Rating

Below is the 1999 Ford Explorer safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
StyleFrontal Rating
Side Rating
Eddie Bauer 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Eddie Bauer 4dr All-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Limited 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XL 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLT 4dr 4x4
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat
XLT 4dr All-wheel Drive
DriverFront Seat
PassengerRear Seat

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