2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Automatic

Select Transmission:

Automatic Manual

Engine Type

Gas V8

MPG (City/Highway)

13/20

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$26,710

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Summary

The 2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.6L is a versatile vehicle that combines the comforts of an SUV with the utility of a pickup truck. It is available with two engine options: a 4.0L V6 with 210 horsepower and a 4.6L V8 with 292 horsepower. Both engines come with automatic transmissions, and the V8 gets a six-speed while the V6 gets a five-speed. The Sport Trac also offers the Control Trac four-wheel-drive system for improved traction and fuel economy. With its cargo bed and towing capacity of up to 6,800 pounds, the Sport Trac is suitable for a variety of uses. It also comes with a range of interior features such as a rubber floor covering and heated windshield, as well as safety features including roll stability control and side-curtain airbags. The XLT and Limited models offer different levels of features and options, including the Sync system for hands-free media and phone connectivity. There is also an Adrenalin Package available, which includes all-wheel drive, heated leather seats, and other exterior enhancements.

2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Automatic price

Invoice price

Delivery charges

$785

MSRP

$26,710

Total price

This is the basic version without any options added, check the Window Sticker for more accurate package and detailed information.

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

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2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Automatic warranty

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Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

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Months: 60

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Miles: 60,000

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2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT 4.6L 4dr 4x2 Automatic Colors

Interior Colors
Camel/Sand w/Cloth Two-Tone Low Back Bucket Seats
Stone/Dark Charcoal w/Cloth Two-Tone Low Back Bucket Seats
Camel/Sand w/Monotone Low Back Power Bucket Seats
Stone/Dark Charcoal w/Monotone Low Back Power Bucket Seats
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Exterior Colors
Dark Blue Pearl Clearcoat Metallic
Red Fire Clearcoat Metallic
Stone Green Clearcoat Metallic
Silver Birch Clearcoat Metallic
Black Clearcoat...
White Suede Clearcoat Metallic
Vapor Silver Clearcoat Metallic

Engine

Type Gas V8
Engine Size 4.60 l
Cylinders Configuration V8
Displacement 4,600 cc
Drive Type RWD
Horsepower 292 hp @ 5,750 rpm
Torque 300 lb.ft @ 3,950 rpm

Fuel

Tank Capacity 22.50 gal

Mileage

EPA City Economy 13
EPA Highway Economy 20
EPA Combined Economy 16
Cruising Range City 292.50 mi
Cruising Range Highway 450 mi

Transmission

Type
Automatic
Number Of Speeds
6
Description
Automatic
First Gear Ratio
4.17
Second Gear Ratio
2.34
Third Gear Ratio
1.52
Fourth Gear Ratio
1.14
Fifth Gear Ratio
0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio
0.69
Reverse Gear Ratio
3.4

Powertrain

Doors

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 7 in

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length Without Rear Bumper 210.20 in
Overall Width 73.70 in
Max Width Without Mirrors 73.70 in
Overhang Front 35.40 in
Overhang Rear Without Bumper 44.30 in
Wheelbase 130.50 in

Interior dimensions

Front Head Room 39.80 in
Rear Head Room 38.50 in
Front Shoulder Room 59 in
Rear Shoulder Room 58.90 in
Front Hip Room 55.40 in
Rear Hip Room 55.50 in
Front Leg Room 42.40 in
Rear Leg Room 36.90 in
Extended Cab Cargo Volume 44.40 cu.ft
Cargo Box Height 21.20 in
Cargo Box Floor Length 1,259.84 in
Cargo Box Floor Width 61.40 in
Cargo Box Wheelhousings Width 45 in

Weights

Specified Curb Weight 4,670 lb
Specified Payload 1,430 lb
Curb Weight 4,670 lb
Curb Weight Front 2,590 lb
Curb Weight Rear 2,080 lb
Gross Axle Weight Rating 6,320 lb
Gross Combined Weight Rating 12,000 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating 6,100 lb
Max Payload Capacity 1,430 lb

Steering

Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb 36.80 ft
Turning Diameter Wall To Wall 38.40 ft
Turning Radius Curb To Curb 18.40 ft
Turning Radius Wall To Wall 19.20 ft

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch 350 lb
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch 3,500 lb
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch 716 lb
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch 7,160 lb

Braking

Type Power
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia 11.97 in
Front Brake Rotor Thickness 0.43 in
Rear Brake Rotor Dia 11.81 in
Rear Brake Rotor Thickness 0.39 in

Tires

Front Tire Size P235/70R16
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16
Type All-Season

Suspensions

Front Type Independent
Rear Type Independent
Front Axle Twin-Forged Sla
Rear Axle Semi-Floating

Emissions

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    Campaign ID; 07V453000

    Component Power Train

    Recall Summary

    On Certain Sport Utility Vehicles Equipped With The 4.6L Engine And 6R Transmission, The Bolt Securing The Transmission Oil Cooler Line Fittings At The Transmission May Not Have Been Sufficiently Torqued During Vehicle Assembly. As A Result, The Bolt May Loosen And The Transmission Oil Cooler Lines May Disengage From The Transmission, Causing A Transmission Fluid Leak.

    Recall Consequences

    If Leaking Transmission Fluid Contacts The Catalytic Converter, It May Pose A Risk Of Fire.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Inspect And Have The Transmission Cooler Line Attachment Bolt Tightened Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On August 30, 2007. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

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