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Ford
Explorer
2005
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2005 Ford Explorer Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2005 Ford Explorer specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2005 Ford Explorer warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$27,165
Invoice *
$24,500
Engine
4.0L V-6 210 HP 254.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,700 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
16.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
21.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
4.0L V-6 210 HP 254.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,700 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
130 amp
Battery
650 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.55 / 3.73
Recommended Fuel Type
flexible / regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
22.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Electronic Stability
AdvanceTrac w/RSC
Front Suspension
short and long arm
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
heavy duty
Rear Suspension
independent short and long arm
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
heavy duty
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver steel
Front Tires
P235/70SR16.0BSW AS / P255/70SR16.0OWL AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
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
Seat Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Roof Features
roof rack
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front and rear
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted 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 Window Release
keyfob
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
1
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel
tilt
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open
driver
Tinted Windows
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
Overhead Airbag
Safety Canopy System (TM)s
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
SecuriLock(R)
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
86.2 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
189.5 "
Exterior Width
72.1 "
Exterior Height
71.4 "
Wheelbase
114 "
Front Tread
61 "
Rear Tread
61 "
Turning Radius
18.4 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
5,200 lbs.
Curb Weight
4,318 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,735 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,000 lbs.
Payload
1,414 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
3,240 lbs. / 5,380 lbs.
Max Trailer Tongue Weight
7,700 lbs. / 10,000 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.41
Front Legroom
42.4 "
Rear Legroom
35.9 "
Front Headroom
39.9 "
Rear Headroom
38.9 "
Front Hiproom
55.0 "
Rear Hiproom
54.2 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.1 "
Rear Shoulder Room
58.9 "
Interior Cargo Volume
48.6 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
86.2 cu.ft.
Bumpers
black
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
black
Grille Moldings
black w/chrome surround
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote
Trailering
class II / class IV
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
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 2005 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

Limited 4.0L 4dr 4x2
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
Limited 4.6L 4dr 4x4
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
Eddie Bauer 4.6L 4dr 4x2
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
Limited 4.0L 4dr 4x4
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
Limited 4.6L 4dr 4x2
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLT 4.6L Sport 4dr 4x4
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLT 4.0L Sport 4dr 4x2
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLT 4.0L Sport 4dr 4x4
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr 4x2
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
Eddie Bauer 4.6L 4dr 4x4
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLT 4.6L Sport 4dr 4x2
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
Eddie Bauer 4.0L 4dr 4x4
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLS 4.0L Sport 4dr 4x4
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLS 4.0L 4dr 4x2
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLS 4.0L 4dr 4x4
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x4
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLT 4.0L 4dr 4x2
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLS 4.0L Sport 4dr 4x2
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
XLT 4.0L 4dr 4x4
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT

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