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Ford Explorer
2025 Ford Explorer
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$39,625
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Mercedes-Benz M-Class Hybrid
2011 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Hybrid
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$55,790
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Overview

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Hybrid
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
27.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.5L V6 Hybrid
Horsepower
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
163 combined
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
365 combined
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,344 lbs
5,247 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
5,000 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
22 MPG
City
N/A
20 MPG
Highway
N/A
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
8.5 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
27.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
544 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
652.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
198.8 in
188.2 in
Height
69.6 in
71.5 in
Max Width
78.9 in
76.3 in
Front Width
66.9 in
64 in
Rear Width
66.9 in
64.1 in
Wheelbase
119.1 in
114.7 in
Ground Clearance
7.6 in
8.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
39.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
62.1 in
59.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
59.2 in
58.3 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39 in
40 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.5 in
39.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
61.9 in
59.8 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
59.1 in
58.3 in
Third Row Leg Room
32.2 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
38.9 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.6 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
40.9 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
N/A
72.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
46 ft³
29.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16.3 ft³
N/A

Cargo Box Dimensions

Box Width (Wheelhousings)
47.6 in
N/A
Box Height (Area)
32.8 in
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Double Wishbone w/stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
4-Arm multilink w/stabilizer bar

Tires

Front Tire
P255/65HR18
P235/65R17
Rear Tire
P255/65HR18
P235/65R17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Vapor Blue Metallic
  • Star White Metallic Tri-Coat
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Ash, Leather seat trim
  • Ash, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Black, Leather seat trim
  • Black, MB-Tex seat trim
  • Cashmere, Leather seat trim
  • Cashmere, MB-Tex seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
Emissions
N/A
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
Long Term California
N/A
7 Years / 70,000 Miles
Short Term California
N/A
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
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