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Ford Explorer
2022 Ford Explorer
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$33,245
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Land Rover LR4
2016 Land Rover LR4
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$50,900
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Mercedes-Benz R-Class
2012 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
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$52,690
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Overview

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0L Supercharged V6 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 19 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 16 MPG
Hwy: 21 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
6 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0L Supercharged V6 Gas
3.5L V6 Gas
Horsepower
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
340 hp @ 6500 rpm
302 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
332 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 6500 rpm
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Four-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,345 lbs
N/A
5,622 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
5,300 lbs
7,716 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
16 MPG
18 MPG
City
21 MPG
15 MPG
16 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
19 MPG
21 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 (2021) Tons/yr
11.0 Tons/yr
10.2 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
22.8 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
375.9 miles
342 miles
337.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
501.2 miles
433.2 miles
443.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
198.8 in
N/A
203.1 in
Height
70.2 in
74.1 in
65.4 in
Max Width
78.9 in
75.4 in
85.4 in
Front Width
66.9 in
63.2 in
65.5 in
Rear Width
66.9 in
63.5 in
65 in
Wheelbase
119.1 in
113.6 in
126.6 in
Ground Clearance
8.2 in
7.3 in
5.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
7 seater
6 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43 in
42.4 in
39.8 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
40.4 in
39.8 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
61.8 in
59.2 in
60.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.2 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
39 in
37.6 in
36.2 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.5 in
42.4 in
40.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
59 in
59.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
32.2 in
36.3 in
32.4 in
Third Row Headroom
38.9 in
40.1 in
37.2 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.6 in
42.8 in
52.8 in
Third Row Hip Room
40.9 in
N/A
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
87.8 ft³
90.3 ft³
85 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
47.9 ft³
90.3 ft³
42.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
18.2 ft³
9.9 ft³
15.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack-&-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
37.6 ft
41 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"
19" x 8.0"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"
19" x 8.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
N/A
Independent
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
N/A
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P255/65HR18
P255/55VR19
P255/50R19
Rear Tire
P255/65HR18
P255/55VR19
P255/50R19
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
P195/75R18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Atlas Blue Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Forged Green Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Fuji White
  • Kaikoura Metallic, Build Out:11/06/2015
  • Zanzibar Metallic
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Santorini Black Metallic
  • Aintree Green Metallic, Build Out:11/06/2015
  • Corris Gray Metallic
  • Firenze Red Metallic, Build Out:11/06/2015
  • Indus Silver Metallic
  • Loire Blue Metallic
  • Montalcino Red Metallic
  • Scotia Gray Metallic, Build Out:11/06/2015
  • Yulong White Metallic
  • Aruba Metallic
  • Barolo Black Metallic, Build Out:11/06/2015
  • Mariana Black Metallic, Build Out:11/06/2015
  • Waitomo Gray Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Almond w/Arabica, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ebony, Leather Seat Trim
  • Almond Beige, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Ash, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Black, MB-Tex seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
N/A
  • Almond Beige, Leather seat trim
  • Almond Beige/Black, Leather seat trim
  • Ash, Leather seat trim
  • Ash/Black, Leather seat trim
  • Black, Leather seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Optional
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Optional
Optional
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Seat Memory
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Optional

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Optional
Cross-Traffic Alert
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Optional
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
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