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2008 Ford Explorer

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2008 XLT V6 4dr 4x2
most popular
Price:   -  From $26,495
2008 XLT V8 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $27,800
2008 XLT V6 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $28,815
2008 Eddie Bauer V6 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $29,245
2008 XLT V8 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $30,125
2008 Eddie Bauer V8 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $30,555
2008 Eddie Bauer V6 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $31,565
2008 Eddie Bauer V6 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $31,565
2008 Eddie Bauer V8 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $32,875
2008 Eddie Bauer V8 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $32,875
2008 Limited V6 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $33,055
2008 Limited V8 4dr 4x2 Price:   -  From $34,365
2008 Limited V6 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $35,375
2008 Limited V6 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $35,375
2008 Limited V8 4dr 4x4 Price:   -  From $36,690
2008 Limited V8 4dr All-Wheel Drive Price:   -  From $36,690

Overview

Available as a rear-wheel, four-wheel, or all-wheel drive vehicle the 2008 Explorer seats five. An optional fold-flat third-row seat permits seven-passenger capacity. The XLT, Eddie Bauer and Limited trims are equipped with either a 210-hp 4.0-liter V6 engine with five-speed automatic transmission or a 292-hp 4.6-liter V8 with a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard radios now come with an audio input jack for mp3 players. Advance Trac Roll Stability Control, tire pressure monitoring, antilock brakes, and front, side, and Safety Canopy side-curtain airbags are standard safety features. Ford's industry exclusive new Sync hands-free communications and entertainment system is included on Eddie Bauer and Limited, optional on XLT. For 2008, the Ford Explorer includes more features and adds Safety Canopy side-curtain airbags for improved safety.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
4.0L V-6 / 210 HP / 254 ft.lbs.
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
14 / 20 / 17 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5 / 7
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
4.0L V-6 / 210 HP / 254 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Rear-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
14 / 20 / 17 Mpg
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
Short And Long Arm
Rear Suspension
Independent Trailing Arm
Spare Tire And Wheel
Full-size Steel
Fuel Tank
22.5 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$86
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
85.8 Cu.ft. / 83.7 Cu.ft.
Passenger Volume
Exterior Length
193.4 "
Exterior Width
73.7 "
Exterior Height
72.8 "
Front Headroom
39.8 "
Rear Headroom
38.7 "
Front Legroom
42.4 "
Rear Legroom
36.9 "
Front Shoulder Room
59.0 "
Rear Shoulder Room
58.9 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
4,460 Lbs.
Wheel Base
114 "
Turning Radius
18.4 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
16.0 " Painted Aluminum / 17.0 " Machined Aluminum / 18.0 " Machined Aluminum
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote / Dual Power Remote Heated
Bumpers
Body-colored / Front Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Chrome / Black
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5 / 7
Seat Trim
Cloth / Leather
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
8-way (6-way Power) / (8-way Power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
8-way (6-way Power) / (8-way Power)
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Split-bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm, Clock, Seek-scan / Audiophile Am/fm, Seek-scan / Sirius Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan / Am/fm, Seek-scan / Clock
Speakers
4 / 7 Performance
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Tilt
Climate Control
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Express Open/close
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver
Tinted Windows
Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
2 / 3
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Rear
Security Systems
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Securilock(r)
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles

Used 2008 Ford Explorer for Sale

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$2,295

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iAuto of Santa Ana (33 mi)

Phone: (714) 486-3465

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