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1997 Ford Explorer
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Fuel Economy City
16.1 mpg 16.1 mpg 18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
20.0 mpg 20.0 mpg 23.0 mpg
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
5 occupants
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls N/A N/A
Cup Holder
front N/A N/A
1-Touch Open
driver N/A N/A
Antenna
fixed fixed fixed
Auxiliary Visors
dual N/A N/A
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted carpeted carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light cargo light cargo light
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs cargo tie downs cargo tie downs
Dome Light
fade fade fade
Door Bins
dual N/A N/A
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock manual manual
Floor Console
partial N/A N/A
Front Air Conditioning
manual manual manual
Front Windows
power manual manual
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Glove Box
glove box glove box glove box
Instrument Display
analog analog analog
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge oil pressure gauge oil pressure gauge
Power Outlets
2 2 2
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
power manual vented
Reading Lights
front front front
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks rear child safety door locks N/A
Rear Defroster
rear defroster N/A N/A
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts underseat ducts underseat ducts
Rear Windows
power manual vented
Rear Windshield Type
flip-up flip-up flip-up
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval N/A N/A
Rearview Mirror
day-night day-night day-night
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power N/A N/A
Speakers
4 4 4
Steering Wheel
tilt N/A N/A
Steering Wheel Material
leather N/A N/A
Tachometer
tachometer tachometer tachometer
Tinted Windows
deep light light
Trip Odometer
trip odometer trip odometer trip odometer
Trunk Lid Trim
vinyl vinyl vinyl
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated passenger passenger
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge voltmeter gauge voltmeter gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge engine temperature gauge
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Seating Capacity
5 occupants
5 occupants
5 occupants
Seat Trim
premium cloth vinyl vinyl
Rear Seats
60-40 bench 60-40 bench 50-50 bench
Front Armrests
center w/storage N/A N/A
Front Seat Type
captain bucket bucket
Front Headrests
fixed fixed fixed
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way 4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way 4-way 4-way
Rear Headrests
adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt adjustable w/tilt
Door Trim
vinyl w/carpet lower vinyl vinyl
Headliner
full cloth full cloth full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet carpet carpet
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Torque
225 @ 2800 225 @ 2800 225 @ 2800
Horsepower
160 @ 4200 160 @ 4200 160 @ 4200
Engine
4.0L V-6 160 HP 4.0L V-6 160 HP 4.0L V-6 160 HP
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD 5-spd man w/OD
Fuel Tank
21.0 gal. 21.0 gal. 17.5 gal.
Range
375 miles 375 miles 354 miles
Drive Type
part-time four-wheel part-time four-wheel rear-wheel
4WD Shift
electronic electronic N/A
Alternator
95 amp 95 amp 95 amp
Axle Ratio
3.55 3.55 3.27
Battery
650 amp with run down protection 650 amp with run down protection 650 amp with run down protection
Exhaust
non stainless steel non stainless steel non stainless steel
Locking Hub Control
automatic automatic N/A
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Wheels
15.0 " silver aluminum 15.0 " steel 15.0 " steel
Brakes
4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
torsion bar torsion bar torsion bar
Front Torsion Bar
front torsion bar front torsion bar front torsion bar
Front Shocks
heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
leaf leaf leaf
Rear Shocks
heavy duty heavy duty heavy duty
Steering
rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Vented Disc Brakes
front front front
Front Tires
P225/70SR15.0BSW AS P225/70SR15.0BSW AS P225/70SR15.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel full-size steel full-size steel
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Door Count
4 doors 4 doors 2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
81.6 cu.ft. 81.6 cu.ft. 69.4 cu.ft.
Exterior Width
70.2 " 70.2 " 70.2 "
Front Headroom
39.8 " 39.8 " 39.8 "
Rear Legroom
37.7 " 37.7 " 36.5 "
Curb Weight
4,166 lbs. 4,166 lbs. 3,707 lbs.
Exterior Height
67.6 " 67.6 " 66.9 "
Exterior Length
188.5 " 188.5 " 178.6 "
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,800 lbs. 2,800 lbs. 5,842 lbs.
Front Hiproom
51.9 " 51.9 " 52.4 "
Front Legroom
42.4 " 42.4 " 42.4 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 " 57.1 " 55.7 "
Front Tread
59 " 59 " 59 "
Interior Cargo Volume
42.6 cu.ft. 42.6 cu.ft. 32.6 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
81.6 cu.ft. 81.6 cu.ft. 69.4 cu.ft.
Max Trailer Weight
2,800 lbs. 2,800 lbs. 2,000 lbs.
Payload
752 lbs. 752 lbs. 752 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,199 lbs. 3,199 lbs. 7,055 lbs.
Rear Headroom
39.3 " 39.3 " 39.1 "
Rear Hiproom
51.7 " 51.7 " 43.6 "
Rear Shoulder Room
56.0 " 56.0 " 57.9 "
Rear Tread
59 " 59 " 59 "
Turning Radius
19.4 ' 19.4 ' 17.3 '
Wheelbase
112 " 112 " 102 "
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Bumpers
chrome chrome chrome
Grille Moldings
chrome chrome chrome
Paint
monotone with stripe monotone monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote dual manual dual manual
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored N/A N/A
Bodyside Insert
chrome N/A N/A
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper rear step bumper rear step bumper
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions rocker panel extensions rocker panel extensions
Skid Plates
1 1 N/A
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Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Safety Rating - Frontal
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Driver N/A
Passenger N/A
Safety Rating - Side
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Front Seat N/A
Rear Seat N/A
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light center high mounted stop light
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Accessories Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited 60/unlimited 60/unlimited
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Invoice
$23,688 $21,206 $18,285
MSRP
$26,225 $23,405 $20,085
Average Cost to Fill Tank
$80 $80 $67