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Ford
Explorer
2001
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2001 Ford Explorer Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2001 Ford Explorer specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2001 Ford Explorer warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$25,210
Invoice *
$23,157
Engine
4.0L V-6 210 HP 240.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
16.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
22.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
4.0L V-6 210 HP 240.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,250 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
95 amp
Battery
650 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.55 / 3.73
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
21.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Front Suspension
short and long arm
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
torsion bar
Front Torsion Bar
front torsion bar
Front Shocks
heavy duty
Rear Suspension
rigid axle leaf
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
leaf
Rear Shocks
heavy duty
Steering
rack & pinion
Steering Cooler
steering cooler
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P235/75SR15.0OWL AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
captain / sport
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
60-40 bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable w/tilt
Seat Trim
cloth / premium cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Roof Features
roof rack
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
partial
Cup Holder
front
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Cover
roll-up
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
single
Speakers
4
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
2
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver
Tinted Windows
light / deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval
Sun Visor Strip
sun visor strip
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Rear Windshield Type
flip-up
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Head Protection
driver and passenger
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Ignition Disable
Securilock
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
79.8 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
190.7 "
Exterior Width
70.2 "
Exterior Height
67.7 "
Wheelbase
112 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
18.7 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
5,200 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,876 lbs.
Payload
900 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
5,940 lbs.
Front Legroom
42.4 "
Rear Legroom
36.8 "
Front Headroom
39.9 "
Rear Headroom
39.3 "
Front Hiproom
51.9 "
Rear Hiproom
51.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
56.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
56.8 "
Interior Cargo Volume
43.5 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
79.8 cu.ft.
Bumpers
argent
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Bodyside Insert
chrome
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Fender Flares
black
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
clearcoat monotone / clearcoat monotone with badging
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2001 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

XLT 4dr All-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
Eddie Bauer 4dr 4x4
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
Limited 4dr 4x4
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
XLS 4dr 4x4
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
Eddie Bauer 4dr All-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
XLT 4dr 4x4
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
Limited 4dr All-wheel Drive
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT

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